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Youth Support Workers - Menindee

Lifestyle Solutions
  • Provide support to our Children and Young People
  • Fixed Term Part-Time and Casual positions,
  • Flexible hours for Work/Study balance

We are seeking passionate, energetic and caring Youth Support Workers who truly love what they do. We have Part-Time and Casual vacancies available.

Own It - How we get the job done

Lifestyle Solutions is a nationally accredited leader and innovator in the not for profit Community Services sector and is committed to providing person centred, flexible and responsive support services for our community. We are dedicated to delivering person centred solutions to our customers and are passionate about developing support systems which reflect their individuality, interests, and culture. Our core values " Own It" "Respect Lives Here" "Keep Calm and be happy" and "Make it Happen" are a true representation of what we offer.

We know that GREAT support workers don’t just happen by chance - they are people who flourish in teams, communicate clearly, and are calm in crisis and flexible in their responses. Support Workers are as unique and individual as the people they support. They come from a variety of backgrounds such as university students, teachers, retail assistants, or administration wizards, but they share a common passion. Their passion is to walk alongside and support people of all ages and needs, to empower them, support their dreams and to make a positive difference.

As a Support Worker your responsibilities will include:

  • Mentoring and skill development
  • Be a positive role model
  • Providing positive support in areas such as emotional behaviour, health, incident management, personal care and hygiene, transport, education, cooking and domestic duties.
  • Providing 24 hour support to the young people in our services
  • Guide and support the young people to develop independent living skills
  • Managing complex and challenging behaviours (including aggressive behaviours)
  • Helping the young people to engage with their local communities and culture through access to Community Participation Programs and recreational activities.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate empathy, guidance, respect and patience at all times.

Make It Matter - What you will bring to make a difference in other's lives

  • Practice and knowledge or experience in meeting the holistic needs of Children who have experienced trauma
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a complex environment as a member of a multidisciplinary team and in partnership with other services
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • A current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain one
  • A current Working with Children Check Card

Desirable

  • Cert 3, 4 or Diploma in Disability, Youth Work, Welfare or Community Services

Keep Calm & Be Happy - How you will interact with people and other benefits

Joining Lifestyle Solutions makes you feel like you are making a difference in people's lives. Our team is here because they care, and because of this, we have an enriching and rewarding culture within our teams.Other benefits include:

  • Hourly rate based SCHCADS Award 2.1 - 2.4 (depending on skills and experience)
  • Self Managed Teams and inclusive culture
  • Ongoing Learning and Development opportunities

Respect - Who we are and why we do it

We're people who care. Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with a disability, young people and children in Out of Home Care, their families and communities. Our customers receive services designed to meet their everyday needs and support them to achieve their goals. Our national workforce is committed to providing service that is reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly, empathetic and caring. We believe everyone is equal. We stand for everyone in society having equal opportunity and equal respect. We do this by providing our customers access to quality services and dedicated people who make a real difference in their lives. We believe this is everyone's fundamental right.

You can learn more about us here.

Join Us - Next steps

All applications must be lodged online.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to diversity and inclusion in our organisation. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from under-represented communities and groups are strongly encouraged. We can provide adjustments to the recruitment process if required; please contact the Talent Team on 02 4014 7800 to discuss how we can help.

As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing, including a National Police Check Clearance.

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