Life Style Solutions
Casual positions for work/life balance
Monday to Saturday 12:00pm until 6:00pm (Subject to change, other shifts may be available)
Lifestyle Solutions is a National Accredited Not For Profit Organisation which has grown to become one of the major leaders and innovators in the Community Services sector in Australia. We have a rapidly growing workforce of 2,000 passionate and talented people who are committed to providing person centred, flexible and responsive support services within our communities.
Our organisation specialises in Emergency Out of Home Care (OOHC) Residential Service for Children aged 4 - 17 years.
The services runs 24hrs /7 days a week and a support worker will be responsible for the day to day operations of and adhering to the residential programs in Newman, Western Australia.
We are looking for passionate, dedicated, resilient, and trauma informed Support Workers to support the team and guide the Children in our care. We are looking for Support Workers who understand the importance of high quality services with excellent time management skills, which meet the needs of the Children and our responsibilities under the Child Care and Protection Act.
You will be responsible for:
Being a strong role model/mentor to the Children, your team and the community
Ensuring the environment remains at a high quality standard (safe and hygienic) and resources are maintained
Support for the team – Accurate handovers, flexibility & cooperation
Support early childhood development from a trauma informed care approach
Ensure day to day care needs are met for the Children
Create clear routines, structure and positive support practices and strategies
Essential requirements to be successful:
Experience facilitating a residential service
Experience managing and supporting teams in complex and challenging environments
Practical knowledge of the Children and Community Services Act.
Ability to work within a team and in partnership with other services in the community representing the organisation
Practice and knowledge or experience in meeting the holistic needs of Children who have experienced significant trauma and/or a disability
Understanding the obstacles living in a remote area, cultural awareness and community knowledge
Most of all to have the passion and drive to help support Children to create positive outcomes in their lives
Experience working with Children and Young People who have experienced complex trauma backgrounds
Experience working with Children and Young People who display difficult or challenging behaviours
Police Check Clearance
First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain one
Working With Children's Check or willingness to obtain
IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER
Only applicants who are successful in progressing to an interview stage will be contacted.
Any offer of employment and subsequent continuing employment is dependent upon the applicants’ capability, application, interview and selection process and completion of relevant pre-employment probity checks. All applicants are required to undergo employment screening through probity checks, prior to commencing.
Relevant checks and clearances may take between 4-6 weeks to be finalised.
Lifestyle Solutions is a Child Safe Organisation
Lifestyle Solutions is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.
Lifestyle Solutions encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.
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