Casual Youth Worker
Minimum of 25 hours per week with a pathway to permanent employment.
- A role that supports flexibility and work life balance
- Access to professional development opportunities
- Career pathways to becoming a Case Worker
- Comprehensive induction process
- Monthly professional and clinical supervision
All about the role!
No two days are alike for a Casual Youth Worker – this is one of the best youth work roles on the Coast!
Our Youth Shelter’s operate in a 24/7 environment, which means we offer a range of diverse shifts, including weekends, nights, sleepovers and public holidays. When you first commence, the majority of your shifts will be afternoons 4 pm to 10 pm and sleepovers 4 pm to 8 am. A sleepover shift involves an 8 hour break, where you get paid to sleep!
When you join Coast Shelter you will be part of our Youth Services team, which operates 5 shelters across the Central Coast, assisting our young people aged 16 to 24 years old.
A key part of the role is creating a home like environment and tailoring your support to each young persons needs. You will support young people to attain their educational goals, undertake extracurricular activities and support their connection to community and family.
All about You!
You know that youth work is exactly the work you want to do. You have a passion for working with young people, who may be going through a difficult time in their life and can be a supportive, confident and positive role model.
You will have the skills to assist the young person in building confidence and resilience, so they can make positive choices for their future. You will be emotionally intelligent, creative and flexible and be able to build strong relationships with the young people.
You will need to have a relevant tertiary qualification (certificate level or higher) and experience working with young people. A solid understanding of the child protection system, as well as having a strong therapeutic background would be highly advantageous.
Life at Coast Shelter
Our organisation is driven by our mission to deliver innovative solutions to address homelessness, violence and poverty to achieve immediate and lasting changes. We are a leading Central Coast not for profit charity assisting families, adults and young people with complex issues arising from their experience of homelessness, abuse and neglect.
At Coast Shelter, you’ll be joining a team of over 200 committed staff and volunteers who work to end Homelessness and Domestic and Family Violence within our community. Our people are innovative professionals who are driven to help make positive change, we are bold with ideas and operate with pace and passion.
Ways we Reward You!
- Competitive Remuneration Package including access to extensive salary packaging offerings
- Professional Development Opportunities
- Values Driven Organisation
- Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support
If you are successful in gaining employment with Coast Shelter you must hold a NSW Driver Licence, National Criminal Record Check, Covid Digital Certificate and Working with Children Check.
Enquiries: Jason Brown – People & Culture Manager
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 to apply.