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Residential Youth Worker, LoganAnglicare Southern Queensland
Be a part of the stability and consistency supporting young people in Residential Care to help them have a 'home like' environment. About the opportunity Our Children and Families services offer a variety of child protection, youth justice, outreach, family intervention and family support services. We are always on the look out for suitable applicants who meet the minimum standard qualification and have relevant experience supporting others to achieve their personal goals.
About the role As a Residential Youth Worker your role will help support young people with high to complex needs and behaviours to have a stable, consistent and predictable ‘home like; environment which is therapeutic and safe. You become the primary carer for young people during your shift. Your main role is to keep them safe, get to know them whilst teaching life skills to establish a stable consistent routine.
You work with the Coordinator and Service Manager to develop therapeutic trauma informed interventions that will assist the young person with complex issues. A day in the role of a Residential Youth Worker will include: Planning, assisting and engaging in suitable activities with the young person Being a part of a wider team who work collaboratively to help with young person achieving their personal goals Promoting good hygiene and good nutrition with young person Completing daily case notes, admin tasks and incident reports Must be flexible in availability for Sleepover, weekend and awake shifts About you The ideal person for this role: Must be empathetic, compassionate, an open mindset and patient with working with young people to create a positive and safe home like environment. Passionate about being a part of a young person’s life in seeing them achieve their goals, enjoy working one on one with young people in relationship based trauma informed manner Wants to be a part of a dedicated team that also share the same focus-driven outcomes Enjoy working with a diverse group of individuals and their families Do meaningful work that improves the lives of young people Values work/life balance as this role does give you this 100% We also require workers to have: Already hold a Certificate IV or higher qualification in Child, Youth & Family Intervention, Youth Services, Community Services or similar A paid Blue Card or have applied for one Child Safety Personal History Check (LCS2) Completion of Hope and Healing Framework training Current valid driver's license (Green provisional plates or higher) Be able to provide 2 recent referees A COVID-19 vaccination requirement applies to this role - evidence of your vaccination status must be provided prior to commencing employment.
Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of men....