EOI NZ - Casual Children and Youth Support Services Workers

Job No: EOINZCYPSS
Location: Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Whangarei, Christchurch and surrounding areas

Express your Interest here to become a Casual Children and Youth Support Services Workers

 

Careers That Make a Difference!

About the role - Children/Youth Support Workers are responsible for supporting our young people placed in foster care families. This work is varied and includes providing planned goal focused individual mentoring, ongoing support, pair and group work, transportation and may include supervising family contact.

 

Key Assets – The Children's Services Provider is a dynamic not-for-profit community service organisation providing high quality and innovative therapeutic support to families looking after vulnerable children and young people in Foster Care. We are committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce

To be successful you will have empathy and an enormous passion to making a positive and lasting difference to our children and young people's lives.

 

Responsibilities

  • Providing various types of support to children and youth placed in foster care
  • Collaborative support, advocating for the child and participation in our Team Parenting model
  • Assist in care / behaviour plans for our children and young people
  • Completion of required documentation, for operational compliance
  • Ensure compliance of business policies and child protection procedures

Experience and Skills Required

  • Be energetic and enthusiastic, have a passion for working with children and young people
  • Proven experience in Youth work
  • Be confident and able to deal with difficult situations 
  • Current New Zealand "Full" driver license, is a must and your own insured/registered vehicle
  • Availability during  afternoons, early evenings and weekends
  • Applicants must reside in New Zealand to be eligible for consideration
  • Must be willing to undergo relevant statutory and personal checks
  • First Aid Certificate is preferred

This role may suit someone who is currently studying youth work, social work or education.

Experience in working with people with complex needs and behaviours of concern is preferable along with knowledge of physical and mental health issues relevant to youth. This role would also suit someone who is currently studying, especially youth work, education, psychology or social work.

 

** Casual Hours - Work is needs based, work is not consistent or systemic ** 

This work is on an as required flexible basis (casual hours), you may be required to work evenings and weekends if selected. 

 

Experience in working with people with complex needs and behaviours of concern is preferable along with knowledge of physical and mental health issues relevant to youth. This role would also suit someone who is currently studying, especially youth work, education, psychology or social work.

 

Link to position details : CYPSS Worker Position Description 

Link: KANZ - Vision and Values (2016) 

www.keyassets.co.nz

0800 KA KIDS 

 

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.

 

** DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS **

EOI's: This is an expression of interest application. Expressions of Interest are monitored on a regular basis for talent pooling purposes. EOI information is stored in a secure repository for a given period of time. Should a vacancy become available that meets with your skills, experience and qualification then a member of our team will contact you for a further discussion? 

CLOSURE DATE: The above EOI closing date is not applicable, this is an internal review date for office use only. EOI's will remain open. Campaigns may run to draw attention for Vacancy talent pooling.

CANDIDATE FEEDBACK:  Due to the large number of applications and EOI's received, Key Assets declines to provide individual candidate feedback at application stage.

ELIGIBILTY: To be eligible for consideration you must be an Australian resident or hold an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

 

We thank you for your interest in working for our organisation.

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