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St John Health Care

Phone: 99658893

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Youth Residential Caregiver


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Job ID:

8027

Location:

Geraldton, WA, Australia 

Category:

Community
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Job Views:

103

Post Code:

6530

Employment Type:

Casual

Posted:

15/08/2019
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Job Description:

Welcome to St John of God Health Care
Owned by St John of God Health Care, St John of God Social Outreach provides significant care and relief for people experiencing disadvantage throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region, particularly in areas where gaps in health and wellbeing services have been identified. Social Outreach services are available to all members of the community and can be accessed free of charge or at minimal cost.

A flagship program of St John of God Social Outreach, the Horizon House program provides young people aged 16-22 years who are currently experiencing, or are at serious risk of, homelessness with stable long-term accommodation and support to help them achieve independence.

Horizon House delivers early intervention and case management strategies that focus on supporting participants to set and achieve education and/or vocational goals.  All young people who live and participate in a Horizon House program must be engaged in education, training or employment as part of their journey towards independence and commit to participating in a life skills program.  We also provide individualised case management, general counselling and when it’s safe and appropriate to do so help to reconcile young people with their families.

The Position
St John of God Social Outreach has an exciting opportunity available for a Youth Residential Carergiver to join our Geraldton Horizon House teams on a Casual basis.  

Youth Residential Carergivers work in a residential care setting alongside the Support Coordinators, to provide intensive support for young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Youth Caregivers provide advocacy & support to residents, as well as coordinating, developing and implementing Independent Life Skills Programmes, in order to meet the individualised needs of the residents throughout their stay at Horizon House.

Applicants must be available to work shifts across 7 days of the week, including weekends and public holidays on a rotating roster. Shifts will also include residential sleep overs.

The benefits:
  • Generous Salary Packaging Options
  • Friendly & Supportive Team
  • Excellent Employee Benefits & Corporate Discounts
  • Professional Development 

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will have:
  • A willingness and capacity to embrace the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work or similar.
  • Extensive experience in an area related to youth work and/or case management.
  • A demonstrated knowledge of the special needs of adolescents and trauma-informed care together with at least five years recent relevant experience working with at-risk young people is essential.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Privacy Legislation and Occupational, Health & Safety Act Regulations.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Adhere to pre-employment immunisation policy and possession of a current:
  • Unrestricted State Driver’s License
  • First Aid Certificate
  • State Working with Children Card
  • Commitment to and participation in ongoing development on skills and               knowledge in working within a therapeutic service model. 

How to Apply:

All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description).  

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.

For enquiries about this position, please contact Joanne Peet, Support Coordinator – Geraldton on 0447275494

Applications Close: 5pm _ August 2019
Applications Close: 21/08/2019

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
Joanne Peet
0447275494


Company Info

St John Health Care
Geraldton, WA, Australia
Phone: 99658893
Web Site:

Youth Residential Caregiver

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Job ID:

8027

Location:

Geraldton, WA, Australia 

Category:

Community
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

103

Post Code:

6530

Employment Type:

Casual

Posted:

15/08/2019
col-wide   

Job Description:

Welcome to St John of God Health Care
Owned by St John of God Health Care, St John of God Social Outreach provides significant care and relief for people experiencing disadvantage throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region, particularly in areas where gaps in health and wellbeing services have been identified. Social Outreach services are available to all members of the community and can be accessed free of charge or at minimal cost.

A flagship program of St John of God Social Outreach, the Horizon House program provides young people aged 16-22 years who are currently experiencing, or are at serious risk of, homelessness with stable long-term accommodation and support to help them achieve independence.

Horizon House delivers early intervention and case management strategies that focus on supporting participants to set and achieve education and/or vocational goals.  All young people who live and participate in a Horizon House program must be engaged in education, training or employment as part of their journey towards independence and commit to participating in a life skills program.  We also provide individualised case management, general counselling and when it’s safe and appropriate to do so help to reconcile young people with their families.

The Position
St John of God Social Outreach has an exciting opportunity available for a Youth Residential Carergiver to join our Geraldton Horizon House teams on a Casual basis.  

Youth Residential Carergivers work in a residential care setting alongside the Support Coordinators, to provide intensive support for young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Youth Caregivers provide advocacy & support to residents, as well as coordinating, developing and implementing Independent Life Skills Programmes, in order to meet the individualised needs of the residents throughout their stay at Horizon House.

Applicants must be available to work shifts across 7 days of the week, including weekends and public holidays on a rotating roster. Shifts will also include residential sleep overs.

The benefits:
  • Generous Salary Packaging Options
  • Friendly & Supportive Team
  • Excellent Employee Benefits & Corporate Discounts
  • Professional Development 

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will have:
  • A willingness and capacity to embrace the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work or similar.
  • Extensive experience in an area related to youth work and/or case management.
  • A demonstrated knowledge of the special needs of adolescents and trauma-informed care together with at least five years recent relevant experience working with at-risk young people is essential.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Privacy Legislation and Occupational, Health & Safety Act Regulations.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Adhere to pre-employment immunisation policy and possession of a current:
  • Unrestricted State Driver’s License
  • First Aid Certificate
  • State Working with Children Card
  • Commitment to and participation in ongoing development on skills and               knowledge in working within a therapeutic service model. 

How to Apply:

All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description).  

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.

For enquiries about this position, please contact Joanne Peet, Support Coordinator – Geraldton on 0447275494

Applications Close: 5pm _ August 2019
Applications Close: 21/08/2019

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
Joanne Peet
0447275494