- Melbourne > Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne
- Job posted on: 26th Nov 2021
- Applications close:
We are the state’s largest provider of Out Of Home Care services and provide therapeutic care to young people across over 28 residential homes in Melbourne and Victoria. Within each house a team of between 8 and 12 staff provide trauma informed therapeutic care to young people which includes responding to the young person’s emotional and functional needs, the development of their personal skills, all administrative requirements and household duties.
The aim is to provide a safe and nurturing home environment while supporting the young people to be the best they can be.
We are currently looking for casual staff to support young people in our Southern Region. Our casual roles offer you the opportunity to take up to 38 hours of shifts a week, with week day, weekend, day and night shifts available. Casual roles attract 25% casual loading, shift penalty rates and flexibility to work at a number of different homes.
Our residential youth workers are passionate, motivated, resilient supportive and act as role models for the young people, while supporting colleagues to provide a safe and nurturing home environment. This requires excellent communication and relationship building skills, ability to maintain professional boundaries and an understanding of how to work therapeutically with young people with complex needs.
You will also require either
All workers must also undergo employment screening and either hold or undertake a criminal history check, WWCC, Victoria Drivers Licence, First Aid training and another other mandatory checks prior to commencement.
Please review the Position Description here before applying Position Description - Residential Youth Worker- Casual - South.pdf
As part of the application you will be asked to upload a recent resume. You are also encouraged to write a cover letter to address the Key Selection Criteria as detailed on the PD.
Please note that on Friday, 7 October 2021, the Victorian Government’s Chief Health Officer issued COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. As an employer, AV is required to comply with the terms of these directions. Workers covered in these directions are required to have their first COVID-19 vaccine dose by Friday 15 October 2021 in order to perform work outside of their ordinary place of residence. Further, such workers will also be required to have their second dose by 26 November 2021. Please be aware that this role is covered by the Chief Health Officer’s Directions.