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Established in 1969, McArthur prides itself on the provision of a professional and ethical service to the social welfare sector. We are proudly Australian owned and operated, offering staff and clients 24 hour on-call support. Our consultants offer a professional, personalised and supportive service to our valued locum staff and services.
At present we are seeking experienced case managers to assist with support of newly arrived refugees and migrants to settle into Australia. You will be providing holistic, strengths based case management to ensure your clients have access to all required services to achieve settlement outcomes.
Main duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct accurate and appropriate assessments, identify risk and clients with complex needs Maintain and develop client and stakeholder relationships Promote client participation in orientation programs Coordinate service delivery with key stakeholders for all family members Provide ongoing support and advocacy for clients Ensure all relevant legislation, regulations are undertaken within an effective risk management framework Comply with legislation and organisational policy and procedures
Essential Skills and experience:
Tertiary Degree or minimum of Diploma in Community Services Minimum of 2 years case management experience Experience working with clients from a CALD background Excellent time management, written communication, report writing and interpersonal skills Sound knowledge of current Commonwealth and State policies related to immigration, settlement, asylum seekers Current WWCC Wiling to undertake National Police Check
Please email your resume to *****@mcarthur.com.au + click to reveal or call Melissa on *****65 + click to reveal for more information
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Project Support Officer
Fixed Term Position
Commencing: Immediate Start
Concluding: July 2021
Applications Close: 5pm Wednesday 31st January
Location: Coen
In this role you will have proven experience in planning and coordinating project activities within agreed time frames and budget.
Key Duties

Liaise with WALT (or their nominated representative) to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives for an identified project Develop a detailed project plan for a range of construction and other activities Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports Start project activities, monitor progress and handle any issues that arise Provide reporting as detailed in grant documentation and regularly to WALT Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants Work with stakeholders to progress project activities, including with Cook Shire Council
Skills, Abilities and Experience required:
Proven work experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role Demonstrated experience in project and budget management, from conception to delivery Solid organisational skills, including multitasking, budget control and time-management Strong contract management experience Strong teamwork and negotiation skills Familiarity with risk management and quality assurance control Strong Business Development experience
Please submit your resume and covering letter outlining skills and experience by email to: *****@gmail.com. + click to reveal For more information call *****35 + click to reveal
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Randstad is currently searching for an experienced Relationship officer with customer service capabilities to fill an exciting ongoing position for our state government client in the heart of Parramatta. Hours will be standard business hours, Monday to Friday.
Your main responsibilities will be to develop active and collaborative working partnerships with Aboriginal Community Housing Providers (ACHP), key government stakeholders, community leaders, NGOs and clients and ensure effective services and programs are provided to Aboriginal communities and clients consistent with contracted standards.
Key accountabilities
• Lead local implementation, support, service, communication and improvement programs for ACHP contract management to ensure the needs of the community and our clients are met. • Work collaboratively with the central contract management and compliance team and service delivery teams to ensure a co-ordinated approach to contract implementation and compliance management and enhance quality of service delivery. • Develop a comprehensive understanding of ACHP performance to enable regional advice on property allocations and contract arrangements. • Lead issue resolution process and client grievance process from inception to completion to ensure timely completion and compliance with current contracts and policies. • Act as a senior local AHO representative and partner in the region building effective working relationships with Aboriginal Community Housing Providers, community leaders and tenants to better meet client needs.
To be considered you must be Aboriginal Identified and will demonstrate the following:
- Experience with high level computer skills.
- Strong communication skills.
- Customer service experience.
- Sense of urgency to meet deadlines and prioritise work load.
- Excellent time management skills, reliability and professionalism.
- The ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
- High level data entry skills.

If you can envision yourself in this position, please apply now!!
Should you have any questions please contact Rawan Shakhtour on *****54 + click to reveal or email *****@randstad.com.au. + click to reveal
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The Economic Development Officer - Northern Flinders will work on strategies from the Leigh Creek and Surrounding Outback Communities Skills and Employment Plan and the Outback Communities Authority (OCA) Region Economic Growth and Investment Strategy. 
The position is based in Port Augusta but with frequent travel to and from Leigh Creek.
Whilst reporting directly to the CEO of Regional Development Australia Far North (RDAFN) you will also work closely with RDAFN's team, Department of State Development and OCA.
The position is strictly a six month term with an attractive remuneration package for this key role.
KEY RESULTS AREAS
Formation of a Workforce Development Network for the Northern Flinders region focusing on new and emerging employment and training opportunities. Position will be Executive Officer of the Network responsible for providing executive support to the Network including;
Facilitate an Employment Hub in Leigh Creek in collaboration with the Department of State Development and Outback Communities Authority. The position will broker this outcome. Ensure data on employment and unemployment is kept updated in the Leigh Creek and Surrounding Outback Communities Skills and Employment Plan. Support quarterly visits by the Department of State Development to the region to scope potential employment and training activity. Work closely with Regional Development Australia Far North (RDAFN) Business Development Manager and Tourism Development Manager to support the growth of business enterprises in the Northern Flinders Region. Work closely with RDAFN's Business Development Manager and Tourism Development Manager to provide responsive and practical information services to meet the diverse needs of the small and medium business clients by telephone and direct contact in person at locations within the Northern Flinders region.
Contribute to industry and community engagement and the collation of regional intelligence including;
Identifying regional stakeholders and developing positive relationships to enhance workforce participation. Programs and activities in the local region. Gathering local data and intelligence relevant to workforce development in the local region. Actively identifying and developing opportunities for workforce participation programs and activities in the Northern Flinders region. Developing business intelligence and resource material for the Northern Flinders region. Undertaking analysis and evaluation of small and medium business challenges and preparing succinct responses to the RDAFN Board as required.
Undertake project management, reporting and evaluation including;
Preparing, managing and maintaining projects and financial information. Fulfilling financial administration and specified reporting.
 
SELECTION CRITERIA
Applicants must address the following criteria in their application for the position
GENERAL COMPETENCIES
Results focused. Experience in working in a regional area with business and regional communities. Advanced communication skills, with proven ability in the areas of report preparation, submission writing, oral presentations and meeting procedures as follows; Experience in meeting coordination, including agenda preparation, minute taking and an understanding of Governance in relation to committees and how they should operate. Ability to communicate and effectively interpret the needs of business, industry, government agencies, local government, media and community groups. Extensive report writing experience and skills that facilitate the production of reports which are informative and have clear recommendations. Strong business acumen and experience, with a capacity to identify and develop business and tourism opportunities. Knowledge of training and skills challenges affecting rural and remote South Australia. Knowledge of training and skills programs sponsored by Federal and State Government agencies. Broad understanding of small business, local government and regional economic development. Knowledge of the Far North of South Australia. Computer literacy is essential.
FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES
Demonstrated ability to research and collate accurate demographic and statistical data. Demonstrated ability to manage financial resources and projects and to achieve stated objectives. Experience in negotiating and working with the private sector industry. Demonstrated capacity to plan, develop, implement and evaluate training and skills development strategies. Working understanding/knowledge of State and Commonwealth skills and employment programs. Working knowledge of a range of employment functions which include recruitment and selection, industrial relations, equal employment principles and Work Health, and Safety. Comprehensive knowledge of the social, economic and political imperatives influencing workforce development within the region.
PERSONAL COMPETENCIES
•       Demonstrated initiative, creativity and commitment.
•       Demonstrated ability to establish strong working relationships with key stakeholders.
•       Ability to handle difficult or stressful situations.
•       Ability to make independent judgements and to exercise discretion on issues.
•       Demonstrated excellent time management skills, with stamina and adaptability to maintain work output in times of pressure.
•       Demonstrated ability to work productively in a team in a multi-discipline field with minimal supervision, to serve as a role model to other staff, positively influencing their conduct and performance.
A high level of interpersonal skills in public relations, problem solving, negotiation and networking.
QUALIFICATIONS
A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience is highly desirable.
OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED
•    Understanding of Work, Health and Safety including employer and employee responsibilities.
•    Understanding of Regional Development Australia Committees as a not for profit organisation managed by a volunteer Board.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
•    Must have current full Driver's Licence.
Some out of business hours work will be required.
•    Position will be based in Port Augusta, however will spend up to two weeks a month residing in Leigh Creek and travelling the Northern Flinders region.
•    Preference for candidate to reside in the Far North region, or near vicinity.
Enquiries: Paula Osborn, Deputy CEO, Regional Development Australia Far North telephone *****44. + click to reveal
HOW TO APPLY
Applications to be submitted by email to *****@rdafn.com.au + click to reveal
Your application letter of no more than three pages should broadly address the key selection criteria.
Please include your resume outlining relevant experience.
Closing date for applications is 9am Monday 5 February 2018.
 
 
 
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About the Organisation
St Patrick's provides a range of integrated community services to assist vulnerable and disadvantaged persons towards self-sufficiency and the best quality of life. The service primarily caters to clients who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and provides access to a range of high quality support services including housing, health, welfare and emergency relief, activities, education and training, meals and day centre facilities In addition we provide specialist services for youth, families, women, single men, those with mental health and substance misuse issues, and rough sleepers.
About this positon
This position (20 hours per week) sits within the Housing Services team, providing short to medium accommodation for those in need.This is an exciting opportunity for someone with strong administration and record keeping skills to join a small dedicated team.  We are looking for a  good communicator who is able to work with a diverse range of people including those that are finding it difficult to manage mainstream accommodation, Aboriginal people and those from culturally and diverse backgrounds. 
The role provides administrative and record-keeping support to the housing team and is responsible for ensuring that all rents and bonds are paid and recorded correctly. This position involves book-keeping and administration tasks. Some client support work may be required, particularly in assisting clients to set up Centrepay or direct debit payments.
St Patrick's Community Support Centre offers above-award wages, 5 weeks annual leave, a supportive work environment including access to an Employee Assistance Program, and salary sacrifice opportunities. Aboriginal people are strongly encouraged to apply.
To Apply
To apply and for complete job description, please see St Patrick's Community Support Centre website (http://stpats.com.au/about/jobs/).
As we are looking to recruit as soon as possible, interviews will commence as soon as suitable applications have been received and shortlisted.  It is therefore advisable to complete your application as soon as possible.
If you would like further information about the role, please contact the Manager Housing Services through the executive assistant *****@stpats.com.au + click to reveal
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Are you experienced in promoting programs and maintaining productive working relationships with schools, TAFE and local community networks? Are you able to work autonomously and strive to achieve Targets & KPI's? Do you have proven time management and organisational skills, including the ability to plan workload, priorities and meet deadlines? You want to make a genuine difference to the financial well-being of low income Australian families?
The Saver Plus Coordinator is vital in managing and facilitating one of our most valuable programs – Saver Plus. Your role will be varied, and very busy, but incredibly rewarding as you deliver, promote and create exposure to a financial literacy program that will have a long lasting impact on some of Australia's low income families.
A day in the life of a Saver Plus Coordinator might look like this, but really every day will be different:
Promoting the Saver Plus program to referral networks including local schools, community groups and other relevant organisations Conducting interviews with potential Saver Plus participants to assess their eligibility and capacity to develop a savings goal along with developing a budget Database management Follow up with a participant to provide support Deliver the MoneyMinded financial skills training program to groups of participants Submit written reports Respond to all the emails and phone messages
To be one of our Saver Plus Coordinators you need to have the ability to work with limited direction and as an effective team member to achieve outcomes and be fantastic with people. You radiate confidence and belief in the Saver Plus program. You need to be able to manage a number of different tasks all at once, without letting anything fall through the cracks. You need to have strong facilitation experience and be a nimble administrator as many aspects of this role are about making sure things are on track. Most of all you care, lots, about helping some of the most disadvantaged in our society.
This is a part time, 8 month maximum term position, working 30.4 hours per week.
Salary will be in the range of $61,320.48 to $67,878.20 per annum (pro rata), based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.
A copy of the position description can be downloaded at https://www.bsl.org.au/about/careers/jobs/ . For further information about the role phone Daniel Crotty on *****73 + click to reveal
To apply:
Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire. Applicants who do not complete the screening questionnaire will not be considered for shortlisting.
Email written applications to: *****@bsl.org.au + click to reveal
Applications close: Sunday 28 January 2018 5pm
 
The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation.  Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.
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Anglicare North Queensland is a not for profit organisation offering a comprehensive network of services in Mt. Isa, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns to people in need.
 
Casual Positions Available
Competitive Hourly Rate
Training and Development Opportunities
 
The position:
The Quigley Street Night Shelter provides temporary overnight accommodation, an evening meal and breakfast, and personal hygiene facilities for people who are homeless.
Residential Workers carry out tasks involved in the provision of accommodation and support to clients including cleaning, food preparation, informal counselling and support to clients.
Key requirements:
Commitment to the mission, vision, values and core principles of Anglicare North Queensland
Relevant qualifications in social work or community welfare and/or equivalent experience working in a similar position
A high level understanding of the social and political contexts of homelessness and the impacts of this for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
Demonstrated knowledge, experience and skills in client focused service provision, case management and outreach theory and practice
Well developed communication and interpersonal skills to respectfully and appropriately engage with and support clients from diverse cultural backgrounds with integrity and discretion
Well developed written, data collection, case notes, reporting and computer literacy skills
Current first aid and CPR certificates
Current drivers licence

 
Successful candidates are required to undertake and maintain a working with children blue card and a national police check.
 
To apply please forward a resume, a cover letter addressing the key requirements of the role and an application form to *****@anglicare.net + click to reveal
 
Please visit our website www.anglicarenq.net for the application form.
 
APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5PM FRIDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2018.
 
Anglicare North Queensland Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Only successful applicants will be contacted.
 
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Community Health and Wellbeing Officer
Fixed Term Full Time - to 31 October 2018 (maternity leave replacement)
Band 6 - $82,841 - $90,294 (+ 9.5% super & RDO)
 
The Community Health and Wellbeing Officer will assist in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating health and wellbeing initiatives within the framework of Council’s key social policies and plans.  The position develops and facilitates opportunities for building social connectedness and community capacity for residents and community groups.  Internally, the position builds the capacity across Council to contribute to, plan for and deliver initiatives and responses which improve health and wellbeing outcomes in Hobsons Bay.  
 
The successful applicant will have exceptional program planning and project management skills including development, delivery and evaluation based on community development and social determinants of health principles
Place based Health and wellbeing Portfolio or Population based Implement the Sons of the West program
A copy of the position description can be obtained by using the download feature below or by contacting our Customer Service team on *****00. + click to reveal
For further information please contact Ben Pollard, Community Development Coordinator on *****00. + click to reveal
 
Applications must include a statement addressing the selection criteria and close Sunday 4 February 2018.

Please submit your application either by submitting online or posting to:
HR Recruitment
Hobsons Bay City Council
PO Box 21
ALTONA VIC 3018
An automated email will be sent upon receipt of your electronic application. Please re-submit your application if the auto reply has not been received or call *****92 + click to reveal if you are experiencing difficulty.
Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.
Your Career is our Success
Applications Close: 04/02/2018
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Location: Darwin, NT
Position number: DS24
Base salary range: SOGB $95,811 - $111,336 pa + entitlements   
Term: 18 months contract
As the largest peak Indigenous organisation in Australia, the Northern Land Council (NLC) provides a family-friendly and flexible team environment with attractive remuneration packages, five weeks annual leave, district allowance, super, salary sacrifice, airfares and other entitlements.
This new position is primarily responsible for the provision of leadership, advice and assistance in the delivery of key projects relating to the rights of Aboriginal landowners to tidal waters, and their interests over broader sea country, across the NLC region.
The Sea Country Project Manager will develop and implement a tidal waters and sea country strategy, in line with the organisation's strategic plan, and in collaboration with other NLC branches and other stakeholders.
You will be responsible for facilitating consultations in NLC's coastal communities that support Aboriginal landowners to manage their tidal waters; for developing and implementing relevant policies, programs, budgets and projects; and for leading teams and supervising project staff. 
The successful applicant will have a good understanding of fisheries management and/or natural resource management and/or planning in coastal and marine environments, with well-developed stakeholder relationship management skills, including experience liaising and negotiating with government and industry.
Applicants should possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain confidentiality and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in a range of environments, including with Aboriginal people.
Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline, such as Environmental Management and Planning, and/or significant equivalent high level experience designing and delivering projects, is essential.
Knowledge and understanding of the NLC and of the cultural, political, economic and social issues affecting Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory is required.
A willingness to work and travel to remote localities, as well as possession of a 'C' class manual driver's licence is essential.
Contact person: Diane Brodie *****04 + click to reveal
Applications close Monday 5 February 2018
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Multicultural Communities Council Gold Coast Inc (MCCGC) is the peak multicultural organisation on the Gold Coast and has been committed to ensuring that people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds have equal access to appropriate services for their ongoing health and wellbeing for over 30 years. 
The Program Co-ordinator will work closely with participants funded under the Skilling Queenslanders for Work Initiative and with stakeholders to achieve success. As well as providing over-arching planning and delivery of wrap-around support services to participants, the PC will be required to work collaboratively with the RTO to achieve skilling outcomes, the funding body for performance reviews and employers and networks to facilitate employment pathways.
Key Responsibilities 
The Program Co-ordinator will be responsible for program promotion, participant recruitment, assessment of participants program eligibility and their needs and aspirations, as well as delivering individual and group based learning support and work readiness assistance in conjunction with the Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The PC will work with RTO trainer to ensure individualised training and support plans are in place. The PC will record the participant in a data management system.
 The PC will work with the Trainer to assess participants individually and offer case management support to address any identified barriers. This will include individual and group mentoring and coaching, in collaboration with the RTO Trainer, so they can successfully complete their vocational training assessments, as well as working with participants on employer expectations, employability skills, and workplace culture and job search techniques.
The PC will work closely with participants, industry networks and employers to achieve employment outcomes for participants as well as providing support to participants who are successful in gaining employment to ensure they remain engaged over the life of the Program.
The PC is responsible for all administrative tasks including; individual support plans, venue hire, monthly reporting and monitoring RTO AHC lodgements, final reports, graduation ceremonies and other duties as required.
Qualification
A tertiary qualification in Training and Education (or related fields) will be highly regarded.
Essential Conditions of Employment
National Police Clearance must be attained and a declaration made on any future charges or convictions that could potentially affect your role within MCCGC. A current unrestricted Australian driver's licence and access to a fully comprehensive insured car.
Please forward your cover letter addressing essential experience and CV to *****@mccgc.com.au + click to reveal by COB 29th of January 2018. 
For additional information or any questions about the role please contact Troy on *****65. + click to reveal
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The City of Launceston, an accredited Employer of Choice, is seeking to fill the following position:
Events Support Officer
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In this dynamic, temporary part-time role (available at 19 hours per week up to December 2019), you will provide administration support to events and to proactively liaise with stakeholders both internally and externally to support the promotion of a positive, vibrant and coordinated events calendar for Launceston.
You will have successfully completed a senior secondary certificate of education, have event industry experience (ideally), proven high-level communications skills, outstanding customer service skills, project management skills (appropriate to the coordination of small projects), sound computer skills and the capacity to work independently, creatively and within a team environment.
If you are interested, for further information and instructions on how to apply please go to the employment page of our website at www.launceston.tas.gov.au and download the Employment Information Pack for this position.
For further information, please contact Tracey Mallett, Manager Community, Tourism and Events on *****00 + click to reveal or *****@launceston.tas.gov.au. + click to reveal
To apply, please address your application to Human Resources clearly stating the position number and send to *****@launceston.tas.gov.au + click to reveal
Your application should include a Cover Letter, your current Resume and a statement addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description. You must address the Selection Criteria, found in the Position Description to be eligible for interview.
Applications must be received by 3.00pm, Tuesday, 30 January, 2018.
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READVERTISED - previous applicants need not apply
Permanent part-time - 48 hours per fortnight
Anglicare Tasmania is a non-profit organisation providing a wide range of community services to the people of Tasmania. We are part of the national Anglicare Australia network of organisations. Anglicare advocates for social justice and aids people in times of need. We provide programs relating to health, accommodation, families, substance abuse and more.
Anglicare's Supported Residential Facilities provide a range of services from early intervention to crisis support while providing long-term accommodation to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
The aim of the Supported Residential Facility is to provide medium to long term accommodation, meals and support to people on low incomes.
We are seeking to appoint a motivated and proactive person who will be responsible for the day to day operations at Indigo Lodge. The role is responsible for; signing and managing issues relating to resident's leases, maintaining the grounds and garden, undertaking minor maintenance, ensuring the property is kept clean and tidy and providing limited assistance to residents in an on call capacity out of hours.
This role requires the Lodge Manager to work 8 hours per day but reside on site for a 24 hour period (9.00am to 9.00am) to provide after-hours emergency support. 24 hour care rates apply. This position will work 9.00am Friday to 9.00am Monday on a weekly basis.
The successful person will possess:
A knowledge of the issues pertaining to people experiencing homelessness and a conceptual understanding of the social and political context in which they occur; The concept of and issues associated with communal living; High level interpersonal and verbal communication skills including the ability to conduct interviews and assessments and facilitate mediation and conflict resolution processes.
For further information regarding the position, please contact Louise Bieser – Area Manager, Housing Connect and Supported Residential Services on *****29 + click to reveal during business hours.
To view a copy of the Position Description and how to apply, please visit our website www.anglicare-tas.or.au/careers.
To be considered for the position, applicants are asked to detail their experience using the position description as a guide.
The successful applicant will be required to have a Schedule 1 National Police Certificate (no older than 12 months and not an annulled record), current driver licence, current Working with Vulnerable People Registration (employment category) and undertake a pre-employment medical assessment prior to commencement. On commencement the successful persons will be required to undertake our structured Safeguarding Children Training program.
Applications close 5.00pm, Monday, 29th January 2018.
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About Us:
Mates4Mates is a charity dedicated to providing tangible programs and services to support current and ex-serving ADF personnel and their immediate families, who have suffered physical or psychological wounds, injuries or illnesses as a result of their service. The range of services includes physical rehabilitation and wellbeing services; psychological services; social connection activities; rehabilitative adventure challenges; and education and employment support services.
 
About the Role:
We are currently seeking to recruit a part-time (4 days per week, Tuesday to Friday) Liaison Officer based at our Family Recovery Center in Hobart to work as part of a dynamic team.
As the Liaison Officer, your role is to engage and build rapport with Mates and act as a primary point of contact. You will coordinate and facilitate social and recreational activities based around our model of service, such as: walking groups, creative workshops and wellbeing activities.
Part of the role will be to build and maintain relationships with external community support organisations that may assist in providing additional care to Mates and their families.
The Liaison Officer will also assist in developing services to regional Tasmania, and act as the link between Mates4Mates staff, events and activities.
This role will require flexibility for some travel. 
 
About You:
The successful candidate will possess the following:
Service background n the ADF or Reserves
A strong understanding or experience working with current or ex-service personnel who have been wounded, injured or ill
A compassionate, open-minded and non-judgmental manner
A high degree of communication to facilitate conversations and group discussions
Ability to assess and manage challenging situations and provide support to vulnerable people when required
Experience in community liaison, networking and developing relationships with key stakeholders
Strong computer, social media and reporting skills
Experience managing competing priorities
If you are ready to take on your next career challenge with an organisation that plays an integral part in providing support to our defence community, we are eager to receive your application.
Please upload your cover letter and CV to be considered for the role. For a copy of the Position Description or for any queries please contact Kerine Nightingale at *****@mates4mates.org + click to reveal
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Metropolitan Adelaide
$69,437 to $72,578 pa
You
Will be passionate about advocating for and improving the lives of Aboriginal Children and their health and wellbeing. You will be able to positively and actively engage with, and support potential foster carers who want to look after Aboriginal children and young people who come into care. You will have a strong commitment to social justice. You will be energetic and engaging and able to persevere in the face of adversity.
To succeed in this demanding but rewarding role you will need strong relationship building and communication skills. You will also be responsible for ensuring quality recording of all written materials associated with the assessment process.
Your New Role
The primary role of Assessment Officer is to focus on the assessment of families who have agreed to become AFSS foster carers. The comprehensive assessment includes a full and thorough assessment of the household (using the Step by Step Foster Care Assessment Tool and the Winangay Foster Carer Assessment Tool) as well as the provision of relevant trainings as part of the overall assessment process.
Based in Adelaide the role involves intensive work in assessing potential foster carers to ensure their suitability to provide care for Aboriginal children and young people who are unable to live with their birth or extended families. AFSS foster carers provide a safe, stable and positive home environment that caters for the physical, emotional and wellbeing needs of the children and young people in their care.
You Will Need
A Child Related Employment Screening (CRES) An unrestricted current Drivers Licence Eligibility to work in Australia
(Don't have a CRES? Download a CRES registration form from our website and send it to us when you send us your detailed job application.)
Ideally You Will Have
A Child Safe Environments Certificate Qualifications in Social Work, Social Sciences or Community Services, or similar; or appropriate demonstrated knowledge and competencies
Working in a not for profit agency you can salary sacrifice to increase your take home pay.
Now: Look at the J&P in the AFSS Employment section at: www.afss.com.au.
Then: tell us in two pages why you're a good fit for this job and send this with your resume to: *****@afss.com.au + click to reveal
Need more information? Please call Peter on *****90 + click to reveal (9am-5pm weekdays only)
Applications close 5.00 pm Friday 2 February 2018
PLEASE NOTE: If you do not address your skills and experience against the Job and Person Specification we are unlikely to consider your application.
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Offenders Aid and Rehabilitation Services (OARS) is a significant long-standing community based organisation that is one of Australia's most innovative and effective non-government crime prevention agencies based in Adelaide, South Australia who have a commitment to service excellence.
OARS provide a high level clinical practice and service and is looking to appoint vibrant and dedicated professionals to join their team.
The OARS team are experienced professionals providing individualised services to assist ex-offenders, supporting tailored intervention programs.  Through the delivery of these high quality, personalised treatment programs and associated counselling services we can proudly advise that we have a positive impact on the reduction of recidivism rates in South Australia. Travel to outreach sites and some evening group work will be required.
The Clinical Worker is responsible for:
The delivery of a high quality, client centred and comprehensive treatment to clients experiencing drug and alcohol issues, experiencing gambling problems and other comorbidity issues Providing or facilitating brief or in-depth psycho-social assessment/ counselling services Co-facilitating group based interventions Referrals, and Case management Maintenance of clients records and data Provide progress reports
If you have the following skills and experience:
Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology/Drug and Alcohol counselling &/or other Human Services disciplines Significant experience working with disadvantaged people Counselling and case management skills with clients who have complex needs Experience working co-operatively with a range of service providers Working knowledge of criminal justice practices would be advantageous we would love to hear from you.
A copy of the job and person specifications and job application guidelines are available on our website www.oars.org.au   and enquiries can be directed to Ms Louise Kelly on *****00. + click to reveal
Candidates will need to have a current drivers license and will be required to undergo a police clearance.
Applications should be returned using SEEK, ensuring that you attach:
Your current CV A covering letter that highlights your relevant skills and experiences, against the five skills and experiences listed above.
Applications close: 5:00pm Wednesday 31th January 2018
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About the Role
Here at YMCA WA we believe in the power of inspired young people which means providing opportunities for children and young people to grow in body, mind and spirit. If you align yourself to our values, care about people, and want to make a real difference within the community, we would love to hear from you.
About the Role:
YMCA WA is currently recruiting a fixed term full time School Engagement Officer located at YMCA WA Newman. The YMCA WA has partnered with the Australian Government and local stakeholders to maximise the Governments education objectives to improve education outcomes for some of Australia’s most disadvantaged communities
The role of the School Engagement Officer is to support families, parents, carers and children so that school aged children attend school every day; arriving on time and remaining at school for the duration of the school day.
This is an Aboriginal specific position and as such Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties:
Identify non-attending school students and give practical support to students and families to help improve the student’s attendance Collect information and prepare daily reports relevant to the community and school Talk with parents and carers to gain an understanding of any difficulties a student, family or household may be facing that may make it hard for children to get to school every day Build strong relationships with the community promoting the importance of daily attendance
Skills and Experience:
Experience working with diverse cultural groups Exceptional communications and personal skills Strong organisational and administration skills Proficiency in Microsoft suite including Excel, Word and Outlook Current and valid driver’s licence (manual transmission) National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check card
Benefits:
Free employment assistance program Supportive Management and environment Career progression potential Opportunity to work in a valued based, not for profit organisation
To Apply:
Please visit our website www.ymcawa.org.au and click on the “Join Us’ tab. A position description is available on the website. Should you require any other information please contact Sue Lovett on *****08. + click to reveal Application Closes 29 January 2018
YMCA WA is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment, and successful applicants must comply with the YMCA's Safeguarding Children and Young People Framework. We reserve the right to commence the recruitment process prior to the nominated closing date. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit our website for further information.
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Our client is a well-established community services organisation, based in Melbourne and servicing the South Eastern Suburbs.
Due to the ever growing nature of this organisation they are looking for a contemporary quality manager who can business partner across this small organisation. Proactively engaging around continuous improvement principles, risk management strategies in line with business strategy and develop quality and compliance frameworks whilst managing the accreditation process.
This role is diverse and dynamic; you will be working in an ever changing environment with an established team developing a quality programme with an aim to achieving a deeper understanding of how the organisation is evolving whilst aligning with the NDIS and new accreditation and quality standards.
If you have a background in Quality and Regulatory Management/Compliance within the aged care or health sectors and want to make a difference in an organisation that is supportive and inclusive please submit your interest. To apply, please visit mcarthur.com.au, referencing 135980 in the search bar.
For more information, or for a confidential conversation, please contact Anna Skeels on *****45. + click to reveal
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Our client is a well-established community services organisation, based in Melbourne and servicing the South Eastern Suburbs.
Due to the ever growing nature of this organisation they are looking for a contemporary quality manager who can business partner across this small organisation. Proactively engaging around continuous improvement principles, risk management strategies in line with business strategy and develop quality and compliance frameworks whilst managing the accreditation process.
This role is diverse and dynamic; you will be working in an ever changing environment with an established team developing a quality programme with an aim to achieving a deeper understanding of how the organisation is evolving whilst aligning with the NDIS and new accreditation and quality standards.
If you have a background in Quality and Regulatory Management/Compliance within the aged care or health sectors and want to make a difference in an organisation that is supportive and inclusive please submit your interest. To apply, please visit mcarthur.com.au, referencing 135980 in the search bar.
For more information, or for a confidential conversation, please contact Anna Skeels on *****45. + click to reveal
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Female Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Resource Worker
(2 days a week)
Relationships Australia WA is a leading non-government provider of professional relationship services involving counselling, group work, community education and case management services to individuals, couples and families.
We are seeking an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander woman to undertake the role of Aboriginal Resource Worker for our Djinda Service based in West Leederville. This is a support, advocacy and referral service for Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander women and children affected by or at risk of family violence or sexual assault.
The successful candidate will be reliable, proactive and experienced professional with demonstrated abilities in working with Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander families affected by domestic violence.
To request written information on the service and a job description, please email *****@relationshipswa.org.au  + click to reveal
Applicants should submit a covering letter stating their interest in the position alongside a current CV with details of two professional referees to the above email address.
Applications close by 5pm on Thursday 1st February 2018. Only applicants who successfully meet the criteria will be considered for an interview.
Being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and female are genuine occupational requirements for this position as authorized under section 27 of the WA Equal Opportunity Act 1984.
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Aboriginal Gambling Help Service
Port Augusta
$62,204 - $66,828 pa
You
You will understand the issue that lead to problem gambling and you will be passionate about providing supports for individuals wanting to overcome their gambling habit.
You will have strong relationship building, facilitation, and communication skills. You will be able to develop and facilitate programs that support community members to overcome their gambling habits. You will likely have relevant qualifications in the Social Sciences, behavioural Sciences or Community Services field; or significant and demonstrated relevant experience.
Your New Role
You will pro-actively engage with community groups and organisations to create awareness and education options around problem gambling and its impact on communities.
This means seeking out, liaising and consulting with a broad cross-section of the community and industry.
You Will Need
A Child Related Employment Screening (CRES) A current Drivers Licence A Child Safe Environments Certificate Eligibility to work in Australia
(Don't have a CRES? Download a CRES registration form from our website and send it to us when you send us your detailed job application.)
N.B. If selected for interview, you will need to provide evidence of your ability to develop and/or facilitate relevant programs.
Your New Employer
Long established in providing child protection and family support services, across South Australia, Aboriginal Family Support Services (AFSS) is at the forefront of supporting Aboriginal communities across South Australia.
Working in a not for profit agency you can salary sacrifice to increase your take home pay.
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Now: Look at the J&P in the AFSS Employment section at: www.afss.com.au.
Then: tell us in two pages why you're a good fit for this job and send this with your resume to: *****@afss.com.au + click to reveal
Need more info? Please call Ray on *****54 + click to reveal (9am – 5pm).
Applications close 5.00 pm 8 February 2018
PLEASE NOTE: If you do not address your skills and experience against the Job and Person Specification we are unlikely to consider your application.