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Intensive Therapeutic Care Youth Workers - Queanbeyan

Anglicare NSW

The core mission of Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT) is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty for children, young people and families. We have a particular focus on serving vulnerable communities in the ACT and regional, rural NSW.

We are looking for experienced Youth Workers for our ITC (Intensive Therapeutic Care) Residential Services. We care for young people in statutory Out of Home Care (OOHC) aged 12 - 18 years who can display challenging behaviours as a result of their histories of trauma and neglect.

You will be able to assist young people with complex care needs, who have experienced trauma and abuse impacting their mental health and wellbeing. You will support clients in their day to day lives, promote independent living, teach life skills, assist them to work towards their goals and help integrate them into the community.

The successful applicants will need to have a minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work or other relevant tertiary qualification and relevant experience in OOHC, a variety of life skills, an understanding of the impact of trauma and abuse as well as the importance of self-care. Experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, communities and/or organisations is favourable. Great mentoring and communication skills are essential. If you have high energy, a good sense of humour and enjoy a challenge then we would like to hear from you.

The hourly rate for this position is $31.75 - $34.04 per hour plus casual loading, plus a 9.5% employer superannuation guarantee. Generous salary packaging benefits are available under Anglicare's PBI status. Anglicare also offers other benefits including additional personal leave and paid parental leave.

Applicants will be required to undertake the psychometric profiling instrument and must obtain a Working With Children clearance through the Office of the Children's Guardian (NSW) and undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to an offer of employment.

For all enquiries, please contact Jennifer Do on (02) 6150 2020 (during business hours).

If you would like to join the Anglicare team, please send your written application addressing the key requirements by clicking Apply Now & enter Job Ref: 5411375.

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