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Residential Youth Workers- Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay

Reference: 4937513

  • Start in a rewarding career
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Attractive hourly rates starting at $37.21(casual)

The IFYS Child Protection Residential Program supports young people between 12 - 17 years of age needing a placement different from family-based care. Our aim is to provide a safe, dependable and nurturing living environment for these young people as they move towards independence.

Our Residential Care Program based in Hervey Bay is currently taking expressions of interest for casual Residential Youth Workers. These roles provide casework services and life skill support to young people . This role is integral in assisting young people in their daily living, recreation, learning and community participation.

This is not a role for the faint hearted!

The role involves dealing with challenging and complex behaviours so you will need to have a high level of resilience. A down to earth nature and a good sense of humour are also key to this role, in helping you to quickly relate to the young people in care.

To be successful in this role, you will be a team player, have strong written communication and time management skills and you will have tenacity in spades! It is essential that you have that fire in your belly that will see you naturally act as an advocate for young people and ensure that services are relevant, flexible and accessible.

These roles involve shift work over a seven day roster in the residential program and require the ability to work nights.

It is a requirement for these roles to have or are enrolled in a Certificate IV level qualification in a relevant field, prior to commencing shifts.

Apply now with your resume and cover letter, outlining why you are the best candidate for the role.

Applications Close: 16 Dec 2019