Specialist Youth Worker
Youth Horizons
Auckland, NZ
3d ago

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We are looking for an energetic, hardworking and resilient individual who has experience working in a residential environment, leading youth programmes, managing sports teams, leading mentorship programs or providing leadership to youth in a relevant setting.

You are resilient, pro-active and have experience helping young people to develop life skills and achieve their goals.

We are looking for Casual Specialist Youth Workers to work in a range of Residential Homes based in Auckland. This position is a casual role working morning, afternoon and evening shifts, as well as weekends.

You will have :

  • Previous experience working with a diverse group of young people
  • Experience working with youth with complex and challenging behaviour.
  • Proven experience working alongside rangatahi in a supportive and non-punitive way.
  • Be culturally aware and willing to be a part of a bi-cultural journey.
  • Have a full and clean New Zealand driver's licence.
  • A clear Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and Police vetting check.
  • What you will do :

  • Work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Be able to build rapport quickly with young people.
  • Support and empower the young people within the home to undertake their daily activities and meet their goals.
  • Assist with the day to day running of the home.
  • Sleepovers as rostered (paid)
  • What we offer :

  • Fun loving family / whanau environment
  • 24 / 7 on-call support
  • Full induction and on-going developmental training.
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