Current Vacancies

Therapeutic Residential Youth Worker

Apply Job no: 506240
Work type: Part Time
Location: Eastern Suburbs
Categories: Residential Services

  • Maintain work life balance with structured work pattern and guaranteed hours
  • Great career prospects with opportunities for ongoing training and development 
  • SCHADS Level 3 pay with excellent penalty rates and salary benefits
  • Supportive team and management structure

About Us

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars: Prevent, Protect, Empower.

Anglicare Victoria are the state’s largest provider of Out Of Home Care services and, with the support of a large network of passionate and dedicated staff, provide safe and nurturing homes to young people from a variety of backgrounds. We strive to create an environment where employees feel valued and rewarded, making Anglicare Victoria a great place to work.

The Position

We currently have a great opportunity to join our specialist Therapeutic Residential Care House based in our Eastern Region.

The responsibility of the Residential Youth Worker is to promote a consistent, considered and person centered approach to the provision of direct care to young people who reside in residential care. This may involve providing emotional support and crisis intervention, assisting with everyday living tasks and maintaining a safe and welcoming home environment. This role will also involve working closely with a specialist support team to provide tailored therapeutic care to young people and involves support, guidance and ongoing consultation with specialists in the areas of therapeutic care.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and Out of Home Care).

Or

  • A relevant tertiary such as a Diploma or Cert IV in Community Services, and a willingness to undertake 4 units of Trauma Informed Care Top Up Training 
  • Previous experience working with young people of all ages, specifically in a therapeutic care environment
  • The ability to work effectively with young people and to promote positive attributes and work towards planned change.
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to maintain best therapeutic practice under challenging circumstances.
  • The ability to work effectively with a team to achieve program goals and objectives.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Current Drivers Licence

Please Note: Successful applicants will also be asked to undergo a Criminal History Check, WWCC, fire safety induction training and a DHHS carers check prior to offer of employment.  

Next Steps

A detailed Position Description is available here: Download File Position Description - Residential Youth Worker - Feb 2021 East.docx

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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