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Youth Crisis Refuge Caseworker - Alice Springs

Alice Springs Youth Accommodation and Support Services Inc.

You will be part of our Crisis Refuge team assisting young people aged 12-17 years. Working within Trauma Responsive Framework you will strive to enhance the lives of young people in our residential accommodation program in order to prepare and assist them in developing their skills including transition towards independence.

Working with young people, you will help create a home-like environment and tailor your support to the individual needs of each young person. Supporting young people to attain their educational goals, undertake extracurricular activities in line with their interest and supporting their connection to community and family.

The Youth Crisis Refuge Case Worker is expected to maintain a comprehensive knowledge of NT Housing policies / procedures and issues, youth mandatory notification/duty of care issues and policies, procedures in regards to Children in the Care of the Minister, as well as maintain a good working knowledge of youth homelessness and its many causes.

The position provides high quality and effective strengths based case management to build client capacity to assist each client to deal with their trauma-based responses to life in a way that promotes healing, emotional growth and development of positive and life skills.

Position is based on SCHCaDSI Award and attracts substantial allowance for evening and some weekend work.

For the full position description, please see below.

All applicants should have a Working with Children card / Police Check / NT Driver Licence / First Aid Certificate / Covid 19 Vaccine Certificate.

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