EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Support Worker - Child & Family Services (Sydney)
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Are you interested in working with Lifestyle Solutions as a Support Worker but you can't see an open vacancy on our website? Fear not, we are always on the look out for top talent and would welcome you to apply to this Expression of Interest, as you would an active vacancy This means when roles become available, you've already done the hard work and your application can be assessed for multiple Support Worker vacancies in this location. Why choose Lifestyle Solutions? At Lifestyle Solutions, we believe our staff are our best assets. We believe in ensuring equal recognition, equal treatment, and equal opportunity to all of the people we support, our customers.
We know this is only possible if we have great staff. Lifestyle Solutions began with a dream to make a difference in people's lives. 16 years on, we have grown to be a national organisation of over 2,000 staff across the ever-changing and dynamic Disability and Child and Family Services sectors.
At Lifestyle Solutions, we have our people at the heart of everything we do. Whether this is the people we support, our customers, or our diverse workforce, we strive to be a leader in the sector, a service provider of choice, a business of excellence, and a great place to work. We're looking for people to join our passionate teams on our journey to provide a rich, productive and happy life for the people we support and in our communities around Australia.
The Opportunity: Our organisation manages a number of Therapeutic Out of Home Care (OOHC) Services for Children and Young People (CYP) aged 12 - 18 years. These are often long-term placements for the Children and Young People we support. The services operate 24hrs/7 days a week and the Support Workers we are looking for will need to be available to work weekdays, weekends, public holidays, morning, evening, night and sleep over shifts.
These are not just jobs, they are career opportunities. Youth Workers in the services are strong positive role models who are responsible for a wide range of duties including providing positive support in the following areas emotional/behavior support, health, incident management, personal care and hygiene, transport, education, community access, cooking and domestic duties which are performed in a safe, consistent, and secure home. Youth Workers are responsible to help, guide and support the Children and Young People to develop independent living skills while ensuring all of their day to day care needs are being met.
This includes the implementation of clear routines, structure and positive behavior support practices and strategies. Essential requirements: Must have a Diploma of Youth Work, Disability Services, Community Services or relevant industry qualification Experience providing direct care in OOHC services and/or disability-based accommodation support services Good working knowledge of the Children and Young Person's (Care and Protection) Act 1998 and the NSW Child Safe Standards for Pe....