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Youth Worker - Adelaide River


The Facility with its isolation is its main asset and the point of its existence. Clients participating in our programs are given an opportunity to remove themselves from their day to day environment, which in many cases are contaminating. They are involved in a range of experiences and supports that facilitate change and empower the young person to make rational life choices, now and in the future, and to accept the consequences of those choices, be they positive or negative.

This role will offer you experience in engagement with these young people in the field, supporting them with issues that are placing them in the High Risk category.

Due to the expansion of our program and increased clientele, we are looking for people to fill our vacant positions.

The Requirements for this role is as follows:

  • Must hold a minimum Certification III Community Services OR Equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years Experience in Australia, working with Kids who are at High Risk
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years Experience in Australia, working with young people with special needs and challenging behaviours
  • Committed to working a 24 hour, 7 days a week rotational shift roster
  • Must be able to work in a Smoke Free Workplace
  • Must be Physically active and motivated
  • Must be able to reside on site when on shift
  • Must be able to cook
  • Holds a Working With Children's Check (Ochre Card NT)
  • Holds a current First Aid Certificate
  • Holds a current driving license
  • Has own vehicle

Some of the qualities you need to be effective within this environment and as part of our Team are patience, kindness and resilience. You will not be easily manipulated, have emotional and physical resilience with the ability to set strong boundaries – you must be able to build trust.

The work our staff does is tough! The environment, the climate, the kids are all challenging but the results can be sensational and offer you enormous job satisfaction.

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