Residential Youth Workers – Katherine

Closes on: February 20, 2015
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Out of Home Care Services- Katherine- Full Time/Part Time/Casual

About Us

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

We currently have an opportunity for Youth, Residential or Community workers to join our team as Casual, Full time or Part time Residential Youth Workers and make a real contribution to our Out of Home Care Services.

As the Residential Youth Worker you will be responsible for providing culturally appropriate and high quality direct care, support and supervision to older children and young people in the care of the Chief Executive of the Department Children & Families (DCF).

We’re looking for passionate and professional workers with a focus on assisting clients to achieve agreed personal, educational, health, behavioural and social development outcomes. Our successful applicants will require highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to engage with older children/ young people who may be demonstrating challenging behaviours and/or trauma related behaviours associated with child abuse and/or neglect.

To be successful in this role you will require:
•Certificate IV in Youth Work, Residential Care, Community Services (or equivalent);
•A current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to undertake in first three months);
•A current Northern Territory Driver Licence;
•Willingness to undergo National Child Protection Check (if required by DCF); and
•The ability to work a range of shifts within a 24/7 Service– both weekdays, weekends, overnights and evenings.

Apply now and in addition to professional development opportunities and generous salary packaging benefits, you will also be rewarded with working with working for one of the largest providers of government-funded welfare, social justice and community development services across the Northern Territory.

To apply

    • Download the Position Description (below), address section 6.3 and 6.4 of the selection criteria and apply using the button below by 20 February 2015.
    • You must have a NT Ochre Card and National Criminal History Check (Less than 3 months old).
    • For further information please contact Russell Flynn on (08) 8963 6100 .
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