Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

About the service

The Wungening Aboriginal Corporation, Centrecare Incorporated and Uniting CareWest have established a metropolitan wide partnership in delivering Youth Justice Services aimed at providing the best possible outcomes for at risk young people and the West Australian community. This exciting new partnership offers a range of significant benefits including:

  • An integrated and coordinated network of quality Youth Justice Services based at either Wungening in East Perth (the North Hub) or at Centrecare in Gosnells (the South Hub).
  • A uniform approach to service delivery in the area of rehabilitation and emotional wellbeing for young people and their family’s referred to the service in the metropolitan area.
  • An opportunity to be a part of developing best practice evidence based youth justice services that are outcome focused

About the role

Youth Worker Package

As a Youth Worker you will play an integral role in providing high quality intake, assessment, and support services for young people and their family’s participating in the Youth Justice Service. This will involve outreach services to young people at their place of living, in the community or in custody.

All applicants should provide a cover letter of no more than 3 pages addressing the selection criteria outlined below, as well as a copy of your resume including current referees.

Skills and experience

  • Experience working with the Aboriginal community and knowledge of Aboriginal culture, protocols and boundaries
  • Possess relevant qualifications related to position. Minimum Cert IV Youth Work or equivalent Community Services Qualification.
  • Solution focused approach to problem solving
  • Ability to be an effective member of a team or to work autonomously
  • Well-developed communication skills – written and verbal

How to apply

All applications submitted through www.seek.com.au

Apply now

Closing date Friday 16th July 2021

Contacts for enquiries

 If you would like to discuss an application please contact Brett Ingram on (08) 9221-1411 

Wungening Aboriginal Corporation reserves the right to appoint this position prior to the application closing date or by invitation