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Youth Workers - Orange & Bathurst

Marist 180

The position

We are seeking numerous experienced Youth Workers for multiple vacancies across both the Orange & Bathurst regions. We need energetic and passionate individuals with previous experience within the residential care. You must be available for shift work which includes morning, afternoon, evening, weekend, active and sleepover shifts.

The Youth Worker is a member of a broader therapeutic team that work together to support each young person living in accommodation with their day to day activities, and achieve their individual personal, living and social skills, while acting as a mentor who engages positive change and discourages anti-social behaviours. Working across multiple residential houses, support each young people through positive mentoring, implementation of case plans, and collaborative engagement and relationships with stakeholders both within and outside of the agency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide day to day care, supervision, and support to young people
  • Develop, implement, and monitor individual plans
  • Work autonomously and contribute to an effective team environment
  • Maintain effective communication and positive relationships with the young people in care.
  • Maintain progress records as per Marist180 procedures, including completing accurate and timely reports, communications, time sheets, financial records

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience working within a residential setting and working with linguistically and culturally diverse communities.
  • Knowledge of child protection and social services practices or policies.
  • Diploma in Youth Work, Community Services or similar
  • Candidates with relevant experience who are working towards a relevant diploma will be considered

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to make a difference in your community
  • Relocation assistance for Orange (condition applies)
  • Ongoing training, support, supervision, and career advancement opportunities
  • Great salary packaging benefits to maximise your income by increasing your take home pay
  • Attractive Hourly rate from $31.75 per hour + superannuation (dependent on qualifications)
  • Sonder- 24/7 on demand support for you and your family

Work Requirement:

  • Current and valid First Aid & CPR certification.
  • Working with Children Check.
  • Clear National Criminal History Check.
  • Unrestricted NSW driver’s licence (minimum Provisional 2 licence).
  • Eligibility to work in Australia.

How to Apply

Click “Apply Now” to submit your online application, please ensure you attach a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria. For more information about the position, please email recruitment@m180.org.au, using the subject line: Youth Workers - Orange & Bathurst enquiry via EthicalJobs.

“Marist180 is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the agency. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people who met the requirements of the position. Marist180 recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and clients within our programs.”

Please Note: The successful applicant will be subject to background checks including a National Criminal History Check and a verification of your Working with Children’s Check.

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