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Youth Support Workers - Kununurra

Lifestyle Solutions

Lifestyle Solutions is a National Accredited Not For Profit Organisation which has grown to become one of the major leaders and innovators in the Community Services sector in Australia. We have a rapidly growing workforce of 2,000 passionate and talented people who are committed to providing person centred, flexible and responsive support services within our communities.

We are waiting to hear from you! We want staff that will join our passionate teams on our journey to provide a rich, productive and happy life for the people we support and in our communities around Australia.

Our Out of Home Care Program (OOHC) exists to enhance the quality of life for the children and young people we support as well as families and carers. We cater for children and young people with low to high support needs living in OOHC by providing innovative support and creating safe, nurturing and secure environments. The East Kimberley team are looking for mature, dedicated and self-motivated individuals to fill casual support worker positions in Kununurra

To meet the needs of the people we support, our ideal applicant will be experienced supporting young people with challenging behaviours, high and complex needs in a residential care setting. They are people who are able to assist, enable, encourage, and above all respect the young people they work with. Their primary focus is to ensure we deliver quality, person-centred support that enhances quality of life, promotes individual choice and respects the needs, interests, and culture of the people they support.

You will work as part of a team led by a locally based support manager. Hours of the role will depend on the needs of the program and the young people we support. There is also the option of sleepover shifts which are 24 hour blocks of time. This would be when the carers are on respite or annual leave.

A current driver’s is essential and you must hold a current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain one.

Daily tasks may include:

  • Transporting young people to and from appointments, education and community activities
  • Engaging and coaching young people to achieve goals and embrace their culture
  • Administering Medication
  • Assisting with every day needs such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, meal preparation
  • Supporting young people with trauma or disabilities
  • Assisting with personal care

Essential requirements to be successful:

  • Driver's License
  • Working with Children Check (or willingness to obtain)
  • First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Practice and knowledge or experience in meeting the holistic needs of Children who have experienced significant trauma and/or a disability
  • Understanding the obstacles living in a remote area, cultural awareness and community knowledge
  • Most of all to have the passion and drive to help support Children to create positive outcomes in their lives
  • Police Check Clearance

Desirable:

  • Experience working with Children and Young People who have experienced complex trauma backgrounds
  • Experience working with Children and Young People who display difficult or challenging behaviours

IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER

Only applicants who are successful in progressing to an interview stage will be contacted.

Any offer of employment and subsequent continuing employment is dependent upon the applicants’ capability, application, interview and selection process and completion of relevant pre-employment probity checks. All applicants are required to undergo employment screening through probity checks, prior to commencing.

Relevant checks and clearances may take between 4-6 weeks to be finalised.

Lifestyle Solutions is a Child Safe Organisation

Lifestyle Solutions is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

Lifestyle Solutions encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

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