- Job posted on: 18th May 2020
- Applications close:
Foundations Care is a not for profit organisation, providing a variety of family support services with experienced and professional staff. Foundations Care prides itself on being child-focused in its operations, with particular attention placed on each child's emotional and developmental needs, as well as the overall needs of families. Out of Home Care is a part of Foundations Care. Out of Home Care provides a number of Foster Care and Kinship Programs and Child Safety Residential services in WA, NSW and QLD.
We are currently seeking a dedicated Youth Worker who will directly support the day to day living of young people, providing quality, safe care and guidance within their living environment and the community. This role will be based at our Lismore location in NSW and is offered on a casual basis.
You will be responsible for ensuring that the young people are safe and that their welfare and well-being needs are met; while working towards planned goals and independence. This role will involve working with young people with a range of developmental, behavioural, and psychological needs.
You will support them through coaching and mentoring to build their life skills and support positive decision making to achieve life and plan goals. You will also support them by actively supporting family, kin and key relationships and engagement; by facilitating and coordinating access to available community supports as required to bring about the achievement of planned support goals.
You will be committed to working collaboratively with members of the team, working proactively with young people, their families/kin, educators and key support partners to contribute to and support the individual's Case Plan.
To be successful in this role you should:
You should also be able to demonstrate your knowledge and willingness to work with a team to meet a young person's goals and life experience relevant to:
Please note appointment to this role is subject to the following compulsory screening checks:
Please download the Position Description located here.
Please forward your application to email@example.com, using the subject line: Youth Worker - Lismore application via EthicalJobs.
We thank you in advance for your time, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.