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Youth Residential Support Workers - Various Locations


Employer: Hope Street Youth and Family Services
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Care & Support Work, Social Work, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 16 January, 2019.
Applications close: 08 February, 2019.

About the Opportunity

Hope Street Youth and Family Services Ltd ("Hope Street") has over 35 years of experience delivering specialist services to young people and their families experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.

We are looking for a positive and dedicated Youth Residential Support Workers for permanent part-time positions across Brunswick, Thomastown and Melton. In this role you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in young people’s lives. You will assist young people to access and maintain employment, engage in training and participate in the community. On a day to day basis you will provide assistance with living skills and household tasks such as food shopping, cooking and cleaning. You will also complete client file notes and assist with administration duties to help operations run smoothly.

About You

You have great customer service and relationship building skills, and you pride yourself on your ability to motivate clients to achieve outcomes. You describe yourself as a team player and you enjoy interacting with a wide range of people. You have a relevant tertiary qualification or are in your final year of study and am looking forward to starting a role where you can have a real impact on young people’s lives. You feel comfortable using the full suite of Microsoft applications and don’t mind helping out with administrative tasks as needed.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation where you can have a real impact and be part of a high performing team achieving quality outcomes in the community.

Hours available in Brunswick are around 50 per fortnight, 67 hours per month on a rotating roster in Thomastown and various hours and shifts at Melton. Attractive penalty rates are offered depending on your availability.

Please refer to the Position Description below for further details or email careers@hopest.org if you have any questions about the role.

How to apply for this job

Please state at which location you would like to work and address the key selection in your cover letter and email your application to: careers@hopest.org, using the subject line: Youth Residential Support Worker application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close: Monday, 28 January 2019

Please note the successful applicant will need to provide or consent to undergoing the following checks and licences:

  • Current National Police check
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence (desirable)
  • Current First Aid Certificate (desirable)

We encourage applications from qualified candidates from a diverse range of racial, social, cultural, gender and disability backgrounds that reflect our community.

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