Youth Residential Carer Casual – Broome

  • Casual

Website St John of God Health Care

About this Job

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

St John of God Health Care is one of the largest private providers of health care services in Australia, employing more than 16,000 employees (caregivers). We operate 27 hospitals and services comprising more than 3,500 hospital beds, including home nursing, disability services and social outreach programs.

St John of God Social Outreach provides a range of no or low-​cost mental health, homelessness and capacity building services to over 5500 people in the community across Victoria, Western Australia, New South Wales and the Asia Pacific, particularly in areas where we have identified gaps in service provision. ​

Horizon House delivers early intervention and case management strategies that focus on supporting residents to set and achieve education and/or vocational goals. All young people who live in a Horizon House must be engaged in education, training or employment as part of their journey towards independence and commit to participating in a life skills program. We also provide individualised case management, general counseling and help to reconcile young people with their families when it’s safe and appropriate to do so.

Your role at St John of God

We are currently seeking a motivated Youth Residential Caregiver to join our friendly and committed team on a casual role in Broome.

Our Youth Residential Caregivers work in a residential care setting alongside the Support Coordinator, to provide intensive support and advocacy to our residents. Responsibilities also include coordinating, developing and implementing the Independent Living Skills Program in order to meet the individualised needs of the residents throughout their stay at Horizon House.

The Position

  • Provide safe and stable long term accommodation to a young people who are at risk of being homelessness.
  • Able to provide outreach, therapeutic and practical support to meet the continuum of care arrangements for young people with complex needs.
  • Assist young people to realise their aspirations and potential integration into mainstream society.
  • Provide support to young people in areas including independent living skills, involvement in education, training and employment services.
  • Enhance a young person’s wellbeing and personal development through engagement with the broader resources and supports available in the community.
  • Monitor and respond to the supportive and developmental needs of young people in a manner suited to their culture, gender and developmental needs.
  • Engage in an emphatic way with young people to effectively maintain strong relationships in order to allow effective outcomes of case management.
  • You will have an understanding of the special needs of adolescents and trauma-informed care, together with recent experience working with at-risk young people, extensive experience in an area related to youth work and knowledge of the Privacy Legislation and Occupational, Health & Safety Act Regulations.

Successful applicants will hold a Certificate IV in Youth Work or similar, State’s Drivers Licence, First Aid Certificate and Working with Children Card.

Above all, patient care will be at the core of everything you do committing to and supporting our Mission and Values.

We can offer:

  • Salary: $36.00 to $38.60 per hour + 11% Superannuation + 25% loading
  • Casual position
  • Salary packaging up to $18,550 on a range of benefits such as mortgage, rent, meal entertainment, holiday accommodation or other everyday living expenses as well as options to salary package benefits above the FBT cap on items such as:
    • Novated leasing
    • work related expenses
    • self-education and
    • additional superannuation
  • A healthy work-life balance through flexible work options, additional purchased leave & well-being programs
  • Employee discount on St John of God Hospital & Medical Services and Private Health Insurance

St John of God Social Outreach is committed to providing a safe environment for all children and vulnerable people in its care and proactively takes measures to protect children/vulnerable people from abuse.

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. We are committed to providing a safe environment for all children and vulnerable people in our care and proactively take measures to protect children/vulnerable people from abuse.

For enquiries contact Megan Kelly, Support Coordinator at 0447 692 154.

Applications close: Jue 21st

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.