Residential Youth Workers – Brisbane

Salary $46.00 - $51.00

Location Brisbane QLD, Australia

Job Type Casual

Job Category Residential 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 at above award pay rates. Casual work with ProCare give you flexibility to choose where and when you work!

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The Role 

We are hiring Residential Youth Workers to assist with a variety of shifts across multiple organisations and locations. 

ProCare Australia support a number of Residential Out of Home Care 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 Residential Youth Workers to provide trauma informed, strengths based and client-centred support to Children and Young People and their families. 

Shifts will be offered according to your preferences, skills and experience. Residential Youth Workers must have availability for sleepover shifts and weekend shifts. 

Pay Rates & Benefits

  • Base salary is paid between $46.29 – $51.90 per hour plus super      
  • Night and public holiday penalty rates on top of the base rate      
  • QLeave available for qualifying employees
  • Staff are supported by experienced Rostering Consultants

Location

South East Queensland – Brisbane

To Be Successful: 

  • Minimum completed Certificate IV level qualification in a Youth / Community Service related field or close to completion of a Degree qualification, with placement experience 
  • Hope and Healing Certificate
  • A current LCS check (to support those in licensed care services) or willing to obtain
  • Experience as a Residential Youth Worker is essential
  • Experience working with Children and Young People with complex and challenging behaviours 
  • An understanding of trauma and attachment theories
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills, including report writing / case notes 
  • Current Australian Driver’s License 
  • Current Blue Card (Paid)
  • Current National Police Check (Within 12 Months)
  • Current First Aid (3 years) and CPR Certificate (12 months)
  • A vehicle with full comprehensive car insurance
  • Regular availability for day, sleepover and weekend shifts

Desirable:

  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) trained
  • NDIS Worker Screening
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Experience working with Indigenous and CALD clients
  • COVID Vaccination (not essential)

How to Apply: 

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

Please contact ProCare Australia on 07 3807 2833 if you have any questions or wish to speak with our team. 

We endeavour to respond to suitable applicants within 24-48 business hours 

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