Careers
Specialist Youth Worker - Kununurra

Location:
Kununurra  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
WA Project Manager
Salary:
Salary packaging for Not-for-Profits available
Supporting Documentation:

Specialist Senior Youth Worker - PERMANENT FULL TIME (Kununurra)

We are seeking passionate and energetic Specialist Senior Youth Workers with experience in leading a team who support children and young people who have experienced complex developmental trauma, have complex needs and present with high risk taking behaviours. You will join an energetic, highly professional supportive team committed to making a positive and lasting difference to the lives of children and young people and families. If you are seeking a challenging yet very rewarding role, get in touch. Key Assets Kununurra is a great place to work!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role. Key Assets appreciates the contribution you can make as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island person which is recognised as a genuine qualification to the workforce in supporting the important work we do with children, young people, families and communities.

Benefits

  • Permanent Full Time Positions,
  • Fly in Fly out or Local Community based opportunities,
  • Attractive Salary Packaging options available,
  • Attractive remuneration aligned with experience and qualifications.

Key Assets - The Children’s Services Provider

  • Committed to working in partnership with Aboriginal communities to achieve the best outcomes for children and families,
  • A dynamic NOT-FOR-PROFIT community service organisation,
  • An Australia wide Out of Home Care and family services provider,
  • Key Assets is an organisation that believes in continual learning, striving to provide a supportive and collaborative environment, and encouraging job satisfaction and personal development.

About the role

As a Specialist Senior Youth Worker you will provide direct care services whilst mentoring our team. You will ensure development and delivery of the client's individual care plan and align service delivery accordingly. You will lead Safety planning and positive behaviour planning development and implementation. Support the team with activity and education engagement and family connection work as well as ensuring reporting requirements are met.

You will need to work within Key Assets policies and procedures including child safe procedures.

The successful candidate will

  • Possess the relevant tertiary qualifications or relevant experience required for community services youth work in a remote area,
  • Be willing to travel and service the Kununurra area and surrounding communities,
  • Be highly energised and have a passion for delivering a high standard of service,
  • Be highly committed, resourceful, possess excellent organisational, admin and communication skills,
  • Be skilled at engaging Aboriginal people from a diverse background in a community setting,
  • Current Working with Children Card and be willing to undergo successful statutory checks including the Department of Communities 395 check.

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For a private conversation please call Chris Saunders on 0447 359 482

Key Assets reserves the right to interview suitable candidates before the closing date.

We are a committed partner in reconciliation and all applications for this role are valued. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you would like to discuss Key Assets in regards to our commitment to reconciliation, employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples or information on our cultural practice, please contact our Cultural Practice Leader Tony Calgaret at tony.calgaret@keyassets.org.au or 0429 912 921 for more information.