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Youth Workers. Part Time - Rockhampton


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About the Organisation
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation working in more than 300 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role
We are looking to recruit Youth Workers on a Permanent Part Time basis who are interested in providing high quality, flexible support with a focus on enhancing the lives of children and young people in the Out of Home Care program.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work within a team based environment to facilitate delivery of quality services to achieve positive outcomes for children and young people in a residential or foster care setting.
  • You will contribute to the development and implementation of a range of individual, therapeutic, recreational or skills-development activities that are consistent with and supportive of the action plans developed for each child.
  • You will required to practice from a therapeutic/non-punitive framework.
Skills & Experience
  • Minimum Certificate IV in a relevant child welfare or child wellbeing, or similar and willingness to complete this within first 6 Months of employment
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain one and unrestricted drivers licence
  • Demonstrated experience in providing a creative and flexible approach to people with individual needs
  • Demonstrated experience implementing Individual client care plan goals
  • Commitment to improving the quality of life, skills and independence of children and young people
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including strong interpersonal skills, use of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Willingness to work within the philosophy of the Life Without Barriers organisation
  • Knowledge of service providers in the local community (desirable)
    • Use of Microsoft Office packages.
    • Knowledge of service providers in the local community
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).

  • Make the positive difference in young peoples lives.
  • Flexible hours on offer, Permanent Part Time Roles on Offer.
  • Based from Rockhampton.

How to Apply
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click 'Apply' and follow the prompts. For any enquiries contact our Senior Recruitment Advisor on recruitment@lwb.org.au or call 07 3440 6300.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday the 15th of November, 2017


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Rockhampton, QLD,


Youth Workers. Part Time - Rockhampton


Nonprofit-Social Services