Residential Youth Worker

Who are we?

Healthcare Australia works with Nationally Recognised Disability Service providers, supporting individuals young and old. We believe in enabling opportunities for choice, inclusion, and achievement for both people with disability and team members supporting our clients. 

Who are we looking for?

This position is to support our young people across The Local government areas of Newcastle, Port Stephens, Lake Macquarie & Maitland. We’re seeking Residential Youth Workers who are committed, passionate and dedicated about enriching the lives of our young people living in residential settings. 

About the Role

As a Residential youth Worker, you will be one of the most influential people in your clients’ life, while also being able to support young people with Disability, challenging environments and supporting complex behaviours.

Your daily tasks can include:

  • Building a relationship with the people you are caring for.
  • Providing 24/7 around the clock care to participants, following a structured routine developed specifically for their needs
  • Transporting the people in our care to and from school, day programs and appointments.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed shift reports, incidents reports and progress notes
  • Demonstrate a positive and encouraging environment to help engage our young people to develop life skills
  • Demonstrate a positive and encouraging environment to help engage our young people to develop life skills
  • Proactively be involved in activities and assist with meeting their personal goals to live their lives with greater independence


Candidates must have the following to be successful in getting this role;

  • Completed a minimum Diploma in Community Services, Youth Work or in similar disciplinary
  • Holds NDISWC & WWCC Clearance
  • Minimum of 12 months PAID experience in supporting individuals 
  • Current First Aid/CPR certificate 
  • Holds a Valid Driver’s License

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexibility of working with Agency
  • Variety of shifts and locations available – Every day is different! 
  • The opportunity to work with a number of reputable Disability organisations
  • Paid above award Remuneration
  • Recognition for your hard work through HCA Rewards Program
  • Ongoing training covered by HCA incl. MAYBO, Manual Handling and Midazolam training
  • eHCA App – for easy access to shifts, timesheets and updating your availability
  • Employee Assistance Program readily available

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us on [email protected] for further information.
 
*** Only successful candidates will be contacted. You must have the right to work in Australia to be considered for this role.

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