Residential Care Worker

Job type:
Support Services

Join Southern Cross Support Services and help to ensure that children and young people are offered a safe and stable environment to reach their goals!


Southern Cross Support Services (SCSS) is a leading Child Safety provider throughout QLD. Children, Youth & Family Services (CYF) team members play a vital role in ensuring that children and young people are offered a safe and stable environment to reach their goals. CYF work in accordance with the Sanctuary Model of Care framework.

What can CYF offer you?
  • Ongoing Learning & Development including TCI and Sanctuary Model Training
  • Annual FREE Flu Vaccination
  • Reimbursement to maintain First Aid & CPR
  • CEO Scholarship Program
  • Sonder complete care platform – 24/7 support
  • Corporate Health Care Partners
  • Location Swap – locations across QLD
  • Recognition – Employee of the Month, 5 & 10 year Service Awards

As a Residential Care Worker, you may work with young people to:
  • Plan and attend activities or appointments
  • Support and manage their behaviours
  • Use daily routines to provide hands on training for life skills such as cooking, personal care and budgeting
  • Maintain hygiene and cleanliness of the house
  • You will also complete daily case notes, admin tasks and incident reports

CYF programs operate 24/7 which includes shift work (sleepovers, weekends, and possibly awake shifts).

Requirements prior to commencement:
  • Blue Card for Working with Children (currently hold or be eligible to apply for)
  • NDIS Worker Screening (currently hold or be eligible to apply for)
  • Child Safety and Personal History Screening Check (LCS2)
  • Hold or be willing to enrol into a Cert 4 or higher recognised qualification
  • Driver’s licence (P2 minimum)
  • Hope & Healing modules
  • Smartphone with internet access
  • CPR Certificate (willing to obtain)

Interested in this job? The CRUX Management Services (CRUX) Talent Acquisition team would love you to apply online today. CRUX are the official recruitment partner for Southern Cross Support Services.

SCSS and our partner companies are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures are respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success.

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