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Therapeutic Care Worker


SYC has a relentless belief in people and their potential. We provide services that foster wellbeing, independence and opportunity for all Australians.

A not-for-profit organisation, SYC invests back into the Australian community, helping tens of thousands of people every year with housing, education and employment. Founded in 1958 to support young people experiencing disadvantage, we now extend this expertise to people of all ages.

About the role

HYPA Homes provides therapeutic home environments for young people with histories of complex trauma, abuse and neglect.

We are currently looking for Casual and Part time Therapeutic Care Workers to support our new Homes in Evanston Park & Nuriootpa. We have multiple positions available.

A fantastic opportunity for Therapeutic Care Worker who will be responsible for supporting young people to:

  • Settle into a home like environment
  • Increase their independent living skills
  • Increase their capacity and links to the local community
  • Achieve their goals and aspirations

These positions are required to work across 24/7 rotating rostered shifts, including sleepovers, weekends and public holidays.

About you

The successful applicant/s will require the following Qualifications and Experience:

  • Completed, or currently working towards a minimum Certificate IV qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. Youth Work, Social Work, Social Science, Counselling) is essential
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate
  • Experience in working with young people with complex trauma is essential.
  • Experience in developing case plans and case noting and report writing is desirable.
  • Prepared to undergo Psychological Assessment
  • A current Driver’s Licence and willingness to drive is essential.

Why join our team?

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Discounted Private Health Cover
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • More Personal Leave
  • Loyalty Leave
  • Birthday Leave
  • Extra Annual Leave at half pay

For more information about this role please visit our website: https://www.syc.net.au/about-us/join-our-team/positions-vacant/

A position description is attached.

SYC is a Child Safe organisation and will require the successful applicant to complete pre-employment checks. This includes a Working with Children Check and Police Check. SYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud of our diverse workforce.

We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, LGBTIQA and people with disabilities. Please contact our team if you require assistance completing your application.

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