Youth Worker

Job No: ANT528
Location: Katherine

Youth Worker - Katherine Youth Accommodation Support Service - Based in Katherine - Full Time

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay.

Our motto of Respect, Fairness and Community articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.

About the Position

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Youth Worker to be part of the Katherine Youth Accommodation Support Services Team.  In this role, you will provide culturally appropriate support and case management assistance to young people aged 15-25 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Using a strengths-based framework you will provide accommodation, information, referrals, advocacy and group work which meet client needs, builds capacity of young people and regional services system and raises community awareness about the nature, extend and appropriate responses to youth homelessness.

To be successful in this role you will posses a minimum of one-year direct experience working with high risk / vulnerable young people and families in community-based environments and experience in the application of youth work practice frameworks, youth focused family friendly approaches and community capacity building strategies.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an NT Working with Children's Clearance (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence. You must also be willing to undergo a National Child Protection Check prior to employment with Anglicare NT.

To view the full position description, click here.

For further information on this rewarding role please contact Rita Ekberg, Program Manager Youth Services on 08 8963 6100.

Applications close COB 23 August 2019.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

To view our other available vacancies please visit our careers website at http://www.anglicare-nt.org.au/vacancies/

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