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Silky Oaks has a great team of dedicated and qualified employees across the Programs and Business sector. With over 100 employees, Silky Oaks is committed to providing a continuous learning culture where individuals have the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally.

Areas of employment include:

  • Residential Youth Work
  • Therapy
  • Child Care
  • Family Support Work

Current Positions

Residential Support Workers and Street Team Support Workers – part-time and casual positions located in the South East Region (Gold Coast)

Silky Oaks may be launching a new program in the South-East Region (Gold Coast) and are looking for passionate, resilient, and outcomes-focussed team members to partner with us. The team will provide center-based support, emergency placement options and proactive outreach support, with a goal to work in partnership with community agencies to engage the young people with secondary support services and assist in locating a more permanent accommodation option.

How to Apply

Before applying, please view the role and responsibility statement for the role.  Please use the applicable role and responsibility statement to guide the content in your cover letter.

In addition to the role and responsibility statement, applicants should demonstrate their knowledge and experience with the following Queensland Out-of-Home Care Framework to develop informed goals and case planning for young people, as well as a tool to measure outcome:

  • Safe and Nurtured
  • Connected
  • Achieving
  • Healthy
  • Resilient

Prepare an application by submitting the following documentation:

  • A cover letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • A current resume/CV including two (2) referees

Completed applications must be submitted by 4pm Friday 13 September by emailing

Please contact our People and Culture Team on 3906 8888 for further information.


For general expressions of interest please email your current resume to Your interest will be registered and an email notification forwarded advising of any vacancies.