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Youth Worker - Kempsey & Port Macquarie

An Exciting opportunity to work with BRC Recruitment to engage and support young people across a range of new and exciting youth housing initiatives in Kempsey & Port Macquarie.

Multiple Ongoing Temp roles with set rosters allowing you flexibility and work life balance. Our client is a not-for-profit organisation who aims to prevent youth homelessness and family breakdown by providing a range of innovative accommodation, care and support services to young people aged 12 to 17 years

The role:

We are seeking qualified and experienced youth workers to meaningfully engage and support young people. This role would see you working in residential homes for young people living in short temporary emergency placements, there is currently houses in Taree & Coffs Harbour, caring involves a one-on-one ratio. There is 24/7 care required which means a set roster is placed which allows you to choose the hours you would prefer to work and rotate if need be. Potential to permanent position for the right candidate with the right attitude.

As a Youth Worker, you would need to assist in the facilitation of the efficient operations of the Crisis Accommodation program, creating a client centered environment for the young person using this service.


  • Supporting the implementation of strategies as defined in agreed client's case plans towards their outcome on a day-to-day basis.

  • Support and resource clients with access to information.

  • Respond and support to clients with a flexible approach to their emotional needs.

  • Provide verbal and written reports as required

  • Being accountable and other duties as directed by the Team Leader

  • Provide reports to the Team Leader as required and/or requested

  • Supporting and monitoring clients to plan and prepare nutritious meals.

  • Monitoring and assisting clients with their weekly chores.

  • Maintaining a high level of cleanliness in the Program, including the cleaning and preparation of vacated homes

  • Notify by emailing or phoning the Team Leader as soon as any maintenance repairs or hazards are identified.

  • Ensure house and garden are in good repair, kept neat and tidy.

  • Supervise health and personal hygiene of clients.

About you:

  • Must have a relevant qualification, at minimum Certificate IV in Community Services, Youth Work or equivalent

  • It is essential that you have a minimum of 6 months industry experience

  • Own car and NSW driver's license

  • Current working with children checks

  • 6 months of paid experience in the sector

  • Current First aid and CPR

  • Medicare evidence of 3 covid shots


  • Opportunity for this role to be permanent

  • Positive Team culture

  • Ongoing training and professional development

  • Salary Packaging opportunity once you become permanent

  • 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 Francine on 02 8604 3956 for more information

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.

Job title: Youth Worker - Kempsey & Port Macquarie
Contract type: Temporary
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Community Services Community and Sports
Job expiry: 2022-08-13
Reference: 7455J202229732