Part-Time 0.8 EFTFixed Term to 30 June 2018 Pay range from $75,000 - $80,000 pro-rataThe Children's Protection Society is an independent not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting children and families since 1896. Our vision is that all children and young people thrive in resilient, strong and safe families and communities. CPS has a proud reputation for innovation, high quality services, and an unequivocal focus on quality outcomes for children.One of the biggest challenges facing young people leaving state care is finding sustainable accommodation and the support and guidance that assists in their transition to independent living. The literature illustrates that transition to independent living is a significant stress on the young person and that without appropriate scaffolding many young people find themselves homeless. Running Start is a project, funded by Bosch and in collaboration with Launch Housing, which supports young people leaving care to find appropriate housing and access suitable supports to assist them in making the move to independent living.The primary purpose of the Senior Worker, Running Start position is to provide support and coordinate brokerage for young people who are leaving the "Out of Home Care system' and transitioning to independent living. Focus will be on care leavers who are most at risk for homelessness, taking an early intervention approach with an aim to engage with young people whilst they are still in out of home care and to support them post care.The Senior Worker Running Start will:Manage an allocated Running Start caseload to effectively support young people transitioning from Out of Home Care to independent living.Work with the eligible young people to secure appropriate independent living arrangements and explore employment, education, training and personal and social development options with the client.Develop transition plans with clearly articulated goals which are needs led and are in partnership with the young people and other key stakeholders.Participate in regular case review processes and complete closures in line with CPS standards.Establish support needs and coordinate brokerage for young people.Ensure service standards, program administration procedures, and client information systems are maintained both for own cases and nominated supervisees in accordance with CPS requirements including well documented client case notes, assessments etc.Engage in appropriate networking opportunities and build partnerships to develop effective collaborations with other organisations in order to offer best practice services to young people leaving the Out of Home Care system.The successful candidate will have proven capabilities in:Experience working with young people transitioning from the Out of Home Care system to independent living.Demonstrated experience, expertise and commitment to working in the child and family services welfare sector.Demonstrated skills and ability to assess and establish transition plans.Demonstrated personal value set that is aligned with CPS' organisational values and a commitment to personal professional developmentDemonstrated understanding and capability for working with diversity of clients and staff.Demonstrated ability to apply organisational practice models, procedures, risk management protocols and relevant legislation when working with clients.The successful candidate will have relevant tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, child and family social welfare or related discipline. A Working with Children Card, National and International Police Checks and a driver's licence are also required.You will be rewarded with a collaborative and outcomes focused culture, career and professional development, work flexibility, staff wellbeing program, and an attractive salary including the opportunity to salary package to increase take home pay.Applications stating the Position Title, must address the Key Selection Criteria and list two professional referees. Further information and position description are available at www.cps.org.auInquiries to:Jane Williams, Executive Manager Father's ProgramsPh: email@example.comApplications close, Monday 23 October 2017, 5pm
Attractive employee benefits including full private use of a vehicleTravel may be required across VictoriaDynamic, innovative, values, and outcomes driven organisation with a focus on safety, wellbeing and permanency for children, young people and their families.Want to take your career to the next level and work for a national organisation that is focussed on delivering outcomes for children and families experiencing vulnerability?OzChild is continuing on its journey to strengthen our impact and grow our reach. We have two newly created Assistant Director roles that are on offer.Assistant Director, Prevention and Strengthening FamiliesAssistant Director, In Home Care (Fostercare and Kinship Care Services)OzChild's Services Philosophy is based around the delivery of evidence based services / approaches and defined goals that focus on achieving positive outcomes for the children, youth and families we work with.Your Opportunity to Make a DifferenceOzChild is undergoing a significant transformation and growth across our services. As a result, we're looking for two highly experienced leaders for these newly created roles within our Victorian services. Reporting to, and working closely with the Executive Director of Services (Victoria), these multifaceted roles encompasses:Helping the OzChild team to transform from an outputs to an outcomes, evidence based organisation.Leading the strategic implementation of our services to ensure continued quality improvement.Providing thought leadership, promoting innovation and challenging the status quo.Delivering outstanding leadership and people developmentExtensive networking with customers and stakeholdersThis is Who We Are Looking ForIn addition to your leadership experience in the child, youth and families sector, you have developed strong interpersonal, communication, negotiation and stakeholder management skills. You can demonstrate your ability to form strategic sector and community relationships.In addition, we are seeking:A relevant Bachelor degree qualification or equivalentProven experience in driving strategic and operational change and transformation within the Child, youth and families sectorHigh level conceptual, analytical and tactical skillsA strong value base that is brought into the workforce with youWhat We Can Offer You:The opportunity to bring your expertise and experience to contribute to an important cause that you are passionate aboutBe an integral part of a professional and dedicated team which is united in their commitment to achieve sustainable outcomes for the children, youth and families we work withA generous salaryA flexible salary packaging schemeOpportunities for professional and leadership developmentAbout Your New OrganisationFor almost 165 years OzChild has been looking after children who are vulnerable, and supporting their families and the community to ensure a better future for all.OzChild works with families to strengthen parenting, address risk issues, and improve overall functioning through a range of prevention, reunification, integrated family services, evidence based models, family law, disability and education services while also delivering out of home care including Kinship Care, Foster Care, Treatment Foster Care Oregon, Family Options and Recharge.If you want to be part of an exciting new opportunity, don't delay and APPLY NOW.Enquiries are welcome and should be directed to People & Culture team HR@ozchild.org.au.OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and GLBTIQ communities.OzChild is a child safe organisation. You must have the right to work in Australia and hold a current drivers licence. All appointments are subject to the satisfactory completion of a National Police History Check and Working with Children Check.
Launch Housing (a merger of Homeground and Hanover)
ASP with our Children's Specialist ServicePermanent, Full time role $68,484 - $72,083 +Super (depending on experience)Additional leave & salary packaging benefitsLaunch Housing has an ambitious but clear mission: to end homelessness. Launch Housing is a strong, single, focused voice on homelessness driven by the values of Empowerment, Fresh Thinking, Agility, Leadership and Courage.The dedicated and passionate Children's Specialist Service team in South Melbourne have a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Advanced Skills Practitioner to join them. This role is an opportunity for you to undertake a leadership opportunity within the team while working intensively with a small caseload of clients with complex needs. By building engagement over time you will assist children to overcome challenges and build resilience, and empower parents and caregivers to better support their children through homelessness and beyond.With energy and enthusiasm you will lead by exmaple while also providing effective supervision, support, secondary consult and mentoring to other staff members.To obtain a full position description and to apply for this opportunity, please follow the "How to Apply" instructions below. If you would like more information please call Samantha Hoppe on 8626 5515.All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to complete a Working with Children and Police check. Launch Housing is an Equal Opportunity employer and supports accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex or queer.
Job Reference: 3806435 | Location: South Melbourne | Listed: 13 October 2017
Thrive in a collaborative environment and make a difference in the communityGreat work place culture and locationNot for Profit Organisation, salary packaging benefits availableThis is a rare opportunity to apply your established understanding of the Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) service sector while working with us to strategically strengthen and improve the AOD services available across Melbourne's North Western region. The emphasis of the role of Project Officer, AOD is to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders to support the delivery of high quality and evidence-informed approaches to AOD treatment services in our catchment area. You will have a strong knowledge of the AOD service sector paired with demonstrated experience in a planning or project support role (or evidence of these capabilities). Combined with your general administration and organisational skills, you will have a proven ability to work autonomously and you will be adept at managing your own workload and ensuring that your objectives are met. Key areas of focus:Assist in building strong and sustainable relationships with key stakeholders in the AOD service sector, applying your stakeholder engagement and relationship management skillsSupport the identification and implementation of service improvement initiativesWorking as a member of a team, undertake planning and project activities in a team environment, and promote and apply best practice project management approachesContribute to, and support data collection, analysis and reporting activitiesSupport service commissioning in the AOD sector in collaboration with the AOD and commissioning teamsAssess, evaluate and report on commissioned servicesAs this is a new position the requirements of the role will evolve to ensure the needs of the organisation are achieved.Take the next step in your career. If this sounds like you, apply now!Applicants from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply.
SCHADS Award Payments and Conditions17.5% Annual Leave loadingDarwin LocationSalary Packaging OptionThe Domestic Violence Counsellor is responsible for providing specialised individual and group counselling and education sessions to men, in relation to violence in order for the program to meet its objectives. This position has a particular focus on working with domestic violence perpetrators to reduce the incidence of family and domestic violence through behaviour change programs.We are looking for a person with:Relevant qualification in Social Work, Counselling or Psychology is essential.Strong interpersonal and communication skills including case note and report writing.Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.Demonstrated experience in therapeutic counselling and group work, particularly in relation to working with men to reduce incidence of domestic and family violence.Demonstrated knowledge of pertinent legislation relating to families and children.If you exemplify personal drive, integrity and like a challenge we would love to hear from you.For a full role description, please visit our careers website www.catholiccarentcareers.org.au
Case Managers - Level 4Casual position's availableCentacare Multicultural ServicesCentacare FNQ is the social services agency of the Catholic Diocese of Cairns providing services across Far North Queensland.Working at Centacare means more than just a job. We are a values-driven organisation that aims to provide the best possible services to meet the needs of people in our community. To help us achieve this we need a passionate and highly skilled individual to join our team.Centacare Multicultural Services is seeking Case Managers L4 to provide case management settlement services as part of the Humanitarian Services Program. This will include information, referral and case management support to clients from a refugee background.The successful applicants will possess a degree level tertiary qualification relevant to the position and a passion for working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. Applicants must have case management experience and/or be eligible for a Working with Children ‘Blue Card', be able to undergo a satisfactory National Police Check and possess a QLD driver's licence.This position offers an attractive remuneration package (Centacare EA Level 4 - gross salary commencing at $59,445 p.a.) as well as excellent benefits and working conditions.To apply go to: www.centacarecairns.recruitmenthub.com.au and enter reference code: 3799078. Attach your Resume and a max. two-page expression of interest describing how you meet the requirements as per Position Description.For further information, please contact Tracey John on (07) 4044 0130Centacare FNQ is an Equal Employment Opportunities employer
SCHADS Award Payments and Conditions17.5% Annual Leave loadingAlice Springs LocationSalary Packaging OptionThe Crime Victims and General Counsellor is responsible for providing high quality individual and group work counselling services to clients in order for the programs to meet their objectives.CatholicCare NT's general counselling program provides counselling and group work to support young people, adults, couples and families to achieve positive outcomes. Clients may come through family and relationship services, employee assistance programs or crime victims counselling.CatholicCare NT Crime Victims Counselling Service works with victims of crime to help reduce the ongoing negative impacts of trauma. Tailored to meet the needs of the client, the program provides brief, one-off interventions, through to clinical counselling of up to eight sessions. Our service tailors interventions to link into expert assistance for example victims of domestic violence are linked into CatholicCare NT's specialist domestic violence programs, child victims linked into children's counselling programs, victims who have compensation claims are linked into financial counselling services to help support financial decision making.We are looking for a person with:Relevant qualification and postgraduate experience in Psychology or Counselling.Strong interpersonal and communication skills including report writing and case note writing.Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.Demonstrated competency is using a broad range of intervention techniques relevant to children, adolescents and families.Proven ability to develop effective partnerships and cooperative relationships with stakeholders.If you exemplify personal drive, integrity and like a challenge we would love to hear from you.
Job Reference: 3799781 | Location: Alice Springs | Listed: 12 October 2017
6 Month Fixed Term ContractIFYS is seeking a dynamic, energetic and flexible Coordinator with outstanding organisational and administrative skills to lead a team of Youth Workers within our Rapid Response team.The Coordinator manages requests from the Department of Child Safety to support young people in care. Drawing from your knowledge and expertise in trauma and trauma behaviors, you will actively guide and develop your Youth Workers to enable them to rapidly respond to young peoples needs.The key responsibilities required for this role include:Provide leadership and specialist knowledge to supervise and support Youth WorkersRecruit and maintain a core Youth Worker poolDevelop and maintain functional working relationships with Department of Child SafetyThe key skills required for this role include:Professional experience working with children and families in a therapeutic environmentPeople managementAdministrative experience in case management, recruitment and rostering / database managementIFYS offers a great range of benefits including:Salary Sacrifice to increase your take home payCareer & Professional development opportunitiesAt IFYS our mission is to pursue opportunities that create change, develop awareness and strengthen the human spirit, if you can support IFYS , then apply today.
One Door Mental Health is committed to improving the circumstances and welfare of people with a serious mental illness, their families, carers, and professionals working in the area. With the introduction of the NDIS we are looking for passionate and experienced Mental Health Support Workers to join our teams in Moruya and Ulladulla and help us deliver exceptional service to our clients at both group and individual levels.Who are we looking for?An experienced Mental Health Support Worker with a passion for recovery oriented service deliveryA flexible and motivated person looking to make a real difference to the lives of those living with a mental illnessSomeone with an understanding of the NDIS and how it relates to mental health consumersA passionate Support Worker who enjoys the variety of one on one and group supportSomeone who is confident with technology to be able to use our client management and scheduling systemsSomeone who has a current drivers licence and willing to transport clients if requiredPlease note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role you must possess a current Working with Children Clearance and a National Criminal History Check (within the past 6 months).Interviews for this position will be held on 31st October 2017Don't miss this opportunity to join a recognised and respected organisation and feel great about what you do!
Eldercare has a number of permanent opportunities for enthusiastic people to work at various metropolitan locations.We are a leading not-for-profit aged care provider in South Australia.Our workplace culture embraces teamwork, innovation and a dedication to our purpose of delivering peace of mind with our care.To be successful in this role, you will:Be committed to delivering person-centred carePossess a Certificate III in Aged Care or equivalent, and a current police clearanceHave a minimum 6 months experience in a residential aged care settingEnjoy building positive relationships with residents, their families and staff which engender Eldercare's values of respect, accountability and connection.If you want to join our inspiring team, we can offer you:Attractive staff benefits such as salary sacrificingFlexible hoursGreat locations across the Greater Adelaide and Yorke Peninsula regions.Interviews will be held on October 31st and November 2nd .To learn more about these rewarding opportunities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.To apply or to find out more visit eldercare.net.au.Eldercare encourages respectful relationships and does not accept any form of gender-based violence in the workplace. Eldercare is committed to preventing violence against women and is proud to be part of the White Ribbon Australia Workplace Accreditation Program to support victims of domestic abuse.