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Support Worker - Youth Development Hub - Port Lincoln

Australian Red Cross
  • Job Ref #:522823
  • Part time hours – 30 hours per week
  • Maximum term position till June 2024
  • Port Lincoln, SA location

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

About the role

The role works directly with young people, providing support and engagement with the following:  employment and training pathways, re-engagement with education, engagement in appropriate support services, engagement in community services, increased cultural and social wellbeing, financial capability and independence, as well as a potential decrease or elimination of antisocial behaviour.

The Support Worker will have the responsibility to engage with and empower young people participating in the YDH Program. They will lead by example, modelling appropriate professional behaviours. The Support Worker will work with the Program Coordinator in the day to-day running of the YDH. They will also participate in engaging and maintaining partnerships with local stakeholders, and will utilise ARC technology such as databases, for program documentation and reporting.

What you will bring

  • Demonstrated experience working in family programs, and the desire to learn the skills required to work with families with complex needs, including those experiencing Domestic & Family Violence or those who are engaged in the Child Protection system.
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining strong and effective partnerships with community groups, service providers and other key stakeholders to facilitate client outcomes.
  • Knowledge of and experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people and communities.
  • Working with Children Check and a valid driver’s license are mandatory requirements.


  • Degree, Associate Diploma, or relevant Certificate and experience in human services or relevant experience and expertise attained through previous appointments/services and /or study

Benefits that act for you, while you act for humanity

Financial wellbeing: In addition to your salary, you can take advantage of salary packaging that could provide you with a great way to reduce the amount of tax you pay - and get more from your salary. You can salary package up to $15,900 for living expenses (such as rent, groceries, utility bills); up to $2,650 for holiday accommodation and meals when dining out; Novated car leases; superannuation and purchase additional annual leave.

Health & Wellbeing: You can tap into specialist advice for nutrition, sleep, resilience and mindfulness. And access guided meditation and other wellbeing programs.

Career development: Access to ongoing learning, training, and development courses

Further information 

This role is covered by the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award - Level 3, Annual rate from $71,155.76 + superannuation + access to salary packaging.

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below.

For additional enquiries, please contact Sarah Howat on 0466 356 657 for a confidential discussion.

Position description: Support Worker (HRC0078237) - SA (1).pdf

Job Summary : YDH Support Worker Job Summary (1).pdf

Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

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