Careers
Senior Youth Worker - Kununurra

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

Youth Worker - Permanent Full Time/Part Time (Kununurra Based)

We are seeking passionate and energetic Youth Workers with experience in supporting children and young people who have experienced complex developmental trauma, have complex needs and present with high-risk 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 and Part Time Positions,
  • 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 Youth Worker you will provide direct care services to young people with a complex trauma history. You will ensure delivery of individualised services that meet the needs of children and young people, aligning with their care plan goals and the service delivery model. You will keep children safe by assisting in the development and implementation of safety plans and positive behaviour support plans. You will actively engage the young person in a range of activities, modified education and family connection work. You will report on your activities regularly and in a timely manner.

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 local Kununurra area and surrounding communities,
  • Be highly energised and have a passion for delivering a high standard of support and service,
  • Be highly committed, resourceful, resilient, trauma informed, possess excellent organisational, admin and communication skills,
  • Be skilled at engaging Aboriginal people in a community setting,
  • Have a current Working with Children Card and be willing to undergo statutory checks as required.

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For a private conversation please call Chris Saunders on 0448 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 regard 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.