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Support Worker / Youth Worker

Advertiser: Centrecare3.2 out of 53.2 overall rating (22 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
9 Oct 2019
Location
Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance
Salary
$65 - $68,000 p/yr + super + packaging + benefits
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Support Worker / Youth Worker

Respect, Excellence, Celebration, Compassion, Acceptance, Professionalism. 

 

About Centrecare

Centrecare is a not for profit organisation committed to delivering quality professional counselling, support, accommodation, mediation and training services.

Location - Kalgoorlie Branch

Kalgoorlie is a vibrant mix of gold rush history, grand colonial buildings and immense mining operations.

Located 600kms from Perth which equates to a short 50 minute flight (perfect for those long weekends) or a leisurely six hour drive. Centrecare offers an attractive zone allowance to all staff who choose to work in the Kalgoorlie region! 

 

About the Role

Provide an outreach, assessment, counselling and referral service for at risk youths aged between 12- 17 focusing on young Aboriginal males.

The aim of this role is to take on a case management approach of 10-12 clients at a time and engaging them in (not limited to) community events, schooling, family, art sports and rec and music. 

 

A Few Specifics

  • Able to communicate effectively with young Aboriginal male and female clients;
  • Able to facilitate, coordinate and deliver a range of outreach and community/youth events: sport, recreation, art, music, dance and on-country excursions/camps;
  • Able to link young people and their families with internal Centrecare programs and other external agencies;
  • Able to lead and be a positive role model to youth who reside in Goldfields communities.

 

About You

  • Recognised qualifications in Community Development, Social Work, Social Sciences, Youth Work and related disciplines or equivalent OR relevant experience in the area of general counselling, family support and/or youth counselling.
  • Experience in Outreach work – eg community settings, home settings, detention centres and at other agency locations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across cultures.

 

Benefits

  • Four weeks Annual Leave inclusive of a 17.5% leave loading (pro rata)
  • One week of additional paid leave
  • Zone Allowance
  • Enter into a purchased leave arrangement salary sacrifice 20% of your annual salary for four years and have the fifth year off fully paid.
  • Twelve weeks paid Maternity Leave.
  • Access to corporate health cover provided for by Bupa.
  • Access professional development training.
  • Study Leave of five hours per week after two years of service.
  • Insurance cover to and from work.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

 

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY button!

Should you have any queries please contact Human Resources on (08) 9288 2297 for a confidential discussion.  

 

Closing Date: Monday 5pm 21st October 2019

For more information about the positions Centrecare has to offer please visit our website www.centrecare.com.au

Centrecare reserves the right to close the position earlier if needed. Shortlisting will commence effective immediately.  




Respect, Excellence, Celebration, Compassion, Acceptance, Professionalism. 

 

About Centrecare

Centrecare is a not for profit organisation committed to delivering quality professional counselling, support, accommodation, mediation and training services.

Location - Kalgoorlie Branch

Kalgoorlie is a vibrant mix of gold rush history, grand colonial buildings and immense mining operations.

Located 600kms from Perth which equates to a short 50 minute flight (perfect for those long weekends) or a leisurely six hour drive. Centrecare offers an attractive zone allowance to all staff who choose to work in the Kalgoorlie region! 

 

About the Role

Provide an outreach, assessment, counselling and referral service for at risk youths aged between 12- 17 focusing on young Aboriginal males.

The aim of this role is to take on a case management approach of 10-12 clients at a time and engaging them in (not limited to) community events, schooling, family, art sports and rec and music. 

 

A Few Specifics

  • Able to communicate effectively with young Aboriginal male and female clients;
  • Able to facilitate, coordinate and deliver a range of outreach and community/youth events: sport, recreation, art, music, dance and on-country excursions/camps;
  • Able to link young people and their families with internal Centrecare programs and other external agencies;
  • Able to lead and be a positive role model to youth who reside in Goldfields communities.

 

About You

  • Recognised qualifications in Community Development, Social Work, Social Sciences, Youth Work and related disciplines or equivalent OR relevant experience in the area of general counselling, family support and/or youth counselling.
  • Experience in Outreach work – eg community settings, home settings, detention centres and at other agency locations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across cultures.

 

Benefits

  • Four weeks Annual Leave inclusive of a 17.5% leave loading (pro rata)
  • One week of additional paid leave
  • Zone Allowance
  • Enter into a purchased leave arrangement salary sacrifice 20% of your annual salary for four years and have the fifth year off fully paid.
  • Twelve weeks paid Maternity Leave.
  • Access to corporate health cover provided for by Bupa.
  • Access professional development training.
  • Study Leave of five hours per week after two years of service.
  • Insurance cover to and from work.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

 

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY button!

Should you have any queries please contact Human Resources on (08) 9288 2297 for a confidential discussion.  

 

Closing Date: Monday 5pm 21st October 2019

For more information about the positions Centrecare has to offer please visit our website www.centrecare.com.au

Centrecare reserves the right to close the position earlier if needed. Shortlisting will commence effective immediately.  

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a support worker?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Have you completed a qualification in community services?
  • Do you have experience working with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island communities?
  • Do you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander?

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