Residential Youth Worker

Anglicare North Queensland

Residential Youth Worker

Townsville Region - Casual

Our residential services provide accommodation and intensive support for young people who have complex support needs.

As a Youth Worker you will engage with and provide assistance to young people through positive role modelling, assistance with daily living activities, supporting cultural and community connections, and maintaining a safe and supportive environment.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A high level of commitment to the mission, vision and values of Anglicare North Queensland
  • Desireable Cert IV Qualifications in Youth Work, Social Work or Human Services or be studying toward Cert IV 
  • Experience working with young people with complex and extreme care needs, preferably in a residential context
  • Ability to engage with young people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to handle crisis situations and challenging behaviours
  • Satisfactory computer literacy skills and the ability to record factual case notes
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety procedures including food hygiene and manual handling
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Capacity to work a variety of shifts including weekends, support shifts and overnight shifts

Successful candidates are required to undertake and maintain a Blue card for child related employment and a licencing of care services suitability check (LCS2).

To apply please submit your resume, cover letter, addressing the key requirements above and relevant qualifications. Select apply for this job.


Previous applicants need not apply.

Anglicare North Queensland Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.