Support Workers - Bowral Youth Refuge (Casual)

Location New South Wales


Casual, variable hours Hours are worked based on shifts on a rotating roster, including sleepover shifts Based in Bowral, NSW About the Organisation The St Vincent de Paul Society is a member and volunteer based organisation that has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has close to 100 Special Works across the State in the areas of homelessness, mental health, disability, financial counselling, supported accommodation, food provision, refugees and migrants and addiction counselling. Our work is funded by all levels of government, the generous support we receive from the community and our 250 Retail Centres across NSW.

The Society's Mission, Vision, Aspiration, and Key Values . Department Overview SVDP NSW Support Services provides support for people experiencing need in NSW. It is a Special Work of the St Vincent de Paul Society of NSW and is comprised of more than 20 different programs across the state.

SVDP NSW Support Services provides programs across areas including drug and alcohol, gambling, homelessness, disability, mental health, community development and refugee support. About the Role The Support Worker is responsible for providing a variety of support to clients at a domestic violence service, assisting in the entry and assessment of new clients and assisting in the daily running of the site. You can find more information about this role in the position description (see link below).

What you need Minimum TAFE Certificate IV in community services Experience working within community services with clients experiencing domestic violence and/or homelessness Experience in dealing with challenging behaviours Knowledge of Keep Them Safe reporting process Demonstrated customer service skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team Willingness to work within the ethos and vision of St Vincent de Paul Society Ability to use sound judgement and act appropriately in crisis and emergency situations Current first aid certificate An ability to maintain an ethical, yet non-judgmental, attitude towards residents and staff, and a commitment to this. Sound knowledge of WH&S legislation as it relates to the workplace. Ability to work a rotating roster covering day, afternoon and sleepover shifts.

Experience in working and engaging with youth and/or youth services is not required but will be highly regarded. What we offer By joining one of Australia's largest and leading charities, you will be working in an organisation which makes a real difference to people's lives. Training and development opportunities Employment Conditions The conditions of employment are governed by the Social Community Homecare & Disability Services Award (SCHADS) ("the Award") and the position is classified as Social and Community Services Employee Level 3 .

The hourly rate for this level starts from $25.74 plus casual loading. What.

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11 Oct 2018


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