Residential Youth Worker

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Job Details
Job Closing Date: 
Friday, 6 September 2019  
Position Type: 
Permanent Part Time
CatholicCare Tasmania
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Residential Youth Worker
Casual and Permanent Part Time positions available.
CatholicCare Tasmania’s Inspire@HOME (Therapeutic Residential Care Program) is growing and we need you!

Have you a genuine interest in youth and experience in working with youth or in a related field? Do you have skills, knowledge and passion for working with young people who have experienced complex trauma and neglect? Are you able to work as part of a team, prioritising individual needs, working shifts over a 24/7 roster? Can you respond creatively to unpredictable and challenging behaviours? Do you have satisfactory computer skills and the ability to record factual notes?

As a Youth Worker, you will be responsible for providing care and support as well as assisting with the development and maintenance of a trauma-informed therapeutic environment which supports the identified needs of each young person

Information Sessions.
All potential applicants are encouraged to attend an information session to learn more about the position. These information sessions will be held at -
5.00pm on Wednesday 28 August 2019 and Monday 2 September 2019 at CatholicCare Tasmania, 35 Tower Road New Town.

Please call Margaret on 6278 1660 to secure your place.

To apply:
Please send the following documents to by 9.00am on Friday 6th September 2019.
1) Resume
2) Expression of Interest form by

The Expression of Interest form is located at the front of the Position Description. This is found in the "job kit" on the top right hand side of this page.

What happens after I apply?
Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a group session on Saturday 14 September from 9.30am to 3.00pm.

All successful applicants will receive an informative induction, specialised training and access to supervision and reflective practice sessions.

As part of the recruitment process CatholicCare require all employees to have a valid driver’s licence and a working with vulnerable person’s card.

About CatholicCare: CatholicCare Tasmania is looking after the welfare and best interests of Tasmanians, regardless of religion or background. We offer hope and support through a range of services to assist individuals, families and communities cope with life’s unique challenges.

CatholicCare is committed to safeguarding children and young persons in all programmes, activities and recruitment.