Youth Support Worker
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We are a group of people focused on delivering remarkable CARE, looking for similarly remarkable people that want to make a difference.
Youth Support Worker
Central West regional NSW (Blue Mountains, Orange, Bathurst, Dubbo)
About the role
Our Youth Support Workers are a passionate bunch of people that provide amazing CARE to our clients. Together with the rest of the Connecting Families team, you will be key in bringing to life our CARE core values while also building your own skills.
In line with our purpose of creating a better life for children, adults, families and communities, in this role you may be responsible for a range of high-quality services, including:
Develop positive relationships with children and young people in care, helping them build their sense of self-regard, community inclusion and life skills
Encourage the development of social skills through communication and activities
Assist with personal wellbeing and lifestyle management as well as ad hoc general household tasks
Respite and emergency care
In Home Support and Independent Living
Complete various reporting to support the timely updates around the wellbeing of our clients.
Above all, you will also display the Connecting Families core values of CARE that underpin the way we work and come together as a team.
We are looking for people who are out to make a difference, who want to leave an impact on people?s lives and CARE about the services they provide to our clients. A positive can-do attitude and willingness to learn and grow will set you up for a rewarding role in a growing organisation.
Here?s some of the things that makes someone a great part of the Connecting Families team:
Demonstrated experience working in youth services or disability care environments.
An ability to engage and build strong relationships with young people in need.
A positive mindset that allows you to motivate and encourage people to live their best life.
Effective communication skills, including written and communication skills.
Able to use a computer/tablet.
An understanding and awareness of privacy and confidentiality principles, knowledge of resources in the youth services field, including education, training and employment.
You will also need to meet our minimum requirements:
Full day availability for at least 3 days in a week
A current Working with Children Check
A current and clear Police Check (not older than 12 months)
A valid Australian driver?s licence, with own transport and car documents
Minimum of Certificate IV in Community Services / Youth Work / Disability / Aged Care
Minimum of 1-year experience as a support worker
People that have completed Trauma Informed Care training will be highly regarded.
You also must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Working rights eligibility will be checked as part of our recruitment process.
Our vision and purpose is about bringing our communities together where we can help create a better life for children, adults, families and communities. This is based on our belief that a child?s needs are of the utmost importance and our entire team is committed to delivering on this promise.
Supporting our vision are our CARE core values of Capability, Authenticity, Respect and Empowerment. It is the foundation on not just what we do but how we come together.
We pride ourselves on providing the highest of quality care to our clients and each other and are on the look out for suitably minded people that want to be part of our amazing growth story.
If you are passionate about bringing out the best version of yourself and in others, join us and click the\ "
Please allow up to five days for your application to be reviewed however if you have any questions, please reach out to the recruitment team at firstname.lastname@example.org.