03331, several

Youth Worker - Bimberi Youth Justice Centre
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 24 February 2019

Classification: Youth Worker 1/2
Salary: $60,039 - $72,175
Position No: 03331, several
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 06 February 2019
Contact Officer: Kerri Biddlecombe on cyf@act.gov.au or 6205 9051

Details: Are you looking to make a difference? Do you have the following qualities? Resilience; Communication skills; Conflict management; Negotiation and influencing skills. A career in Youth Justice Work is what you are looking for! Child and Youth Protection Services is recruiting for permanent, temporary and casual Youth Workers, levels 1 and 2, for the Bimberi Youth Justice Centre and Narrabundah House Indigenous Supported Residential Facility. 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 for permanent employment. Prior to commencing in 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 -  https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804. Must hold a current driver’s licence; current Senior First Aid Certificate (or evidence of obtaining one, for example: registration receipt).
Note: There are several permanent, temporary and casual Youth Worker positions, both levels 1 and 2 available. 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 police check. Information sessions will be held on 13 and 19 February 2019, for further information and to RSVP your attendance at an information session contact cyf@act.gov.au or call 6205 9051. 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.
How to Apply: To apply for the Youth Worker positions please provide a resume, Application Coversheet and application addressing the Selection Criteria and details of two referee's and send to jobs@act.gov.au


Several permanent, temporary and casual positions available

Career interest categories:

Community Support and Inclusion
Justice, Policing and Corrections