- Job posted on: 31st Jul 2020
- Applications close:
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 Worker for a part-time position, located at Melton. In this role you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in young people’s lives. You will complete client file notes as needed and assist with administration duties to help operations run smoothly. On a day to day basis you will provide support and assistance with living skills, connections with the community, personal and social development, employment, education and training. You will also assist young people to follow up actions from their case management plans including housing, income, education and training, health and wellbeing and general living skills and recreational activities.
You have a relevant tertiary qualification in social sciences, human services, community studies, relevant experience and are looking forward to starting a role where you can have a real impact. You have demonstrated knowledge of youth focused practice frameworks such as strengths based or trauma informed practice. You have highly developed communication skills including relationship building, problem solving, report writing and you pride yourself on your ability to motivate and advocate for clients to achieve outcomes. You would describe yourself as a team player and you enjoy interacting with a wide range of people. You are competent using the full suite of Microsoft applications and maintain accurate administrative records and progress notes.
You will be available to work the set roster of 30 hours per week; Sunday to Thursday (4 pm to 10 pm).
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.
Please note successful applicants will need to undergo the following checks and licences:
We encourage applications from qualified candidates from a diverse range of racial, social, cultural, gender and disability backgrounds that reflect our community.
Please email email@example.com if you have any questions about the role.
Previous applicants need not apply.