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Residential Youth Support Worker

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The Role


BRC Recruitment is seeking experienced and passionate youth workers to join our established team. The role will provide intensive therapeutic care and support to young people living in Residential Care across multiple locations in Central Coast NSW.

About the role


A residential youth worker is responsible for providing care and support to young people who may have experienced or been impacted by trauma. As a result of the young persons' history, they may also have complex and challenging behaviors. A residential youth worker will provide positive modeling and behavioral support whilst also focusing on promoting independence and skill-building.
A residential youth worker will contribute to the wider well-being of the young person. This will be achieved by providing accurate and detailed shift reports, incident reports and progress notes and working collaboratively with the wider care team. Also, the youth worker will contribute to the health, safety, and hygiene of the physical environment.
Essential Requirements:
Education:
* Diploma in Community Services, Youth Work, or similar discipline
Experience and understanding:
* A minimum of 6 months paid experience in a residential out of home care or intensive therapeutic care setting for young people with complex trauma
* An understanding of Trauma-Informed Care
* Demonstrated experience managing complex and challenging behaviors
* Understanding of professional boundaries
* Knowledge and understanding of National Standards for Out of Home Care and The Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998
* Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Certificates and licenses:
* Working with Children Check
* Willingness to undergo a police check
* Unrestricted NSW Driver's License
* Provide First Aid Certificate HLTAID003 less than 3 years old
* Provide CPR HLTAID001 less than 12 months old
* Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (desirable)
* Mental Health First Aid (desirable)

Reward and Recognition
* Flexible hours across 7 days
* Above award remuneration
* Opportunity to work with a leading organisation






Job title: Residential Youth Support Worker
Contract type: Temporary
Location: Regional NSW - Gosford & Central Coast, Regional New South Wales, Sydney - North Shore & Northern Beaches, Sydney, Australia
Industry: Community Services and Health
Salary: Negotiable
Job expiry: 2021-10-22
Reference: 7455J20217574_1632274909
Contact name: BRC Recruitment
Contact email: Alinda.Sisouphone@brcrecruitment.com.au

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