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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:

01/06/2015



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:

01/06/2015



Child and Family Practitioner

About 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.

About the Role

On behalf of our customer we are currently seeking a Child and Family Practitioner to join their team. Located in Beenleigh, this permanent position is an exciting opportunity to utilise your knowledge of the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities to provide interventions and family support services as part of the Family and Child Connect Program.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in intake functions including determining service eligibility, gaining consent and identifying the family’s needs to provide appropriate referral and advice
  • Work collaboratively with families including those presenting with child protection concerns to undertake risk and safety assessments to identify needs and possible child protection concerns
  • Apply up to date evidence based practice in the provision of quality case management and intensive support within a child protection and family wellbeing framework
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders and partner agencies in order to facilitate client focused outcomes
  • Maintain detailed reporting including written reports, email correspondence and data entry

To be Successful

  • Tertiary Degree qualifications in Human Services, Social Work or related field and a minimum two years’ experience working with children and families
  • Demonstrated ability to engage vulnerable families, build rapport and provide appropriate referrals to a variety of support services
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with a variety of stakeholders to meet the needs of vulnerable children and families
  • Highly developed communication, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours on occasion including evenings and weekends
  • Current Qld Drivers License.
  • Current Blue Card or ability to obtain

Salary & Benefits

The salary is paid at $63, 785 plus super and salary sacrifice. Vehicles are available for work purposes.

Job ID:

153391

Location:

Beenleigh

Closing Date:

24/04/2015



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:

26/06/2015



Case Manager Contracts - Toowoomba

The Organisation

This well-developed, non-government organisation provides a suite of services across the community nationwide.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a Case Manager to provide support to people and families at risk of homeless. This role is full time working Monday- Friday, contracted until 30 June 2015 and located in Toowoomba.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide case management to clients through personal support; case planning and reviewing; information and referrals and brokerage
  • Work in a collaborative and professional approach with housing stakeholders and community services to build referral pathways and advocate on behalf of clients
  • Provide case management services in a person centered and client directed manner, negotiating timeframes and budget constraints
  • Compile accurate case noting, case plan development and other reporting in a timely manner

To be Successful

  • Demonstrated experience providing case management to people with complex needs; experiencing with housing needs highly desirable
  • Certificate 4 or higher qualifications in the Community Sector; Tertiary qualifications highly desirable
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues and needs experienced by people at risk of homelessness
  • Ability to work in a culturally appropriate manner with highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Current Class C Drivers License
  • Current Working with Children’s Blue Card, or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

$32.59 per hour, plus superannuation. Seeking an immediate start.

Job ID:

153378

Location:

Toowoomba

Closing Date:

22/04/2015



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