Support Worker

The Organisation

At Baptist Care SA, we find ways to make people's lives better.

Baptist Care SA provides out of home care, disability care, youth education and employment, homelessness, and therapeutic support services. We work tirelessly to help South Australians achieve their full potential. Baptist Care SA is committed to working with the State’s most disadvantaged, championing local issues and connecting with people to provide transition pathways from adversity to opportunity.

The Role

The primary role of our Support Workers is to contribute to the day to day running of a residential placement. Along with supporting and empowering vulnerable and at-risk children and young people. You will work within a holistic care approach as you attend regular meetings to keep up to date with new strategies to support and work with our clients to reach their goals.

There is an opportunity for multiple casual support workers to start as soon as possible. We strongly encourage interested applicants to apply immediately as interviews will be held throughout the period with applications closing on 1st November 2020

Pre-employment Requirements

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work, Community Services, or Child Youth and Family Intervention (Applicable Diploma or Bachelors Degree)
  • SA Driver’s Licence
  • First Aid (HLTAID003)
  • Valid DHS Working with Children Check
  • Safe Environments for Children and Young People

Benefits of the Role

  • Generous salary packaging as well as meal and entertainment benefits
  • In-house training available for continuous development
  • Career development opportunities
  • Creating a positive difference in a young person’s life

If you wish to know more about this outstanding role please view the Position Description and if you wish to learn more about Baptist Care SA please visit our Website or Facebook.

Please note all successful candidates will be required to complete and pass a legislatively mandated Psychological Suitability Assessment. Successful candidates will also need to work towards attaining approved DCP carer accreditation. Please have your resume and cover letter ready as you will be asked to upload your documents.

If this sounds like you please read through additional information located in the position description below and apply!

Baptist Care SA is committed to the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable people and as such applicants will be considered in accordance with our safety practices and suitability

For further information please refer to the position description attached or email your queries to: Briony McInerney

Candidates who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Job no: IBAP026233

Location: Mt. Gambier

Closing Date: Sunday, 31 January 2021