Residential Youth Workers

Location: Canberra
Area: All Canberra
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000 per annum

The Organisation
An exciting opportunity has become available to work for ACT Together, one of Australia’s leading children’s charities. Permanent opportunities exist for Residential Youth Workers within ACT Together based in various locations within ACT.

The Role
Reporting to the  Team Leader, the Residential Youth Workers will effectively ensure the provision of high quality service and support that will deliver significant improvements in the lives of the children and young people in which they work with.

The Candidate
The ideal Residential Youth Workers will have:
  • Utilise current practices in therapeutic interventions for children and young people in care with regard to trauma and/or attachment-based behaviour
  • Ensure that their allocated child/young person's mandatory and essential requirements are met
  • Facilitate day to day casework and planning
  • Develop, monitor and review their allocated child/young person's care plan, review, future planning plan and any other significant meetings.
  • Facilitate the development and maintenance of a safe and planned environment where children and young people's developmental needs are effectively met
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness, tidiness, comfort, safety, homeliness within the residential home environment
  • Support engagement in suitable activities with child and/or young people
AM shifts - 8am - 5pm 
PM shifts - 4.30pm - 8.30am with a sleep break between 11pm - 7am 

You will be expected to have broad availability across all shifts

Barnardos welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

SCHADS Level 3

Additional information
To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance, current Working with Children check Clearance (or APP number) and for the ACT a Drivers History Check, Working with Vulnerable People Card and CYPS Check.

Expressions of interest
To request an Application Pack, hit APPLY NOW and submit your resume as we will be shortlisting for this position soon. For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354.

Contact: 02 9218 2354
Date Posted: 04/01/2021 10:46 AM

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