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Youth Workers - Residential Care


Closing Date: 17 Dec 2017 05:00 PM


Name: Karen Parsons
Email: karen.parsons@aus.salvationarmy.org
Address: 27 Wyndham St

SalvoCare Northern is a network of programs and services throughout Northern Victoria which aim to support clients experiencing multiple and complex issues including AOD services, Work and Learning Centre; Financial Hardship Services; Homelessness Support; Youth Justice Programs and Youth Crisis Accommodation etc.

Our current round of recruitment includes the following vacant positions:


Residential Youth Worker – Kialla 0.9 EFT (34 hrs per week)

Residential Youth Workers – Casual x 2

SalvoCare’s Youth Refuge provides supported crisis accommodation to young people who are homeless, utilising a therapeutic model of care.   We are seeking Youth Workers who embrace the challenges of residential youth work, are overwhelmingly positive in their approach and who have the skills required to connect with young people and build on their strengths and capabilities. 

The program is staffed 24/7 and both positions include weekday, weekend, evening and overnight shifts.  Successful applicants will be provided with a comprehensive orientation into the program and will join a supportive, dynamic team.  Applicants require relevant tertiary qualifications and previous experience working with young people is an advantage.

For enquiries regarding these roles, contact Charlie White (Program Coordinator) on 0429 892 926

To obtain Position Descriptions and submit applications for all positions please email karen.parsons@aus.salvationarmy.org

Remuneration for all positions as determined within the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010 and the National Employment Standards.

Applicants must provide:

  • A cover letter stating the position title (and part-time or casual)
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A separate document addressing both Job and Specialist Competencies as listed in the Position Description

Applications for all positions close 5.00pm Sunday 17th December 2017