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  • Youth Worker Bar Beach NSW
  • Samaritans in Bar Beach NSW, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

• Casual Opportunities
• This role is paid under the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Award 2010- Level 3
• Rotating shifts, morning 7am - 3.30pm, Afternoon 3pm - 11pm + Sleepover until 7am, including weekends
• Location: Maitland, Newcastle & surrounds

The Opportunity

Samaritans Youth Services provides an extensive range of services to disadvantaged young people, with a particular emphasis on those at risk. Services include residential support, outreach, early intervention and activities, employment, out of home care, family and group work, work with schools and information and referral.

Samaritans’ Youth Workers are responsible to provide a safe and supportive environment for all associated with the service and guarantee flexible and quality service to young people.

Why work for us?

Our team are the heart of what we do here at Samaritans. As a part of the Samaritans team, you have access to the following great benefits:
• 14 weeks paid maternity leave or 3... weeks paid parental pay after 12 months of service
• Salary Packaging on a range of everyday living expenses (Mortgage, Rent and Bills), up to $611/fortnight
• Up to 40% off on school enrolment fees at any of our Newcastle Anglican schools
• Access to 9% discount on Medibank private health insurance + more benefits
• Meals & Entertainment Salary packaging up to $2,650
• Access to Fitness Passport (over 300+gyms)
• Free access to our corporate Employee Assistance Program
• Career and development opportunities
• The opportunity to work within an innovative, collaborative team.

Essential Criteria
• Tertiary Certificate in Youth Work/Community Welfare/Social Work and/or equivalent experience.
• Must be available to work rotating shifts, morning 7am - 3.30pm, Afternoon 3pm - 11pm + Sleepover until 7am, including weekends
• Demonstrated capacity to utilise a strengths-based and trauma informed care approach in supporting young people experiencing disadvantage
• Demonstrated understanding and commitment to child protection legislation
• Demonstrated positive communication and conflict resolution skills
• Commitment to the rights and responsibilities of young people
• Demonstrated willingness and ability to work within a team
• Understanding and commitment to WH&S principles and guidelines

The successful applicant will possess or willingness to obtain the following: NSW Working with Children Check, Criminal History Check, Drivers Licence, first aid & CPR certificate and undertake a pre-employment functional medical.

Who we are?

Formerly known as the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, Newcastle Anglican is a faith-based organisation serving the people of the Hunter and the Central Coast.

We offer a leading Christian presence to our community through our parishes, four schools, Anglican Care and Samaritans.

Our vision is for people to flourish because of what we do, inspired by the way of Jesus.

We provide a culturally safe environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and welcome all applications.

For more information visit www.newcastleanglican.org.au or email the talent team at careers@newcastleanglican.org.au

Please include your cover letter and resume addressing your experience and qualifications.

Samaritans promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia.

No agencies or third party applications please
Bar Beach NSW Australia

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