Junior Youth Worker – All Brisbane

Salary $31.00 - $31.00

Location Brisbane QLD, Australia

Job Type Casual

Job Category Youth Work

The Organisation

ProCare Australia – Leaders in Recruitment and Labour Hire for the Community Service sector. 

Since 2003, ProCare Australia have been connecting qualified and experienced Community Service professionals to casual, locum, fixed term contract and permanent opportunities – we support Government Agencies, Non-Government organisations, Not for Profit organisations and private companies with recruitment of Community Service roles nationally, and Labour Hire within QLD. 

Whilst our Labour Hire workforce is casual, many Labour Hire staff are working Full Time hours. Casual work with ProCare give you flexibility to choose where and when you work!

One of the many benefits of registering to work with ProCare Australia is that we have opportunities that are exclusive to ProCare Candidates. Register with ProCare to be added to our mailing list for first access to opportunities.

The Role 

We are looking for individuals to be the first to be apart of our brand new Emerging Youth Worker position. This entry level role provides an important service in supporting Children and Young People who are involved with the Department of Child Safety, with shifts across Brisbane and wider South East Queensland. 

As an Emerging Youth Worker, you will be responsible for the safe transportation of Children and Young people to attend community based activities. You will also be responsible for supervising family contact shifts. You may also be required to prepare and submit entry level case notes, and participate in any other recording or administration of documentation. Adherence to vehicle safety laws is paramount in this role.

An Emerging Youth Worker requires sound communication skills with a strong drive for helping others; in addition to emotional resilience, patience and tolerance. An Emerging Youth Worker requires the ability to adopt a common sense approach to a range of situations which may arise.

If you are undertaking the completion of your qualifications and eager to get experience in the sector, or wanting to get your foot in the door as a Youth Worker – this is the opportunity for you!

ProCare Australia support a number of providers within Queensland with Labour Hire, giving you the opportunity to work across a variety of key organisations.

As the need and demand of the Community Services sector continues to grow, ProCare Australia are hiring qualified, experienced, flexible, hard working and passionate Emerging Youth Workers to provide trauma informed, strengths based and client-centred support to Children and Young People.

Shifts will be offered according to your preferences, skills and experience. 

Pay Rates & Benefits

  • A rate of $31.60 + 11.5% Super    
  • Night, weekend and public holiday penalty rates on top of the base rate
  • The opportunity to cultivate your skills and gain experience in an evolving and high demand sector    
  • QLeave available for qualifying employees
  • Staff Induction – an Introduction to Youth Work through a competitive employer


All Brisbane Locations – and wider South East Queensland.

To Be Successful: 

• Enrolled in a minimum Certificate IV level qualification in a Child / Youth / Community Service related field (evidence of enrollment must be provided)

• A current Blue Card

• A current National Police Check

• A current First Aid & CPR Certificate

• A vehicle with full comprehensive vehicle insurance and an Australian drivers license

• Regular availability for day and evening shifts, and weekend shifts

• An entry level of reporting skills and computer literacy

• Completed Hope and Healing Training

• A booster seat and/or infant car seat


• Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) trained

• COVID19 Vaccination

• Experience working with Indigenous and CALD clients

How to Apply: 

You can apply through Seek or through ProCare Australia’s website https://www.procareaustralia.com.au/jobs/ or by emailing Cassius Sokolowski (Recruitment Consultant) at cs@procareaustralia.com.au


Having a diverse workforce that represents the wider Australian community is very important in Community Services and ProCare Australia actively encourage applications from people with disabilities, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ people, and all genders.

We recognise the richness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and the unique knowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees bring to the workplace, policy development and programs. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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