Residential Youth Worker

Job description

Are you an experienced Youth Worker who would like to work in residential and secure accommodation services? Do you want to join a team where your work is matched on your availability and job preferences? Do you like the sound of some short-term contract work?

Talent Quarter partners with organisations who provide top quality care services via residential, secure and community work to young people from a diverse range of backgrounds who require support from skilled professionals to lead fulfilling lives. As an agency, specialising in health and social care we take the time to understand the needs of the clients alongside the preferences and skills of our workforce to match you to opportunities where you can grow in a supportive environment. We are partnered with Not-for-Profit organisations as well as Government Departments so you will be in a great position to experience a variety in your work.

As a Youth Residential Worker you will:

  • Work as part of a team to ensure best outcomes for children and young people in your care
  • Provide a therapeutic and safe environment where you are consistent with trauma informed practice
  • Plan and coordinate recreational activities for the children which promote positive growth and development
  • Complete any necessary paperwork and administrative tasks which are required such as case reporting & written communications
  • Undertake and ensure general housekeeping tasks are being completed and the home environment is kept to a high standard
  • Act as a positive role model for young people and support in the development of independent living skills
  • Navigate through challenging behaviours and conflict in a safe and supportive manner

What’s on offer:

  • Casual employment with Talent Quarter with the capacity to pick up full-time hours should this suit your lifestyle
  • Rate depending on experience with penalties rates – SCHADS award
  • Work available in various locations across Perth Metro and occasional FIFO/DIDO assignments regionally
  • A huge opportunity for growth in your career with youth by the diverse range of work on offer


  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a children’s residential setting with for at least one year
  • Certificate III and Certificate IV in Community Services (or in a related field)
  • National police clearance no older than 12 months
  • Two senior professional references
  • NDIS Screening check
  • Working with Children Check
  • The ability to work a mixture of shifts including days, nights, sleepovers and weekends

Get in touch with us today on (08) 6400 6444 for more information or apply using the “Apply” button

Inner Suburbs Perth, Western Australia
Health professionals/practitioners

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