11 Apr 2019

Part-Time Team Leader (Youth and Disability) – Sunshine Coast

SOUTHERN CROSS SUPPORT SERVICES – Sunshine Coast

Job Description

Part-time
This exciting opportunity is available with Southern Cross Support Services (SCSS), based on the Sunshine Coast.

SCSS is a NDIS and Child Safety provider servicing Queensland with our head office based in Bundaberg. Our core business is to provide a range of disability and Child Protection services to meet the needs of those that are most vulnerable in our community.

Be rewarded everyday by knowing you are making a difference in a young person’s life. Use your skills and life experience to move into a new career with a reputable company.

TEAM LEADERS & SUPPORT WORKERS needed for IMMEDIATE START
Casual and Permanent Part-Time Positions with good hours

SCSS has a number of paid opportunities available for suitably skilled people with genuine interests in supporting youth in challenging environments.

HOW WE SUPPORT OUR CLIENTS
Household chores and grocery shopping
Medication and medical appointments
Fishing and beach activities
Social inclusion and community access
Holidays and camping trips
Meeting personal goals – fitness and wellbeing
Development of independent living skills
Implementation of behaviour management strategies
WHAT IS SCSS LOOKING FOR?

People who are passionate about making a real difference in people’s lives and thrive on helping others. Someone that enjoys working with variety of different challenges in their day-to-day work.

Due to the nature of these positions, applicants must be willing to undertake personal development to meet the requirements of the positions on offer.
Flexibility across a 7 day/night roster, which includes shift work, periodic weekend, public holidays, night shifts & overnight sleepovers.
Residential Care experience or working with youth, is highly regarded.
Flexibility to support across additional disability programs, is desirable.
Understanding or ability to gain knowledge about trauma-based behaviours.
Working with complex and challenging behaviours.
A requirement prior to commencement, is eligibility to apply for or currently hold the below: (these are to be maintained at your own expense).
Suitability Blue Card for Working with Children and Young People
Positive Notice Criminal History Check – Yellow Card
Child Safety and Personal History Screening Check
Valid and current First Aid and CPR certification
Must have completed or be enrolled to commence a minimum Certificate 4 Qualification in a relevant area (Child, Youth and Family Intervention/Disability/Mental Health/Community Services)

If our opportunities interest you and would like to be part of a new, exciting team, then get the ball rolling and apply now!

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Job Categories: Social Assistance. Job Types: Part-Time. Occupation: Community and Personal Service. Job expires in 11 days.

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