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Intake Counsellor

The Organisation

This not for profit community based organisation provides a National service to vulnerable families, children and young people. This well-established organisation works from an ethos of social justice, strengths based and woman-focussed frameworks, engaging with communities to inspire a sense of belonging and social change through pursuing innovation and progress to overcome barriers and opposition.

This organisation delivers approximately 145 services from 63 locations across NSW, Queensland, Victoria and the Northern Territory.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a highly motivated person to join their intake team. The Intake Counsellor provides predominantly telephone counselling with some direct face to face client work as well as advocacy and referral services for women and their families. This permanent full time role is located in Campbelltown and provides an initial response to women, community members and service providers to address a variety of support needs including domestic and family violence, homelessness, AOD support and child protection concerns.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide effective intake of referrals inclusive of psycho-social, risk and needs assessments
  • Provide a holistic response to clients that address the health and wellbeing needs identified which include the needs of Aboriginal women and women affected by domestic violence and trauma
  • Provide counselling services, information, advocacy and referral to women to access programs both within the centre and to external agencies
  • Provide a timely response to intake requests
  • Provide crisis intervention via telephone support and in person
  • Work from a strengths based approach, adopting a woman-centred focus to build and maintain respectful and culturally sensitive rapport
  • Assess and plan for issues of safety concerns regarding domestic violence, risk of harm and/or child protection concerns
  • Provide consultancy services to other stakeholders and build key working relationships with other service providers

To Be Successful

  • Completed Degree qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or similar essential
  • Experience working within a similar role and ability to demonstrate a professional understanding of the support needs of women affected by domestic violence and trauma
  • Demonstrated ability to complete detailed assessments utilising psycho-social frameworks
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a fast paced role and ability to effectively manage conflicting priorities
  • Ability and willingness to work from a women-centred, holistic and strengths based approach
  • Current NSW Drivers licence
  • Current Working with Children’s check or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

Salary is paid a level 4 of the SCHADS award $61,157 p.a. plus super and salary sacrifice options. Initial induction, training and ongoing supervision is provided. Vehicles are available for work purposes.

Job ID:

153501

Location:

Campbelltown

Closing Date:

03/08/2015



Child and Family Support Worker (casual)

Child and Family Support Worker (casual)

Currently seeking experienced Child and Family Support workers for casual supervised contacts for Child Safety and other services aiming to support families with a focus on child protection and family intervention, in particular reunification of families. Community or in-home based locations.

To be successful

  • Minimum Diploma level qualification in a related field
  • Experience preferably in a Statutory or similar environment. University practicum experience will also be considered.
  • Awareness of the Child Protection Act 1999
  • Strong reporting writing skills
  • Child and Family Support Workers are required to use their own vehicle if required and therefore must hold comprehensive car insurance and have a safe roadworthy vehicle with anchor points fitted.
  • Good communication, analytical and computer skills.

Desirable

  • Child and baby car seats/ boosters or ability to acquire
  • Awareness and understanding of Aboriginal Culture and an ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal people.
  • Capacity to draw on a range of theoretical approaches to support the development of parenting skill and capacity.

Salary & Benefits

Between $25 to $32 per hour plus weekend penalties and reimbursement of motor vehicle expenses per kilometer

Job ID:

151901

Location:

Ipswich, Brisbane south, Logan, Beenleigh, Bayside

Closing Date:

31/07/2015



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 south, Ipswich, Toowoomba

Closing Date:

31/07/2015



Registered Psychologist

The Organisation

Our customer is a well-established organisation committed to providing assessment and treatment services to clients presenting with a range of issues. The program is based in Orange, New South Wales and is one of the largest allied health practices outside of Sydney. This organisation has an excellent reputation for providing up to date evidence based practice in an approachable and passionate environment

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are currently seeking a Registered Psychologist to join their team. Located in Orange, New South Wales, this is a permanent full-time opportunity and an excellent opportunity for you to utilise your experience and knowledge of providing evidence based counselling practices. You will utilise your experience of providing a broad range of services including individual therapy, family therapy, group work, education sessions and comprehensive assessments.

This role works within a dedicated team of professionals and is seeking a person with genuine passion to provide both assessment and treatment services to a wide range of clinical groups.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide counselling and assessment for children and young people and adult clients in accordance with up to date evidence based practice
  • Contribute to providing the suite of services offered in a range of settings including the clinic, schools, medical centres, aged care and disability services
  • Maintain accurate records and write individually structured and detailed reports as required

To Be Successful

  • You will be either a Registered Psychologist or Provisional Psychologist nearing full registration (within three months)
  • You will have a demonstrated ability to assess clients on an individual basis and deliver appropriate services according to evidence based practice
  • You can demonstrate the ability to manage a diverse work load and practice in a variety of settings
  • Your experience will include demonstrated skills to provide high quality analytical and interpersonal skills both verbal and written
  • Understanding of and willingness to uphold organisation mission, vision and values
  • Willingness to travel within the region two days per week
  • Current open drivers licence.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range offered is $65,000 to $90,000 (plus super) per annum depending on experience and registration status. A pool of cars are also available for work purposes

Job ID:

153276

Location:

Orange

Closing Date:

07/08/2015



Program Manager (PHaMs)

The Organisation

Our customer is a long standing member of the community in providing creative, planned and innovative youth focused services. This well-established, non-for-profit organisation supports the community of Logan and the wider Brisbane area.

The organisation provides a suite of services to vulnerable members of the community including young people, disability and mental health services, counselling for victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, case management and counselling to families. The organisation supports housing needs, provides legal services, community education programs and has four social enterprises aimed at increasing workplace skills and experience for young people.

The Role

On behalf of our customer, we are seeking a Program Manager for their Personal Helpers and Mentors Program (PHaMs). This is a permanent, full time position located in Logan, Brisbane. Bringing a strong background in mental health and management, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the case management practices and service delivery of the PHaMs program.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, mentoring and supervision to a team of Mental Health Case Managers
  • Coordinate and guide on service delivery and best practice approaches, responding to completing demands in a timely manner
  • Plan, review, manage and report on service agreement requirements
  • Understand client needs and local services or referral pathways
  • Build and maintain positive strategic partnerships and community networks

To Be Successful

  • Tertiary Degree qualifications in Human Services, Social Work or similar with relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience providing service management, ideally for a mental health program
  • Extensive experience in mental health practice with a strong understanding of recovery frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience and comprehensive knowledge of case management practices
  • Well developed verbal, engagement and written communication skills
  • Current Queensland drivers licence
  • Current Positive Notice Blue Card and Disability Services Yellow Card or ability to obtain

Salary & Benefits

Salary is paid at $80,155 plus super and salary sacrifice options. Pool vehicles available for work use.

Job ID:

153530

Location:

Logan

Closing Date:

11/08/2015



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