Residential Youth Workers – Ipswich

Salary $46.00 - $93.00

Location Logan, QLD, Australia

Job Type Casual

The Organisation

ProCare Australia – Leaders in Recruitment and Labour Hire for the Community Service sector.

Since 2003, ProCare Australia have been connecting qualified and experienced Community Service professionals to casual, locum, fixed term contract and permanent opportunities – we support Government Agencies, Non-Government organisations, Not for Profit organisations and private companies with recruitment of Community Service roles nationally, and Labour Hire within QLD.

Whilst our Labour Hire workforce is casual, many Labour Hire staff are working Full Time hours at above award pay rates. Casual work with ProCare give you flexibility to choose where and when you work!

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The Role

We are hiring Residential Youth Workers to assist with a variety of shifts across multiple organisations and locations.

ProCare Australia support a number of Residential Out of Home Care providers within Queensland with Labour Hire, giving you the opportunity to work across a variety of key organisations.

As the need and demand of the Community Services sector continues to grow, ProCare Australia are hiring qualified, experienced, flexible, hard working and passionate Residential Youth Workers to provide trauma informed, strengths based and client centred support to Children and Young People.

Shifts will be offered according to your preferences. Residential Youth Workers must have availability for sleepover shifts and weekend shifts.


Pay Rates

Pay Rates vary depending on the complexity of the shift, and the number of Children / Young People.


  • Weekday Rate 6am – 8pm: $46.29 – $51.90 + 11% Super
  • Night Rate 8pm – 6am: $51.89 – $58.13 + 11% Super
  • Saturday Rate: $64.80 – $72.66 + 11% Super
  • Sunday Rate: $93.42 – $93.42 + 11% Super
  • Public Holiday Rate: $101.83 – $114.18 + 11% Super
  • Sleepover Allowance: $102.86



South East Queensland – work is available throughout Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast. Let us know your location preferences.


To Be Successful:

  • Minimum completed Certificate IV level qualification in a Youth / Community Service related field or close to completion of a Degree qualification, with placement experience
  • Experience as a Residential Youth Worker is essential
  • Experience working with Children and Young People with complex and challenging behaviours
  • Experience working with children, young people and/or families
  • An understanding of trauma and attachment theories
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills, including repot writing / case notes
  • Current Open Driver’s License 
  • Current Blue Card (Paid)
  • Current National Police Check (Within 12 Months)
  • Current First Aid (3 years) and CPR Certificate (12 months)
  • A vehicle with full comprehensive car insurance
  • Regular availability for day, sleepover and weekend shifts



  • Hope and Healing Certificate
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) trained
  • NDIS Worker Screening
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Experience working with Indigenous and CALD clients
  • COVID Vaccination (not essential)


How to Apply:

You can apply though Seek, through ProCare Australia’s website or by emailing our team

Please contact ProCare Australia on 07 3807 2833 if you have any questions or wish to speak with our team.

We endeavour to respond to suitable applicants within 24-48 business hours 

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