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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 and ability to implement these in a residential setting
  • 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
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Current LCS2 check
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Salary & Benefits

Salary is paid between $25 - $32 per hour plus super and night and weekend penalties

Job ID:

153792

Location:

Logan, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Ipswich

Closing Date:

31/01/2017



Intensive Family Support Case Manager

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 based service supporting needs such as legal, domestic violence, counselling, disability, mental health, employment and other youth and family based services.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a full time, permanent Intensive Family Support Case Manager to join their Woodridge based team.

This position will provide case management of complex families.This case management role entails resourcing parents to fulfil their responsibilities to protect and care for their children, and to strengthen families:

  • practical skills in accessing housing, household management and budgeting
  • confidence in parenting
  • child development knowledge and parenting skills
  • capacity to protect and care for their children
  • connections with informal supports including friends, family and community
  • communication and relationships including partner to partner and parent to child
  • capacity to manage stressors in their lives
  • access to, and use of, services and resources required to meet their needs
  • access to services which promote child development, health and education

    Key Competencies

    • Knowledge and experience in working within a case management framework
    • Knowledge, skills and experience in providing prevention and early intervention services to families
    • Knowledge of childhood development and how to address family dysfunction
    • Knowledge of the underlying individual, family and societal issues impacting parents’ protection and care of their children
    • An appropriate framework for assessment and intervention in relation to family violence and child protection
    • Proven experience and professional ability to problem solve and resolve conflict whilst working as part of a team and/or independently
    • Ability to relate to clients and their families from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds

    To Be Successful

    • Possession of relevant tertiary qualifications and/or experience.
    • Current Queensland C Class driver’s license.
    • Current First Aid Certificate or ability to obtain.
    • Current Positive Notice Blue Card and Disability Services Positive Notice Card or ability to obtain.
    • Minimum 5 years case management experience is desired

    Salary & Benefits

    Salary $65,215 plus super and salary sacrifice options.

  • Job ID:

    154264

    Location:

    Woodridge

    Closing Date:

    12/12/2016



    Child and Family 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.
    • An understanding of the impacts of trauma and attachment
    • 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 and Torres Strait Islander Culture and an ability to communicate effectively with this community
    • 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 super and, weekend penalties and reimbursement of motor vehicle expenses per kilometre

    Job ID:

    153791

    Location:

    Logan, Toowoomba, Ipswich, Gold Coast

    Closing Date:

    31/01/2017



    Counsellor - SCOPE

    The Organisation

    This not for profit organisation specialises in providing high quality therapeutic support service to vulnerable children who are in out of home placements, as well as general support to their foster carers. This organisation delivers services from over 250 outlets engaging around 2,800 employees and 5,600 volunteers.

    The Role

    On behalf of our customer we are seeking a Counsellor to join their Systemic Counselling Optimum Placement Experience (SCOPE) team. Located in the Ipswich region, this is an initial full time 6 month contract with the possibility of extension.

    Counselling support will be held in both a clinical setting as well as attending the young person’s home or school. You will be required to provide holistic services to the young people, their carers and family members. The aim of this role is to increase the young person’s stability within their placement and to enhance their positive experience in out of home care.

    This support includes but is not limited to; counselling clients with high complex needs, emotional support, case management, developing strategies and interventions, modelling, utilise therapeutic processes and practices, particularly in relation to child protection. The young people who you are supporting are placed in out of home care or are being transitioned back into the care of the family unit. This role is responsible for assisting families to achieve positive outcomes and reduce the ongoing departmental intervention.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide professional counselling to children and other supports (group programs, individual and some family work)
    • Provide education to Foster Carers, families and community members
    • Provide support and education within a clinical setting but also as needed within homes and schools
    • Participate in out of hours Oncall rostering as needed
    • Develop and maintain relationships with the Department and other key services as
    • You will be required to contribute to team based decisions with relevant supervisors and team members
    • Maintaining timely and accurate records, writing reports and any needed correspondence
    • You will also be required to collate statistical data and report this to Department of Child Safety as needed
    • Assist management team to support and supervise volunteer telephone counsellors
    • You will be required to contribute to team based decisions with relevant supervisors and team members

    To be Successful

    • Tertiary Degree qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or similar with relevant registration or Behavioural Sciences with membership to PACFA
    • Demonstrated skills and experience providing clinical support to children and young people living in out of home care
    • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of the effects of trauma and abuse on child development, on placement experience, and on families
    • Experience and demonstrate skills in working in age-appropriate and child-friendly ways with children who have been affected by physical, emotional and sexual abuse
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
    • Professional frameworks that align with the organisation
    • Highly developed interpersonal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
    • Positive Blue Card
    • Open Qld Driver Licence

    Salary & Benefits

    Salary is paid at $62,817pa plus super and salary sacrifice options. Vehicles available for work use.

    Job ID:

    154249

    Location:

    Ipswich & West Moreton

    Closing Date:

    16/12/2016