Project Description

We are excited to share that we are holding multiple recruitment events in August to talk to interested candidates about our rewarding employment opportunities- In addition to applying please also email us at [email protected] if you are interesting in attending one of our events!

About Us
Bright Now is a dedicated and caring team of experienced professionals who provide 24 hour support service for abused and neglected children and young people.

Bright Now provides a warm and nurturing environment with care workers who provide intensive support to young people through programs that encourage them to live a fulfilling life as a contributing member of the community.

The Opportunity
Being a Residential Care Worker is something uniquely different with no two days or client the same. We offer a great rotating roster, with a 4 on / 4 off structure for permanent employees. We currently have permanent and casual positions on offer.

Our Residential Care team assist with creating a unique, family home setting, which will allow Children and Young People to grow in a safe, caring and nurturing environment.

You will help support the development of each young person and the running of the household by performing duties such as (but not limited to):

  • Provide personal care and support which will include daily living skills and routines.
  • Supporting positive behaviour and activities, whilst discouraging antisocial behaviour.
  • Completing daily administration activities such as report writing, shift notes, incident reports and liaising with case managers to execute case plans.

What we are looking for
You will be an enthusiastic, resilient and an understanding role model with “a never give up attitude” working with our Young People and Children facilitating behavioural support, educational assistance and the development of independent living skills.

To be successful in the role you will need to have:

  • Valid Working with Children Check (for paid employment) or be willing and eligible to obtain one prior to commencement. This role will require you to be entered into the Residential Care Workers Register managed by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  It is important for you to consent to be on the Register to be employed in this sector
  • COVID-19 vaccination certificate
  • Current First Aid certificate (HLTAID003/HLTAID011 or equivalent)
  • Valid Current Driver’s Licence and Driving History Report
  • Current National Police Check,
  • Two professional references

What we can offer you
As well as the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team, truly making a difference and impact on the lives of Young People our offer is attractive including:

  • Regular in-house and paid professional training, including a paid 10 day comprehensive induction with multiple on-the-job supported buddy shifts before you commence
  • A great platform for a career change; we train you in the role
  • Use of a company motor vehicle during work hours
  • Salary Sacrifice available for permanent employees (up to $15,899 per FBT year)
  • Shift support of a Team Manager including 24/7 on call
  • Shift work, including night and weekend work with relevant penalty rates and allowances

If you are interested in joining the Bright Now team click ‘Apply for this job’ below.  Please ensure you include a cover letter and an updated resume.
To learn more about us, our story and what we do please visit our website.

Bright Now is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds to be part of an organisation that promotes a diverse and safe work environment.

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