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Wesley Mission
Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Youth Worker



ERMINGTON, NSW, Australia 


Associations/NFP's, Community/Welfare/Social, House Parent

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Wesley KickStart

  • casual position
  • based in Ermington
  • weekend and overnight sleepover shifts
  • join an exciting and innovative new program supporting young people transition from care

About us
Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the program
Wesley KickStart Program is an innovative accommodation program supporting young people transitioning from Foster Care. As the casual Youth Worker, you will provide support to the House Parents who care for up to 5 young people. Much of the work will involve providing weekend respite support, implementing the required routines and schedules as planned by the House Parents and KickStart Team Leader. 

The KickStart house is supported by Wesley’s Take Charge of Your Life who support the young people with sourcing employment opportunities, developing living skills and general support as required.
About the role
We are currently seeking a pool of casual staff to provide respite for the permanent carers of up to 5 young people living in the KickStart program.  

The successful candidate will be part of a team that will be on a largely weekend rotating roster. Hours of work are flexible. This role would suit a candidate with additional study/work commitments. 

Essential criteria

  • minimum Cert IV in Youth Work, or similar field
  • available to work flexible working hours including shift work, weekends and sleepovers
  • current unrestricted driver’s licence
  • current First Aid Certificate
  • current Working With Children Check

Desirable criteria

  • • experience in out-of-home care
  • • previous employment in Youth Work
  • • ability to work independently and as a part of a team

Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 3 Pay Point 1.

Closing date
Friday 31 May 2019, by 5pm

Apply now
Please find a copy of the Position Description here

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:
Rita Karraz
Phone: 0437 533 853
Email via the 'Apply Now' button

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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