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Position: Child, Youth and Family Support Worker

Employment: Casual

Start Date: Immediate

Salary: $35-$55 (Above Award Rates) + Super and Km's

Community Staffing Australia is a highly recommended and reliable Staffing

Agency that provides a compassionate, highly engaged, empathetic and trusted

support worker workforce across the Child, Youth and Family (Out of Home Care) sector in Victoria. Working with multiple Community Service Organisations, Community Staffing Australia provides a solid foundation of support in the communities we serve.

As a CSA Child, Youth and Family Support Worker, you will be engaged across multiple OoHC settings, including:
• Therapeutic (Youth) Residential Care
• Home-Based Care
• Disability (SIL)
• Supervised Family Contact
• Integrated Family Services
• Youth Transport
• Respite Support
• Emergency Contingency Support

Successful Candidates Will Have
• A minimum Cert IV (or currently studying) in a related relevant Community Services qualification... including the completion of the mandatory top-up training units (Community Staffing Australia offers limited paid top-up training for applicants who meet all other criteria)
• Availability on an on-call basis between 6 am and 8 pm during the weekdays.
• Available three days a week
• The ability to work regular business hours, afternoons, weekends, overnight stays, and public holidays.

Mandatory Requirements:
• National Police Check and Right to Work check (CSA-specific resource provided)
• Current Victorian Driver Licence (P2 minimum)
• Working With Children's Check (Employment)
• NDIS Check
• Reliable and roadworthy vehicle
• Full Comprehensive Car Insurance
• Current Accredited First Aid + CPR [HLTAID011 and HLTAID009]
• Passport, Australian Birth Certificate and/or Australian Citizenship (proof of ID)

Key Selection Criteria:
• Experience supporting, engaging and mentoring children.
• Empathy, compassion, and a positive attitude
• Ensuring that you can provide stability for a young person.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect individuals' privacy
• Availability on an on-call basis between 6 am and 8 pm during the weekdays
• Ability to provide support (up to 1 hour drive) from the place of residence.
• Reliable, trustworthy, taking Initiative
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Must be highly attentive to surrounding environments to uphold the safety of self and young people in support.
• Ability to de-escalate heightened behaviour with a young person who has experienced trauma in a calm and appropriate manner.
• Must respect diversity and maintain a professional environment


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