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PHaMS Support Worker - Contract

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 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 an experienced Support Worker for their Personal Helpers and Mentoring Service (PHaMS). This contract is full time, Monday to Friday for an initial 2 months, with possibility of extension.

The key focus of this position is to engage with individuals with mental health needs accessing the program, by providing practical and direct support through living skills development (cooking, cleaning, budgeting), transport training, social linking and transportation to appointments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide direct outreach, support and practical assistance to clients under the guidance of senior staff
  • Facilitate clients progress towards goals in accordance with their individual recovery plan
  • Ensure clients are valued and respected whilst working towards increasing their independence
  • Participate in case conferences and interagency meetings
  • Assist with administrative functions, case noting and data base updating

To Be Successful

  • Minimum Certificate 4 level qualifications relevant to Community Services, Social Work or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of community based mental health support services
  • Demonstrated understanding providing individualised support to clients within a strengths based, recovery focused framework
  • Working knowledge and understanding of key program goals for PHaMS services
  • Highly developed written & verbal communication skills and computer literacy
  • Current WWC Blue Card, First Aid and Police Check or willingness to obtain
  • Reliable vehicle and Current Qld Driver’s license

Salary and Benefits

$32.20 per hour plus super.

Job ID:

153967

Location:

Logan

Closing Date:

27/05/2016



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:

30/06/2016



Provisional Psychologist

The Organisation

Our customer is a leading health service providing a holistic approach to the wellbeing and needs of the Aboriginal community and Torres Strait Islander community in Brisbane and surrounding areas. Our customer is dedicated to providing quality health care around key areas such as GP services, dental, mental health, child/family and maternal health, optometry, podiatry, dietary and other primary health care needs.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a Provisional Psychologist to join their growing Woolloongabba clinic. The key focus of this role will be to provide clinical psychiatric support and intervention to a case load of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients with varying mental health needs. This role is a junior level and provisional registration will be considered as the organisation offers quality supervision and support to further professional development as a Psychologist.

This permanent full time position may require some travel to surrounding clinics with use of pool vehicles and will work Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a case load, providing culturally appropriate mental health psychiatric services
  • Assess and contribute to case planning and treatment programs with individuals, families and children
  • Implement cultural and age appropriate clinical services, identifying risk and best treatment programs
  • Provide client education for chronic disease self-management
  • Participate in overall service delivery improvements and ongoing professional development

To Be Successful

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology with provisional registration with AHPRA; essential
  • Demonstrated experience in psychological services to individuals, families and children experiencing substance misuse and associated mental health needs
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of clinical mental health support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated high level written, verbal and advocacy skills
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence
  • Current WWC Blue Card, or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

Salary for this position will commence at $65,000 plus salary sacrifice and super. This position also involved 17.5% leave loading and pool vehicles available for work use.

Job ID:

153952

Location:

Woolloongabba

Closing Date:

03/06/2016



Manager - Refugee and Asylum Seeker Program

About the Organisation

Our customer is a large and well established organisation committed to the care of families, children & young people who experience social disadvantage. Programs are delivered in a number of areas of South East Queensland and provide assessment, counselling and support for children and families, family and residential based alternate care programs; education and life skills training. This organisation has an excellent reputation for quality practice, community partnerships and a supportive staff environment.

About the Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking a highly skilled Manager for their Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. This position is permanent, full time and located in Dutton Park.

The position will involve bringing your strong knowledge of multicultural or settlement services experience to lead and mentor Case Managers and Coordinators delivering programs to refugees and asylum seekers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the effective operation of the Centre, ensuring programs are delivered in an innovative and client focused manner
  • Provide supervision and evidence-based professional guidance to a small team of staff
  • Build and maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders and multicultural community groups, participating in relevant forums and working parties
  • Plan and implement effective fundraising strategies, meeting targets and raising awareness of trends or issues for clients
  • Hold a small case load of clients with complex needs whilst providing best practice support to Case Managers
  • Participate in operational requirements of the program, consulting on budgets and reporting requirements

To Be Successful

  • Tertiary Degree qualifications in Social Work, Behavioural Sciences, Psychology or similar are essential
  • Extensive experience in providing direct case management support within multicultural or refugee services
  • Demonstrated experience providing leadership and coordination to community programs and staff
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of contemporary refugee and asylum seeker issues
  • Sound experience in fundraising initiatives and submissions; maintaining productive relationships with a range of key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, computer and negotiation skills
  • Current QLD Drivers Licence
  • Current police check and WWC Blue Card, or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

$80,301 - $83,537 depending on qualifications and experience, plus super. The package also includes a salary sacrifice vehicle and opportunity to salary package taxable income.

Job ID:

153949

Location:

Dutton Park

Closing Date:

27/05/2016



Child Psychologist

The Organisation

Our customer is a leading health service providing a holistic approach to the wellbeing and needs of the Aboriginal community and Torres Strait Islander community in Brisbane and surrounding areas. Our customer is dedicated to providing quality health care around key areas such as GP services, dental, mental health, child/family and maternal health, optometry, podiatry, dietary and other primary health care needs.

The Role

On behalf of our customer we are seeking an experienced Child Psychologist to join their growing Woolloongabba clinic. The key focus of this role will be to provide clinical psychiatric support and intervention to a case load of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients, focusing on primary school aged children. This role will involve planning, developing and implementing mental health psychological services in accordance with GP Mental Health Plans/Chronic Care Plans and team care arrangements.

This permanent full time position may require some travel to surrounding clinics with use of pool vehicles and will work Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a case load of complex cases, providing culturally appropriate mental health psychiatric services
  • Assess and contribute to case planning and treatment programs with children under 18 and their families/carers
  • Implement cultural and age appropriate clinical services, identifying risk and best treatment programs
  • Provide client education for chronic disease self-management
  • Participate in overall service delivery improvements and ongoing professional development

To Be Successful

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology with full un-conditional registration through AHPRA with currency of practice; essential
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in psychological services to individuals, families and children experiencing substance misuse and associated mental health needs
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of clinical rehabilitation and social support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated high level written, verbal and advocacy skills
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence
  • Current WWC Blue Card, or ability to obtain

Salary and Benefits

Salary for this position will commence at $85,000 plus salary sacrifice and super. This position also involved 17.5% leave loading and pool vehicles available for work use.

Job ID:

153951

Location:

Woolloongabba

Closing Date:

27/05/2016



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