Overview

Junction Support Services

Could you support young people?

  • Multiple part-time (64 hours per fortnight) and casual positions available!
  • Located in both Wodonga and Wangaratta 

Benefits and perks:

  • Competitive hourly rate based on SCHADS Award Level 2, 1 to Level 2, 4 (pending qualifications & experience).
  • Part time employee’s are entitled to generous salary sacrificing with a wide range of options.
  • We invest in YOU – ongoing training & development (free training such as; TCI, First Aid renewals, Beginning Practice Training, reflective practice) 50 hours or $500 per annum to contribute to relevant non-mandatory and professional development training.
  • Annual wage increases (in accordance with Fair Work adjustment or CPI).
  • Access to Professional/Clinical Debriefing and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Variety of shifts available as we work a 24/7 roster.

What do you need?

  • A relevant qualification such as Certificate IV in Youth Work, Welfare, or Community Services (See the attached appendix for further qualifications that meet our minimum requirements). Applicants undertaking study in the Community Services sector would be looked upon favourably. 
  • Previous experience in a similar field is desired, but not essential.
  • A demonstrated positive ‘can do’ attitude and strong teamwork skills.
  • Flexible availability and the ability to work across a 24/7 rotating roster, is essential. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • A current unrestricted drivers licence, a Victorian Working with Children’s Check and a current Senior First Aid Certificate (or the ability to obtain one prior to engagement), are essential. 
  • Willingness to undertake all mandatory training and professional development, as determined by the organisation. 

About the role:

Junction Support Services manages seven residential units. All units are operated on a shift work basis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The six units are in Wodonga and one unit in Wangaratta.

The six High Support Residential Units provide medium to long term accommodation for adolescents aged 12 to 17 years who are on child protective orders through the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing. 

Residential Youth Workers are required to collaborate and contribute with the entire team in assisting residents to achieve their goals, as determined through individual Care and Placement Plans. This requires that workers provide an appropriate response and level of assistance to residence needs, through ensuring that the day-to-day arrangements required to meet each resident’s goals are carried out in a safe and secure living environment.

How to apply:

To view the application pack, please visit our website https://junction.org.au/careers/

Applications will only be accepted when sent to [email protected] 

Your application must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Submit your full application via email to [email protected]

For more information please call or email:

Phone: Anna Woodland – 0459 032 893 or 02 6043 7400                                 

Email: [email protected]

Junction Support Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identified as LGBTIQA+.

In accordance with the Chief Health Officer’s Direction – COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, you are required to be fully vaccinated and are subject to proof of vaccination, unless you have a valid medical exemption.