Support Worker

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Key Assets
Australia

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Support Worker

Job ID: 11537
Job Views: 7
Location: Kununurra
Post Code: 6743
Category: Community Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 17/05/2024

Description:

Support Worker - Kununurra

Benefits

  • Excellent rates and allowances
  • Mileage Reimbursed at the award rate
  • Office based in Kununurra – working within the region
  • After School hours and weekends with some day work
  • Work is needs based and casual·

Job Requirements:

About Key Assets

Key Assets Australia is a non-Government, not-for-profit children’s and family services agency.

Key Assets was founded in Australia in 2007 and has grown to one of Australia’s leading non-government children and family services providers. We provide foster carer, family services and disability services. Operating across all states and Norfolk Island, our purpose is to achieve positive and lasting outcomes for children, families, and communities. To achieve that, we need people like you.

Why work with Key Assets Australia?

Working with Key Assets Australia is about more than just a job. Our people do so much to put children first, so we do all we can to support them. We value you as a whole person, not just ‘a worker’, and we truly care about your wellbeing and your career. Because without you, we simply can’t do what we do. And without us, the people we support won’t get the service they need.

About the role

As a Support Worker, you will make a positive and lasting difference to children and young people through the provision of quality care in a family setting whilst working within the parameters of the Key Assets Practice Framework.

The types of duties/activities will include:

School pickup, participate in community events, sports/outdoor recreation, engage with families, taking Children and Young People to appointments, provide therapeutic supports, implement therapy goals, meet NDIS goals, and provide written contact reports.

About your attributes and experience

  • An understanding of trauma informed therapeutic care to assist in deescalating and responding to critical incidents with the young person.
  • Have experience in dealing with children and young people with 'complex needs and behaviours' and the ability to therapeutically manage these behaviours.
  • Must have prior experience in working with vulnerable children and young people of various ages from 0 – 18 years.
  • Full, clean open Australian driver’s license (specific to the state) and access to a fully insured car is also an essential requirement
  • Must have a current ‘paid employment’ Working with Children card for WA and able to obtain a NDIS Worker Screen.
  • Have a current 'First Aid' certificate
  • Statutory Checks will be completed on all new staff as part of our recruitment process

How to Apply:

For further information about this role, please call Ashley Van Dyk - Support Worker Coordinator on 08 9721 9347.

Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or holding an exemption for COVID-19 vaccinations is a condition of employment with Key Assets.

KEY ASSETS THE CHILDREN’S SERVICES PROVIDER is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We believe in diversity and inclusion in our team, and with that in mind, we encourage First Nations peoples, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTQI+, neurodiverse and people of all abilities to apply

We are a committed partner in reconciliation and all applications for this role are valued. We look forward to hearing from you

If you would like to discuss Key Assets in regards to our commitment to reconciliation, employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples or information on our cultural practice, please contact our Cultural Practice Lead on 08 9207 5900, additionally you can view Key Assets commitment outlined in our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) at keyassets.org.au.

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