Kirinari Community Services

  • Opportunity to increase income through extra hours, overnight shifts and
    weekend work
  • Access to generous salary packaging as well as meal and entertainment
    allowances (FT/PT)
  • A rewarding career with ability to give back to our community in a growing
    service sector
  • Hands-on buddy shifts and induction training
  • Opportunities to upskill, develop and progress within the organisation
  • A dedicated leadership team to assist, guide and encourage you
  • Annual Leave up to 5 weeks (FT/PT)
  • Strong focus on employee health and wellbeing with assistance programs

Kirinari Community Services have a fantastic opportunity to secure employment with a well-recognised, rapidly expanding and essential support service!

We have several opportunities in the Albury/Wodonga area for Youth Support Workers to join the Kirinari Complex Care Team. This team works across Out of Home Care (OOHC) and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and supports people who experience challenging behaviours with a focus on trauma informed care and trauma recovery.

Kirinari is a highly reputable and respected disability support service providing essential care and high-quality support to enrich the lives of our customers. Kirinari employ over 1300 staff in various regions across NSW, VIC and TAS.

About the Position

The Complex Care Team provides services and supports to both OOHC / Voluntary OOHC and NDIS participants allowing a dual role across Youth and Disability Support. The Youth Worker/Disability Support Worker is responsible for developing, assisting and supporting clients in various locations such as houses, schools, hospitals, community centers and emergency accommodation on a daily basis.

This position works within Kirinari’s strength-based, non-punitive, therapeutic model of care to provide safety to our clients while identifying and supporting growth needs. You will be working with a variety of different clients, of all age groups who will have complex trauma and behavioral support needs.

This position is open to applicants who are new to the industry or have experience across a range of support services including challenging behaviours and or high physical needs.

About You

  • Qualification in Community Services (Cert IV) is highly regarded
  • Strong interest in youth work, mental health and the disability industry
  • Understanding of strength based trauma informed practice framework
  • Understanding of the NSW Child Safe Standards
  • Previous experience in residential therapeutic care and complex trauma is highly regarded
  • Ability and willingness to work shift work, regular sleepovers/active nights, weekends and public/school holidays with significant availability
  • Ability to obtain the NDIS Workers Screen Check prior to commencement
  • Ability to obtain a paid NSW Working with Children Check prior to commencement
  • Complete a National Criminal History Check (paid by Kirinari)
  • Ability to be physically active and enjoy playing games
  • Ability to use computers and learn a variety of software/programs
  • Smart Phone
  • Current Driver’s Licence

Come Join Us!

To join our vibrant teams, please submit your application!