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Prime Minister and Cabinet Vacancy N.N. 10718177
Aboriginal Hostels Limited Closing date: Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Job Title: Senior Residential Youth Worker
Branch: Biala Student Hostel
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $62,241 - $62,803
Location: Sydney - NSW
Classification: APS Level 4
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: NP
Agency Website:

Job Description


Biala Student hostel provides boarding accommodation for Indigenous girls attending MacKellar High School or other high schools in Manly Vale, Sydney. Hostel is within 2 km from the shopping centre, bus transport, high schools and the hospital. Located in Sydney and provides safe and affordable accommodation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students looking to improve their social and economic circumstances.

Under the direction of the Head of Boarding, the Senior Residential Youth Worker will assist in in the management of the day-to-day operations of the facility, maintain existing and establish new working relationships with an expanded scope to improve outcomes for Indigenous students and community:
- Work collaboratively with Residential Youth Workers, school and community to provide one-on-one support to students, ensuring their personal and educational development.
- Plan, develop and facilitate educational and cultural activities, including mentoring and recreation for students.
- Develop individual learning plans and guidance for students including goal setting, mentoring, career/future planning.
- Initiate and monitor student care plans, including student medical and mental health support.
- Have oversight of administrative tasks including student applications, student enrolments, ABStudy support and student appointments.
- Perform the duties of the First Aid Officer, Harassment Contact Officer and Fire Warden as Communicate effectively and develop co-operative relationships with Residential Youth Workers and school teachers to assure continuous improvement in a learning environment.


- Hold Australian citizenship
- Obtain a Working with Children’s Check (or equivalent)
- Satisfactory National Criminal History Check
- Satisfactory Medical Assessment
- Satisfactorily complete a Probation period


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Up to 18 months

Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

To Apply

Position Contact: Nick Fabriziani, 0407 216 726
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS51-Thu - 21 Dec 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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