Youth Residential Carer – Broome St John of God Health Care Inc

JOB DESCRIPTION

Welcome to St John of God Health Care 

St John of God Health Care is one of the largest private providers of health care services in Australia, employing more than 15,000 employees (caregivers). We operate 27 hospitals and services comprising more than 3,500 hospital beds, including home nursing, disability services and social outreach programs.

With over 127 years’ experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.

 

The Position

St John of God Social Outreach provides a range of no or low-​cost mental health, homelessness and capacity building services to over 5500 people in the community across Victoria, Western Australia, New South Wales and the Asia Pacific, particularly in areas where we have identified gaps in service provision. ​

Horizon House Program provides support for young people aged 16-22 years who are in need of long-term accommodation and support to enable them to access education, training and employment opportunities. Our focus is on giving them the stability, life-skills and support they need to achieve their individual goals and ultimately, make the transition to independent living.

Multiple positions are available for enthusiastic Youth Residential Carers to join our Horizon House team in Broome WA on a permanent part-time basis, working 22 hours per week. 

Youth Residential Carers work in a residential care setting alongside the Support Coordinators, to provide intensive support for young people 16-22 years 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.

If you are undertaking studies in a relevant youth work related field and seeking practical experience then we would love to hear from you!

 

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.

 

We can offer:

  • Salary: $67,478 – $72,355 + 11% superannuation 
  • Generous salary packaging options
    • Up to $15900 on a range of benefits such as mortgage, your rent, or other everyday living expenses
    • Up to $2650 on meal entertainment, holiday accommodation and venue hire
    • Access to novated leasing to use pre-tax dollars for a car and expenses
    • A welcoming & supportive culture
  • Flexible work options
  • Discounts on hospital services & private health insurance
  • Option to purchase up to two weeks of additional annual leave
  • Dynamic role in multidisciplinary team
  • Professional development opportunities, including post-graduate course support

 

All applicants are asked to submit a covering letter (of no more than two (2) pages) demonstrating how you meet the essential requirements of the role. Position description available via the link  Youth Residential Caregiver, Horizon House.pdf

St John of God Social Outreach/Healthcare at Home is committed to providing a safe environment for all children and vulnerable people in its care and proactively takes measures to protect children/vulnerable people from abuse.  

All caregivers employed by St John of God Health Care are recommended to be vaccinated from Covid-19

For all enquiries, please contact Dana Anderson on 0455 935 868

Applications close November 3rd

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

St John of God Health Care Inc

Job Salary

Part time