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After Hours Support Worker - Lismore

MacKillop Family Services

Multiple Residential Care, After Hours Support Worker positions available! Don’t wait, apply TODAY!

We are looking for compassionate people that can be positive role models, give emotional support and are capable of building trust and rapport with staff and young people within our National After Hours Services.

These are Ongoing Full Time (9pm-6am) opportunities based in Lismore, NSW.

Our offer:

  • Generous Salary Packaging up to $18,500 (helps increase your take home pay)
  • Ongoing Training and Development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program to support your wellbeing
  • Study Leave for ongoing employees
  • Career Development
  • Click HERE to find out more about becoming a member of the MacKillop Family Services team and what further support we have to offer our employees.

Position Purpose:

This position is situated within the MacKillop National After Hours Services Unit which is responsible for providing high quality residential care that supports the emotional, social and behavioural care needs of vulnerable young people.

The Roving Residential Worker After Hours Support Worker is a member of the MacKillop National After Hours Services Unit and reports to the After Hours Rover Team Leader.

About the role:

  • Provide residential care that meets the day-to-day needs of young people.
  • Provide residential care that delivers quality outcomes for young people and their families.
  • Participate in team meetings with the National After Hours Team.

About you:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in youth work or relevant field;
  • A knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values and an awareness of the current issues faced by Aboriginal children, young people and their families;
  • Experience in youth services or residential care;
  • Ability to relate to and work with young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties;
  • Ability to implement behaviour management plans for young people with challenging behaviours.

For a full listing please view Position Description by following the ‘How to Apply’ steps below.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

You must have a:

  • Proof of vaccination against Covid-19
  • Valid and current Driver’s Licence;
  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check;
  • Valid Working with Children Check;
  • Valid and current NDIS Workers Screening Check

NDIS Worker Screening Check: The Australian Government recently introduced the NDIS Worker Screening Check, an additional, national legislated compliance requirement to determine if a person is cleared to work with people with disability. MacKillop requires all client facing staff obtain the NDIS Worker Screening Check. An employment application will require the submission of evidence that this check has been attained or an application has been submitted. For more information and how to apply please view:

New South Wales: Office of the Children’s Guardian

How to Apply: Click ‘Apply Now’ where you will be directed to proceed with your application via the Ethical Jobs website.

Please make sure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the PD as part of your application.

For more information, please contact:

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Sandi West at sandi.west@mackillop.org.au using the subject line: After Hours Support Worker - Lismore enquiry via EthicalJobs.

It is our goal that MacKillop Family Services continues to evolve as a culturally safe, culturally competent, and welcoming organisation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people, families, and communities.

Shortlisting for this position may commence immediately so please submit your application as soon as possible.

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