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Female Residential Youth Workers

St Laurence House Youth Services
  • St Laurence House Youth Service - Kingsford
  • Female casual positions SACS 3:1
  • Female permanent part-time position 3:1 (20 hours)

Applications are being sought by Saint Laurence House, from suitably experienced & qualified females to work as a Casual Youth Worker Within our residential program, as we are expanding our existing team. We also have a permanent part-time position available.

To be female is a genuine requirement for these positions under (Section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977)

Essential Criteria

  • At least two years’ experience working in a residential setting
  • In-depth working knowledge of Adolescent Mental Health Issues
  • Ability to cook and prepare nutritious meals for residents
  • Able to provide direct care for young people.
  • Qualifications in the social sciences / Youth Work
  • Excellent Conflict management Skills Awareness of issues facing homeless youth.
  • A sound knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining to Child Protection
  • Current driver’s license
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Local knowledge of “First to Know” agencies
  • Proven track record in Industry-led networking and communication
  • Experience in working with a strength-based approach to client case management
  • A knowledge of Trauma-Informed care and its practice
  • The ability to deliver a living skills program to include healthy nutrition & cookery
  • Basic budget management & tenancy management
  • Contribution to program promotion including contribution to policy & research
  • Administrative processes, including Microsoft Office applications

St Laurence House is a smoke-free working environment.

This is a young people-related employment position under child protection legislation. It is an offence for a prohibited person to apply for this position. Applicants must have a current Working with Children Check (Paid Worker) clearance prior to applying and be an Australian resident for employment purposes and a national police check.

How to apply for the Working with Children Check?

Visit the NSW Office of the Children's Guardian website for more information and legislative requirements.

A position description is attached.

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