Healthcare Australia (HCA) is the leading recruiter of healthcare in Australia.
The Community Care division are recruiting for dedicated, experienced and enthusiastic Youth Workers to support clients in a residential out of home care setting and within the community.
The role is based in Loganand is a casual position with the possible opportunity to continue on an ongoing basis. The shifts are usually during the week. Shifts may cover days, evenings, sleepovers and weekends.
In the role you will be required to assist clients under child safety orders, clients with complex care needs and clients who have experienced trauma based illness including depression, anxiety and attachment disorders. Some clients may display high challenging behaviours such as self harm, suicidal, drug and alcohol dependencies and absconding.
Your duties will be to provide clients with high quality support that addresses the clients needs and enhances independence, abilities, community participation and quality of life. You will be required to transport the client in your own vehicle.
• Have 12 months plus paid experience working with clients in a residential out of home care setting • Proven experience of supporting youths within crisis/trauma/child safety • Have the ability to engage with all different personalities to provide support and encouragement • Be able to manage challenging situations as they arise • Have outstanding interpersonal skills • Willing to commit to a variety of different shifts Be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week
• Be part of HCA Rewards, our HCA points can be used for shopping, booking adventures or you can use them to travel the world by transferring your points to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program! • 24 hour support from a dedicated team • Manual handling course - free of charge to successful candidates
To be considered for the role YOU MUST HAVE the following:
• Cert IV in Youth Work/Community Services • Drivers licence and own reliable transport • Comprehensive car insurance • Current First aid certificate (dated within the last 3 years) • Current CPR Certificate (dated within the last 12 months) • Manual Handling Certificate (dated within the last 12 months) • Blue and Yellow cards (dated within the last 3 years) • 2 Relevant References Checks within the Disability/Youth Sector • Have a smartphone (ie. iPhone, Android) to accept shifts and manage your timesheets on our eHCA App