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.

CLOSING DATE: 5:00PM MONDAY 25 MAY

Previous applicants need not apply.

Anglicare North Queensland Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.