03303, several


Youth Worker - Bimberi Youth Justice Centre / Operations
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 29 July 2019

Classification: Youth Worker 1/2
Salary: $63,374 - $76,184
Position No: 03303, several
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 28 June 2019
Contact Officer: Kerri Biddlecombe on kerri.biddlecombe@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 3402


Details: Are you highly motivated? Are you a great communicator with strong influencing skills and an ability to negotiate challenging situations? And do you have a passion for working with people to make a positive difference in their lives?
If you answered yes, then we’re looking for you too! Bimberi Youth Justice Centre are looking for permanent, temporary and casual Youth Workers who can be positive role models for young people. We value life experience and personal maturity and people who are open minded and respectful. If you have a strong work ethic, display personal integrity and are wanting to work in a dynamic environment, then we’d welcome you into the team.
A range of varied and interesting roles are available, with flexible working arrangements and paid training tailored to career goals. Staff will need to demonstrate quality customer service, problem solving skills and a commitment to working within a team environment. You must be willing to work closely with young people to support and encourage behaviour change while valuing continuous improvement. Suitable applicants must be able to adapt to change, be outcome focused and be accountable for your actions. The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: You will need to be either an Australian Citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia to apply. You must hold a current driver’s licence and a current Senior First Aid Certificate (or evidence of obtaining one, for example: registration receipt).
Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804
Note: There are several permanent, temporary and casual Youth Worker positions, both levels 1 and 2 available for filling. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a series of assessments throughout this recruitment process, including a psychometric and health assessment, interview and reference check process and a National Police Check. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
Information sessions will be held on 10 and 16 July 2019, for further information and to RSVP your attendance contact cyf@act.gov.au or call 6205 9051.
How to Apply:
Applicants are asked to include the following documents:
  • A written application outlining relevant experience and examples, demonstrating your capacity to perform the duties and responsibilities of the role,
  • A current curriculum vitae,
  • Two referees and their contact details.
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