Residential Youth Workers – 24/7 – Out of Home CareCloses on: September 11, 2015
Residential Youth Workers –Casual/Part-Time/Full Time – Based In Katherine / Darwin
Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services. Anglicare NT offers great benefits including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay. Our motto of Respect, Fairness and Community articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of the Territorians.
About the Position
You will provide quality care, a youth friendly homelike environment, supervision and trauma informed support to young people in statutory care placed in our 24/7 General Residential Service. You will be resilient and able to engage meaningfully with young people with challenging behaviors and be familiar with de-escalation strategies. Your collaborative approach, team work skills and commitment to young people means you will be resilient, motivating and able to help prepare young people for reengagement in education and employment pathways and create opportunities for participation in culturally affirming activities and community life. Your writing and IT skills mean service data and record keeping requirements will be met in timely manner. The position involves shift work on a 24/7 roster.
◦Download the Position Description (below), address section 6.3 and 6.4 of the selection criteria and apply using the button below by COB 11 September 2015.
◦You must have a NT Ochre Card and National Criminal History Check (Less than 3 months old).
◦For further information on the above position please contact OOHC Development Officer , Julie Rothall on 0419 485 033
Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.Position Description