Youth Justice Workers – Cherry Creek and Parkville

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Youth Justice Workers – Cherry Creek and Parkville

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Youth Justice Workers – Cherry Creek and Parkville

Create positive change from the inside out.

·         Casual, part-time and full-time opportunities at our Cherry Creek and Parkville precincts

·         Earn up to $93,639, with a base salary of $74,580 including standard penalty rates and overtime

·         Full training provided including a fully funded Certificate IV in Youth Justice

·         Relocation allowance for eligible candidates

Bring your life experience and passion to youth justice, and we'll offer you job security, paid training and an opportunity to create positive change.

As a youth justice worker, you'll empower young people in custody to steer their lives in a positive direction by acting as part of an extended network of care, helping them work to a daily structure, achieve key goals and develop life skills.

Youth justice workers also act as keyworkers in a young persons' care team to monitor progress and support rehabilitative outcomes. It can be challenging work where you'll need resilience to manage difficult situations, but in return for your skills and life experience, we offer paid training (including a Cert IV in youth justice), job security and a wide range of benefits.

We look for:

passion and empathy – the willingness to work with children and young people while still setting boundaries

life experience – the ability to adapt and manage challenging situations

dedication and resilience – maintaining positivity and commitment even after setbacks

teamwork – the ability to be a natural team player and work well with a close team

verbal and written communication skills – report writing will be part of your job

pro-activity – the skill for solving challenges and complex issues with bright ideas.

We also value qualifications or experience in the following areas: 

Case management, youth work, community services, social studies, education, criminology or allied health practices such as psychology, speech pathology, occupational therapy, psychiatric nursing or alcohol and other drugs.

Join our team today and help create positive change from the inside out!


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