Youth Worker – Canberra region

Posted 2 years ago

  • Volunteer / Charity / Community
  • Social Work
  • ACT
  • Permanent / Full Time

Type: Permanent, Full Time role
Location: Queanbeyan
Salary: SCHADS level 3 ($34 – 36.5/hour plus additional penalty rates) + super + salary packaging. Great earning potential.

Do you have a passion for working with children and young people and supporting them to reach their potential? Welfare Recruitment Solutions have been approached by a leading Not For Profit organisation to assist in the recruitment of a number of Youth Workers for their residential out of home care program. These roles are available immediately, so don’t hesitate to get in touch today!


Supporting the House Manager in the coordination of day-to-day operations, you will incorporate a trauma informed therapeutic framework into supporting young people with high and complex needs in residential care. In this role, you will be providing young people with consistency, support and safety, using individual case plans. The purpose of this role to support young people to achieve positive outcomes in their education, physical and mental health.


  • Experience working with children/young people with challenging behaviors.
  • Relevant qualifications (Cert 4, Diploma, Degree, or extensive experience and willing to obtain).
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection and an understanding of statutory child protection frameworks. Ideally OOHC experience.
  • Flexibility –  The role will follow a roster so you could be required to work day, nights and weekends shifts.
  • Drivers licence.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, the criteria regarding qualifications can be relaxed for such applicants. 
Further Info 

In return you will be offered an hourly rate based on SCHADS level 3 ($34 – 36.5/hour plus additional penalty rates) + super + the benefits of salary packaging associated for working with a NFP organisation.

You will also receive great training and career growth opportunity.

Don’t wait, to find out more click Apply, or contact me directly!

M: 0413 293 383

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