Street Youth Worker
Youth Street Worker needed to reach highly vulnerable, at risk and detached young people to re-engage them into the local supports, family, education and/or employment.
Our client is a Non-for-Profit who is building communities where vulnerable disengaged young people can experience acceptance, inclusion and appreciation through active participation and mutual giving. As a team that works together closely, they make real differences to young peopleâs lives.
Our client is looking for a Full time permanent Youth Worker to join the team, located out of the Bankstown office. You will be reporting to the Youth Services Manager, the team of 7 is close knitted and experienced in Youth Services. The primary client group is from 12yr â 17yrs of age who are at risk and disconnected from their community. These clients are highly vulnerable due to the amount of time spent frequenting public spaces.
As part of this role you will be required to complete 20 hours of street work per week, the rest in the office, and some weekend and night work will be necessary to engage the young people they wish to assist.
This role is responsible for the delivery of an assessment, referral, transitional case management and interim support services. The right applicant will possess strong relationship building skills and the ability to identify issues and key barriers that young people are facing.
This role may require working on Saturdays till end of December (this may extend or be discontinued subject to Management discretion).
The right candidate will meet the following criteria:
Qualification (min Diploma) in Social Work, Youth Work and/or related
Ability to identify and report key barriers that young people are facing
Actively advocate on the needs of the client groups
Experience with street work
Demonstrable experience at developing and managing relationships
The ability to inspire, mentor and lead young people in wellbeing best practice
Support young people to reach their potential
Working with childrenâs check
Willing to take a national police check
Current Drivers License
Current first Aid Certificate - CPR
Paying Level 3 SCHADS award , this is a role where you can make a difference and help guide the youth of our society to be able to achieve their best. Please apply below or call Lina on 02 8604 3954 for more information.
|Job title:||Street Youth Worker|
|Contract type:||Full Time|
|Industry:||Healthcare and Medical Community Care|