Residential Support Worker – Silky Oaks

Applications with qualifications in youth work, social work, psychology or behavioural sciences areas (e.g. Certificate IV) would be highly regarded.  Skills relevant to this role are: good communication skills – both written and verbal; good computer skills/ knowledge of systems; able to assist in the practical day-to-day functioning within the house (incorporating cooking, shopping, cleaning, budgets etc); and supporting young people to develop their own support networks in the community.

As a growing provider of Therapeutic Residential Care in South East Queensland, Silky Oaks offers opportunities for individuals to grow and develop professionally within our organisation.  Silky Oaks has a long established history of over 70 years in caring for young people and children, and we would value your potential contribution to our work.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 24th November, 2013.  For those wishing to apply please visit our website at, to access the position description, address the selection criteria and email your application to  If you require further information, please contact Rachel Johnson, Staff and Operations Coordinator, on either 07 3906 8888 or via email to

Applications will not be considered if they do not address the selection criteria.