Youth Engagement Assistant (Casual)

$35.00 hourly
  • East Pilbara Shire Council
  • Newman WA, Australia
  • 03 Aug, 2021
Casual/Seasonal/Maternity Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

  • 073
  • Location – Newman
  • Recruitment Pool
  • Casual position

The Shire of East Pilbara is a well-established Local Government Authority in Western Australia, which services the town sites of Newman, Marble Bar, Nullagine and local communities.

We now seek enthusiastic and flexible candidates to fill the position of Youth Engagement Assistant (Casual) at the Newman Youth Centre. Candidates will form part of the recruitment pool that we can access now and in the future.

The successful applicant must possess a current Working With Children Check and a current (dated within the last 3 months) Police Clearance. The ability to engage with young people from a variety of backgrounds as well as understanding of the role of youth work in a community setting is essential to be successful in this role.

The Youth Engagement Assistant (Casual) Recruitment Pool will operate for 12 months (appointment to the pool is not an offer of employment). Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be assessed regularly throughout the twelve months.

This position is classified at the hourly rate of $35.00 per hour (adult rate), inclusive of 25% casual loading. Additional benefits include eligibility for long service leave, professional development and a 50% discount for recreational/gym/aquatic memberships and free fitness assessments.

Business Unit - Community Wellbeing
Employment status - Casual
Total package - $35.00 per hour

Contact information
For enquiries relating to the application or recruitment process, please contact:
Chloe Egan – Human Resources Officer on (08) 9175 8000 or hro@eastpilbara.wa.gov.au

For role specific enquiries, please contact:
Nikki Montgomery – Coordinator Youth Services on (08) 9175 8000

How to apply
Next steps – if you are interested in this position, please apply via our website http://www.eastpilbara.wa.gov.au/about-us/employment-opportunities where the Application Package along with the Position Description can be downloaded. If you are unable to apply via our website, please submit your application by emailing recruitment@eastpilbara.wa.gov.au Applicants are requested to submit an up to date resume and cover letter addressing the essential criteria no more than 3 pages.

Applications close 4:00pm Monday 27 December 2021.

Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify.

Steven Harding
Chief Executive Officer

Job Closing Date

27 Dec, 2021