- Job posted on: 26th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
Join MacKillop in our commitment to providing the highest quality services and positive outcomes for the young people in our care. Multiple opportunities are available within our Residential Care homes where you can make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged or vulnerable young people.
In this rewarding role, as a Residential Care Worker you will work collaboratively to provide a high standard of physical and emotional care to young people living within our homes. 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. In this position, you will also provide information to other professionals regarding the young people, as well as completing reports, updating records and other compliance requirements.
We are currently seeking individuals to join our motivated Residential Out of Home Care team in a Casual, Permanent capacity in our Eastern region.
Reporting to the Coordinator / House Supervisor (as appropriate), you will be responsible for the wellbeing and health, emotional and physical day-to-day care for the Children and Young People in residential care.
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 (Coordinator Residential Care Recruitment & Compliance) at ResiEmployment@mackillop.org.au, using the subject line: Residential Care Workers - East Metro enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Click Apply Now where you will be redirected to the Residential Care Worker vacancy within MacKillop's careers page. On this page please refer to the section at the bottom, this will take you to our recruitment portal.
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.