- Job posted on: 7th Apr 2021
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CASPA Services Ltd is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of specialised care services to support complex trauma-based needs for children, young people and families, people with disability, and people with mental illness. Our programs include Therapeutic Intensive Residential Care, Intensive Family Preservation, Therapeutic Foster Care, Restoration, and other associated care types, we are a registered NDIS provider and operate a social enterprise Maintenance and repairs business. We have approximately 500+ employees working in communities across NSW, Queensland, and the Northern Territory.
We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our young people to ensure we can support each individual need and want. We value equal employment opportunity and encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.
This is a great opportunity for Therapeutic Care Workers with experience working with (Youth) children, young people and/or families to join CASPA's Far North/Northern Rivers Coast Residential Care Team on a Part Time or Casual basis. Our Therapeutic Care Workers work directly with Youth in our Therapeutic Programs which include residential houses.
You will be expected to establish a therapeutic care environment and positively manage the young person’s behaviours by working within a multi-disciplinary team of therapists, psychologists, special educators, social workers and families to provide a homely environment at our residences.
We encourage our Youth to participate in the duties we carry out, which will include tasks such as living skills, engagement with education and community and working with NSW Police and Health services. Through their daily activities, you will assist by taking young people to their scheduled appointments and outings, this might include mentoring, also following individualised support plans and writing detailed reports. Our dedicated carers will work across 24/7 rotating rostered shifts, usually provided not less than 2 weeks ahead of time.
If you are looking to join a committed team making a powerful difference in the lives of children and young people, we would love to hear from you.
In order to be considered for interview for the above positions, applicants must already have obtained a Paid Employee Working with Children Check, hold a current First Aid Certificate, and hold a current Australian Drivers License. Criminal History Checks are requirements for all child related employment at CASPA.
Minimum qualification level in this field would be acceptable at Certificate III level, however an expectation to gain Diploma level would be required once in the role.
Please click Apply Now to use the CASPA Career's page to submit your application.
Applications will be assessed ongoing to support the expansion of CASPA's services throughout Australia.
A comprehensive induction including Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training is offered for all positions with CASPA.
To ensure that your application is reviewed, include a current Resume, together with a Cover Letter that outlines your suitability using the selection criteria for this role.
For further information, and to obtain the position description for this role, please visit CASPA's Careers page at https://caspacareers.connxcareers.com
A position description is attached.