• Youth Worker Australia
  • Samaritans in Australia, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Youth Worker - Newcastle & Maitland
Multiple Casual Opportunities This role is paid under the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Award 2010- Level 3

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 + Super Contributions after 12 months 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 Flexible working options (including compressed week, RDO’s, 9-day fortnights). Career and development opportunities The opportunity to work within an innovative, collaborative team environment

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, NDIS Worker Screening Check, Drivers Licence, first aid & CPR certificate and undertake a pre-employment functional medical.

Who we are?

Newcastle Anglican is at the core of some of the most well-known businesses within Newcastle, Hunter, Central Coast & Mid North Coast organisations. Our service agencies include Anglican Care and Samaritans as well as Newcastle Anglican Schools Corporation and 54 Anglican parishes.

For more information on who we are and the work we do, visit .

For further information please email our Talent Team at

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

Applications Close: when we find you!

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


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