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Residential Youth Support Workers- ACA - WESTERN SYDNEY


Do you want to make a positive impact in others' lives? We are looking for youth support workers to provide support and services to those needing it in their own community. It is a great way to give back to your own community.

Who we are:
At BRC Recruitment, we are passionate about providing high quality services across the community support sector.

What we offer:
You are being your own boss- Rejoice in the freedom to choose when to work and the hours you work. We care about your lifestyle and your life/work balance.

Earning better- Choose your own shifts and earn more. We guarantee you earning an industry leading hourly rate that reflects the value of the work you do. The choice: We offer you the flexibility to choose who you work for.

The technology- Our care for the community is not the only thing that connects us, so does technology. Claim your shifts wherever you are whenever you want.

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 person's history, they may also have complex and challenging behaviors. A residential youth worker will provide positive modelling 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:
* 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
* Confident supporting young person independently.
* Confident working in a hotel environment.
* Supporting the young person needs and their daily schedules, i.e attending school/engaging them in schoolwork being done at home, attending medical appointments, and administering medication if required.
* Competent following instructions via emails and communicating effectively with the rest of the team.
* Competent in writing detailed shift notes.
* Able to manage a weekly budget.
* Promote healthy lifestyle - able to engage young person in exercise and healthy eating options.
* Flexible availability and able to commit to ongoing roster work.
* Certificates and licenses: Working with Children Check
* Willingness to undergo a police check
* Unrestricted NSW Driver's License
* Comprehensive car insurance

Required qualifications & Experience:
* Diploma in Community Services, Youth Work, or similar discipline
* Experience and understanding:
* A minimum of 6 months paid experience within an Alternative Care Arrangements for young people with complex trauma
* 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)

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

Due to the high volume of responses only successful candidates will be contacted, thank you for your understanding.

Job title: Residential Youth Support Workers- ACA - WESTERN SYDNEY
Contract type: Casual
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Community Services
Salary: Negotiable
Job start date: ASAP
Job expiry: 2022-09-02
Reference: 7455J202231926_1659486644
Contact name: BRC Recruitment
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