- Job posted on: 1st Apr 2021
- Applications close:
We’re looking for someone who can handle a challenge and respond well to direction. If you’re looking for rewarding work and have good communication skills and a positive attitude to match, we want to hear from you!
As a Care Worker, you will assist young people to develop independent living skills, support them engaging with education or employment. You will encourage participants to make better lifestyle choices and help engage participants in healthy meaningful activities.
The overall responsibility of the Residential Care Worker is to promote a consistent and considered approach to the provision of direct care to young people who reside in residential care, ensuring individual needs are met. This is likely to involve everything from providing emotional support and crisis intervention, right through to maintaining a safe and welcoming home environment.
By utilising your passion and commitment, you will interact therapeutically and positively with the young people, spending quality time with them, cooking meals, undertaking household duties and participating in daily general duties.
Our care homes operate on a 24/7 basis. As a result, successful applicants must be willing to work in the evenings, overnight, weekends, and public holidays.
MacKillop is a values-driven organisation. Our employees are well supported, delivering trauma-informed practice backed by a commitment to the Sanctuary Model.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
MacKillop is committed to be a child safe organisation. Applicants will be required to undergo psychometric testing, a national criminal record check, and have an employment Working with Children Check (plus other relevant checks as required).
If you have any queries, please contact Alex Morales (Resource Coordinator) at ResiEmployment@mackillop.org.au, using the subject line: Residential Care Workers - Bendigo enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Click Apply Now where you will be redirected to the Residential Care Worker - Casual vacancy within MacKillop's careers page.
Please address the key selection criteria (as outlined in the Position Description) within your cover letter, as part of your application. Applicants need only apply to one advert for this position. If you wish for your application to be considered for multiple regions please express this in your cover letter.
Download the position description HERE.