The OpportunityYMCA is now recruiting for a full-time Teacher to join our Youth and Community Services team located at the Palmerston Youth Space.YMCA offers a dynamic workplace that believes in the benefits of physical activity, empowering young people, and building community connections. YMCA has a range of services from recreational centres through to youth programs and childcare. We believe in the power of inspired young people.The Role The ideal applicant will be looking for a challenge, have a passion for working with young people and a commitment to assisting them to achieve their full potential.Working as part of the YMCA staff team, you will be responsible for developing positive relationships and engaging students in a flexible and imaginative curriculum. Learning is hands on with the intention that all students will find personal success. This is a great opportunity for a motivated Teacher to play a pivotal role in enhancing students practical and personals skills, encouraging attendance, engagement and confidence.To be successful candidates must be able to demonstrate successful experience in providing education and support services to marginalised young people. The successful candidate will be required to work within and support the YMCA's mission.Your passion for engaging and educating young people will be matched by your enthusiasm and drive to provide successful outcomes. This program has been designed to create the best possible learning environment for young people and will draw on excellence and innovative approaches to education along with training pathways for its students.Selection CriteriaBachelor of Teaching (Secondary)Hold a current Northern Territory Teacher Registration, preferableBe able to demonstrate practical experience teaching and supporting marginalised young people and the development of positive student relationshipsBe able to demonstrate ability in teaching core subjects to middle and senior school studentsWork successfully in a small team and within the organisation's philosophy & ethosBe able to demonstrate the importance of following procedures and ensuring a safe educational environment at all timesYMCA requires all candidates to undergo a safeguarding children and young people screening process prior to appointment.Applications close 12th June 2017For selection criteria and to apply, visit Careers at https://ymcatopend.org.au/YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people.
Job Reference: 3552185 | Location: Darwin | Listed: 02 June 2017
In launching this new service CatholicCare is seeking to employ a number of Social Workers to work within the SINC Program, delivering social work services to older people living in the community.The RoleThe key responsibilities for the SINC Social Worker will be to work with older people who have been referred by My Aged Care to the SINC Program for Allied Health Services. The SINC Social Worker will be required to work within a person centred, wellness and reablement or restorative framework as outlined in the CHSP Manual to assist individuals to regain or maintain their independence and allow them to remain living in the community.If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people's lives - we want to hear from you!!!What we offerRewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.About usCatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence.Ideal personThe ideal person we are looking for has:Tertiary qualification in a social work - eligible for membership to the AASWExperience supporting individuals living who are aging, or in a relevant sectorExperience coordinating supports or utilising flexibility and initiative to respond to changing and / or complex needs to achieve individual goalsUnderstanding and application of person centred working and individual choice and controlDemonstrated communication and time management skillsUnderstanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work, Health & Safety and ConfidentialityTo be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:a current drivers licence, andyou will be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check.To apply you must:Attach an updated resumeAttach a cover letterAddress each of the above selection criteriaApplications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.
EACH is a creative, responsive, innovative organisation that provides leadership and excellence through the provision of a diverse range of integrated services that improve health, wellbeing and community participation throughout Australia. EACH is guided by the principles of the social model of health; holistic service provision; continuous quality improvement; consumer and community participation; and development of the diverse social aspects of the community we work in.Personal Care/Support WorkersCasual & Permanent Part Time PositionsNorthern Suburbs Locations, VictoriaSalary packaging availableNot-for-profit organisationWe have opportunities for Personal Care/Support Workers to join our team caring for consumers in their homes.EACH is seeking experiences Personal Care Workers/support Workers who are enthusiastic and passionate in assisting people to live independently within their local community. We require skilled workers who can demonstrate building relationships and trust with the people they support as we as provide professional person centred care and appropriate assistance to our consumers who have varying abilities.To be considered, candidates will require:Understanding of people with disabilitiesProven ability to communicate effectivelyDemonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and privacyAbility to accept direction and work without constant supervisionCurrent Victorian Driver's License and reliable roadworthy motor vehicle with valid registration and insuranceDemonstrated experience working with people with disabilitiesMandatory National Police Check - successful applicants to complete prior to commencement. People with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this job. Each application will be considered on its merits.Highly desirable:Minimum of Certificate III in Aged Care, certificate IV in Community Care/Disability, Home & Community Care or equivalent. Lived experience is also highly valued.Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria to be considered for the role. Immediate start is available.For specific information about the role, please contact Peter Skledar - eachChoice on (03) 8720 2786.Vacancy closes 5pm, Friday 30th June 2017
Are you looking for a rewarding career?Are you passionate about working with people?Thought about providing Mental Health support and assistance to those in need?Multiple casual roles availableJoin us in supporting individuals to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in their own community!About this opportunityA key outcome of the program will be supporting the participant to identify and nurture natural supports that sustain recovery, and to assist in the development of self-management skills.Utilising Wellways' Community Recovery Model, you will work with participants to address key areas that support the development of decision making skills, social skills, independent living skills, community access, healthy lifestyle, self-identity, self-esteem and resilience.About youYou will need relevant qualifications or commensurate experience in working in a support role for people with a mental illness, generally a Certificate IV qualification or above. You will need a current and valid Driver's License and are able to undertake travel. You will also need a satisfactory Police Records Check and Working with Children Check.Desirable but not essential: previous experience working within Aboriginal/Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities and/or understanding of Aboriginal/CALD communities, both socially and culturally.In return, you will:be provided with ongoing support and development opportunitieswork within a friendly, supportive and like-minded team sharing the same values and passion for working with peoplehave access to employee benefits such as learning and development opportunities and access to our Employee Assistance ProgramIndividuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer, are encouraged to applyAbout WellwaysWellways is a nationally recognized provider of mental health, disability services and a registered NDIS service provider. We work with individuals, their families and friends to improve their wellbeing and to gain inclusion into communities, providing support through recovery, education and advocacy programs, and provide a range of innovative rehabilitation models. We are a growing organization, currently employing over 900 staff across multiple sites within VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD and the ACT.How to applyPlease complete an online application via our Careers page (wellways.org/careers-wellways). Further information about the role is also available on our Careers page.For a confidential discussion about the role, we encourage you to contact Zoe Evans - Regional Manager, Murrumbidgee on 0418 585 916.Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.
Job Reference: 3535091 | Location: Young | Listed: 24 May 2017
BCS is currently looking for a Support Workers to work within our CHSP and NDIS Participants homes across the ACT. This is your opportunity to showcase your Person Centred attitude and bring the highest level of care to our participants, assisting them to remain living independently and comfortably in their own homes.As a motivated and skilled Support Worker, you will offer the following abilities and experience:Able to follow procedures and ensue the participants' personal preferences are adhered toConfident communicator who can maintain professional boundaries with participants and their familiesExperience working within designated timeframesAn open and enthusiastic manner with a commitment to working with elderly peopleDemonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environmentThis is a part-time position working a minimum of 20 hours a fortnight with an annual salary of $51,839 pro-rata.The successful applicant will be required to hold a Working with Vulnerable People Registration and a current drivers license with access to a road worthy and comprehensively insured vehicle.They will also need to be dedicated, reliable and flexible and must be available Monday to Friday with the ability to work on weekends when required.At BCS we believe in a connected, active and strong community. Our employees are important to us so apart from a strong career partnership, BCS also offers employees above award wages, generous salary packaging options to increase your take home pay, employee benefits such as gym classes, discounted child care rates, Christmas leave, discounted rates at major retailers through our Advantage Employee Benefits Scheme and discounts with our local sponsors. A great place to work AND great benefits - the whole package!Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at BCS.
Based in remote communities you will work to recognize and promote the all-round wellbeing of Indigenous Australians living with mental illness. You will help develop an increased understanding of mental illness, using a community development approach supporting individuals living with mental illness, as well as those within their support networks.The role will see you deliver high quality recreation, social and personal development activities for youth at risk in partnership with other service providers in Amata. This means providing opportunities, support and services to develop or redevelop individual's skills, build confidence, allowing them to reconnect with the community.This is an important time, transitioning PhaMs clients to NDIS beginning July 1, 2017 until the NDIS rollout is complete on June 30, 2019 or earlier. You will provide direct and personalised assistance linking individuals with the NDIA for NDIS support.Who are you?To be successful in this role you will need minimum Certificate IV in youth work, mental health, community services or other related fields and 18 months recent experience.Alternatively, if you hold two to three years' experience working in a relevant field and have can make a commitment to commence working towards an appropriate qualification after 6 months of commencement in the role, then we want to hear from you.Ideally, you will have:A working knowledge and understanding of Mental healthAn interest and appreciation of issues affecting Aboriginal people particularly young people living in remote communitiesA demonstrated ability to work with young people with complex needs experiencing mental illnessThis is a career where you can make a difference by empowering people suffering from mental illness to make a positive difference in their lives. With a salary and accommodation package that recognizes your unique contribution, this is life changing opportunity.
Job Reference: 3547568 | Location: Alice Springs | Listed: 31 May 2017
Are you looking for a rewarding career?Are you passionate about working with people?Thought about providing disability support and assistance to those in need?Join us in supporting people in our community and make a difference in someone's life!About this opportunityAs a Support Coordinator, you will be responsible for the delivery of services purchased through the National Disability Insurance Agency to support participants to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in the community.Your working day may include this and more: assistance and or support with daily life, including personal care, domestic activities, social and community participation and varying skill development activities. This is a casual opportunity.About youYou will need a minimum of a Certificate 4 in Mental Health, Disability, Aged Care or Home and Community Care. You will need a current valid Driver's Licence and registered vehicle (including insurance). You will also need a satisfactory Police Records Check and Working with Children Check.About WellwaysWellways works with people with disabilities, their families and friends to improve their wellbeing and to gain inclusion into communities. We are a registered NDIS service provider Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland and the ACT.How to applyPlease complete an online application via our Careers page (wellways.org/careers-wellways). Further information about the role is also available on our Careers page.For a confidential discussion about the role, we encourage you to contact: Nicole Fornal - Coordinator, National Disability Insurance Scheme on 0455 097 453.Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.
Civic, ACT | Full-timeThe core mission of Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT) is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty for children, young people and families. We have a particular focus on serving vulnerable communities in the ACT and regional, rural NSW.Anglicare is a leading non-government organisation (NGO) in the ACT providing a diverse range of flexible and holistic approaches to support young people and the wider community in aspects of their health and well-being, with a particular focus on young people who are homeless or otherwise at risk.Anglicare is seeking a highly-motivated Regional Manager to provide wise and strong leadership to the ACT staff and programs. The Regional Manager is a Senior Manager in the organisation, and has significant responsibilities across a wide range of health and community service programs with a strong emphasis on young people aged 12-25.This position offers enormous job satisfaction and the opportunity to work within a growing and dynamic organisation that values professional development opportunities. If you are an enthusiastic and flexible team player who is passionate about working with young people in a holistic health setting then we'd love to hear from you.Tertiary qualifications are required, in a relevant human or health services field.The salary for this position is $100,000 per annum, plus 9.5% employer superannuation guarantee. Generous salary packaging benefits are available under Anglicare's PBI status. In this role Anglicare also offers a vehicle with full private usage, and other benefits including additional personal leave and paid parental leave.Applicants will be required to undertake the psychometric profiling instrument - SafeSelectTM. Applicants must obtain a Working With Vulnerable People clearance through the Office of Regulatory Services (ACT) and undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to an offer of employment.The Position Description, including Key Requirements and the Application Form can be obtained from Anglicare's website www.anglicare.com.au/about-us/careersFor all enquiries, please contact Rhys Bailey-Brown on 0448 473 918 (during business hours) or email firstname.lastname@example.orgIf you want to join the Anglicare team, please send your written application addressing the Key Requirements to email@example.com by c.o.b Friday 30th June 2017.
Do you have extensive experience with investigations and a thorough understanding of the principles of justice?Does the idea of salary packaging benefits excite you?More importantly, would you like to make a difference in a way that most people could only dream?Company OverviewAchieve Australia has a vision, of ensuring all Australians with a disability achieve social inclusion in all aspects of life. Our mission, is to deliver on the right of people with disability to achieve a meaningful and valued life. Achieve is a high-profile organisation with over 60 years' experience; and we now have the opportunity for a talented individual to join our ranks in the role of Senior Investigations and Compliance Officer.Job PurposeAs the Investigations and Compliance Officer, you will conduct investigations into incidents, complaints and allegations throughout Achieve Australia. You will also develop and implement a comprehensive evaluation system to monitor the effectiveness, appropriateness and performance pertaining to the implementation of recommendations that arise from the result of an investigation. Working closely with the Executive and Senior Leadership team, you will assist in identifying and implementing best practice models for prevention, safe guarding and effectively responding to incidents. Naturally you will need to be able to handle complex and sensitive information and have a keen eye for attention to detail.What We OfferSalary packaging benefits exclusive for public benevolent institutions.Strong organisational culture and great team environment.Exciting place to work and flexible work hours.Modern and stylish work environment.Discounted Fitness First membership.Selection CriteriaTo be successful in this position, you require extensive experiencing in managing, auditing and reporting on complex investigations. Along with sound understanding of the principles of justice and knowledge of the evidentiary procedure required by courts, tribunals and boards of inquiry. Experience with disability and qualifications in Law or a related discipline would be advantageous. Regardless, you will need to be able to demonstrate your abilities to interpret and analyse information, solve problems, exercise initiative and independent judgement and recommend practical courses of action. As such, you require excellent written and verbal communication skills. A current NSW Drivers Licence is also a requirement of the role.Don't delay, apply now! http://achieveaustralia.recruitmenthub.com.au/VacanciesPlease note all successful applicants will be required to undergo a criminal history check, however such history does not necessarily effect employment opportunities. Applications will be assessed on merit. Achieve Australia is committed to workplace gender equality and diversity.
Job Reference: 3576812 | Location: North Ryde | Listed: 16 June 2017
Gordon | Full-timeThe core mission of Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT) is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty for children, young people and families. We have a particular focus on serving vulnerable communities in the ACT and regional, rural NSW.Anglicare is seeking a Coordinator who is passionate about social justice and improving the lives of vulnerable people. This position is part of an exciting new initiative to develop a community centre in Gordon to meet the needs of the Lanyon Valley community. Anglicare will deliver the services within the centre in partnership with the Lanyon Valley Anglican Church and a range of other community partners.The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology or a related discipline, a minimum of five years' experience working in the community sector and be particularly skilled in working with children and their families early in life. Experience in establishing new service initiatives in partnership with community members would be advantageous, as would experience working with a faith based community.The salary for this position is from $70,460.00 to $74,100.00, plus 9.5% employer superannuation guarantee. Generous salary packaging benefits are available under Anglicare's PBI status. Anglicare also offers other benefits including additional personal leave and paid parental leave.Applicants will be required to undertake the psychometric profiling instrument - SafeSelectTM. Applicants will require a Working with Vulnerable People clearance through the Office of Regulatory Services and undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to an offer of employment.The Position Description, including Key Requirements and the Application Form can be obtained from Anglicare's website www.anglicare.com.au/about-us/careersFor all enquiries, please contact Ann Ponsonby on (02) 6245 7148 or 0428 122 746 (during business hours) or email firstname.lastname@example.orgIf you want to join the Anglicare team, please send your written application addressing the Key Requirements to email@example.com by COB Friday 30th June 2017.