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Residential Coordinator

The Organisation

This organisation provides therapeutic residential care to young people referred by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services across South East and South West Queensland. The residential services operate on a 24/7 basis throughout the year, providing support aimed to promote the recovery, development and growth of young people, enhancing opportunities in their life.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a permanent full time Residential Coordinator to join their team. This position is based in Underwood, working Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. The role of the Residential Coordinator is to oversee the residential services, ensure programs and support are meeting the needs and goals of the young people, lead and mentor a team of Residential Support Workers and be the key point of communication with stakeholders to ensure a collaborative approach to therapeutic support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide overall guidance and coordination of the residential services and activities
  • Coordinate the development, implementation and support of goal plans and residential placements
  • Ensure the needs, safety, dynamics and goals of young people are identified, planned and met
  • Provide line management, mentoring and supervision to Residential Support Workers
  • Liaise with Government and Non-Government stakeholders ensuring a holistic approach is implemented
  • Undertake Oncall duties as per a rotating roster

To be Successful

  • Tertiary degree relevant to Community Service sector; or working towards the degree with relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience providing support and coordination to young people in a residential setting with the ability to remain solution-focused and calm in high stress situations
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to apply case management and therapeutic frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience providing leadership, guidance and supervision
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and organisational skills
  • Current drivers licence
  • First Aid Certificate and Blue Card, or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

The salary is paid at $60,758 plus super. The package also includes a vehicle for home garaging and reasonable personal use, a mobile phone and a laptop.

Job ID:

154029

Location:

Underwood

Closing Date:

01/07/2016



Youth Residential House Coordinator

The Organisation

Our customer is a large and well established organisation committed to the care of families, children and young people who experience social disadvantage. Programs are delivered in a number of areas of South East Queensland and provide assessment, counselling and support for children and families, family and residential based alternate care programs; education and life skills training. This organisation has an excellent reputation for quality practice, community partnerships and a supportive staff environment.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are currently seeking a House Coordinator. Located in the Ipswich region, this full time 12 month position is an exciting opportunity to utilise your coordination skills and knowledge of the Out Of Home Care sector. You will utilise your strong leadership skills to supervise a team of Residential Care Workers to provide high quality support for children and young people within the Residential Care & Transition Services (RCaTS).

Under guidance and supervision of the Program Manager and Care Team Leader, this role will focus on facilitating therapeutic change within a needs based, trauma sensitive and relationship/ attachment focused framework.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strong leadership and coordination to ensure high quality service delivery to meet the needs of children and young people within the RCaTS program
  • Work collaboratively with the Care Team Leader, Clinician and Program Manager to assist children and young people within their daily routine
  • Work collaboratively with the clinicians and direct care team to identify client needs and plan interventions and services consistent with available resources
  • Maintain positive and effective team culture responsive to cultural diversity and equity practice
  • Effectively role model resilience and holistic care in line with the organisation’s model of practice
  • Communicate with a wide range of stakeholders including Child Safety in a professional and timely manner to promote effective working relationship
  • Maintain program resources including staffing, house and vehicle maintenance and monetary resources

To Be Successful

  • A minimum Diploma qualification in Community Services or related discipline
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in implementing effective daily care, intervention and care strategies for children affected by child protection concerns
  • Demonstrated ability in implementing effective supervision and self-care in the child protection industry including the ability to coach and mentor staff
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with clients, families and other stakeholders involved in the care of service users
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement workable staffing rosters, maintain financial expenditure in line with budget requirements, oversee maintenance of organisational assets and maintain effective records
  • Ability to participate in a rotating roster

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid at $68,235 - $70,452 depending on experience plus super and salary sacrifice options up to $15,899. Car available for work purposes plus phone & laptop.

Job ID:

154024

Location:

Ipswich

Closing Date:

08/07/2016



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:

30/07/2016



Operations Manager - Community Service

The Organisation

Our customer is a non-profit organisation dedicated to developing the needs and interests of their local community. They offer services including Community and Housing, Disability and Mental Health, Family and Youth Services and Business and Financial Services.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to join their team. This is a newly created full time position for an initial 12 months.

Located in Charters Towers and working within a tightknit community, this key role will manage service delivery, successfully source funding streams, create and maintain key partnerships and business opportunities within the community in order to expand and sustain service provision for community members.

Key Responsibilities

  • Remain current of professional and service developments relevant to the programs provided
  • Identify and resolve service provision gaps to strengthen quality of service through effective leadership strategies
  • Through comprehensive marketing and promotional activities, develop positive key stakeholder partnerships and complete successful tender and funding submissions to create new revenue opportunities
  • To ensure strong planning and service outcome deliverables, monitor and evaluate staff performance through regular supervision; identifying areas for professional development and training
  • Provide strength based direction and supervision of the Leadership and Business Services teams and program staff
  • Participate in strategic and operational planning including contribution to the organisation’s business plan
  • Complete risk assessments for planned activities, programs and marketing events

To Be Successful

  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in accordance with the delivery of community services and business development
  • Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated leadership experience within the community services sector
  • Demonstrated ability to provide management leadership through a strength based framework
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative, work independently and make appropriate decisions through consultation with the CEO and Leadership team
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating project management; including the management of staff across multiple regional sites
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver outcomes through strong team, financial and workforce management
  • Strong interpersonal skills engaging with all levels of community and government organisations
  • Demonstration of high written skill; including report and tender writing
  • Current Qld Driver’s licence
  • Current Working With Children’s Check or ability to obtain
  • Current Positive Notice Card or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid at $78,000pa plus super and salary sacrifice options.

Job ID:

154022

Location:

Charters Towers

Closing Date:

01/07/2016



Child Psychologist

The Organisation

Our customer is a leading health service providing a holistic approach to the wellbeing and needs of the Aboriginal community and Torres Strait Islander community in Brisbane and surrounding areas. Our customer is dedicated to providing quality health care around key areas such as GP services, dental, mental health, child/family and maternal health, optometry, podiatry, dietary and other primary health care needs.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking an experienced Child Psychologist to join their growing Woolloongabba clinic. The key focus of this role will be to provide clinical psychiatric support and intervention to a case load of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients, focusing on primary school aged children. This role will involve planning, developing and implementing mental health psychological services in accordance with GP Mental Health Plans/Chronic Care Plans and team care arrangements.

This permanent full time position may require some travel to surrounding clinics with use of pool vehicles and will work Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a case load of complex cases, providing culturally appropriate mental health psychiatric services
  • Assess and contribute to case planning and treatment programs with children under 18 and their families/carers
  • Implement cultural and age appropriate clinical services, identifying risk and best treatment programs
  • Provide client education for chronic disease self-management
  • Participate in overall service delivery improvements and ongoing professional development

To Be Successful

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology with full un-conditional registration through AHPRA with currency of practice; essential
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in psychological services to individuals, families and children experiencing substance misuse and associated mental health needs
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of clinical rehabilitation and social support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated high level written, verbal and advocacy skills
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence
  • Current WWC Blue Card, or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

Salary for this position will commence at $85,000 plus salary sacrifice and super. This position also involved 17.5% leave loading and pool vehicles available for work use.

Job ID:

153951

Location:

Woolloongabba

Closing Date:

01/07/2016



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