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Therapeutic Care Workers - Residential Care - Nuriootpa / Evanston


Are you looking for a role where you can make a difference?

We are seeking passionate Therapeutic Care Workers. We have a number of exciting casual opportunities available at SYC's Nuriootpa and Evanston sites to join our Specialised Residential Care Team.

The SRC program is SYC’s therapeutic residential care program for young people aged 0 to 18 who have experienced significant trauma, abuse and neglect. This program provides 24/7 consistent rotating roster shifts, including sleepovers, weekends, and public holidays.

Based on Attachment Theory, the program is designed to give young people a sense of security, consistency, and love – all the hallmarks of a family experience.

You will assist young people to effectively develop and foster appropriate life skills and social abilities to support their personal development and increase their connection with the community by helping young people to:

  • Settle into a home like environment
  • Create a secure and consistent primary relationship.
  • Increase their independent living skills.
  • Increase their capacity and links to the local community.
  • Achieve their goals and aspirations.

About You

This role will engage with, inspire and support young people to create positive experiences and skills for independence. The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • An ability to form a secure attachment with young people.
  • Experience in working with young people with complex trauma.
  • Experience in developing case plans and case noting and report writing.

For this role, you will need to:

  • To hold a minimum Certificate IV qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g., Youth Work, Social Work, Social Science, Counselling) or currently actively working towards a recognised relevant qualification in accordance with DCP requirements.
  • Be willing to complete a Working with Children Check, First Aid & CPR and National Police Check
  • Be prepared to undergo a Psychological Assessment
  • Be eligible to work in Australia.
  • Be available to work afternoon/night shift from 4pm-8am including an 8-hour passive (overnight) sleep.

Why join Team SYC?

  • Increase your pay with Salary Packaging options
  • Career development opportunities
  • Enjoy an additional day off to celebrate your Birthday*
  • Access an additional one week of paid leave each year, through SYC loyalty leave*
  • Be provided an additional paid personal leave
  • Stay healthy with discounted Corporate Private Health Cover
  • Access our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted gym membership for all employees
  • Enjoy special benefits with Beaurepaires

*Qualifying periods and terms apply.

About us

SYC exists so everyone can succeed.

‍We invest back into the community, helping tens of thousands of people every year to create a life without disadvantage, to build sustainable independence and to experience wellbeing in all areas of their lives.

A non-profit human services organisation, SYC was founded in 1958 to support young people experiencing disadvantage in Adelaide. We now operate nationally, supporting more than 57,000 people annually with housing, education, employment, justice, health and disability services.

We are proud to work with people who are passionate and professional, who encourage and value diversity, who are courageous, creative and, most importantly, believe in people’s potential.Our vision of wellbeing, independence and opportunity for everyone encompasses the people we work with, as well as the people who work for SYC.

If you match the criteria above, we want to hear from you!

To apply please complete the application process by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

We’re proud to be a Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit to respond to every applicant.

Please complete the requested work history and education information on the application page (you are encouraged to detail any (and all) certificates or licence(s) information under the education section) and attach your resume.

SYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud of our diverse workforce. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disability to apply. If you require assistance completing your application, please contact our recruitment team who will be happy to support you via [email protected]

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