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Residential Support Worker

Posted 3 months ago by Alisha Small

  • Part Time position available at 60 hours a fortnight, located in South Hedland
  • Level 2 of the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010
  • Additional regional allowance

About the Role:
As a Residential Support Worker within youth justice residential services, you will contribute to a supportive
and caring team environment by building relationships with young people based on trust and respect. The
role includes all aspects of day-to-day service delivery and is aimed at supporting young people work towards
their individual goals, manage their behaviours and wellbeing. You will also need to respond appropriately
to challenging behaviours, manage conflict and ensure compliance with relevant industry standards.

About you:
You are a dedicated and enthusiastic person who can build rapport with young people and role model socially
appropriate behaviour and language. You are proactive in engaging young people in a variety of activities to
give them learning opportunities and support strategies to manage their wellbeing. You can deal with
challenging behaviours in a calm manner, are able to use your initiative and can work with minimal direction;
you will be a flexible team member and can take direction, as required. You will have strong problem solving
and communication skills and be able to work in a culturally sensitive manner.

Requirements of the role:
• Desirable: Completed or studying towards a certificate in Mental Health, and/or Community Services.
Experienced in working with challenging young people
• Mandatory: DCS Clearance, National Police Clearance, Working with Children Check, current
unrestricted WA Driver’s licence and current First Aid Certificate
• Commitment to HOPE’s vision, mission, and values

For more information or to apply, please email HR at recruitment@hopecs.org.au

Closing Date 19 November 2021

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply

  • Listing ID: 7460
  • Organisation Details: Hope Community Services Ltd
Contact details

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