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Specialised Case Worker for RAI Program

The Organisation

This not for profit organisation provides a suite of services to vulnerable members of the community. These services include foster care, out of home care, intervention services, counselling and community recovery. This organisation works to provide value based service delivery through compassion, social justice, respect and innovation.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a Specialised Case Worker to provide case management and family support services as part of the Referral for Active Intervention (RAI) service.

This is a 12 months fixed term, full time position located in the Logan area. This role provides therapeutic case management support for vulnerable children and families.

The ideal candidate will hold prior Departmental child protection knowledge with experience working within family intervention frameworks. We are seeking a dynamic person who can demonstrate and articulate their passion, knowledge and skills in order to make sound assessments and develop client focused planning.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete initial needs and psycho-social assessments to identify key strengths and develop goals addressing parenting and family concerns
  • Provide case management support for families, utilising client focused and strength-based early intervention frameworks
  • Co-facilitate parenting and play groups to identify strengths and support the practical application of parenting and daily living skills
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders in order to facilitate client focused outcomes
  • Maintain detailed reporting including written reports, email correspondence and data entry
  • Work within quality and risk frameworks and guidelines to ensure high quality service delivery, inclusive of respecting client’s rights and confidentiality
  • Participate in out of hours on call as required

To Be Successful

  • Completed Tertiary Degree qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or similar essential
  • Demonstrated Departmental experience with an understanding of statutory child protection frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge providing therapeutic case management in an early intervention framework for families
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills that align with a strengths based approach, with the ability to establish rapport and effective working relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an innovative, creative and inclusive manner
  • Ability to provide culturally appropriate support for indigenous and culturally diverse client groups
  • Sound computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook and data entry experience
  • Current Qld Drivers license
  • Current Blue Card or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

The role is paid at $32 per hour inclusive of casual loading, plus superannuation. Vehicles are available for work purposes.

Job ID:

153262

Location:

Beenleigh

Closing Date:

09/03/2015



Youth Workers (Casual)

ProCare Personnel is currently seeking a broad range of experienced Casual Workers. We would like to invite workers who have a diversity of skills from sector to work as Residential Youth Worker & Child and Family Support workers to fill vacancies in rosters in various Out of Home Care services within residential environments including supervised contacts for Child Safety and other services. The aim is to provide support to families with a focus on child protection and family intervention, in particular reunification of families with community access and some personal care. Locations are varied within the community or in-home based locations across the south-east region.

To be Successful:

  • Experience working in the Child Protection sector, Residential Care sector or Community access or similar
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the Disability Service and Child Protection Acts
  • Knowledge and ability to engage and effectively support children and young people with a disability
  • Experience working within a Trauma Informed framework (Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training highly regarded)
  • 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
  • Strong communication and reporting writing skills
  • Demonstrated reporting skills and computer literacy
  • Demonstrated knowledge and awareness of trauma and attachment frameworks
  • 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 and some personal care experience
  • Current LCS2 check
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Child and baby car seats/ boosters or ability to acquire
  • Awareness and understanding of other cultures and an ability to communicate effectively with culturally diverse clients
  • Capacity to draw on a range of theoretical approaches to support the development of life skills in young people; parenting skills and community capacity engagement.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is paid between $25 to $32 per hour plus weekend penalties; sleep over allowance and reimbursement of motor vehicle expenses per kilometer

Job ID:

149199

Location:

Toowoomba Region; Brisbane - North and South, Logan, Ipswich, and Gold Coast

Closing Date:

27/03/2015



Team Leader - Residential Services and Programs

The Organisation

Our customer is a growing organisation which operates within South East Queensland providing a safe, stable and positive environment where children and young people have a sense of identity, belonging, positive environment and the right support to ensure their care needs are met whilst in residential care.

This organisation engages staff who are dedicated to professional practice and are committed to developing models of best practice within a therapeutic residential service.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are currently seeking a Team Leader - Residential Services and Programs to join their team. Located on Brisbane’s south side, this is a permanent full time position.

This newly created position is an excellent opportunity for you to utilise your coordination skills, knowledge of the child protection system and legislation the care needs of young people living in out of home care. You will provide supportive and motivational leadership to a team of Care Facilitators to ensure a strong focus on the facilitation of therapeutic change consistent with the care management framework.

Working in conjunction with the Team Leader – Child and Family Services, we are seeking a dynamic and genuinely passionate person who is a natural leader with the knowledge and confidence to make evidence based decisions, who has the ability to walk alongside staff to model and implement best practice decisions and work closely with young people, Care Facilitators and associated stakeholders to ensure consistent work practices are upheld.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide coordination, support and practice leadership to children and young people engaged in the program
  • Provide leadership, advice and guidance across care management processes in areas including intake, assessment, care mapping and transitional services
  • Ensure ethical alignment of all aspects of service delivery with licencing, quality and organisational policy
  • Ensure consistency of effective case management practices including regular reporting and active participation at key stakeholder and staff team meetings
  • Work collaboratively with the external consulting organisation to ensure consistent achievement of high performance outcomes across all KPI areas, participate in external supervision and student placement program

To Be Successful

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated skills and aptitude to confidently lead and support a team of staff by guiding them through best practice responses and regular review and implementation of care planning for young people living in out of home care
  • Possess a demonstrated working knowledge of the Child Protection Act 1999; including Statement of Standards of Care and its implementation within an out of home care setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and contribute to continuous quality improvement within the organisation
  • Possession of a current C class driver’s licence
  • Possession of a Working with Children’s Check or ability to obtain
  • Availability and willingness to participate in an on-call roster

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid at $56,959 - $59,533 plus super depending on experience. Salary package also includes a vehicle for home garaging and some personal use, mobile phone and lap top. Opportunity to work from home can be negotiated with the Manager Practice and Programs. Seeking an immediate start.

Job ID:

153300

Location:

Beenleigh

Closing Date:

06/03/2015



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
  • 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
  • Current LCS2 check
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Salary & Benefits

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

Job ID:

151900

Location:

Gold Coast, Logan, Brisbane south, Ipswich, Toowoomba

Closing Date:

27/03/2015



Registered Psychologist

The Organisation

Our customer is a well-established organisation committed to providing assessment and treatment services to clients presenting with a range of issues. The program is based in Orange, New South Wales and is one of the largest allied health practices outside of Sydney. This organisation has an excellent reputation for providing up to date evidence based practice in an approachable and passionate environment

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are currently seeking a Registered Psychologist to join their team. Located in Orange, New South Wales, this is a permanent full-time opportunity and an excellent opportunity for you to utilise your experience and knowledge of providing evidence based counselling practices. You will utilise your experience of providing a broad range of services including individual therapy, family therapy, group work, education sessions and comprehensive assessments.

This role works within a dedicated team of professionals and is seeking a person with genuine passion to provide both assessment and treatment services to a wide range of clinical groups.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide counselling and assessment for children and young people and adult clients in accordance with up to date evidence based practice
  • Contribute to providing the suite of services offered in a range of settings including the clinic, schools, medical centres, aged care and disability services
  • Maintain accurate records and write individually structured and detailed reports as required

To Be Successful

  • You will be either a Registered Psychologist or Provisional Psychologist nearing full registration (within three months)
  • You will have a demonstrated ability to assess clients on an individual basis and deliver appropriate services according to evidence based practice
  • You can demonstrate the ability to manage a diverse work load and practice in a variety of settings
  • Your experience will include demonstrated skills to provide high quality analytical and interpersonal skills both verbal and written
  • Understanding of and willingness to uphold organisation mission, vision and values
  • Willingness to travel within the region two days per week
  • Current open drivers licence.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range offered is $65,000 to $90,000 (plus super) per annum depending on experience and registration status. A pool of cars are also available for work purposes

Job ID:

153276

Location:

Orange

Closing Date:

06/03/2015



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