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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



Night Shift Worker - Contract

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 Night Shift Worker to join their Gold Coast team for a short term contract. The key function of this contract will be to provide practical and emotional support to individuals residing temporarily in a homelessness residential.

The hours of work for this position will be 5pm until 8:30am Monday to Friday with a sleepover for a 4 week contract period.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide care, support and supervision during after-hours/night to clients within the residential
  • Provide positive daily living support such as meal preparation and cleaning
  • Maintain clear and accurate records inline with administrative duties
  • Respond to incidents and emergency situations during sleep-over shifts to ensure safety of clients
  • Support Service Coordinator through monitoring needs of the clients and providing feedback

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
  • Ability to commence immediately

Salary & Benefits

$32.20 p/h plus penalty and sleep over allowance.

Job ID:

154063

Location:

Gold Coast

Closing Date:

27/07/2016



Youth Engagement Case Manager- 6 month contract

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 Case Manager to join their Youth Link program. This is a full time contract role, starting the first week of July for 6 months. The contract is located in Logan and provides client focused case management support for young people who are at risk of disengaging from education, training and employment opportunities.

The successful candidate will hold relevant qualifications and experience working with young people to address concerns of disengagement, homelessness and risk of harm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide client focused case management support to address key concerns and develop individual case planning
  • Provide appropriate referrals, linking young people into relevant services to meet their needs
  • Facilitate planned activities relating to re-engagement for education and/or employment opportunities
  • Engage with a variety of stakeholders including family members, community services and school staff to develop engagement opportunities for young people
  • Complete professional and timely reporting, case noting and date entry

To Be Successful

  • Minimum Diploma level qualifications relating to the community service sector, or higher
  • Demonstrated experience providing case management support to young people with complex needs
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the issues faced by vulnerable young people who are disconnected from family and community
  • Highly developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills, with ability to build productive rapport with key personnel
  • Current Blue Card or ability to obtain
  • Current Qld driver’s license

Salary and Benefits

$28.34 per hour plus super and salary sacrifice options. Vehicles are available for work purposes.

Job ID:

154060

Location:

Logan

Closing Date:

29/07/2016



Specialist Case Worker - Contract

The Organisation

This not for profit organisation provides a suite of service to vulnerable families and their children within 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 Caseworker to join their team. This is a one month contract within the Toowoomba region This role provides intensive case management services for and families and their children within the community.p>

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 strengths based frameworks
  • Co-facilitate parenting and play groups required by families accessing the IFS program
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders in order to facilitate client focused outcomes
  • Maintain a level of written detailed reporting relating to KPI’s 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

  • Tertiary Degree qualifications in Social Work, Human Services or similar.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with children and families with significant complex support needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in working with therapeutic processes and frameworks and relating this back to direct service delivery
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills that align with a strengths based approach, demonstrating integrity, respect and confidentiality when engaging with clients
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative, creative, inclusive and culturally appropriate for indigenous and culturally diverse groups
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team that includes building effective working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Current Qld Drivers licence and Blue Card or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

$35.43 per hour plus super. Vehicles are available for work purposes. Immediate start available.

Job ID:

154061

Location:

Toowoomba

Closing Date:

26/07/2016



Counsellor Case Coordinator (Intake) - Locum

The Organisation

Our customer is a Government department with a mission to serve members of the veteran and defence force communities, through programs of care, compensation, commemoration and defence support services. 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 Role

This role is available on a contract basis for 3 months, located in Townsville working Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.00pm with a 60 minute unpaid lunch break. The role will be providing high quality clinical services including intake, risk assessments and evidence based counselling and case management to clients in order to achieve outcomes identified in care planning processes.

The role operates within a clinical and continuous improvement framework, ensuring ensure that best practices are delivered. The organisation provides professional development opportunities, with contract extensions a possibility

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical intake and risk assessments with individuals and families via telephone or in person
  • Facilitate clinical counselling, using CBT therapies and referral through case management and crisis intervention
  • Build and maintain collaborative internal and external working relationships and networks
  • Maintaining accurate and extensive intake documentation and other clinical records in line with national standards
  • Contributing to group work, community development, service development, review and evaluation activities

To be Successful

  • Degree qualifications in Psychology or Social Work with relevant registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA or as a Mental Health Accredited Social Worker with AASW, necessary
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical counselling, utilising CBT therapies and undertaking risk assessments
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse and high volume work load, operating from a client centred approach
  • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to participate in and contribute to learning and development activities at individual, team, organisational and broader community levels
  • Demonstrated high quality interpersonal skills both verbal and written
  • Working with Children’s Blue Card, or willingness to obtain
  • Current Queensland drivers licence

Salary & Benefits

The rate of pay for this locum is $53.72 per hour with potential for extensions

Job ID:

153871

Location:

Townsville

Closing Date:

29/07/2016



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