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Youth and Family Support Worker

Job No: MCS633
Location: Brisbane Region

 

Are you looking for job with meaning; one that connects your personal values with an organisation that supports the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in our community? Do you want to be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package; and receive training and ongoing development?

Do you want to make a difference?

Mercy Community provides services in the areas of child protection, multicultural community support, individual and family support, community and residential based aged care, and disability support. Mercy Community supports and inspires people in need to live healthy, connected lives within inclusive communities. Our vision is a world where people, families and communities are strong in spirit, healthy and connected.

The Role

Our Foster and Kinship Care team have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to join the team in our Brisbane Region. 

This role is responsible for responsible for providing support and activities to enhance children and young people sense of wellbeing, self- esteem and to model behaviour consistent with goals which have been developed as a result of individual child intervention plans. to see more about this role please see the position description (click here).

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated intermediate ability to use computer IT systems including MS Word and Excel.
  • Senior First Aid Certificate.
  • Queensland Provisional Green or above Driver’s License.
  • Ability to obtain positive notice in the Working with Children Check (Blue Card) and any other legislatively required personal history screening as required.
  • Evidence of current vaccination against whooping cough or willingness to obtain prior to commencement unless applicable exemption provided as per the relevant MCS procedure.

Level 3 requirements:

  • Relevant qualifications (certificate and higher) and/or experience in working with children and/or families in relation to complex issues.

Level 4 requirements:

  • Relevant qualifications (certificate and higher) in addition to demonstrated significant experience working with children and/or families in relation to complex issues within a similar role. 

Both Classification Levels

  • Demonstrated intermediate ability to use computer IT systems including MS Word and Excel.
  • Queensland Provisional Green or above Driver’s License.
  • Ability to obtain positive notice in the Working with Children Check (Blue Card) and any other legislatively required personal history screening as required.
  • Evidence of current vaccination against whooping cough or willingness to obtain prior to commencement, unless applicable exemption provided as per the relevant Mercy Community procedure.

We encourage and welcome candidates from all cultural backgrounds and recommend that you view our website and Employee Value Proposition.

This casual position offers a competitive remuneration package of $27.26-$31.04 gross per hour in line with a level 3 or 4 of our Enterprise Agreement (level dependant on skills and qualifications). You will also have the opportunity to increase your take-home pay by salary sacrificing and other benefits available within our Enterprise Agreement. 

To apply please head to this link  http://mercycs.applynow.net.au/jobs/MCS633 and follow the prompts. Applications must include a Resume and Cover Letter.

Please apply immediately as we are seeking to fill this role as soon as possible.

Please note that you must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered for this position. Employment is conditional upon maintaining a clear personal history screening checks throughout employment.

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