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Youth Support Worker - Tamworth

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Employment type: Part Time Permanent
Location: Tamworth & North West NSW
Categories: Child & Family Services

Youth Support Worker

Tamworth, NSW

Permanent Part Time and casual positions

The role

We help young people in out of home care: 

  • Active support: meal prep, dressing, transportation, social outings, plan for and achieve daily goals
  • Health support: administer and document medication and follow health support plans
  • Positive behaviour support: manage behaviours, triggers and escalations
  • Safeguarding: ensure safety of you and the young person, documentation and reports

About you

  • Qualification - Relevant Diploma (Community Services, Youth Work) or relevant exemption
  • Demonstrated motivation to work with young people in out of home care
  • Available to work a rotating roster including weekends and overnights
  • Current paid Working With Children Check
  • National police check
  • Valid Drivers License
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Covid Vaccinations

What we offer

  • Hourly rate based on SCHADS Award 2.1 – 2.2 dependent on qualifications & experience
  • Salary packaging $15,900 general and $2,650 entertainment
  • Paid training and opportunities for career development
  • 24/7 crisis and incident response support
  • Free confidential counselling support for employees and close family members

About us

We provide services to people with disability, young people and children in out-of-home care, their families and communities.  We believe everyone is equal.  You can learn more about us here.

How to apply

All applications must be lodged online.

Our organisation is committed to protecting children and young people from harm.  We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior appointment.

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