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Financial Counsellor - Problem Gambling (full/part time)

The Organisation

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

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a Financial Counsellor- Problem Gambling to join their organisation. This position has the opportunity to work full time or part time (32hrs) hours.

The key function of this role provides financial counselling services to people experiencing personal financial difficulties including assistance to those individuals and families affected by problem gambling. The position also requires demonstrated case-work experience with the capacity to work across a diverse area of need and effectively apply best practice to assist clients with strategies to address and manage the impact of the financial difficulties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Experience in financial counselling case work including the ability to develop and deliver community and group education workshops relating to problem gambling
  • Provide advocacy, implementing negotiation skills between clients and third parties in aim to resolve financial problems
  • Liaise effectively with gambling venues, community gambling programs and other services, Government agencies, financial services and build partnerships with relevant stakeholders.

To Be Successful

  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications, with a minimum level Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling) or equivalent plus completion of or ability to complete;
  • CHCGMB501A - Work effectively in the problem gambling sector

  • CHCGMB502A - Assess the needs of problem gambling issues

  • CHCGMB503A – Provide counselling for clients with problem gambling issues

  • Eligibility to register with the Financial Counselling Association of QLD
  • Demonstrated experience in financial counselling case work and delivering financial management information to individuals
  • Strong advocacy skills and ability to identify systemic issues and trends within problem gambling
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the legislation and processes relating to debt, credit, recovery, income security and supplement schemes, including complaint and appeal processes
  • Ability to work collectively as part of a team and to develop positive working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Ability to support clients from diverse cultural and socio economic backgrounds
  • Current Qld Driver licence
  • Current Positive Notice Blue Card and Disability Services Yellow Card exception Notice or ability to acquire.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid $74,616 pa pro-rata, plus super and salary packaging options. Vehicle available for work purposes.

Job ID:

154374

Location:

Logan

Closing Date:

03/03/2017



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 $25 - $32 per hour plus super and night and weekend penalties

Job ID:

153792

Location:

Logan, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Ipswich

Closing Date:

31/03/2017



Employment Transition and Engagement Officer (p/time)

The Organisation

An exciting, part time position exists for a not for profit organisation working with vulnerable people in Logan and its surrounds. The organisation offers a range of services including family support, DV programs, financial counselling, employment preparation, disability services, mental health recovery support and housing case management. The organisation is uniquely positioned to help families achieve real change to end intergenerational disadvantage.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are currently seeking an Employment Transition and Engagement Officer to support their work with parents and people living with a mental illness and disability who wish to join or re-join the workforce. This role works 30 hours per week with flexible working hours available.

Our customer is looking for a proactive person to engage with employers to identify and create opportunities for people facing barriers to employment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain strong, positive relationships with local employers, including cold calling
  • Interview job seekers to understand their skills and goals, and match them with opportunities
  • Work with employers to create new positions and opportunities
  • Reverse market job seekers to prospective employers
  • Support job seekers and employers once employment has commenced
  • Actively monitor and respond to industry and market employment trends

To Be Successful

  • Relevant qualifications or experience and competence
  • Current Queensland C Class driver’s license
  • Current Positive Notice Blue Card and Disability Services Yellow Card Exemption Notice, or ability to obtain.
  • Must be Optimistic and client focussed and a team player
  • Knowledge of the Logan labour market, or ability to quickly gain such knowledge
  • Relationships with Logan employers or the ability to quickly establish relationships

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid $65,215 dependant on experience and skills, plus super and salary sacrifice.

Job ID:

154365

Location:

Logan

Closing Date:

27/02/2017



Intake and Assessment Officer

The Organisation

This not for profit organisation provides a suite of services to vulnerable members of the community. It is one of Australia’s leading humanitarian aid and community services charity in Australia.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a dynamic, strengths based Intake and Assessment Officer to support people at risk of homelessness. The position will link across the Housing and Homelessness sector, collaborating with a wide variety of organisations in order to meet the needs of people at risk of homelessness.

Located in Toowoomba, this role will commence as a 5 day a fortnight role, 3 days one week and 2 the next, with the possibility of moving to 5 days a week. The successful candidate will be on a month to month contract up until June 2017.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake initial assessments and ensure essential information about client need and circumstances are obtained at point of referral to assist with determining eligibility and appropriate service response for individuals and families accessing the Homestay service
  • Assess the client’s situation and safety requirements through informed and confidential discussion
  • Gain consent to enable initial referrals and support where needed, to access housing and homelessness services and specialist services, e.g. drug or alcohol, mental health and other mainstream services, emergency relief etc.
  • Ensure timely decision-making occurs with acceptance of referrals and provide a consistent centralised point of entry which promotes responsiveness and a consistent approach
  • Undertake assisted referrals, practical assistance or one off interventions which do not require ongoing assistance
  • Maintain accurate records using the Service Record System and Queensland Homeless information platform (QHIP), including interim case plans.
  • Comply with the Code of Conduct and effectively embed the Red Cross Ways of Working
  • Contribute to a positive, innovative and inclusive workplace culture and participate in communication systems, program planning and review processes and celebrations

To Be Successful

  • Minimum completed Diploma level qualifications relevant to the community service sector
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating referral and advocacy supports to vulnerable members of the community
  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with people via telephone and face to face
  • Demonstrated sound interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and assist clients who may present in a heightened manner
  • Current Qld Driver license
  • Current Working with Children’s Check or the ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

$32.20 per hour plus super.

Job ID:

154371

Location:

Toowoomba

Closing Date:

24/02/2017



Specialised Case Worker

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 an experienced Specialised Case Worker to provide therapeutic case management and family support as part of the Intensive Family Support service. This position is full time until December 2017 and located in the Logan area.

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete initial needs and psycho-social assessments, identifying key strengths and goals addressing parenting and family concerns
  • Provide case management support for families, utilising client focused and strength-based early intervention frameworks
  • 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, ensuring high quality service delivery
  • Co-facilitate parenting and play groups if required
  • 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 child protection specific experience with an understanding of statutory child protection frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience and strong frameworks providing therapeutic case management with individuals and families
  • Demonstrated ability to establish productive working relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal, written and computer skills with the ability to provide culturally appropriate support
  • Current Qld Drivers license
  • Current Blue Card and criminal history check or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid at $62,817pa plus super and salary sacrifice options. Pool vehicles available for work use and possible negotiation of working hours for work/life balance and meeting client needs.

Job ID:

154325

Location:

Beenleigh

Closing Date:

24/02/2017



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