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Therapeutic Support Workers

Junction Australia

Junctionare seeking experienced Therapeutic Support Workers to work with in our Northern, Southern and Mt Barker Houses. Harnessing your knowledge, skills, and passion, you will be responsible for guiding our young people to improve their confidence and self-esteem by promoting positive attitudes and lifestyle choices.

The best part of this role is the ability for you to come in and really create a strong sense of home for our young people, assisting them in developing social and living skills and celebrating their successes along the way. You will get to plan daily activities, working closely with clients, while also liaising with government and non-government agencies as well as members of the community to advocate for continued access and support for activities and services.

A day in this role may include:

  • Facilitating client participation in a range of educational and recreational activities to enhance their physical, social, emotional and intellectual development;
  • Producing accurate case notes, interaction records, log entries, Client Incident Reports, and plans;
  • Maintaining the property in a clean and hygienic manner; and
  • Planning and preparing meals for children and young people in line with healthy food choices and safe food-handling requirements.

You Will Need To:

  • Complete our online application process
  • Undergo pre-employment testing as part of the recruitment process which will include psychological assessments
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Hold a current Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Hold a current Safe Environments Certificate
  • Hold a current Australian driver’s license and be willing to drive - P2 minimum requirement
  • Be prepared to undertake Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training within 6 months of commencing with Junction

What We Offer:

  • A supportive, flexible work environment with a strong focus on staff well-being
  • Great professional development opportunities
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Generous salary sacrifice benefits
  • A You are Amazing Day - an extra day of leave to spend however you want!

For further confidential inquiries contact Jeff Argent, Team Leader, Therapeutic Support Services on 0429 491 492.

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