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423411 - Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant

Description

Provides care and supervision for children and young people living in residential or institutional facilities such as group homes and correctional institutions. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level

3

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 4234 Special Care Workers

Description

provide care and supervision for children and young people in residential and institutional facilities, and provide care and support to people in refuges.

Tasks

    • planning and implementing programs of supervision and care for children and young people in residential care
    • supervising and arranging activities to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children and young people in residential care
    • waking children and young people and ensuring they are washed, dressed, fed and ready for educational and recreational activities
    • supervising children and young people during domestic activities such as eating meals and showering
    • maintaining discipline, enforcing regulations and behaviour standards, compiling disciplinary reports and assisting in implementing remedial measures
    • organising refuge accommodation
    • providing emotional support to residents of refuges
    • referring residents of refuges for health and welfare assistance
    • ensuring security of refuge

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3); or

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3); or

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job-training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

The occupation Hostel Parent in this unit group has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job-training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 423411 Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant
    • 423412 Hostel Parent
    • 423413 Refuge Worker

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