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Child and Youth Worker OPS3 (Pool) Mt Gambier

Work Type: Fulltime
Classification: Other Jobs
Area: SA-Other
Listed By: Private Advertiser
This position is located in Mount Gambier.

The Child and Youth Worker is a role within OoHC Directorate: Residential Care Services and is accountable to the Supervisor / Senior Child and Youth Worker for:
  • developing the social and living skills of children and young people in residential care to facilitate their effective transition into the community and reunification or reconnection with their families.
  • assessing and responding to the individual needs of children and young people in care and increasing the chances of successful intervention.
  • supporting Child and Youth Support Workers in delivering quality outcomes for children and young people in care.
  • providing primary care for Residential Care residents including behavioural control, household duties and transportation of children and young people to school, activities and appointments.
  • working with children and young people and external professionals to contribute to the delivery of programs and services, which facilitate the caring and development of children and young people.
  • maintaining an appropriate level of safety and supervision of children and young people in the security of residential care facilities

Special Conditions:
  • The successful applicant is required to gain a Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Child Related Employment Screening prior to being employed which is required to be renewed every three years before expiry.
  • The incumbent may be assigned to another location at this remuneration level or its equivalent and the work may involve the management of children within various age groups.
  • A current Provide First Aid Certificate is essential.
  • Required to undertake shift work over 24 hours on a rostered basis including weekend and Public Holidays. Penalty rates apply for weekend, public holiday and shift work.
  • The successful candidate is required to hold a current South Australian driver's licence (P2 or above) and be able and willing to drive in the course of the duties of the role.
  • Australian residency or current work permit is required (responsibility of applicant to provide evidence of a current work permit).

Additional Notes:
There are multiple ongoing, temporary/term and casual roles available. Applications are being sought for appointment or inclusion into a pool. The pool will remain open for 12 months

To find out more about the roles we encourage you to attend one of our information sessions in Mount Gambier on the Wednesday 13th December at 6 pm or Thursday 14th December at 10.30 am. Please register your interest by emailing or telephone . Location details will be provided to you upon registration.

Enquiries to: Catherine Harman, ph: , Email:
For Role Description and to submit your application please visit

Vacancy number 297551

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