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Casual Accommodation Support Worker
Program GHSH - Siding 2
Location Mt Druitt
# of Openings 4
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Casual Accommodation Support Worker

  • Be part of a team that creates positive change in the lives of young people
  • Shifts located in Mt Druitt, Marayong, Toongabbie & Hebersham
  • Casual position covering day, sleep over and support shifts

About Marist180

Marist180 (www.marist180.org.au) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to empowering people with skills, knowledge, practical support and encouragement. We strive to care for all who need support and hope, from people without a home to those seeking asylum. Join our team and support our commitment to empowering people to take steps to achieve positive change.

The position

Working within our houses, you will be responsible for providing safe, stable accommodation to homeless children & young people aged between 12 and 20 years. Through understanding the trauma young people face, you will mentor our youth in care through role modelling positive behaviour and engages with them to develop their social and living skills. You will also manage any challenging behaviours that may arise and participate in the implementation of certain aspects relating to the young person’s goals and case plan.

As an Accommodation Support Worker you will be required to work various hours including both sleepovers and support shifts. You may be asked to transport young people from time to time as well as complete domestic duties such as a chore roster, menu planning, cooking, and cleaning and property maintenance. As part of this role you must maintain up to date records and documentation in line with policy and legislative framework.

The candidate

We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic Youth Workers / Accommodation Support Workers to assist our young people in accommodation to achieve their goals. Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Certificate IV in Youth Work or equivalent
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence
  • NSW Working with Children Check
  • A minimum of 12 months experience working with young people with challenging behaviours
  • High level of computer literacy and report writing skills
  • The right to live and work in Australia

How to apply

If you are looking for an opportunity where you truly can make a difference, this may be the perfect role for you. For more information about the position, click here to view the position description.

Click “Apply Now” to submit your online application, please ensure you attach a resume and address the selection criteria in your cover letter.

Marist180 is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the agency.  We welcome and encourage applications who meet the requirements of the position from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disabilities and other diversity groups.  Marist180 recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and clients within our programs.

Please Note: The successful applicant will be subject to a National Criminal History Check and a verification of your Working with Children’s Check.

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