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Youth Residential Care Worker


Traralgon/Moe VIC

Job Type:




Our is currently looking for a Youth Residential Care Worker who provides high-quality care and support within a 24-hour residential setting to children and young people who can no longer live with their families.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (completed or undertaking); or other relevant recognised qualification
  • Experience in the residential and community services field and in the provision of care and support to children in 'out of home care is desirable
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to work with young people who have experienced past trauma and abuse which may manifest in behavioural difficulties is desirable
  • Extensive knowledge of out of home care sector including relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Extensive knowledge of child development and the impact of abuse and neglect
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed practice and trauma recovery principles

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in initiatives to maintain, build upon and promote a positive and collaborative workplace
  • Identify opportunities to integrate and work collaboratively across teams.
  • Promote positive safety culture by contributing to health and safety consultation and communication
  • Maintain a high standard of supportive and therapeutic care to meet the physical, emotional and social needs of the young people, ensuring their safety and wellbeing
  • Be an effective and appropriate role model for young people in areas such as developing and maintaining relationships, conflict resolution, goal setting and completing tasks
  • Communicate appropriately and professionally with young people

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