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Community Services Officer
Reference Number: 11202
Fixed Term: 12 Month fixed term to September 2018
Salary Range: $67,118 to $76,258 per annum
Location: Council Chambers, Spence Street
Closing: Sunday 13 August 2017
Applications: Must be submitted online
Primary Objective of the position:
This position is responsible for the planning, development and facilitation of a range of community initiatives across the Cairns Regional Council area that contribute to meeting community needs and aspirations.
To be successful in this role you will need the following:
Tertiary qualifications in community development, social sciences, social work or a related field. Extensive experience in a similar role. The ability to work within strategic community development frameworks using contemporary practice principles. Demonstrated understanding of the role of Local Government and the current trends and needs of the regional community. Demonstrated community engagement practice including the ability to identify and develop partnerships.
For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria you must go to our website: https://cairnsqld.mercury.com.au  
How to Apply:
Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:
Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria. Copy of your Resume. 
Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.
Pre-Employment Assessment:
As part of the selection process, the successful candidate will be required to undertake the following pre-employment assessments;
a pre-employment medical assessment, which will include a drug and alcohol test. a national police/criminal history check.
We offer the following benefits:
19 day month 5 weeks annual leave 12% contribution to superannuation Annual leave loading Subsidised uniform allowance Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool) On-going opportunities for learning and professional development
Enquiries: Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Ph: *****10 + click to reveal
Applications Close: 13/08/2017
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Housing Support Worker The Role
Centrecare's Family and Accomodation Service provides support and medium-term housing for clients who are homeless (up to 12 months) and can also support clients to overcome the difficulties they may currently be experiencing in keeping a home.
As the Housing Support Worker you will assist them to address previous homelessness issues and to assist them to obtain and maintain long term stable accommodation options after exiting Centrecare's Family Accommodation Program.
This will include working with families, and women with children escaping domestic violence to ensure people who have experienced homelessness are effectively linked with mainstream services to address a range of issues including employment, health, financial management and social integration to achieve long term, secure, stable housing. 
A Few Specifics 
To undertake assessment and counselling of children specifically and their families so as to improve and enhance their overall personal and social development, and their health and wellbeing. To deliver therapeutic services to children and their family's include assessments, counselling, outreach, capacity building, information, and referral opportunities for clients. Provide access to recreational opportunities for children and their families where possible and appropriate. To establish relevant networks and links with the community and other service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for clients.
Essential Criteria 
Possession of a current 'C' (previously 'A') class driver's licence and vehicle. Federal Police Clearance. and Working with Children Card Recognised tertiary level qualifications in Justice, Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol, Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences or related disciplines. Relevant experience in the areas of outreach, homelessness, individual/family support and/or case management. Well developed communication skills, written and verbal. Computer literacy skills and the ability to collect statistical data related to service delivery. Ability to work with a broad cross section of people to include business, other community based agencies, government and different socio-economic and cultural groups. An understanding of strength based approaches to client services. Ability to work within a team.
About Centrecare
Centrecare is a not for profit organisation committed to delivering quality professional counselling, support, accommodation, mediation and training services.
Culture
Centrecare is founded on the Church's holistic vision for community. Our inspiration is drawn from the Christian message of love, hope and justice. We are proud to have a team of over 300 dedicated people all of which are helping to improve the lives of others within the local community.
How to apply
Hit the Apply Button now! Attaching your  resume  or call *****44 + click to reveal for a confidential discussion. 
Position Closes Friday 11 August 2017
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Based In Rosebud
Are you looking for a rewarding career? Are you passionate about working with people? Are you committed to supporting those in need to live a fulfilling and meaningful life?
Join us in supporting people in our community and make a difference in someone's life!
About this opportunity
We currently have a Part Time (0.8) ongoing position for a Program Worker to join our Individual and Family Services team. You will be based in Rosebud VIC, however you may need to travel on occasions.
Wellways provides a number of diverse programs in the South East Melbourne region, including one-on-one support, respite options, service coordination, education and activity groups, and a short term residential rehabilitation program.
As a Program Worker you will work within Wellways' Community Recovery Model to deliver services and support participants in various practical ways such as supporting them to develop and maintain skills with daily living, access services, by encouraging linkages within the local community and supporting them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life.
You will bring:
Tertiary qualification(s) in social science or similar discipline or relevant experience, Previous experience working in the mental health/human services field, Strong understanding of the biopsychosocial rehabilitation model, An understanding of mental health issues and experience working with people with severe mental illness, Current and valid Driver's Licence
In return, you will:
Be provided with ongoing support and development opportunities Work within a friendly, supportive and like-minded team sharing the same values and passion for working with people Have access to employee benefits such as attractive salary packaging options, learning and development opportunities and access to our Employee Assistance Program
A satisfactory Police Records Check and Working With Children Check will be required prior to commencement of employment.
About Wellways
Wellways is a nationally recognized provider of mental health, disability services and a registered NDIS service provider. We work with individuals, their families and friends to improve their wellbeing and to gain inclusion into communities, providing support through recovery, education and advocacy programs, and provide a range of innovative rehabilitation models. We are a growing organization, currently employing over 900 staff across multiple sites within VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD and the ACT.
How to apply
Please complete an online application via our Careers page (wellways.org/careers-wellways).
For a confidential discussion about the role, we encourage you to contact Karen Johnston - Coordinator, Individual and Family Services on *****77. + click to reveal
Applications close 11 August 2017, close of business
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Lead, support and mentor a team that delivers one of The Smith Family's key programs, Learning for Life Make a genuine difference to the lives of some of Australia's most disadvantaged kids and their families
Learning for life is one of the key programs at The Smith Family; it works to ensure that disadvantaged children are able to have a better future across a range of outcomes. As a Team Leader you will provide day to day supervision, as well as support for a team that is responsible for implementing the Learning for Life program.
An overview of a day in the life of the Team Leader – Learning for Life might look like this, but in reality each day will be different:
Developing and maintaining key relationships with partner schools and other community partners to enable and increase program participation Spending time with Program Coordinators, Family Partnership Coordinators and Volunteers to support, mentor and provide ongoing feedback Develop and maintain relationships across other functional areas of The Smith Family Recruit and on board new team members Drive key program targets and goals by pro-actively engaging the team Reviewing and monitoring programs to identify areas of potential opportunity and improvement Ensuring that there is ongoing development and growth of team members' capabilities and skills Managing budgets for office sites and program implementation and delivery
It takes a special kind of person to be one of our Team Leaders. You need to have experience leading and supervising a team, and delivering on key outcomes. You will have exceptional communication skills and have proven ability to build relationships with a range of stakeholders. You are also highly organised and flexible in your approach, with the ability to change priorities at a moment's notice and manage multiple competing priorities, and tight time frames, without letting anything fall through the cracks. Most of all, you are someone who is passionate about helping some of the most disadvantaged in our society.
Living up to our employment promise, our team members tell us that working for The Smith Family gives them great job flexibility and the ability to work alongside committed, passionate and professional team members whilst engaging in challenging, fulfilling and diverse work. In turn, our team members believe that they offer commitment to our vision, mission and values and effective collaboration with fellow team members to deliver strong performance outcomes.
To find out more information about this role please see the position description located at: https://www.thesmithfamily.com.au/get-involved/jobs/team-leader-salisbury
Applications are to be sent to the email address below and should include a resume and cover letter.
For further information or to apply, please contact Richard Melvill on *****14 + click to reveal or via email: *****@thesmithfamily.com.au + click to reveal
Closing date: Friday, 11 August 2017
Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.
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The Parish Support and Development Team is a key channel through which the Archdiocese of Sydney support our parishes to grow and thrive, and to help them effectively manage their staff, finances, property and to assist Parishes in meeting their Archdiocesan and regulatory requirements
The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced professional for the role of Parish Adviser, Parish Support and Development to provide first response to parish enquiries and assisting in guiding parish administration. In addition to the general functions of the role, there is an involvement in training. This role is a full time position and is based in the Polding Centre (Sydney CBD).
This role will report to the Acting Director, Parish Support and Development.
The Parish Adviser will be accountable for the following:
Building strong relationships with Parish Priests and parish support staff. Respond and assist with enquiries and provide accurate answers. Developing comprehensive knowledge of parish administration. Proactively partnering with parishes to offer assistance. Prepare concise and clear Parish communications. Develop and maintain content and resources for the Parish intranet. Regularly report to the Acting Director issues that arise during contact with parishes and ensure unresolved issues are escalated. Work as part of a team providing administrative support directly to Parishes, which may include filling in for absences when there is a short term gap, or need in a Parish.
Assist in establishing the annual training timetable, organising resources and education materials and aids for each session including facilitators, room bookings, and catering.
Visiting a Parish to provide face-to-face support from time to time. Undertake other special projects from time-to-time.
 
Selection Criteria:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
A personal commitment to the teachings, ethos and values of the Catholic Church; Experience working or volunteering in a Catholic Parish is desirable. In depth understanding or strong ability to learn how parishes operate and a commitment to provide exceptional service. The ability to develop comprehensive knowledge across all aspects of parish planning. Strong relationship management skills and the ability to develop a reputation as a trusted and reliable reference point. Extensive experience in administration and/or customer service.  Intermediate to advanced PC skills with strong knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Sound working knowledge of MYOB, and PACS desirable. Professional manner and presentation Strong communication and listening skills Attention to detail, operating with discretion and confidentiality
 
A position description detailing further information about this role is available at www.catholicjobsonline.com.au
 
Applications for this role should include a covering letter outlining suitability for the role, addressing the above selection criteria and a resume
 
Applications to be sent in confidence to:
 
Employment Services Manager
Polding Centre
Level 5, 133 Liverpool Street, Sydney 2000
 
or to: *****@sydneycatholic.org + click to reveal
 
Applications close: 18 August 2017
 
Please note, although developing relationships with agencies forms a component of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney's recruitment strategy, on this occasion agency submission will not be accepted.
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Working for a leading Disability Services provider Full time Mosman Park Location
Rocky Bay is a leading provider of disability services, offering choice and independence to thousands of children and adults living with disability in Western Australia. We have grown over the past 12 months and due to this period of rapid growth, we are seeking a motivated individual with a “can do” attitude.
To be successful in this role, you will have:  
Excellent communication skills Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team Well-developed negotiation skills An adaptive and flexible way of working Competent in the use of Microsoft suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) Demonstrated experience and knowledge of working with people living with disability Knowledge of NDIS is desirable but not essential National Police Clearance (not older than 3 months) Current Western Australian Drivers Licence
In return, Rocky Bay offers:
A rewarding role and competitive remuneration package Excellent employee benefits Salary packaging options Paid induction programme
Application Details:
You must have the right to work in Australia to apply.
If you are interested in joining our team, please click the "Apply for Job" button, and submit an up-to-date resume and cover letter outlining relevant experience, skills and qualifications to the role.
We will commence the recruitment process immediately. Please note that all prequalification questions must be answered for your application to be considered.
For more information, please call Mia Huntley, Manager Customer Engagement on *****25 + click to reveal or view the Job Description below.
Closing date: 4pm Friday 11 August 2017
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Based In Fairfield or Geelong - Part Time Role
Attractive salary packaging benefits available Drive an exciting and innovative LGBTIQ peer workforce project Work in collaboration with the Quality and Service Development team and key stakeholders Manage Wellways delivery of the National Disability Services Workforce Innovation Grant
About this opportunity
Become part of an exciting new innovative workforce project. The Wellways 'out together' project was selected as one of the NDS Innovative Workforce Fund recipients. The purpose of the NDS Innovative Workforce Fund is to encourage the development and sharing of innovative approaches to workforce development under the NDIS.
The Out Together project will pilot the recruitment of NDIS peer workers across VIC, ACT and TAS who identify as LGBTQI and provide them with peer training and support to deliver NDIS supports to participants who identify as LGBTQI. The project will also include the development of a training tool kit and online resources to support other NDIS providers to recruit LGBTQI peer workers and provide peer based services under the NDIS.
Working as an active member of the Quality & Service Development team (Q&SD) and under the support and direction of the Manager Peer Services, the Community Education (ILC) project manager will be responsible for managing & providing strategic inputs to the successful delivery of this project.
About you
You will be an experienced project manager with a strong understanding of recovery and community inclusion. You'll be a creative problem solver with an ability to communicate and drive innovative solutions with exceptional report writing skills. Previous experience working in LGBTIQ services or in a peer role will be highly regarded.
About Wellways
Wellways works with people with mental illness and disabilities, their families and friends to improve overall wellbeing to gain inclusion into the wider community. We currently employ over 900 staff and work across multiple sites within Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland and the ACT.
How to apply
To apply and to download a copy of the position description please visit our careers website at www.wellways.org/careers-wellways.
Please visit www.wellways.org/careers-wellways to complete our online application and to view further information about the role.
For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Kate Higgins, Regional Manager, Quality and Service Development on *****52. + click to reveal
Applications close COB 8 August 2017
Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people.
All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.​
To apply for this job go to: http://wellways.recruitmenthub.com.au & enter ref code: 3664199.
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Great team environment Full-time fixed-term opportunity Salary packaging available
About the organisation
At Melbourne City Mission we're changing lives every day. We've been around for almost as long as Melbourne itself and are a responsive, creative and flexible organisation transforming the lives of people experiencing disadvantage. Our services extend across disability, homelessness & justice, palliative care, and education and early years. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.
Click here to find out more about us!
About the program    
The Detour program is an Innovation Action Project and homelessness early intervention program for young people aged 12-24 years and their families or significant adults. The Detour program, delivered as a partnership between Melbourne City Mission, Uniting and Kids Under Cover, is an initiative under the Victoria Department of Health & Human Services. This initiative aims to address potential homelessness for young people by providing intensive wrap-around coaching support services and individualised intensive support packages.
The purpose of the role
Detour identifies and addresses the root-causes of homelessness risk factors for young people, going deeper than the presenting circumstances. Providing access to integrated services with individually tailored support packages, Detour actively diverts young people away from homelessness, fast-tracking them back into the community. Through Detour, a collaborative service network provides extended family, school and community support; replacing homelessness sector reliance with community connection.
Key Selection Criteria
Qualifications / Experience
Significant experience in working with and providing casework to young people and their families, particularly within the context of early intervention and youth homelessness. Knowledge and experience with the youth homelessness sector and or mainstream services. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across education and welfare sectors Extensive knowledge of casework principles. Capacity to deliver group work initiative Well-developed interpersonal, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Demonstrated ability to work within a small team. An understanding of key issues as it relates to youth homelessness and family breakdown. Knowledge and/or experience in Action Research and other related participatory engagement strategies. Minimum Bachelor of Youth Work, Community Development, Social Work, or other relevant and/or equivalent qualifications. Current Drivers licence and current Working with Children Check. For further information or to obtain a position description regarding this role please contact Christine Bone, Operations Manager, Youth and Family Homelessness Services on *****89 + click to reveal or via *****@mcm.org.au. + click to reveal
Click here for a copy of the position description.
How to apply
To be considered for this position, applicants must include a current CV and address the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description.
Please forward your application to:
Christine Bone, Operations Manager, Youth and Family Homelessness Services via email at *****@mcm.org.au + click to reveal
Applications close Friday 5pm 11 August 2017.           
Only applicants who are shortlisted will be notified. Previous applicants need not apply.
Appointment to this position is subject to the satisfactory completion of a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable), current Victorian Working with Children Check, current Victorian Driver's License and the right to work in Australia.
Benefits
Melbourne City Mission supports staff by providing a range of learning and professional development opportunities, as well as offering work/life balance practices that recognise diversity and value staff participation in community life. The successful applicant will enjoy excellent benefits including salary packaging along with competitive remuneration.
Our commitment to diversity
At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people.If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.
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Cultural Mental Health Worker – Full Time Position
Aboriginal People are Encouraged to Apply
 
Bloodwood Tree Association is an incorporated, not-for-profit Aboriginal organisation based in South Hedland. Bloodwood Tree provides services for the homeless, unemployed, those affected by alcohol and drug use, and people in need. 
A full time vacancy exists for a Cultural Mental Health Worker to join our current team working, Monday – Friday, from our South Hedland based office.
 
Duties Summary:
To assist in the provision of holistic mental health care and support to clients of the Pilbara Integrated Mental Health Service. Through the provision of outreach support, case management and referrals / access the appropriate health services.     
Following skills are required:
Diploma in Social Welfare (or higher) and/or relevant mental health industry experience. Three years' experience working in the mental health sector. Case management experience working with clients dealing with mental health issues including the ability to make sound decisions that address client's complex health needs and the ability to motivate and engage clients who demonstrate challenging behaviour. Extensive experience of work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and developing polices that ensure these groups are provided culturally secure service provision. Strong communication skills and ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders. Ability to write and enter accurate case notes and perform other administrative tasks relevant to the position. Ability to manage time effectively. A sound level of computer literacy including proficiency in Microsoft Office packages. Experience in, or willingness to travel to neighbouring remote Aboriginal communities. Senior First Aid. Current 'C' Class WA drivers licence. Current Police Clearance and valid Work with Children check WWCC. Desirable Aboriginality  

For further information, including organisational structure, full remuneration and employment package details, please contact our office on *****09, + click to reveal or forward all applications (cover letter, resume and document addressing the above-mentioned skills required) to Bloodwood Tree Human Resources Manager Kristy Montague email: *****@bloodwoodtree.org.au + click to reveal
Closing date for the following position 17th August 2017
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Part Time
Armadale area
In collaboration with The Fathering Project, Parkerville Children and Youth Care (Inc.) is looking for a suitably qualified person to work with Fathers in school and community settings. The aim of The Fathering Project is to create fathering groups in schools to engage, inspire and equip Fathers and build school communities.   We are looking for someone who is passionate about Fathers being an integral part of their child's development and well-being with enthusiasm and skill to engage Fathers, particularly from indigenous communities.  
This exciting new position will join our School Based Support Services team to expand The Fathering Project in schools in the Armadale area.
Hours of work will include evenings and weekend hours. The position is for a 12 month fixed term contract initially, with the possibility for extension.
To attract the right applicant, we offer a generous remuneration package including:
access to a vehicle for business and personal use (a small contribution to costs is required); access to supervision, training and development opportunities; generous leave provisions; access to significant and attractive salary packaging opportunities.
The position requires you have formal qualifications in Community Development, Social Work or a recognised equivalent with effective skills in community development with a demonstrated capacity to work/liaise effectively with external agencies i.e. schools, community agencies and at risk families.
To express your interest in the position, please submit a current resume and cover letter to *****@parkerville.org.au + click to reveal.
Parkerville Children and Youth Care (Inc.) has met the Safeguarding Children Standards set out by the Australian Childhood Foundation and received full Safeguarding Children accreditation in December 2016.
Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share our commitment.
Our recruitment and selection processes reflect this commitment and will include criminal records and reference checks for successful applicants.
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Maximum term contract until 30 June 2018 with the possibility of an extension
Hours – Monday to Friday between 8.30am – 5.00pm
"Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society"
About Neami
Neami National is a community-based recovery and rehabilitation service supporting people living with mental illness and psychiatric disability to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals. We provide services in more than 50 locations, ranging from the inner-city and suburbs to regional and remote parts of Australia.
Our vision is for full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society. Our mission is to improve mental health and wellbeing in local communities across the country.
We believe that recovery is an individual process and that with the right kind of support everyone can live a life based on their own strengths, values and goals for the future.
We use an approach called the Collaborative Recovery Model (CRM) to support people through our services. The CRM assists individuals to identify their personal strengths and values, to set goals and then helps them make progress towards achieving them.
Why should you work with us?
We offer:
Extensive Learning and Development Program. Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor. Generous salary packaging with rewarding NFP fringe benefit tax exemptions. Excellent conditions including 3 months paid maternity leave (in addition to the government parental leave scheme), generous long service leave, 3 days gratis leave and industry leading pay rates.
As a Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker, you will:
Provide a range of rehabilitation and support to consumers, tailored to meet their individual needs. Work closely with clinical case managers and other community partner organisations in order to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers. Community Rehabilitation and Support Workers at Neami National function within a collaborative team approach and are supported by regular opportunities to reflect upon their practice and access comprehensive training and development.
About You
The values, skills, attributes and commitment of our staff are key to our success and reputation as a national mental health service that provides high quality support services to people living with a mental illness. We are strongly committed to further developing and diversifying our work force as part of our strategic directions.
We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds.
Further depth is brought by those from diverse cultural backgrounds, Aboriginal staff, and those with lived experiences of mental illness and recovery, all of whom are strongly encouraged to apply for any roles that match their skills and interest.
To be successful you will have a high level of passion, enthusiasm and flexibility, along with a commitment to team work. You will have a demonstrated ability to work effectively while managing a range of tasks and the skills to organise and prioritise tasks on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
Please read the position description available on our website for a complete list of skills and competencies required for the role.
If you have any further questions, please contact Alan Wood (Service Manager) on *****21 + click to reveal or via email *****@neaminational.org.au + click to reveal
Applications for this role close: Sunday 13th August 2017.
*Please note, there are multiple Full Time and Part Time positions available (up to 4 in total)*
No recruitment agency candidates will be accepted for this position
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Based In Burnie, Tasmania
Join a nationally recognised provider of mental health and disability services A rewarding and challenging leadership role in a forward thinking and progressive organisation Access to ongoing support and development opportunities Full time opportunity
About this opportunity
The Team Leader will have direct responsibility for the day-to-day coordination, maintenance and support of the programs delivered in the North West region and will hold a small, but complex caseload across the Rehabilitation & Recovery and Child & Young Person Early Intervention and Prevention programs. The role will take responsibility for the provision of both individual and group supervision, case allocation, promotion of services, coordination of community education and community based activities and ensure quality services are provided to participants to support them to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in the community.
This is a Tasmania leadership position and under the support and direction of the North West Tasmania Coordinator, the role will liaise with the broader Tasmania leadership team and assist in the development and implementation of program, regional and state business plans.
As the ideal candidate, you will possess the following:
Qualifications in a social science or related discipline Qualification and/or experience in leadership/co-ordinating and leading teams Demonstrated experience and skills in working within programs for people with a mental illness and with a focus on supporting young people Current valid Driver's License and ability to undertake travel Appropriate IT skills Satisfactory National Police Records Check Working with Vulnerable Persons' Check Right to Work within Australia An understanding of the biopsychosocial and harm minimisation model of mental health and how social inclusion principles are applied to service delivery An ability to establish effective partnerships including liaison, mediation, negotiation and consultation
About Wellways
Wellways is a nationally recognized provider of mental health, disability services and a registered NDIS service provider. We work with individuals, their families and friends to improve their wellbeing and to gain inclusion into communities, providing support through recovery, education and advocacy programs, and provide a range of innovative rehabilitation models. We are a growing organisation, currently employing over 900 staff across multiple sites within VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD and the ACT.
How to apply
For a confidential discussion about the role, we encourage you to contact Kelli Radford - Coordinator , North West Tasmania on phone *****10. + click to reveal
Please complete an online application via our careers page (wellways.org/careers-wellways). Further information about the role is also available on our careers page.
Applications close 2.00pm on Friday 11th August 2017.
Late applications will not be accepted
Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment.
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Welcome to St John of God Health Care
Owned by St John of God Health Care, St John of God Social Outreach provides significant care and relief for people experiencing disadvantage throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region, particularly in areas where gaps in health and wellbeing services have been identified. Social Outreach services are available to all members of the community and can be accessed free of charge or at minimal cost.
A flagship program of St John of God Social Outreach, the Horizon House program provides young people aged 16-22 years who are currently experiencing, or are at serious risk of, homelessness with stable long-term accommodation and support to help them achieve independence.
Horizon House delivers early intervention and case management strategies that focus on supporting participants to set and achieve education and/or vocational goals.  All young people who live and participate in a Horizon House program must be engaged in education, training or employment as part of their journey towards independence and commit to participating in a life skills program.  We also provide individualised case management, general counselling and when it’s safe and appropriate to do so help to reconcile young people with their families.
The Position
Horizon House Bunbury has exciting opportunities available for Youth Residential Caregivers to join our friendly and enthusiastic team on a Casual basis.  
Youth Residential Carergivers work in a residential care setting alongside the Support Coordinators, to provide intensive support for young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Youth Caregivers provide advocacy & support to residents, as well as coordinating, developing and implementing Independent Life Skills Programmes, in order to meet the individualised needs of the residents throughout their stay at Horizon House.
Bunbury became Western Australia’s second regional Horizon House location, servicing the South West region. Young people at risk of homelessness, who would normally move to Perth to find accommodation and work, can now look to Horizon House for local support and care, enabling their eventual reintegration into the South West community.
Applicants must be available to work shifts across 7 days of the week, including weekends and public holidays on a rotating roster. Shifts will also include residential sleep overs.
The successful candidate will have:
Ability to work within and contribute to the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care. Minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work or similar and/or extensive experience in an area related to youth work and/or case management are essential. A demonstrated knowledge of the special needs of adolescents and trauma-informed care together with at least five years recent relevant experience working with at-risk young people is essential. Proven experience in the provision of therapeutic services. Well-developed interpersonal skills. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Privacy Legislation and Occupational, Health & Safety Act Regulations.
The benefits:
Salary Packaging Options Friendly & Supportive Team Excellent Employee Benefits & Corporate Discounts Professional Development 
All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description).
St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.
For enquiries about this position, please contact Donna Barrett, Support Coordinator, on *****90 + click to reveal or *****@sjog.org.au. + click to reveal
Applications Close: 16/08/2017
To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
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Fixed Term Part Time
Community Mental Health Practitioner
 
Help people to gain better mental health, and improve the quality of their lives.
 
Make a difference in the community through supporting mental health recovery. Mind offers you a supportive team environment, flexible work arrangements and career development opportunities.
 
Mind is looking for an innovative and dynamic Community Mental Health Practitioner to join our Day to Day Living service located in Wangaratta.
 
In this role you will:
Work part time, 30.4 hours per week on a fixed term contract until 30 November 2017 Provide recovery oriented services to people living with mental ill health in Northern Regional Victoria through the co-design and facilitation of a wide variety of groups with service participants Work with customers to enable them to live a meaningful life through supporting them through a staged approach to recovery Support family and carer roles through understanding their concerns and the provision of information, education and referrals Work in partnership with clinical services and other key stake holders
 
You will have:
Tertiary qualifications (minimum certificate IV) in Mental Health, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or other health related field as designated by Mind Strong verbal and written communication skills Experience working within a recovery oriented framework The ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
 
To obtain a position description and apply online visit www.mindaustralia.org.au/jobs.
 
Online applications must be submitted by 4pm Wednesday 2 August 2017.
Enquiries: Werner Vogels
Ph: *****87 + click to reveal
Applications Close: 02/08/2017
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Full time, Ongoing role Perth location
Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) aims to build the skills and knowledge for social and economic well-being of refugees and humanitarian entrants. The HSP delivers Settlement Services to Clients through a tailored, needs-based case management approach.
The role
The Bilingual Support Worker provides information, education and practical support services to referred HSP clients through a client services environment. The role is also responsible and accountable for maintaining client data and various administrative tasks arising from the HSP operations.
A working with children check or ability to hold one is mandatory for this role. Travel between locations within the state / territory may be required and therefore a current drivers licence is also required.
About you
You are fluent in one or more languages of contemporary humanitarian entrants and have an understanding of the refugee and asylum seeker sector and the needs of clients, particularly those related to housing. You have highly developed interpersonal skills gained from previous experience in community services working with people from CALD backgrounds.
Benefits
Contribute to an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of people made vulnerable as a result of migration. Use your experience and skills to improve the well-being of refugees and humanitarian entrants.
Red Cross offers excellent salary packaging options allowing you to increase your take home pay.
Further Information
Please refer to the position description below or contact Carissa Williams on *****81 + click to reveal for a confidential discussion.
HSP Bilingual Support Worker - Perth.pdf
Applications close on Tuesday 8 August 2017 at 11:55pm Western Australian Standard Time
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Ongoing roles Full time and Part time opportunities Perth location
Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) aims to build the skills and knowledge for social and economic well-being of refugees and humanitarian entrants. The HSP delivers Settlement Services to Clients through a tailored, needs-based case management approach.
The Role
Red Cross are searching for an experienced Case Manager to provide quality case management and community development services to eligible HSP clients. The case manager will conduct comprehensive assessments of client strengths and needs, provide support to clients with complex issues and link them into social, community and service networks to build resilience and self-agency.
A working with children check or ability to hold one is mandatory for this role. Travel between locations within the state / territory may be required and therefore a current drivers licence is also required.
About You
To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated case work and case management experience, especially in a cross cultural setting. You will have the ability to manage complex and sensitive issues with absolute discretion in a highly complex environment.
Effective communication with a broad range of people and your well developed understanding of refugee and resettlement experience will be evident in your application.
Relevant tertiary qualifications, skills and/or experience in Social Work, or Community Services discipline will be highly regarded.
Benefits
Contribute to an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of people made vulnerable as a result of migration. Use your experience and skills to improve the well-being of refugees and humanitarian entrants.
Red Cross offers excellent salary packaging options allowing you to increase your take home pay.
Further Information
Please refer to the position description below or contact Carissa Williams on *****81 + click to reveal for a confidential discussion.
HSP Case Manager - Perth.pdf
Applications close on Tuesday 8 August 2017 at 11:55pm Western Australian Standard Time
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Casual roles Perth location
Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) aims to build the skills and knowledge for social and economic well-being of refugees and humanitarian entrants. The HSP delivers Settlement Services to Clients through a tailored, needs-based case management approach.
The role
The Bilingual Support Worker provides information, education and practical support services to referred HSP clients through a client services environment. The role is also responsible and accountable for maintaining client data and various administrative tasks arising from the HSP operations.
A working with children check or ability to hold one is mandatory for this role. Travel between locations within the state / territory may be required and therefore a current drivers licence is also required.
About you
You are fluent in one or more languages of contemporary humanitarian entrants and have an understanding of the refugee and asylum seeker sector and the needs of clients, particularly those related to housing. You have highly developed interpersonal skills gained from previous experience in community services working with people from CALD backgrounds.
Benefits
Contribute to an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of people made vulnerable as a result of migration. Use your experience and skills to improve the well-being of refugees and humanitarian entrants.
Red Cross offers excellent salary packaging options allowing you to increase your take home pay.
Further Information
Please refer to the position description below or contact Carissa Williams on *****81 + click to reveal for a confidential discussion.
HSP Bilingual Support Worker - Perth.pdf
Applications close on Tuesday 8 August 2017 at 11:55pm Western Australian Standard Time
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About the business and the role
Krurungal is a Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community based organisation situated at Coolangatta we are seeking a part time workers - Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Support Workers
 
 
Job tasks and responsibilities
As a Facilitator for Partners in Recovery and Drug and Alcohol Support Worker for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members your role and responsibilities will include work within a recovery oriented and consumer focused framework, work in partnership around the intake and referral process, be point of  contact for individuals, their families and carers, support the individual to indentify and link with appropriate internal resources or resources in the community. This position is 19hrs per week
Skills and experience
Experience in working with complex needs clients, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members, and qualification in Mental Health preference, Certificate in Drug and Alcohol willing to obtain qualification in the area of Mental health or Drug and Alcohol.
Please contact Krurungal on Alfred Summers *****11 + click to reveal or email *****@krurungal.com.au + click to reveal closing date 05/08/2017 2pm
 
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Maximas Indigenous Employment Team is looking for a Consultant to assist with the recruitment and mentoring of its hosted trainees.
You will join an existing national team of professionals supporting opportunities for young Indigenous people through traineeships with our corporate partners. The Maxima Group employs over 600 apprentices and trainees nationally with approximately 40% identifying as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
To be successful in this position you will need:
Experience in recruitment, mentoring or coaching A strong understanding of Indigenous culture and empathy for young adults A high level of oral and written skills The ability to work to procedures To be well organised and able to operate in a time focused manner Have the self discipline to work unsupervised and show a high level of initiative To be professionally presented as you will be dealing directly with our Corporate Clients A knowledge of Group Training and the vocational education and employment sector would be an advantage To be prepared to obtain a National Police Clearance
In addition you must be able to efficiently use the Microsoft suite of applications as administrative tasks and general office duties are integral to the role.
As a large amount of regional travel is required in the role you will need a current driving licence and a serviceable vehicle. A fuel card and generous vehicle allowance will be provided as part of your employment package. Extensive salary sacrificing options are also available (we have PBI status and have salary packaging options through RACV - https://racvsalarysolutions.com.au/).
In return Maxima offers a pleasant productive environment, working with like minded people within a supportive team making a real difference to the lives of Indigenous young people.
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact the Maxima HR team on *****66. + click to reveal
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SCHADS Level 4
The purpose of this position is to support people accessing the Lazarus Community Centre by assessing, inducting, supporting and completing other key support tasks as required. This position may be required to work shifts during a 24 hour cycle including on weekends.
 
 
This position is remunerated under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010.
 
All applications must address the personal and job competencies found within the position description. Applications to: *****@aus.salvationarmy.org. + click to reveal Applications close 3rd August, 2017 .
 
Copy of the position description: *****@aus.salvationarmy.org + click to reveal
For further information call:
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Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer.
 
All candidates are subject to child safety screening and assessment against child safety standards.  A Working With Children Check, Police Check and a Victorian driver's licence is mandatory for this position.
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and those from other diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply