Thank you for your interest in working with our Organisation. Coast Shelter assists families, adults and young people with complex issues arising from their experience of homelessness, abuse, neglect or violence. We provide a range of support, including crisis accommodation, to assist people to reach their full potential and restore hope in their lives.
We are seeking a Casual Youth Support Worker for our residential accommodation programs who will be responsible for the supervision, care and support of our young clients. Working within youth services you will have a nurturing personality able to listen in an empathetic and receptive manner.
Success in the role will demand an understanding of the causes and impact of homelessness and an empathic approach to those in our community who may find themselves on the outer: homeless and disadvantaged.
Ability to motivate and engage with young people
Able to work within a team
Ability to manage challenging behaviour and attitudes
Excellent communication with proven written and oral communication skills
Intermediate computer skills and experience using Microsoft Office
Availability for work across a 24/7 roster with occasional sleepover
Relevant tertiary and/or vocational qualifications and/or equivalent experience in a support worker role will be highly regarded.
In order to be considered, you must have a valid and current unrestricted driver's licence, First Aid Certificate, Police and Working with Children Checks
If you have the skills and experience to succeed in the role and would like to make a difference in the lives of our clients you are encouraged to apply by providing the following;
Covering letter addressing the essential criteria
Your application will not be considered if you do not provide the information requested.
ENQUIRIES: Mary Biddle Youth Services Coordinator 02 43 253540
We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices and the principles of cultural diversity. Coast Shelter strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Please apply by emailing above requirements to Human Resources, Jason Brown: