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Child and Family Practitioner - Specified

About the Organisation

This not for profit community based organisation provides a National service to vulnerable families, children and young people. This well-established organisation works from an ethos of social justice, strengths based and woman-focussed frameworks, engaging with communities to inspire a sense of belonging and social change through pursuing innovation and progress to overcome barriers and opposition.

This organisation delivers approximately 145 services from 63 locations across NSW, Queensland, Victoria and the Northern Territory.

About the Role

On behalf of our customer we are currently seeking a Child and Family Practitioner to join their team. This position is currently based in Beenleigh however moving to Cleveland by December 2016, this permanent position is an exciting opportunity to utilise your knowledge of the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities to provide interventions and family support services as part of the Family and Child Connect Program.

To perform this role it is essential that the person who holds the position has experience working with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people. It is therefore a genuine requirement that the applicant provide a reference from a member of an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in intake functions including determining service eligibility, gaining consent and identifying the family’s needs to provide appropriate referral and advice
  • Work collaboratively with families including those presenting with child protection concerns to undertake risk and safety assessments to identify needs and possible child protection concerns
  • Apply up to date evidence based practice in the provision of quality case management and intensive support within a child protection and family wellbeing framework
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders and partner agencies in order to facilitate client focused outcomes
  • Maintain detailed reporting including written reports, email correspondence and data entry

To be Successful

  • Tertiary Degree qualifications in Human Services, Social Work or related field and a minimum two years’ experience working with children and families
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge working with high risk children and families from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background
  • Demonstrated ability to engage vulnerable families, build rapport and provide appropriate referrals to a variety of support services
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with a variety of stakeholders to meet the needs of vulnerable children and families
  • Highly developed communication, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours on occasion including evenings and weekends
  • Current Qld Drivers License.
  • Current Blue Card or ability to obtain

Salary & Benefits

The salary is paid between $61,374.56 and $66,255.28 plus super and salary sacrifice. Vehicles are available for work purposes.

Job ID:

154123

Location:

Cleveland

Closing Date:

03/10/2016



Residential Youth Worker - casual

ProCare Personnel is currently seeking experienced Residential Youth Workers to fill vacancies in rosters in various Out of Home Care services by providing care and support to children and young people within residential environments across the south-east region.

To be Successful:

  • Experience working in the Child Protection sector, Residential Care sector or similar
  • Current Working With Children Check (or ability to obtain)
  • Minimum Certificate IV level qualification in Youth Work or related field with demonstrated youth work experience
  • Demonstrated reporting skills and computer literacy
  • Demonstrated knowledge and awareness of trauma and attachment frameworks and ability to implement these in a residential setting
  • Residential Care Workers are required to use their own vehicle and therefore must hold comprehensive car insurance (kilometric allowance paid)
  • Must have good availability for day shifts, sleep overs shifts, evenings and weekend shifts

Desirable:

  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) trained
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Current LCS2 check
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Salary & Benefits

Salary is paid between $25 - $32 per hour plus super and night and weekend penalties

Job ID:

153792

Location:

Logan, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Ipswich

Closing Date:

31/10/2016



Connect Worker - Homelessness Intake

The Organisation

Our customer is a long standing member of the community in providing creative, planned and innovative client focused services. This well-established organisation is a non-for-profit Brisbane based service and provides a wide variety of youth and family based services.

The Role

On behalf of our customer, we are seeking a Connect Worker for a first point of contact for clients within the community. This position is permanent full time within a small team located in Logan.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive referral and assessment information services
  • Maintain ongoing awareness of issues affecting the community and individuals requesting the service
  • Develop and maintain community partnership agreements and services
  • Maintain up to date and detailed client documentation and reporting

To Be Successful

  • Possession of tertiary qualifications in Human Services, Social Work or similar; or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to provide referral information and assessment across all aspects affecting housing
  • Demonstrated skills to provide culturally aware customer service in the human services field
  • Professional ability to resolve problems and conflicts whilst working both independently and within a collaborative team
  • Current open QLD driver's licence, Current Positive Blue Card, Disability Services Yellow Card and First Aid or ability to obtain

Salary & Benefits

Salary is paid at $65,215pa plus super and salary sacrifice options available of up to $16,050. Vehicles are available for work purposes.

Job ID:

154156

Location:

Logan

Closing Date:

10/10/2016



Crisis Accommodation Support Worker

The Organisation

Our customer operates accommodation and support services that provide a safe and supportive environment for women and children who are/have experienced domestic and family violence.

The Role

We are seeking a Crisis Accommodation Support Worker to join their team. Reporting to the Senior worker, this position facilitates case management practices that include; intake, assessment and goal planning. This person will play a key role in sourcing alternative appropriate accommodation options and advocacy for referral requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete intake, assessment and induction for new clients accessing the service
  • Identify and respond to client’s support needs
  • Work alongside clients and key stakeholders in a holistic manner to ensure client’s needs are met
  • Provide transport support for client where required
  • Provide ongoing social and emotional support for clients
  • Maintain the residential setting
  • Complete required reporting

To Be Successful

  • Completed qualifications relevant to the community service sector
  • A demonstrated understanding of the support needs of vulnerable women and children’
  • A demonstrated understanding of the practice frameworks relevant to domestic and family violence
  • Demonstrated ability to develop rapport with clients quickly
  • Sound report writing skills
  • Ability to undertake flexible working hours

Job ID:

154154

Location:

Toowoomba

Closing Date:

07/10/2016



ATSI Child and Family Case Manager (IFS)

The Organisation

This not for profit community based organisation provides a National service to vulnerable families, children and young people. This well-established organisation works from an ethos of social justice, strengths based and woman-focussed frameworks, engaging with communities to inspire a sense of belonging and social change through pursuing innovation and progress to overcome barriers and opposition.

This organisation delivers approximately 145 services from 63 locations across NSW, Queensland, Victoria and the Northern Territory.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are currently seeking a Child and Family Practitioner to join their Intensive Family Support team. Located in Beenleigh, this full time permanent position is an exciting opportunity to utilise your skills providing interventions and family support services to the Beenleigh and Bayside community. Utilising your knowledge working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, we are seeking a culturally attuned practitioner with strong child protection frameworks. This position may require some outside of hours work on occasion.

To perform this role it is essential that the person who holds the position has experience working with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people. It is therefore a genuine requirement that the applicant provide a reference from a member of an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in intake functions including determining service eligibility, gaining consent and identifying the family’s needs to provide appropriate referral and advice
  • Work collaboratively with families including those presenting with child protection concerns to undertake risk and safety assessments to identify needs and possible child protection concerns
  • Apply up to date evidence based practice in the provision of quality case management and intensive support within a child protection and family wellbeing framework
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders and partner agencies in order to facilitate client focused outcomes
  • Maintain detailed reporting including written reports, email correspondence and data entry

To be Successful

  • Tertiary Degree qualifications in Human Services, Social Work or related field and experience working with children and families
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge working with high risk children and families from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background
  • Demonstrated ability to engage vulnerable families, building rapport and providing appropriate referrals to a variety of support services
  • Demonstrated experience providing case management practice within a child protection or early intensive intervention framework
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with government and non-government stakeholders to meet the needs of vulnerable children and families
  • Highly developed communication, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Current Qld Drivers License
  • Current Blue Card or ability to obtain

Salary & Benefits

The salary is paid between $61,374.56 and $66,255.28 plus super and salary sacrifice. Vehicles are available for work purposes.

Job ID:

154125

Location:

Beenleigh

Closing Date:

03/10/2016



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