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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:

31/10/2014



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:

24/10/2014



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:

29/10/2014



Social Worker (p/time) - Aged and Disability

About the Organisation

Our customer is a not for profit service that exists to strengthen the support within the community and provide opportunities for people to maximize their quality of life. The organisation provides a broad range of community services that include family support, support services for people who are frail aged, people with a disability, youth services and child care.

This position is located in the Beaudesert region and service delivery is provided across the South Western region that includes; Tamborine, Logan Village, Jimboomba, Flagstone, Cedar Vale, Rathdowny, Beechmont and Canungra.

About the Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a Social Worker to join their team. This person will hold a completed Degree in Social Work and be registered with the AASW.

This role will operate within a case management practice framework to assess and contribute to the social and emotional wellbeing of the participants of the Aged and Disability Service.

The working hours for this role are 14 – 21 per week, however this is negotiable and days of work are flexible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in the planning, development, implementation and monitoring of the support provided to clients
  • Develop and maintain systems and practices that best support and empower people who are frail, aged and/or who have a disability
  • Complete client intake interviews, assessments and reviews focusing on identification of clients’ needs
  • Assist families of clients and clients themselves to access networks and services
  • Assist with the development and facilitation of a range of leisure and recreational activities, ensuring that such activities align with the needs and interest of the client
  • Engage in a liaison and resource role for families, carers and service professionals
  • Complete necessary documentation and reporting

To Be Successful

  • Completed Degree in Social Work and current AASW registration
  • Ability to undertake social work responsibilities including assessment, review and case management of individual client care plans
  • Ability to communicate and engage effectively with individuals, families, community groups and professionals
  • Ability to manage duty of care responsibilities
  • Ability to provide a quality level of reporting
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to manage workflow and time with minimal direction
  • Current Qld Drivers licence
  • Current Working with Children’s Check (Blue Card) or ability to obtain
  • Current Positive Notice Card or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid at $35.00 per hour plus super and salary packaging. The hours are currently negotiable as well as flexibility around days of work.

Job ID:

153171

Location:

Beaudesert

Closing Date:

07/11/2014