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Child & Family Counsellor

The Organisation

Our customer is a vibrant, professional organisation which provides a range of community based services across the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The organisation provides services ranging from home & community care, aged care services, youth & family support through to drug & alcohol programs and detox shelters.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking an experienced professional Child & Family Counsellor to work alongside families and children who have experienced or been exposed to sexual abuse. Our customer is seeking a highly dedicated individual with a history of providing sexual abuse/assault counselling and support to children and their families. The role is full time, permanent position flexible hours of 37.5 a week with some after-hours work. This role is based in Port Hedland Western Australia.

The Child & Family Counsellor will work with children as the primary client to provide therapeutic intervention around the impacts and effects of sexual assault or abuse.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide therapeutic interventions with children, young people and adults by responding to the impacts of trauma
  • Provide in-service training related to sexual assault for community development service providers
  • Participate in interagency referral and consultation processes
  • Prepare court documentation for legal proceedings
  • Maintain client records and up to date databases
  • Participate in community development projects aimed at preventing sexual assault/abuse
  • Maintain a current understanding of WA and national sexual assault best practice guidelines

To Be Successful

  • Degree qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or other relevant qualification which allows for full membership of an applicable professional association
  • Demonstrated experience in crisis and long term therapeutic interventions with children who have experienced sexual abuse
  • Broad knowledge of the various service models and preventative strategies used when working with children experiencing sexual abuse/assault
  • Demonstrated experience working within therapeutic frameworks that are meaningful to Indigenous communities
  • Experience with providing complex case management and ability to work within a community development model
  • Must be willing to obtain Police Clearance, Working with Children Check and have current LR drivers licence

Salary & Benefits

$73,672 plus super and salary sacrifice options. Ongoing professional development opportunities.

Job ID:

153806

Location:

Port Hedland

Closing Date:

19/02/2016



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
  • 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:

153792

Location:

Logan, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Ipswich

Closing Date:

26/02/2016



Case Worker

The Organisation

Our customer is a not for profit organisation providing a suite of services to vulnerable members of the community. These services include foster care, out of home care, intervention services, counselling, homelessness support 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 Case Manager to join their Gold Coast team. This position is an initial contract, starting asap until the end of February 2016 with strong possibility of permanency. This role works a 40 hour week and may involve hours between 7am and 6pm, depending on service needs.

The key functions of this role include providing intake, risk and needs assessments, case plan development and ongoing case planning to support individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The program endeavours to support people to obtain short term crisis housing whilst working towards identifying strategies to secure more stable and long term housing options. Services are provided in centre and via outreach mobile services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver client focused and coordinated assistance to people in critical need of housing through triage, assessment, intake, case planning and crisis intervention
  • In collaboration with clients, develop case plans identifying support needs, goals and potential housing solutions
  • Conduct detailed risk assessments, developing strategies to limit the risk and ensure safety
  • Respond to referrals and inquiries, capturing initial intake information using relevant data systems
  • Support Service Coordinator and the wider team to ensure timely delivery of services via in centre and mobile outreach

To be Successful

  • Diploma level qualifications or higher relevant to the sector; Community Services, Human Services, Social Work
  • Demonstrated experience providing case management support to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
  • Demonstrated understanding of key needs and services available for people with housing needs
  • Well developed oral, written, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Current Qld Driver’s License
  • Current Blue Card and criminal history check or ability to obtain

Salary & Benefits

$40.16 per hour, inclusive of casual loading + super

Job ID:

153779

Location:

Gold Coast

Closing Date:

12/02/2016



Senior Clinical Consultant

About the Organisation

Our customer is a government agency dedicated to providing better and more integrated services for vulnerable client groups across NSW. These client groups include older persons, people with a disability and their families and carers. This agency works in close partnership with carers and family members, 900 non-government, State and local government service providers, peak and regulatory bodies. This agency’s core values underpin their service delivery and include client focus, equity, integrity, performance and the valuing of people.

About the Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a Senior Clinical Consultant to join their Parramatta team. This is a full time 3 month contract position, with a strong possibility of extension/permanent employment. We are seeking candidates with skills in assessment, case management, clinical intervention or the planning and implementation of complex behaviour support.

This program works with clients, their family or carers and service systems and support staff, in aim to reduce the incidence and impact of offending behaviour by people with an intellectual disability exiting the criminal justice system. Services include assessment, case management, NDIS case planning and clinical consultation and interventions. We require highly skilled practitioners to provide systematic behavioural support to manage an array of complex factors and interactions.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide specialist clinical assessment and intervention services to clients with intellectual disability and offending behaviours
  • Develop and design comprehensive behavioural assessments and identification of appropriate service delivery models
  • Develop, coordinate and monitor the implementation of client plans based on the recommendation of behavioural assessments as allocated by the Team Leader
  • Evaluate family and service systems in order to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of support being provided to a client or group of clients
  • Build and maintain productive partnerships with associated agencies and key stakeholders
  • Provide high quality written communication, reporting and care plans
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and a high work flow

To Be Successful

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Human Services, Criminology or similar
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience completing comprehensive behaviour assessments or the design and implementation of behaviour interventions
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the judicial system, court procedures or relevant legislation (Disability Services Act 1993 and Guardianship Act 1987)
  • Demonstrated experience working with people who have intellectual disabilities and complex needs around offending or harming behaviours
  • Highly developed interpersonal, conflict resolution, negotiation and communication skills
  • Well developed organisational, time management, computer literacy and project management skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Current drivers licence
  • Current WWC check or ability to obtain
Salary and Benefits

$55.04 per hour, plus super. Vehicles are available for work purposes. These positions work a 35 hour week.

Job ID:

153739

Location:

Parramatta

Closing Date:

12/02/2016



Family Intervention Practitioner - Locum

The Organisation

Our customer is a long standing not for profit organisation working Australia wide. The Organisation is a Catholic based service, supporting the community through social justice principles.

The Role

We are seeking an experience and dynamic Family Intervention Practitioner for their Child and Family Program providing intensive in-home support. Seeking an immediate start for an initial 6 week period, with possibility of extension. The locum is based in the Ipswich area, working full time 8.30am- 4.30pm with a half hour lunch break.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage with families and children, identifying and assessing behavioural and other family needs
  • Provide tailored case planning, establishing goals and strategies with families to address child protection concerns
  • Provide supervised contact, parenting education & training, school interventions, safety planning and overall referral and case management support
  • Mentor and model appropriate behaviour management and self-management of behaviours
  • Liaise with key stakeholders, including Child Safety; case noting and reporting as required

To be Successful

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Services, Social Work or similar are essential
  • Demonstrated experience providing case management to families and children in a child protection framework, essential
  • Demonstrated experience working with at risk young people or families subject to child protection interventions
  • Knowledge of intensive family programs, implementing reservation or reunification models of practice
  • Demonstrated well developed interpersonal, rapport building, written and reporting skills
  • Current Open Drivers Licence
  • Current Blue Card or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

$32.59 per hour, plus super.

Job ID:

153809

Location:

Ipswich

Closing Date:

12/02/2016



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