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Reference Number 14120
Position Title Casual Youth Worker
Employment Type Casual
Organisation Social Mission
Location Oasis Youth Support Network Sydney
Award/Enterprise Agreement Soc Cmmty Hm & Dis Srvcs
Position Summary

The Organisation:

The Salvation Army Oasis Youth Support Network provides a place of safety, stability and support. Working with young people, aged 16 to 25, most of whom have experienced adverse life events, Oasis offers opportunities for young people to embrace their potential and envision their life taking a different path. From crisis and transitional accommodation, right through to case management, education and training, living skills and outreach, Oasis works to re-establish choice, self-worth and confidence in a safe environment, empowering young people to move forward in their lives and make positive choices for their futures.

About the role


Our Crisis Accommodation Service team, located in Surry Hills, assists young people aged 16-21 years of age, through the provision of a Youth Refuge. We are currently seeking to increase our pool of Casual - Residential Youth Worker to join our dynamic, committed team in providing a therapeutic and client centred residential service with the ultimate aim of transitioning young people out of homelessness. Casual shifts vary across evening and weekends. Applicants must have capacity and willingness to work night shifts. These night-shifts are stand-up shifts from 11.30pm to 8am.

  • Casual position
  • Surry Hills location
  • We provide a therapeutic and client centred support service with the aim of empowering young people to live independently and exit the homelessness sector
  • Support the restoration of choice, empowerment and safety for young people
  • Implement, coordinate and support living skills programs for young people working within the program

About you


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Tertiary qualifications in community services or youth work or working towards tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience working in youth services, homelessness, addiction or related field
  • Knowledge of trauma informed care framework
  • Self-motivated, high level of initiative and strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrated effective use of interpersonal skills.
  • Team player, flexible with a positive attitude.
  • Be available for shift work.

Successful applications must include a current resume and a cover letter addressing the above essential requirements.


Applicants must also have the right to work in Australia, a current, full Working with Children Check and will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Check, it is also essential to have a current NSW class C driver’s licence for this position.



2nd and 3rd year university students encouraged to apply

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Applications close: 29th April 2019

Contact Person Danielle Bowman
Contact Number (02) 9331 2266
Closing Date 29/04/2019
Position Description
PD - Crisis Accomodation Youth Worker.DOC Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.