Youth Worker – Complex Needs

Support Worker - High Intensity SupportIn response to increased demand from our clients and the needs of our community, Focal is looking for exceptional Youth Workers who have extensive experience in Child Safety, PBSPs, Mental Health and Complex Needs to work closely with our clients and their families. Grow with Focal through opportunities to expand your skill sets.-Benefits of joining FocalPart time and Casual Roles availableGenerous Salary Packaging benefits - $15,900Employee Assistance ProgramsAbout youReliable | Motivated | Passion for empowering othersTo be eligible for this role you must have a MINIMUM qualification of Certificate IV in Individual Support or Mental Health and/or AT LEAST 2 years experience dealing with clients who have PBSPs or complex high needs. We have a large number of clients to assist and will require good availability. Open to overnight shifts as well a plus.Enrolled nurses / university students studying Paramedicine, Psychology, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Social Work are welcome. Advanced qualifications in a relevant field is highly regarded.For this specific role, it is ESSENTIAL that you have:Minimum 2 years experience working with or have knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder/Asperger’s, Severe Trauma, ADHDCertificate IV in Mental Health / Individual Support OR relevant experienceExperience with PEG Feeding & Manual HandlingGood physical and mental fitness Valid Driver’s Licence along with a comprehensively insured vehicle essential Current First Aid & CPR CertificateBlue / Yellow or NDIS Worker Screening Clearance CardProof of Covid-19 Vaccination CertificateMAYBO / CPI training a plusStrong work ethic and good reliabilityCasual and permanent part-time opportunities are now available. If you are physically and mentally fit along with the necessary skills and experience APPLY NOW for this purposeful role.SW - Complex High Needs AUD Ipswich 4305