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Residential Case Workers x4

Junction Australia
  • 4 part-time contracts through until June 2022 
  • 3 x 0.87 FTE and 1 x 0.43 FTE
  • SCHADS Crisis Accommodation Employee Level 2
  • $69,412 - $74,685 per annum, full-time equivalent plus shift loadings

Be a part of a positive and energetic team that supports young people to thrive. Work within a dynamic team environment with a supportive, continuous improvement culture.

About us:

We are a growing and innovative social enterprise supporting more than 8,500 South Australians each year through housing and community services including domestic violence and crisis support; child protection; homelessness programs and counselling. Our strong focus on prevention and early intervention is underpinned by a range of thriving local groups and programs.

Together, we are improving lives and building strong, resilient, and connected communities.

The Opportunity: 

Junction is excited to offer a new role, Residential Case Worker, within our highly dedicated Residential Care team. You will work collaboratively and proactively to provide excellence in casework and service provision. You will undertake a wide variety of tasks including the planning of daily and specific activities, maintaining accurate documentation, planning and preparing healthy meals, and upholding house hygiene.  

Harnessing your experience in case management, you will create and monitor case plans that cater to each individual client's health, wellbeing, and progress while assisting them to develop social and living skills.

Your key outcome is to positively impact clients, enhancing their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development, and empowering them to improve their capacity to live independently. 

If you are interested in elevating your youth work career within a growing, innovative social enterprise, this could be the role for you.

Our ideal candidate: 

  • Certificate IV Community Services, Youth Work or equivalent 
  • Sound understanding of and experience in working within established case management principles
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage and establish rapport with clients, staff and external agencies
  • Demonstrated understanding of appropriate responses to clients with behaviours that demonstrate high and complex needs
  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders

You will need to:

  • Complete our online application process
  • Undergo pre-employment testing as part of the recruitment process which will include psychological assessments
  • Provide a current Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Provide a current Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Provide a current Child Safe Environments Certificate
  • Hold a current unencumbered Australian driver’s licence and be willing to drive
  • Be prepared to undertake Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training within 6 months of commencing with Junction 

What we offer:

  • A supportive, flexible work environment with a strong focus on staff well-being
  • Great professional development opportunities
  • Generous salary sacrifice benefits
  • A You are Amazing Day - an extra day of leave to spend however you want!

A position description is attached.

How to apply

Apply for this position here.

Please have your resume ready to include in your application. We would also appreciate it if you could attach copies of your qualification(s) and any certifications including working with children check, safe environments, first aid, and driver's licence.

Applications close COB Monday 8 June 2020.

For confidential enquiries, please contact Emma Watts, Team Leader Therapeutic Support Services on 0447 252 807.

Junction Australia promotes a Child Safe Environment.  We encourage applicants of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent or other cultures to apply.

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