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Youth Workers - Specialist Care Arrangements - Mid-North Coast

Wesley Mission
  • STEP Program
  • Part-time & casual positions
  • Based in the Mid-North Coast NSW Region

About us

Wesley Mission is a high-profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the role

Wesley Dalmar is launching a new program providing residential care to young people in several locations in NSW. Residential youth workers will manage all day to day caring, supported by the Program Manager – specialist care arrangements.

Youth Worker roles are currently being recruited to provide day to day care for young people in the programs in the following locations:

  • Western Sydney
  • Hunter/Central Coast
  • Mid-North Coast

Duties include one on one care of children and young people that are in residential care environments, managing behaviours and meeting outcomes according to the young person’s case plan, and assisting with their transition to foster care or independent living arrangements.

You will be a self-directed individual who is passionate about working directly with young people experiencing trauma, and is committed to providing the best level care and support possible to our children and young people.

Permanent part-time and casual positions available.

Essential criteria

  • Minimum Cert IV in Youth Work or similar field
  • Availability to work flexible working hours including shift work, weekends and some paid overnight shifts
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of trauma-informed care
  • Current unrestricted drivers licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Working With Children Check.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in Out of Home Care
  • Previous employment with children and families
  • Ability to work as a part of a team and independently.

Remuneration

Wesley Mission provides regular supervision and support for all staff and opportunities for professional development. Salary and conditions of employment are based on the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award (SCHADS) Level 3 with generous salary packaging opportunities for permanent employees.

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please note: It is a requirement of this role to meet vaccination requirements for COVID-19.

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