Care Practitioners (residential care workers) Cairns & Townsville

Therapeutic residential care
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our expanding services in Townsville working as a care practitioner (youth worker or residential care worker). We are a values led organisation and work from a clinical care framework to promote safety, healing and growth for children and young people in residential care. Experience working with challenging children and young people is preferred, however, you will need to have strength of character to maintain strong boundaries and persevere through difficult times. Casual positions are available now.

Catalyst provides on the job training, ongoing professional development through our therapeutic care course, clinical supervision and career enhancement. You must hold a Certificate IV in Community Services (or similar) or be willing to enrol in a Certificate IV course (or higher) to be eligible to work in Residential Care. You will also be required to hold current First Aid and CPR and be willing to complete various mandatory online training modules prior to commencement.

Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to or apply through Seek.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.