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Support Workers- Child, Youth and Families


Social Work & Case Management
Location: VIC
Work Type: Full Time contract
  • Flexible working hours
  • Great way to develop in the sector
  • Gain valuable experience across a variety of organisations

Are you a qualified social welfare professional looking for work within the sector on a casual on- call basis? Does flexibility in your daily routine work for you? Do you have experience in a residential care environment working with children, youth and adults?

Job Description

McArthur recruitment are looking for experienced social welfare professionals to work on a casual on-call roster across state wide locations providing 24/7 support in residential care.

Opportunities to work within child protection, drug and alcohol support, mental health, crisis accommodation and youth and adult based residential care environments.

This is a casual position with a variety of different shifts available including morning, afternoon, active night and sleepover shifts.

Staff will be required to assist with supervised access visits, transport of children and adolescence and provide family support.

This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced residential and social welfare support workers with at least 12 months experience to work with children, young people, adults and families across a wide range of leading service providers.

What we are looking for

  • Experience working with children from 0-18 years and have knowledge of child welfare, child protection services and legislation.
  • Proven experience working with young people and adults within a residential care environment
  • An understanding of trauma and how to work best with children, young people and adults
  • The ability to remain calm in a crisis and adapt to changing work environments
  • An open-minded approach to supporting people with behavioural issues and complex needs
  • Flexibility to work with a range of different shifts - this is essential
  • Suitable applicants will need to have a minimum availability of three days per week

Suitable applicants must have

  • Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology or a minimum Diploma of Community Services- this is essential
  • Minimum 12 months paid sector related experience
  • Victorian Drivers License
  • Current WWCC & Police Check (or willing to undertake)
  • Valid First Aid Certificate

To make an application please submit a current copy of your resume via the apply link. No cover letter is required. For a confidential conversation please call Sharni on 9828 6565. Successful candidates will be contacted via phone to organise an interview. All candidates will be subject to a National Police Check and professional reference checks.

136709 Posted On:11/01/2019