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Youth Support Workers Residential Services - Port Lincoln

Aboriginal Family Support Services
  • 1 x Part-time Night Shift from $41.41per hour, and
  • Casual positions from $45.01 per hour
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

Your New Employer

Long established in providing family support services, Aboriginal Family Support Services (AFSS) is at the forefront of supporting Aboriginal families and communities across South Australia.

Your New Role

You will be hands on providing care and support to Aboriginal children and young people, with ages ranging from infants to teens, who are unable to live with their families. This is a rewarding opportunity for you to help our clients reach their full potential.

You will be working in our Residential Services on a 24/7 roster, with day, afternoon and night shifts. Casual staff complement our permanent part time staff and must be readily contactable and available at short notice to fill shifts.

What we are looking for

You will be passionate about caring for; improving the lives of; and, be able to interact easily and comfortably with, Aboriginal children and young people. You will understand the impact of abuse and neglect on children and young people, and offer support when faced with challenging behaviours.

To be successful you will need

  • A minimum Certificate IV in Child, Youth & Family Intervention or Certificate IV in Community Services Work or must obtain qualification within 12 months of starting the role; and appropriate demonstrated knowledge and competencies
  • A Child Related Employment Screening (CRES) or a Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • An unrestricted current Drivers Licence
  • A current Provide First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)
  • To be Assessed as suitable via a Psychological Suitability Assessment
  • A Safe Environments for Children and Young People (Through Their Eyes) Certificate
  • Eligibility to work in Australia

Don’t have a WWCC? You can apply on-line at screening.sa.gov.au.

Working in a not for profit agency you can salary sacrifice to increase your take home pay.

For more information please call Melissa on 0457 730 189 (Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm).

A position description is attached.

How to apply

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