Hope Street currently has the following career opportunities for people to join one of our teams:
Melton, Youth Residential Support Worker
Part-time position, 30 hours per week, Sunday to Thursday evenings (4pm to 10pm)
- Work for a fast-growing, purpose-driven organisation and supportive team
- Receive above award conditions and up to $18,450 of your salary tax free due to NFP salary concessions
- Attractive penalty rates
- New purpose-built refuge service, immediate start required
We are looking for a positive and dedicated person to be based in Melton. In this role you will:
- have the opportunity to make a real difference in young people’s lives;
- complete client file notes as needed and assist with administration duties to help operations run smoothly;
- provide support and assistance, on a day to day basis, with living skills, connections with the community, personal and social development, employment, education and training;
- assist young people to follow up actions from their case management plans including housing, income, education and training, health and wellbeing and general living skills and recreational activities.
- You have a relevant tertiary qualification in social sciences, human services, community studies, relevant experience and are looking forward to starting a role where you can have a real impact.
- You have demonstrated knowledge of youth-focused practice frameworks such as strengths-based or trauma-informed practice.
- You have highly-developed communication skills including relationship building, problem solving, report writing and you pride yourself on your ability to motivate and advocate for clients to achieve outcomes.
- You would describe yourself as a team player and you enjoy interacting with a wide range of people.
- You are competent using the full suite of Microsoft applications and maintain accurate administrative records and progress notes.
This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation where you can have a real impact and be part of a high-performing team achieving quality outcomes in the community.
Previous applicants need not apply.
Hope Street encourages applications from qualified candidates from a diverse range of racial, social, cultural, gender and disability backgrounds that reflect our community.
Please provide a cover letter addressed to Steve Clark, Team Leader, a statement addressing the selection criteria and resume. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be shortlisted.
Applications are to be emailed using the subject line Att: Steve Clark, Team Leader, Melton, Youth Residential Support Worker application via Hope Street Website to by midnight on Sunday 16 August 2020.
Note: successful applicants will need to undergo the following checks and licences:
- Hope Street National Police check
- Current Working With Children Check
- Current Victorian Driver’s Licence (desirable)
- Current First Aid Certificate (desirable)
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