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Senior Specialist Worker - Child and Family

The Organisation

Our customer is a not for profit organisation that provides a range of services to vulnerable people within the greater Logan area. Supports include domestic violence, housing assistance, financial counselling and employment preparation. This organisation has operated for over 30 years and is a leading service provider who attract people who are passionate, client focused and service driven to support effective change within the community.

The Role

An exciting opportunity is available for a Senior Specialist Worker to join the organisation. This permanent full time role is based in the Logan region and is an integral part of a new an exciting project, requiring exceptional leadership and management skills.

This is a great opportunity for a proven leader to mentor staff and share extensive knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable families, and further share an applied understanding of innovative ways to engage and support families.

Key Outcomes associated with the position include:

  • High quality service delivery
  • Effective Relationship Management
  • Accurate and timely reports
  • Compliance with organisational policy, procedures and quality improvement
  • Supervising staff in day to day operations; undertaking effective staff performance management; supporting staff development
  • Contributing to the evaluation of the Project
  • Contribution to the development of the organisation
  • Working with the limitations of the delegations and seeking direction when appropriate.s

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the project team is skilled and motivated to deliver quality, accessible and flexible services to participating families in accordance with the organisations strategic direction and values.
  • Engage with potential and current participants to support a holistic response to their aspirations to support their child’s development.
  • Assist staff and participating families to plan, maintain, monitor and report their experience with the project.
  • Develop information resources for clients and staff as required, and refer to other services as required.
  • Lead the development of better community understanding of Innovative and evidence-based practice in relation to parent coaching.
  • Research new ideas, tools and guidelines to support the evolution and sustainability of the Project.

To Be Successful

  • Extensive experience in direct service delivery in child development, family support or housing support areas
  • Significant demonstrated experience managing programs that support vulnerable families within the community
  • A demonstrated understanding of child development, child protection and how to best engage with families to achieve sustainable safety and family functioning
  • Demonstrated leadership experience; providing supervision and mentoring to staff
  • Experience managing budgetary requirements, contract management and completion of reporting
  • Ability to identify contemporary issues quickly and find solutions and identify opportunities to best support families
  • The ability to work with cultural competence in working with aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people and people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to the community services sector with extensive family support management experience or an equivalent combination of qualifications, and experience deemed acceptable.

Salary and Benefits

$84,788 p.a, plus super and salary sacrifice options.

Job ID:

154604

Location:

Logan

Closing Date:

01/08/2017



Family Support Practitioner - IFS

The Organisation

Our customer supports children and their families through professional therapy and support services with the focus on children who have been impacted by abuse and support for families at risk.

This service operates Nationally and their longevity within the community sector has grown to provide multidisciplinary teams who provide services including integrated therapy, sexual abuse counselling, safe houses within remote indigenous communities, intensive family support and advice and referral services.

The Role

We are seeking on behalf of our customer a Family Support Practitioner. Working within the structure of Intensive Family Support (IFS), this is a full time fixed term contract commences ASAP – December 2017.

Located on the Gold Coast this role includes delivering outreach services using case management practices for families, caregivers, children and young people, facilitates social learning, good health and wellbeing practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain regular case management supports for children and their families
  • Participate in case reviews
  • Develop and maintain positive working partnerships with key associated stakeholders
  • Maintain accurate and up to date data entry
  • Engage in support in a client focused manner and work collaboratively with staff to ensure a holistic approach

To Be Successful

  • Completed Tertiary Degree qualification in Social Work, Human Services or similar
  • Demonstrated experience within a similar role; provision of case management for children and young people who are at risk utilising child protection best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner supporting families from different socio economic and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of contemporary child protection practice frameworks Sound IT skills including use of Microsoft office systems

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid from $57,433pa plus super and salary sacrifice options. Vehicles available for work purposes.

Job ID:

154588

Location:

Gold Coast

Closing Date:

28/07/2017



Clinical Supervisor - Multisystemic Therapy (Nth Brisbane)

The Organisation

This not-for-profit community based organisation provides a National service to support people within the community who live with a disability, who are supported in Out Of Home Care, who are at risk of or who are homeless and who require mental health support. This well-established organisation assists over 11,500 people within Australia each year, partnering with those in need; engaging with communities to inspire a sense of belonging and social change through pursuing innovation and progress to overcome barriers.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are currently seeking a Clinical Supervisor to join their Multisystemic Therapy Team (MST). Located in North Lakes, this newly created permanent full time position is an exciting opportunity to be part of the first ever MST program to commence in QLD. The Clinical Supervisor will manage and supervise a team of newly appointed Clinicians providing in-home intervention for young people who persist in repeat offending behaviour. Reporting to the Program Manager (MST QLD), the Clinical Supervisor will also work alongside an Operations Manager and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Team Advisor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the planning, implementation, coordination and administration of complex cases to address the needs of young people engaging in persistent offending behaviour and/or exhibiting severe and persistent behaviour disorders that place them at high risk of further, significant engagement with the justice system
  • Manage the recruitment, selection and induction of staff relating to the MST program
  • Provide leadership developing and utilising formal and informal child, family / caregiver and community resources to guide young offenders and their families to therapeutic goals
  • Provide direct clinical training to support clinician competency in all areas relating to the implementation of MST intervention

To Be Successful

  • Accredited Masters or Doctorate Degree in Clinical, Counselling, Forensic, Educational or Developmental Psychology or Accredited Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Full registration as a Psychologist with the Psychologists Registration Board or eligible for registration with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated extensive clinical supervisory experience; overseeing program delivery and staff supervision
  • Expertise in theoretical practice frameworks including systems theory, use of CBT and behavioural models of support and their practical application to the treatment of young offenders
  • Skills and prior experience leading similar therapeutic teams will be highly regarded
  • Prior training and experience in MST highly desirable
  • Available to support Clinicians 24/7 in an Oncall capacity, generous penalty rates apply
  • Current Qld Driver Licence
  • Current Working with Children’s Check and National Police Check or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid from $100K - $120Kpa dependant on skills and experience plus super and salary sacrifice options. A vehicle is included plus mobile phone, laptop, discounted corporate health insurance and 1 rostered day off per month (negotiable).

Job ID:

154576

Location:

North Lakes

Closing Date:

04/08/2017



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 $29 - $35 per hour plus super and night and weekend penalties

Job ID:

153792

Location:

Logan, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Ipswich

Closing Date:

30/09/2017



Rostering Coordinator

The Organisation

Our client is a leading not for profit supporting with a range of communities including children, young people, disabilities, aged care and mental health. The diversity of the services is supported by a great team of like minded and passionate individuals whom share the common goal of ensuring social justice and a service that caters to the individual needs of the clients and to the wide community. We are currently looking to secure an experienced Rostering Coordinator, to work within our client's Mackay based team; this is a permanent full time appointment.

The Role

With a strong focus on excellent customer service, the Roster Planning Officer will be part of a central Workforce Planning Team with responsibility for filling shifts, staff resource forecasting, planning, rostering and day to day roster management. The ideal candidate will have experience in workforce planning, payroll or rostering preferably in the aged or health care sectors. Expertise in the interpretation of Awards and Enterprise Agreements, exceptional customer service skills, and strong time management and problem solving skills are essential

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordination and rostering of Support Workers, effectively utilising resources and ensuring compliance with the relevant awards, budgets, and WHS legislation
  • Maintenance of positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Participate in an on-call roster to provide afterhours support as required

To Be Successful

  • Previous Rostering / Scheduling and Coordination expertise within the Human Services, Community and Social Welfare industry sector
  • Relevant diploma and/or qualification in Human Services or related discipline or equivalent relevant experience, including administration and data entry;
  • Previous experience in facilitating recruitment, training and induction of staff and support workers
  • Exemplary time management and organisation skills with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team;
  • High level interpersonal skills, customer service and relationship building skills, including in influencing and negotiation and conflict resolution;
  • Proven experience working with the requirements and interpretation of relevant employee Awards;
  • Developed leadership skills including and the capacity to work collaboratively within a fast paced and diversified workforce
  • Substaintial experience using rostering/payroll systems and high level proficiency across applications including MS Office suite and associate programs
  • Ability to think creatively and use initiative, to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid $60,000 - $78,000pa dependant on skills and experience, inclusive of super. Salary sacrifice options available.

Job ID:

154624

Location:

Mackay

Closing Date:

04/08/2017



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