Careers
EOI VIC - Casual Children and Young People Support Workers Metro Melb

Location:
Melbourne  
Employment Type:
CA - Casual  
Department:
VIC Team Manager
Supporting Documentation:

CASUAL CHILDREN AND YOUTH WORKER/S (VIC) - REQUIRED for the Melbourne Metro area

  • Office based in Clayton, but work is primarily out in the community
  • Excellent rates and allowances
  • Mileage Reimbursed to the award rate
  • Work in needs based and casual

Key Assets The Children’s Services Provider (Not-For-Profit Agency

  • An evolving Out of Home Care service (NGO) provider, located Australia wide
  • Committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce, AWEI Bronze Employer of Choice for 2015 & 2016, AWEI Gold Employer Award for 2017, AWEI Silver Employer Award for 2018, finalist for the Australian HR Awards 2017
  • We provide therapeutic practice support to families and the vulnerable children and young people placed in their care
  • Travel within and around Melbourne so you will be required to have your own vehicle, is a requirement of the role

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are welcomed for appropriately qualified and experience people to carry out Casual Children and Young People Support for various Melbourne regions.

Support Workers are responsible for supporting foster carers and the young people placed with them through the provision of direct work and support with children and young people, as and when required. Coverage areas may include; in and around the Office location of Clayton and lower regions, Northern suburbs, Metro suburbs and Bayside.    

About the role

Children/Youth Support Workers are responsible for supporting our young people placed in family based Out of Home Care (OOHC). This work is varied and may include planning and supporting activities, individual and or group work, transportation and may include supervising family contact.

We look for people who have empathy and an enormous passion to making a positive and lasting difference to our children and young people’s lives.

Responsibilities

  • Providing various types of support to Child and Youth placed in foster carer (Transport, Social/Community, Education and Mentoring)
  • Collaborative support, advocating for the child and participation in our Key Care team Framework
  • Assist in care / behaviour plans for our children and young people
  • Completion of required documentation, for operational compliance
  • And ensure compliance of business policies and child protection procedure

Experience and Skills Required

  • Be energetic and enthusiastic, have a passion for working with children and young people
  • A certificate in Human Services and or a similar relevant field (minimum Cert 4)
  • First Aid Certificate is essential 
  • Be confident and able to deal with difficult situations 
  • Proven experience in Children & Youth work
  • Training / experience in child abuse / trauma related behaviours, youth Mental Health and similar
  • Current Australian “C” Class driver license, is a must and your own fully insured/registered vehicle
  • Availability during weekdays, during afternoon and early evenings (some weekend work may apply also).  
  • Applicants must reside in Australia to be eligible for consideration
  • Must have a Working With Children Card relevant to the state for this post

For any further information please contact Tham Fuyana on 03 9566 7800

KEY ASSETS THE CHILDREN’S SERVICES PROVIDER is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and minority groups are encouraged to apply.

** DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS **

EOI's: This is an expression of interest application only. Expressions of Interest are monitored on a regular basis for talent pooling purposes. EOI information is stored in a secure repository for a given period of time. Should a vacancy become available that meets with your skills, experience and qualification then a member of our team will contact you for a further discussion. 

Please note – Due to volumes, EOI applications may not receive a reply if unsuccessful. Contact will be made by our team should your application meet with our criteria and should we have positions available.

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