Residential Youth Workers - Rockhampton
- Start in a rewarding and challenging career
- Professional training and development
- Multiple casual roles available, with the opportunity to progress to permanent part-time
- Starting at $37.21 per hour
IFYS Ltd. meets the needs of some of our most vulnerable children and young people in the care of Child Safety. State-wide, IFYS provides out of home residential care programs that aim to provide a safe, dependable and nurturing living environment.
About the opportunity
IFYS is expanding our residential out of home care programs in the Rockhampton region. We are searching for multiple casual Residential Youth Workers to provide youth work support to the young people in a 24/7 environment. This includes life skills support and development, recreational activities, community participation and general support with daily living.
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! IFYS is dedicated to practicing trauma-informed care and ensuring all staff has an understanding of how trauma affects young people and their behaviours. Experience as a youth worker is highly desirable. This role involves shift work.
It is now a requirement that all professionals working in residential care are required to hold a Cert IV or higher in a recognised field or be working towards this before commencing work.
Apply now with your resume and cover letter, explaining why you are the best candidate for the role