Casual Youth Worker

Job No: KIAMA361
Location: Kiama

About Kiama:

Kiama Municipality boasts lush rolling hills, unspoilt beaches, ancient rainforests, welcoming towns and villages and of course our two famous blowholes.  Home to around 23,000 people from Minnamurra in the north to the white sands of Gerroa to the south.

  • Great coastal lifestyle
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Enjoy work life balance

Join our dedicated and enthusiastic team who are committed to creating a Municipality that has a healthy, vibrant, beautiful environment and harmonious connected and resilient community. We are focused on achieving our organisational goals and making strategic choices to ensure we have a sustainable future. Kiama Council is committed to moving forward and investing in our most valuable asset - our people - by assisting assisting staff to achieve their professional and personal goals.

The role:

In the role of Youth Worker (Casual Pool) you will assist with the co-ordination and delivery of activities, programs and administration of SENTRAL Youth Services. You will supervise the SENTRAL drop-in program and provide young people with referral to services and supports relevant to their individual situations.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Certificate IV or higher qualification in Youth Work
  • Experience working as a Youth Worker or working in a related welfare/educational discipline
  • Experience in working independently and unsupervised or as part of a team as required
  • Knowledge of youth culture and social justice issues
  • A commitment to child-safe practice
  • The ability to address youth issues and provide up to date and appropriate support and referral options
  • The ability to communicate effectively with young people and individuals from a variety of backgrounds including management and corporate organisations
  • The ability to supervise volunteers
  • The ability to respond calmly and safely in challenging situations.
  • The ability and willingness to work at short notice, after hours and/or weekends.

About you:

You will bring a passion for empowering young people, a sense of fun and a commitment to the safety of children and young people to this dynamic and fulfilling role.

 We offer:

  • Casual role up to 35 hours per week (usually 5 - 15 hours)
  • There are 2 positions on offer to be included in our casual pool
  • Salary from $37.84 to $40.58 per hour (depending on qualifications, skills and experience) - These rates are inclusive of 25% casual loading.
  • plus 10% superannuation.

For further information about this position, click here for a copy of the position description

Contact: Melissa Andrews, Youth Services Coordinator on 02 4233 1276.

Closing Date: Sunday 12 June 2022, 11:30pm.

This is a child-related position. You will be required to provide Council with your valid and current NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) number as a condition of your employment. In addition, your employment may be subject to a National Criminal Record Check to determine your suitability for employment.

For more information on how to apply, view our Information for Applicants Guide. 

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