Youth Access Worker Traineeship
Full-time Apprenticeship

Location: Roma
Duration: 24 months
Closing Date: 26/04/2024
Position Overview:
The purpose of this Youth Access Worker Traineeship in Roma is to provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge through completing on the job working experience and training with an employer whilst completing a nationally recognised course of training through a registered training organisation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
As a Youth Access Worker Trainee you will provide program services and coordinate care for youth aged 12 to 25, including engagement activities, advocacy and referral to primary health care, vocational/educational and social recover sectors. In this position you will liaise externally with mental health services, health professionals, Indigenous health services, government departments, schools, TAFE, universities and drug and alcohol agencies.

Day-to-day tasks may include:
- provide support and practice wisdom in the development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural and clinical practice.
- support the reception team by answering phone calls and dealing with enquiries, and providing support to young people during the intake and assessment process.
- assist young people to access services and provide coordination of care to meet individual needs, working collaboratively with carers and other team members where appropriate, including harm minimization
Essential Criteria:
- A willingness to develop skills and knowledge.
- The ability to listen, follow instructions and ask for assistance when required.
- The desire to make a positive contribution to the workplace by being punctual, showing interest and adhering to the relevant workplace policies and procedures.
- The ability to act responsibly and safely in the workplace.
- The ability to develop effective working relationships both in the workplace as well as with Golden West Apprenticeships team members.
- The ability to complete timesheets correctly and on-time.
Desirable Criteria:
- Work experience in your chosen industry
Position Requirements:
To fulfil the requirements of Youth Access Worker Traineeship with Golden West Apprenticeships you will:

- Abide by the terms and conditions of the Training Contract.
- Complete Golden West Apprenticeships inductions.
- Perform work in a satisfactory manner.
- Commit to and complete the Training Plan in the timeframe allocated by completing theory based assessments and demonstrating skills through competency based assessments to the best of your ability.
- Comply with registration relevant to your field of work, in particular the Further Education and Training Act and the Work Health and Safety Act.

To perform this role, it is essential that the person is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti Discrimination Act 1991.