Jobs: Youth Worker, Sydney NSW

Position Title Youth Project Worker


Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time


Entity South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Kings Cross
Award Classification Health Education Officers Determination – Health Educ Off Grad
Reference Number 77534
Salary $25.97 – $42.32
Hours per Week up to 38
Purpose of Position The Kirketon Road Centre (KRC is a primary health care facility located in Kings Cross), is involved in the prevention, treatment and care of HIV/AIDS and other transmissible infections among “at-risk” young people, sex workers and injecting drug users.


This position will take a lead role in the development, implementation and delivery of programs targeting “at- risk” young people. This position also participates in the delivery of needle syringe services, outreach, health and social welfare referral and KRC health promotion activities.


Selection Criteria • Experience and interest in working with young people


• Ability to develop, implement, deliver and evaluate health education programs


• Experience working in the provision of services to socially marginalised populations


• Demonstrated knowledge of health and social welfare issues affecting ‘at-risk’ young people, people who inject drugs and sex workers


• Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to harm minimisation


• An understanding and willingness to work within a professional model of health service delivery


• Willingness to work day and evening shifts in the challenging outreach environment in the Kings Cross area


• Current NSW driver’s licence


Contact Person


Wendy Machin


Closing Date 20/05/2012