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We are now looking to fill multiple casual and part-time positions within the HYPA Homes team, Located in Barossa and Gawler area.

Working across 24/7 rotating rostered shifts, including sleepovers, weekends and public holidays, the successful applicant will:

  • Build and promote a positive and thriving community within the HYPA Homes residential facility that supports the young people residing in the home.
  • Provide daily therapeutic support to the young people in a manner informed by attachment and trauma informed care.
  • Ensure daily basic needs are met for the young person within the home such as providing the young people with a balanced diet, prompts with hygiene, support for school engagement, and other basic needs.
  • Develop and facilitate activities that promote independent living skills including assistance with cooking, meal planning, budgeting, shopping, and maintaining a house and other daily living requirements.
  • Maintain and contribute to a current individual Therapeutic Care Plan for each young person within the home.
  • Mentor and coach young people to assist them to achieve their goals.
  • Attend and co-facilitate house team meetings that contribute to the overall care plan of each young person.
  • Assist and support young people to develop links and build their capacity to be part of their community.


  • Completed, or currently working towards a minimum Certificate IV qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. Youth Work, Social Work, Social Science, Counselling) is essential
  • Current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Certificate or equivalent is essential.
  • Experience in working with young people with complex trauma is essential.
  • Experience in developing case plans and case noting and report writing is desirable.
  • Prepared to undergo Psychological Assessment
  • A current Driver’s Licence and willingness to drive is essential.


How to Apply

A copy of the job profile can be downloaded by clicking on the ‘Job Profile’ button in the side-bar to the right.

If you think you match the above criteria, we would love to hear from you! Click the ‘Apply Now’ button with your resume and cover letter.

To view our employee benefits click here.

SYC is a Child Safe organisation and will require the successful applicant to complete pre-employment checks. This includes a Working with Children Check and Police Check.  SYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud of our diverse workforce. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disabilities to apply.