Youth Work – Therapeutic Care Workers – Townsville CASPA


CASPA SERVICES LTD – POSITION VACANCY – Therapeutic Care Worker – Townsville, Queensland


We are seeking Therapeutic Care Worker’s experienced in delivering trauma-informed therapeutic care to (Youth) children, young people and/or families to join CASPA’s Therapeutic Residential Care Team on a Part-time basis, approximately 20 hours per week or Casual employment basis, supporting the exciting expansion of services throughout Townsville, Queensland.

This position requires passion and skills in providing activities, routines, and residential supports that nurture the development of emotional regulation, problem solving skills, and social competencies to inspire positive growth in the lives of children, young people, and families associated with CASPA’s leading services.

 To obtain a comprehensive overview of the skills and experience required, key responsibilities, and CASPA’s hiring process, please thoroughly review the supporting documents, CASPA Recruitment Guide and Position Description, featured within the individual vacancy advertisement webpage (download above or access by visiting


CASPA Services Ltd is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of specialised care services to support complex trauma-based needs for children, young people, families, and people living with disabilities. Our programs include Therapeutic Intensive Residential Care, Intensive Family Preservation, Therapeutic Foster Care, Restoration, and other associated care types, we are a registered NDIS provider and operate a social enterprise Maintenance and repairs business. As a growing and diversifying organisation, we have approximately 650+employees working in communities across New South Wales, Queensland, and the Northern Territory.

If you are looking to join a committed team making a powerful difference in the lives of children and young people, we would love to hear from you. CASPA is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

We are seeking to employ those who reflect the diversity of our young people to ensure we can support each individuals needs and wants, while aligning with our values: ‘ Inspiring People to Thrive’

Criminal History Checks are requirements for employment at CASPA. Working with Children checks will be required for frontline roles in direct contact with Young People. 


Please submit your application via the CASPA Careers Website or, where applicable, the SEEK Website.

We encourage you to apply ASAP! We reserve the right to close this campaign at any time if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Applications will be assessed as received. A comprehensive mandatory Induction and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training will be provided upon commencement.

To ensure that your application is reviewed, please reference the CASPA Recruitment Guide to compose a suitable submission. 

Please include a current Resume supported by a Cover Letter outlining your suitability for the role through addressing the specific criteria detailed in the Position Description.

As well staff must maintain a current state or territory drivers license and keep it on hand whenever they drive a vehicle.
For staff who do not hold a current state or territory licence please refer to the relevant state or territory licencing laws and regulations