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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:

30/09/2016



Child and Family Mental Health Practitioner - 2 month locum

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 currently seeking a Child and Family Practitioner to join their Intensive Family Support team for a 2 month locum with possibility of extension. Located in Milton and servicing North Brisbane region this full time position is an exciting opportunity to utilise your skills providing interventions and support services to people and families experiencing Mental Health issues. This organisation is seeking someone with a strong counselling framework to provide assertive outreach.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in intake functions including determining service eligibility, gaining consent and identifying the family’s needs to provide appropriate referral and advice
  • Provide assertive outreach to clients to encourage case participation
  • 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 counselling 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, Psychology, Social Work or related field
  • Demonstrated understanding of Mental Health strategies and recovery framework
  • Demonstrated ability to engage vulnerable families, building rapport and providing appropriate referrals to a variety of support services
  • Demonstrated experience providing case management practice within a child protection or early intensive intervention framework
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with government and non-government stakeholders to meet the needs of vulnerable children and families
  • Highly developed communication, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Current Qld Drivers License and current Blue Card or ability to obtain

Salary & Benefits

The role is paid at $35.43 per hour plus super. Vehicle and mobile are available for work purposes.

Job ID:

154111

Location:

Milton

Closing Date:

02/09/2016



Child and Family Case Worker

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 full time Child and Family Case Worker to join their team located in Logan for a 12 month contract. This role works alongside families and children, providing intensive case management support to complex needs focused on child protection and parenting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete initial needs and psycho-social assessments, identifying key strengths and goals addressing parenting and family concerns
  • Provide case management support for families, utilising client focused and strength-based early intervention frameworks
  • Facilitate parenting and play groups to identify strengths and support the practical application of parenting and daily living skills
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders in order to facilitate client focused outcomes
  • Maintain detailed reporting including written reports, email correspondence and data entry
  • Work within quality and risk frameworks, ensuring high quality service delivery
  • Participate in out of hours on call as required

To Be Successful

  • Completed Tertiary Degree qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or similar, essential
  • Demonstrated experience in child protection work with families, with an understanding of statutory child protection frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge providing therapeutic case management in an early intervention framework for families
  • Ability to provide culturally appropriate support in an innovative, creative and inclusive manner
  • Demonstrated ability to establish productive working relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal, written and computer skills
  • Current Qld Drivers license
  • Current Blue Card and criminal history check or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

$62,817 pa plus super and salary sacrificing options. Vehicles available for work use.<

Job ID:

154110

Location:

Underwood

Closing Date:

05/09/2016



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:

02/09/2016



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.
  • 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:

153791

Location:

Logan, Toowoomba, Ipswich, Gold Coast

Closing Date:

31/08/2016



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