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Senior Youth Worker - Launch 180

LocationPlympton Park, SA 5038
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
  • Youth Worker
  • Case Manager
  • Case Management
  • Senior Case Manager
Job no: 1986
Category: Community Services & Homelessness, Community Services
  • Full-time, fixed term position until June 2027
  • Based in Plympton Park with travel across Adelaide sites
  • Make a difference in the lives of young people transitioning to independent living

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary packaging: Take home more with tax-free benefits, including up to $15,899 per year and an additional $2,650 tax-free each year for meals and holidays.
  • Paid parental leave: Get the support you need to start or grow your family, with superannuation contributions included.
  • Invest in yourself: Access paid study leave and up to $6,000 in financial education assistance.
  • Career development: Grow your skills and progress your career with genuine opportunities across the organisation.
  • Discounted benefits: Enjoy savings on motor vehicles, gym memberships, health insurance and more
  • Employee Assistance Program: Get confidential support for you and your family

*AnglicareSA offers a range of flexible working arrangements that are aimed at meeting your diverse needs and the different operating environments across AnglicareSA. The suitability of different arrangements will depend on the position you are applying for, and team and customer requirements. You are encouraged to discuss your needs during the application process.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a passionate, committed, and experienced Senior Youth Worker to provide intensive case management support to young people who are connected with AnglicareSA’ s Launch 180 – Leaving Care Program. As a natural people’s person, your role will be to support young people progressing towards independent living achieve their life goals by building strong relationships with them and understanding their aspirations, including education, employment and assist with future financial stability.

Our programs aim to ensure young people thrive and grow into confident adults as they transition through the care system and into intensively supported accommodation. You will be able to recognise and ensure the cultural identity, safety and voice of young people engaged with the program is at the centre of decisions made.

If you are looking for a rewarding role where you will make a difference in the lives of young people, we would love to hear from you!

What can you expect to be doing?

  • Support young people connected with Leaving Care Services who are currently under Guardianship of the Chief Executive transitioning into supported independent living.
  • Ensure effective and intensive case management support is provided to assist and support a young person develop their independence and self-reliance across all life domains.
  • Develop and review care plans to achieve mutually determined goals.
  • Conduct ongoing risk and safety assessments for highly vulnerable young people. 

What do you need to bring?

  • Experience in Youth Work or Social Work
  • Proven proficiency in working with diverse communities and cultures
  • Proven understanding of the Child Protection and Out Of Home Care system
  • Ability to work across a 7 day / 24-hour roster (7:30am-3:30pm / 3:00pm-11:00pm / passive overnight shift 10:45pm-7:45am)

Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Child Services or Child, Youth and Family Intervention, Youth Work or Qualification in or attaining in Social Work, Psychology or other recognised Allied Health.
  • Child Safe Environments Training
  • A current Senior First Aid Certificate
  • NPC / WWCC
  • Willing to undergo a Psychological Suitability Assessment
  • Current drivers licence and certified roadworthy vehicle 

Who is AnglicareSA?

AnglicareSA, South Australia's leading social services provider, empowers over 50,000 individuals annually. Our 2,000 passionate employees and 300+ dedicated volunteers work tirelessly to support individuals, families, and communities. We address immediate needs while fostering empowerment, dignity, and maintaining control in their lives.

From emergency assistance to lifelong support, our diverse services cater to every life stage. We champion social justice, equality, and strong communities, because together, we change lives.

How to Apply:

Please click on 'Apply' and submit your application before Wednesday 19th June 2024

*Please note: Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as interviews and appointments may occur prior to the closing date.

We do not accept applications via email; for more information, please contact: Sarah, Recruitment Business Partner at sarah.atsisauskas@anglicaresa.com.au   

You can view the Position Description via the vacancy's advert on the AnglicareSA website for further details on the role requirements.

YouBelong@AnglicareSA

At AnglicareSA, we want everyone to feel that they can be themselves and that they belong. We value diversity and inclusion and the benefits this brings to the people who work with us and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

We are committed to the employment of First Nations people. Please contact the person listed above to discuss joining AnglicareSA and visit our website for details on our Aboriginal Services and to access AnglicareSA’s Reconciliation Action Plan.

AnglicareSA is a White Ribbon organisation committed to the prevention of violence against women.