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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:

31/10/2014



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 North, Brisbane south, Ipswich, Toowoomba

Closing Date:

28/11/2014



Disability Youth Support Worker

The Organisation

Our Customer is a not for profit organisation provides a suite of service to vulnerable members of the community. These services include disability, foster care, out of home care, homelessness, mental health and refugees and asylum seekers. 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 dynamic Disability Youth Worker to provide residential in-home support for a 12 year old young person with complex and challenging behavioural support needs.

This is a casual position working across a rotating roster of weekend, sleep over and day shifts. The work is located in the south-western suburbs of Brisbane. This role will engage regularly with the Program Manager of the service and family of the young person to ensure consistency and quality of care.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide quality supervision and support that aligns with the young person’s individual support plan
  • Provide person centred supports that include assistance with personal care including toileting, personal hygiene and meal preparation
  • Support and assist in the provision of a clean, comfortable, safe and secure home environment
  • Maintain detailed reporting involving written reports, email correspondence and daily case notes
  • Work within quality and risk frameworks and guidelines to ensure high quality service delivery, inclusive of respecting the young person's rights and confidentiality

To Be Successful

  • Minimum Certificate III qualifications in Human Services or similar. Qualifications within disability highly regarded
  • Demonstrated experience supporting young people with significant complex and challenging behavioural support needs
  • Ability to support a physically active and energetic young person to engage in daily activities and routines
  • Genuine passion and interest to provide personalised support for young people with high, complex support needs
  • Work within a client focused framework with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, develop solutions and implement support strategies for positive outcomes
  • Sound computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook and data entry experience
  • Current Qld Driver’s license
  • Current Blue Card or ability to obtain
  • TCI training highly desirable

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid between $29 - $32 per hour plus penalties dependent on skills and qualifications. Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and Out Of Home Care training will be provided. Seeking an immediate start.

Job ID:

152963

Location:

Jamboree Heights

Closing Date:

07/11/2014



Counsellor Case Coordinator Locum (Cairns)

About the Organisation

Our customer is a government department with a mission is to serve members of the veteran and defence force communities, through programs of care, compensation, commemoration and defence support services. Operating a direct service delivery for effective mental health care to eligible clients. This organisation provides significant opportunities in centres across the region, for clients to access a range of mental health services including intake and assessment, individual, couple and family counselling, case management, group programs, and community development activities. The Outreach Program utilises contracted mental health professionals to deliver these services in metropolitan, rural and regional areas. The organisation also offer a 24 hour telephone counselling service. All the staff are professional qualified Psychologists or Social Workers with varied practice backgrounds and solid clinical experience.

About the Role

The role of Counsellor Case Coordinator is to provide high quality clinical services including initial intake, risk assessments, and evidence based individual, couple and family counselling, and case management to clients in order to achieve outcomes identified in care planning processes.

Your practice will also contribute to the development and delivery of the group programs and assist with the quality assurance of practice while liaising directly with the outreach counsellors to meet contractual agreements.

This position is available on a contract basis for 3 months, located in Cairns working Monday-Friday. This position will require training and induction to be fulfilled in Townsville which will be funded by the organisation for the right candidate. This is a great opportunity to develop your experience with contract extensions and permanent opportunities available in the future. The role operates within a supportive team environment to ensure that best practices are delivered and provides great professional development opportunities. The occasional overnight stay within the region will be required as the service operates between Sarina, Mt Isa & Cape York.

Professionals on a working visa are encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing high quality intake, risk assessments; clinical counselling, using CBT therapies; referral; case management and crisis intervention.
  • Contributing to group work, community development, service development, review and evaluation activities.
  • Maintaining accurate intake documentation and other clinical records in line with national standards.

To be Successful:

  • Registration as a qualified Psychologist with APS or APRHA or eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers. Mental Health Accredited Social Work registration highly desirable.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of issues and challenges faced by military veterans, defence force personnel, and their families; and have an ability to respond to their specific needs in ways that enable the development of trust and confidence in the service.
  • Significant experience in clinical counselling, utilising CBT therapies and undertaking risk assessments.
  • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to participate in and contribute to learning and development activities at individual, team, organisational and broader community levels, ensuring the client groups have continued access to effectively implemented, evidence based treatment options.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse and high volume work load; keep up to date data entry and service documentation; develop and maintain collaborative external working relationships and networks; and operate from a Client Centred approach.
  • Demonstrated high quality analytical abilities and interpersonal skills both verbal and written
  • An understanding and willingness to uphold organisation mission, vision and values
  • Current Queensland drivers licence.

Salary & Benefits

The rate of pay for this locum is $53.72 per hour working Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5.00pm with a 60 minute unpaid lunch break. Potential for extensions. Professional development opportunities.

Job ID:

153181

Location:

Cairns

Closing Date:

14/11/2014



Senior Clinical Consultant

The Organisation

Our customer is a Government service that provides a wide suit of service delivery options for older people, people with a disability and their families and carers. This service employs over 13,000 staff who predominantly has direct client contact. This service works from a client focused framework to ensure values of client focus, equity, integrity and that clients feel valued, lead independent lives and have the opportunity to participate fully in community life.

This service works in partnership with many community based organisations to delivery best possible service delivery. These stakeholders include up to 900 non-government and local government service providers that are funded to deliver services on their behalf and also include peak and regulatory community bodies.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a Senior Clinical Consultant to join their Parramatta office. This is a full time 3 month contract with the possibility of extension/permanency. This role provides assessment, investigations and resolve and negotiate actions with clients, their families, advocates and other service providers. Clients who receive a service from the Community Justice Program have one or more of the following characteristics; high frequency and intensity of offending behaviour, placement breakdown due to the offending behaviours, poor adaptive skills and subsequent high level of instructional needs and access to community settings constrained by severity and nature of offending behaviour. We require highly skilled practitioners to provide systematic behavioural support to manage an array of complex factors and interactions.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide specialist clinical/intervention services to clients with intellectual disability and offending behaviours
  • Develop and design intervention plans and supports to clients in the CJP program
  • Administration of comprehensive behavioural assessments, including the identification of appropriate service models for clients with offending behaviour and complex needs
  • Design of interventions, based on the recommendations of behavioural assessments design of interventions, based on the findings of a systems evaluation
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of client plans within resources 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
  • Provide high quality written reports regarding clients with complex needs
  • Maintain manual and electronic client records and communication systems
To Be Successful
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Psychology, Social Work or Human Services
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the judicial system and related court procedures and practices
  • Demonstrated understanding of brain injury, mental health, alcohol and other drug-related issues
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high volume work flow
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in comprehensive behaviour assessments, the design and implementation of intervention plans, including the identification of appropriate service models for clients with complex needs.
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal, analytical, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Well developed organisational, time management, computer literacy and project management skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Current driver’s licence.
Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid at $85,868 - $95,050 dependant on qualifications and experience. Vehicles are available for work purposes. This position works a 35 hour week.

Job ID:

153170

Location:

Parramatta

Closing Date:

07/11/2014



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