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Youth Support Workers - Residential Services

Aboriginal Family Support Services
  • Casual Positions Available
  • From $39.68 per hour + Shift Loadings
  • Salary Sacrifice benefit available - Increase your take home pay

Your New Employer

Long established in providing family support services, Aboriginal Family Support Services (AFSS) is at the forefront of supporting Aboriginal families and communities across South Australia.

Your New Role

You will be hands on providing care and support to Aboriginal children and young people, with ages ranging from infants to teens, who are unable to live with their families. This is a rewarding opportunity for you to help our clients reach their full potential.

You will be working in our Residential Services on a 24/7 roster, with day, afternoon and night shifts. Casual positions offer no guarantee of regular hours however, you must be readily contactable and available at short notice to fill shifts. You must also have the capacity to fill a minimum of five shifts per fortnight, if required.

What we are looking for

Will be passionate about caring for, improving the lives of and be able to interact easily and comfortably with Aboriginal children and young people. You will understand the impact of abuse and neglect on children and young people, and offer support when faced with challenging behaviours.

To be successful you will need

  • A minimum Certificate IV in Child, Youth & Family Intervention or Certificate IV in Community Services Work or must obtain qualification within 12 months of starting the role; and appropriate demonstrated knowledge and competencies
  • A Child Related Employment Screening (CRES) or a Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • An unrestricted current Drivers Licence
  • A current Provide First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)
  • To be Assessed as suitable via a Psychological Suitability Assessment
  • A Safe Environments for Children and Young People (Through Their Eyes) Certificate
  • Eligibility to work in Australia

Don’t have a WWCC? You can apply on-line at www.screening.sa.gov.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please call Jessica on 0499 337 789 (9am to 5pm) for more information.

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