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Uniting Communities is seeking two Assessment and Liaison Support Workers to join our Homelessness Gateway team. These are casual positions working variable hours per fortnight, based in the Adelaide CBD.
 
About Us
Uniting Communities is a leading not-for-profit community service organisation in South Australia. With over 1,500 employees and volunteers, we offer a range of multi-dimensional services across the State. Our vision is of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish. We support individuals and communities through quality service delivery and advocacy.
 
About The Role
The Assessment and Liaison Support Worker is responsible for providing high quality telephone-based intake, assessment and referral to emergency accommodation and support for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The duties and responsibilities include:
Provide crisis support for clients Provide telephone-based intake, assessment and referral Work within a safety first framework for women and children experiencing Domestic Violence Conduct risk and safety assessments Conduct triage assessment and assignment of priority for accommodation referral Allocate callers to crisis accommodation Provide information and crisis counselling Liaise with other specialist Gateway Services
The successful candidate will bring a passion for supporting people experiencing crisis, delivering a quality client-focussed service and working as part of a team.
 
The Position Description can be accessed below.
 
About the Remuneration
Dependent on experience and/or qualifications the salary range is $26 $32 per hour, plus casual loading.
 
Uniting Communities' employees may take advantage of significant salary packaging arrangements which provide substantial financial benefits. In addition, employees may access flexible working arrangements, development opportunities, an Early Intervention Physio Program and discounted banking and private health insurance.
 
Your Application
Please attach a cover letter addressing the Position Description and a current resume including the names of 2 current referees.
 
As an organisation we take the responsibility to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and all staff recruited to work in those areas are required to sign off on and work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre employment checks.
Enquiries: Angela Dessart - Service Manager
Ph: *****36 + click to reveal
Applications Close: 09/10/2017
To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
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Location: Nhulunbuy Regional Office (subsidised housing may be provided)
Position number: R30
Base salary range: SOGB $95,811 - $111,336 pa + entitlements
Term: 3 year contract
As the largest peak Indigenous organisation in Australia, 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 entitlements.
The Regional Coordinator is responsible for the effective implementation and management of NLC programs within the greater East Arnhem Region, including overall management of staff, budgets and finances as well as establishing work priorities and identifying training and development needs.
The successful applicant will possess high level analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to provide clear reporting and advice to the NLC and facilitate consultations with relevant Traditional Owners, Aboriginal people and other stakeholders on matters relating to the use and management of Aboriginal land. 
Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, proven IT skills, experience and knowledge of field based operation practices, with the ability to strategically harness resources effectively to plan, coordinate and manage project activities.  
Understanding and knowledge of issues affecting Indigenous Australians and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with Aboriginal people in a culturally sensitive manner is required.
Possession of a current NT Drivers' licence, as well as the ability to safely drive 4WD vehicles and a willingness to undertake travel to and within remote locations are essential.
Contact person: Richard Singh *****64 + click to reveal
Applications close COB Monday 9 October 2017
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Location: Nhulunbuy Regional Office (subsidised housing may be provided)
Position number: R32
Base salary range: AS05 $64,000 - $67,862 pa + entitlements
Term: 2 year contract
As the largest peak Indigenous organisation in Australia, 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 entitlements.
The Project Officer is responsible for the effective implementation and on-going management of NLC project activities and programs within the East Arnhem Region, including the direct supervision of administrative and support staff.
The successful applicant will be required to assist with consultations, provide advice and seek instructions from Traditional Owners and other Aboriginal groups, relating to development activities and the use and management of Aboriginal land.
You will possess demonstrated experience and awareness of the responsibilities and procedures of working in a field based operation, and be capable of planning and managing project activities to a high standard, including providing logistical and administrative support. 
You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage professionally, maintain confidentiality and develop effective work relationships with a range of stakeholders.
Understanding and knowledge of issues affecting Indigenous Australians and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with Aboriginal people in a culturally sensitive manner is required.
Possession of a current NT Drivers' licence, as well as the ability to safely drive 4WD vehicles and a willingness to undertake travel to and within remote locations are essential.
Contact person: Richard Singh *****64 + click to reveal
Applications close COB Monday 9 October 2017
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The Twelve25 Youth Enterprise Centre is the City of Salisbury’s major investment in youth service provision. Opened in May 2007, the centre provides innovative programs delivering on key outcomes of engagement, employment, education and enterprise for young people aged 12 to 25.
 Youth Services Officer (Maternity Contract)
 This position would suit someone with a passion for working within an exciting and dynamic community development environment, with young people from a diversity of backgrounds and cultures. Under the direction of the Centre Coordinator, you will support youth development initiatives across the City of Salisbury.
 We are seeking a team player with the capacity to work autonomously across a broad range of projects. You will need an understanding of contemporary issues and current trends in the youth sector as well as strong links to relevant sector networks, including employability skills and career development.
 Youth work qualifications, Drivers Licence and Child Protection checks are pre-requisites for this position.
 The position is part time, 30.4 hours per week over a four week roster period and offers an annual salary of $64,061 - $69,034 (full time equivalent) dependent on skills and experience.
For further information contact Rick Henke, Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre Manager on *****55. + click to reveal
Applications addressing the selection criteria can be submitted by clicking 'Apply Now'. Applications close 5.00pm, Friday 6 October 2017.
 
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Pivotal Coordination role in our flagship Learning for Life program  Make a genuine difference to the lives of some of Australia's most disadvantaged kids and their families Full Time until 31st July 2018, based in Nambour, Sunshine Coast, Queensland 
The Family Partnerships Coordinator helps manage and deliver one of our most valuable programs – Learning for Life. The role involves planning and implementing The Smith Family Scholarships and family support. You will maintain key relationships with a range of stakeholders, including families on the program, partner schools, community groups and volunteers. You will also be responsible for reporting and tracking the progress and attendance of the students. You will need developed administrative skills to assist you with data entry, tracking of performance targets and report writing.  You are a strong team player who seeks to develop their practice to provide stronger supports for Learning for Life scholarship families.

A day in the life of a Family Partnership Coordinator might look like this, but really every day will be different:  
Liaising with identified schools and Principals as to progress of referrals of students to the program Enhancing relationships with key people in schools to positively impact on attendance and school completion rates Contacting scholarship families to inform of programs being delivered and inviting them to participate Working with students and families to maximise school attendance Connecting families to relevant educational supports for their child Ensuring excellent database management and administration support for scholarship students Sourcing students and families for a media opportunity Collaborate with team members to continuously improve practice Working and meeting with community leaders to identify partnership opportunities 
It takes a special kind of person to be one of our Family Partnerships Coordinators. First and foremost, you need to be a people person.  You are a good communicator with lots of empathy, being able to build strong relationships even in sometimes trying circumstances. You need to be able to manage different tasks at once and be flexible to change priorities without letting anything fall through the cracks. Most of all you care 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, they have 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/family-partnership-coordinator-nambour
Applications are to be sent to the email address below and should include a resume and cover letter which addresses the following selection criteria: 
Demonstrated capability to manage and plan own work to achieve identified goals within time constraints Proven experience in establishing and maintaining relevant partnerships   Excellent organisational and administrative skills (including computer literacy, data entry and time management) Experience with conflict resolution skills
For further information or to apply, please contact Kirstyn Ross *****25 + click to reveal or via email at: *****@thesmithfamily.com.au  + click to reveal
Closing date 5pm Sunday 1st October 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's 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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SAMESH is a partnership between SHINE SA and the Victorian AIDS Council (VAC). This partnership offers a uniquely innovative approach to HIV/STI prevention for priority populations in South Australia, as it combines the expertise of local knowledge and networks of SA's peak sexual health organisation, with the HIV-specific experience and community-led expertise and credibility of Australia's oldest AIDS council. VAC  leads the policy support and implementation of the SA targeted HIV and STI Prevention program of activities, central to the work of SAMESH. The Health Promotion Project Officer role is vital in the delivery of the program. For a full Position Description including Key Selection Criteria, go to www.samesh.org.au/work-for-us.html
To apply for this position:
Send your resume, how you fit our key selection criteria and a cover letter to *****@vac.org.au + click to reveal Applications close: Sunday, 8th  October 2017
For further enquiries please contact: Wills Logue:*****@samesh.org.au + click to reveal or phone *****00 + click to reveal
Please note to apply for this position you must have the right to work in Australia.  Offers of employment will be subject to both Police and Working with Children Checks.
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Customer centric service delivery Organisational learning culture Above award salary & entitlements
 
breakthru is a for purpose enterprise which has worked with 1000's of Australians over the past 20 years to access the services they need to live their best life. We recognise that everyone has a story and we are committed to improving the lives of people we support.
Our purpose is to create the best life possible for our customers.  Our customer centric approach ensures personalised planning and individualised support is at the forefront of service delivery.
 
At breakthru, we believe that people are better off in work. Employment provides social participation, economic empowerment & purpose. We are currently seeking a customer focused & targets driven individual to join our team as an Employment Consultant.  You will support our customers to achieve their employment or education related goals by:
Selling the benefits of employment Reverse marketing to employers Delivering job readiness training sessions Providing pre-employment & ongoing support Placing jobseekers into sustainable employment
 
The successful candidate will be:
Driven by targets & KPI's Confident in marketing activities & negotiation A quick learner & able to use external system software Knowledgeable in the local labour market Passionate Emotionally intelligent Able to advocate on behalf of jobseekers Driver's Licence - essential
 
If this sounds like the perfect role for you, APPLY now. Attach your application documents and complete the sentence 'I want to work for breakthru because…'
Further information about working for breakthru is available at www.breakthru.org.au. For any questions, please contact Larissa Grima on *****31. + click to reveal
 
Please note: the successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a criminal record check, working with children check, employment history & referee checks.
 
Applications open 22 September and close 6 October
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Highly reputable community services provider Attractive salary packaging benefits Full time ongoing Dandenong/Ringwood location
About Uniting
At Uniting we work together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We've been supporting people and families in local communities across Victoria and Tasmania for over 100 years.
Today, we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We're there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.
Uniting values people who are respectful, compassionate, imaginative and bold. We are looking for people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Learn more vt.uniting.org
About the position
We have an excellent opportunity for a passionate and experienced Coordinator to join our highly reputable and iconic community services organisation. The role of the Coordinator reports to a Program Manager and leads a team or teams within a program to ensure the delivery of high quality services to clients. The role is responsible for the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the relevant services.
You can view the full position description here.
About you
We're looking for a positive leader and a highly motivated individual to join our committed team. A tertiary qualification in human/community services, public administration and/or business management or related field is essential for this role. A minimum of 2 years' experience in a supervisory role is a must and previous experience in a similar role will be highly regarded. Strong decision making, analytical and communication skills with outstanding professional qualities are key to be successful in this role.
Interested?
For information, please call, Maidie Graham on *****22. + click to reveal
Please submit your written application to Maidie at *****@wesley.org.au + click to reveal including a cover letter addressing the core selection criteria and a current resume by close of business 6 October 2017.
Employment is subject satisfactory criminal history and Victorian Working with Children Checks prior to commencement of employment. Uniting is proud to be an inclusive employer and committed to keeping children and young people safe.
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Full Time, Fixed term to 30 June 2018, (subject to funding).
 
We are currently seeking an Indigenous Health Program Officer to oversee the Gippsland PHN Indigenous health portfolio. This non-clinical full time role includes both commissioning and project management duties, working to build the capacity of the primary health sector to deliver excellent health outcomes for the Indigenous Community.
 
A key function of this role will be to build relationships with multiple stakeholders of mainstream primary care agencies to deliver culturally competent services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and to foster collaboration between mainstream primary care and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sectors.
 
Our ideal applicant will have:
Relevant qualification/s, and 3-5 years' experience working in the health, community or Indigenous sector. Sound knowledge and understanding of issues and challenges for improving the health status and outcomes for Indigenous Australians. Demonstrated understanding of project management.
 
 
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must address the key selection criteria found within the position description.
To view the position description, which contains the key selection criteria, please visit our careers page at:
www.gphn.org.au/about-us/careers  and go to the position description
 
Applications must include a covering letter, a copy of your CV and your addressed key selection criteria.
 
Please email all applications to *****@gphn.org.au + click to reveal
 
For further information in regard to this position, please contact human resources on *****58. + click to reveal
 
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5PM, Monday 09 October 2017.
 
All enquiries and applications will be handled professionally and with the strictest of confidence.
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Job no: 506529 Work type: Part time, maximum term to 31 December 2019 Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder
The Role
The Short Stay Worker will work within the Community Services department of the Australian Red Cross and will primarily be responsible for providing the community with a positive and culturally safe experience when staying at Red Cross accommodation facilities. Key responsibilities include ensuring that all aspects of the accommodation facilities are maintained to a high standard and ensuring that health and safety standards are regularly checked and maintained.
About You
You have an understanding and respect for Aboriginal culture and the ability to work effectively alongside Aboriginal people. You are a reliable, flexible and well organised team worker who has the ability to manage and complete tasks on time. You possess excellent customer service skills and the ability to provide quality support for residents.
The Benefits
Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and you will experience connecting with community, building and developing relationships. Red Cross offers attractive salary packaging options and flexible working arrangements.
For further information please contact Shantel Van Maanen on *****10 + click to reveal or *****20 + click to reveal or refer to the position description below.
Short Stay Worker PD.pdf
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Job no: 506529 Work type: Part time, maximum term to 31 December 2019 Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder
The Role
The Short Stay Worker will work within the Community Services department of the Australian Red Cross and will primarily be responsible for providing the community with a positive and culturally safe experience when staying at Red Cross accommodation facilities. Key responsibilities include ensuring that all aspects of the accommodation facilities are maintained to a high standard and ensuring that health and safety standards are regularly checked and maintained.
About You
You have an understanding and respect for Aboriginal culture and the ability to work effectively alongside Aboriginal people. You are a reliable, flexible and well organised team worker who has the ability to manage and complete tasks on time. You possess excellent customer service skills and the ability to provide quality support for residents.
The Benefits
Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and you will experience connecting with community, building and developing relationships. Red Cross offers attractive salary packaging options and flexible working arrangements.
For further information please contact Shantel Van Maanen on *****10 + click to reveal or *****20 + click to reveal or refer to the position description below.
Short Stay Worker PD.pdf
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A Local Authority in WA is seeking an experienced Ranger and Security for a period of 6 - 8 weeks with the opportunity to go permanent. This is an exciting role, being responsible for ensuring the safety and security of residents and the local community.
Client Details
Our client is a WA Local Council with a strong focus on delivering outstanding community services to the local residents and businesses providing the highest level of customer service and engagement.
Description
Key responsibilities include:
Assisting the delivery of community projects within an approved budget and operational plan Providing continuous support and recommendations for process improvement Conducting Ranger and Security Services to the local community including infringement notices & bush fire control Coordinating the animal shelter and administration of the dog and cat Acts
Profile
To be considered for this position you must have experience working in a similar role with relevant tertiary qualifications in areas such as law enforcement and security. You will ideally hold a current Security Agents Licence and be available to start immediately and commit to a long term contract.
Job Offer
6 - 8 week contract On site parking Competitive hourly rate Opportunity to go permanent
To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Hannah Duffy on *****13. + click to reveal
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Person
The Construction Manager will be an enterprising individual with demonstrated experience in Building & Carpentry including management of these operations. The person we are looking for will have a strong history of managing people (staff and volunteers), projects and workflow. This is an opportunity to use your skills, networks and experience to help us develop the organisation through growing new and existing sources of revenue.
You will be supported by a strong management team including Finance & HR, Workplace Safety & Administration including a newly created position of Enterprise & Businesses Development Manger whom you will work closely with.
Organisation
Established in 1975, Bynoe CACS Ltd is a non-profit community organisation for Indigenous people of all ages and backgrounds. It was initially formed to provide public housing and has grown to now being a major provider of Government services in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Role
The Construction Manager role is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the management and development of the organisations Construction enterprises. The Construction Enterprise Team plays a key role in supporting and improving the financial sustainability and viability of Bynoe CACS Ltd.
Essential
You will be a qualified Carpenter and hold a building licence with QBCC at a minimum – Medium Rise You must be prepared to spend sufficient time hands on tools to make the Construction Enterprise a viable operation. Be prepared to be and provide consent to be the Nominee under the Bynoe CACS Ltd QBCC building licence.
A workable knowledge of applicable building and safety code requirements. Demonstrated experience and ability to manage profitable construction enterprises or other income generating activities. Demonstrated experience in leading a team and managing staff. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, resolve conflict, and lead and facilitate meetings. Demonstrated budget development and financial management skills. Demonstrated commitment to sustainability and social enterprise. Willingness to have a criminal background check.
 
Desirable
Experience of  developing & managing a range of varied enterprise's Single story Residential Construction experience. Marketing or promotions experience. No serious breaches with QBCC
Ability to design an innovative events program. Experience working in community / volunteer organisations. Ability to operate a 4WD vehicle with manual gears Drivers Licence
First Aid certificate or willingness to acquire one.
Applications:
Applications must address each of the selection criteria (maximum 100 words each) For full Position Description and selection criteria email request to *****@bynoecacs.org.au + click to reveal to obtain your copy. Please also include a CV with at least two referee contact details Applications are due by 4pm on Friday 27 October 2017 Proposed start date is late November 2017 or January 2018. For further info on the position, please contact Colin Woodman on *****30 + click to reveal
Please submit application electronically to: *****@bynoecacs.org.au + click to reveal
Hard copies may be sent to: Construction Manager Position, Bynoe CACS Ltd, P.O. Box 414 Normanton QLD 4890
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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
St John of God Social Outreach has exciting opportunities available for Youth Residential Carergivers to join our Perth Metro Horizon House teams 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.
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. Experience in an area related to youth work and/or case management. 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. A sound knowledge of the stage of physical, emotional, cognitive, social and cultural development of young people (desirable). A sound knowledge of working with challenging behaviours and demonstrated skills in conflict resolution with young people (desirable).
 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 Gareth Lomax, Area Coordinator, on *****67 or + click to reveal *****@sjog.org.au + click to reveal.
Applications Close: 04/10/2017
To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
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Position Description
Role:               Community Engagement Officer                                    
Term:              Fixed Term until 30 June 2020 
Award:            Social Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award                         2010
Level:             Social and Community Services Employee Full and Part Time Level 6
Reports to:     Manager – Community Engagement
Job Status:    0.6FTE
Location:        Hobart
 
Organisational Context
Palliative Care Tasmania (PCT) is the peak, State body for palliative care in Tasmania.  It is a membership body with membership open to all those with an interest in palliative care.
PCT works to:
Increase awareness and understanding of palliative care for all Tasmanians wherever they may live; Provide information, education and training opportunities to the general community, primary and allied health professionals, and carers and volunteers; Support and promote the rights of service users/consumers and providers; Support the maintenance of best practice standards in palliative and end of life care; Support people involved in the care of the dying; and Support the community in accessing appropriate end of life care services.
 
Qualities and Experience
The successful applicant will demonstrate initiative, empathy and skill in working closely with a wide range of community and government organisations to development relationships and deliver high quality education and information.
The successful applicant will be working across Southern Tasmania, including in rural and remote communities, within a small team.
The successful applicant should have experience working in a health related field, preferably, palliative or end of life care, and should also have the skills and confidence to educate both small and large groups of people.
Formal qualifications in workplace training and education, or the intention of achieving this, is desirable.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE EMAILED TO MANAGER - COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SHARON KING at *****@tahpc.org.au + click to reveal
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY 6th OCTOBER 2017
FOR A POSITION DESCRIPTION SHARON KING on *****61 + click to reveal
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Central Coast Region Financial Counselling Services is a program offered through Gosford City Community & Information Services Ltd.
Aims & Objectives of the Organisation:
1. To assist members of the Central Coast community with basic information to meet their needs, especially during times of crisis, and to equip them with options for assistance.
2. To provide specific assistance and programs to particular individuals or target groups.
3. To maintain the standard of services provided, evaluate service effectiveness and monitor changing needs.
Position:  The Financial Counsellor provides information, options, support and advocacy to individuals, families and groups of consumers, and can explore, develop and implement strategies for redressing credit issues.
Conditions of Employment:
Salary and Conditions as per the Social, Community, Homecare and Disability Services Award 2010.
Based at:   Primarily at Narara Community Centre, as well as Outreach services within the Central Coast NSW.
Minimum 14 hours per week position (extra hours can be negotiated subject to availability) to June 30, 2018 (extension dependent upon funding)
Essential Selection criteria:
-Demonstrated working experience in financial counselling services Registered member of the Financial Counselling Association of NSW (FCAN) Diploma in Financial Counselling or currently working towards Demonstrated effective communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills Strong personal counselling and advocacy skills Commitment to high professional standards of practice in financial counselling Ability to communicate effectively with people from various cultures and backgrounds. Knowledge of services available to assist people in financial stress. An understanding of the causes and effects of problem gambling. Proficient in the use of a variety of computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, data and cloud-based systems Knowledge of WH&S risks within the community service sector. Fluent english language with the ability to liaise and negotiate with debtors, creditors and other services over the phone, and by email and make referrals where needed. Current NSW Drivers Licence National Police Check and Working With Children Check required or must be willing to obtain.
 
Applicants are required to submit a covering letter addressing the criteria, short resume, evidence of qualifications and professional referee contact details.
Applications close midnight 30th September, 2017
Applications and enquiries to Vivian: *****@gnnc.com.au + click to reveal or phone *****03 + click to reveal
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COMMUNITY MIGRANT SETTLEMENT WORKER
Located in Karratha
 
Part-time fixed-term contract to commence asap to June 2018 (with the possibility of an extension subject to funding and / or performance) Salary (Level 5 SACS WA Interim Award 2011) + superannuation + location allowance + annual Award return airfare to Perth + air-conditioning subsidy between October and March as per Policy + wellness allowance on private health / medical cover + Annual leave (5 weeks with leave loading) 50 hours per fortnight (9.00am – 2.00pm Monday to Friday) Option to access a range of other generous salary sacrifice opportunities Access to Employee Assistance Program
 
The Pilbara Community Legal Service Inc. (PCLS) is a non-profit, government-funded community organisation that provides a range of free services which include legal advice, financial counselling, tenancy advocacy and support, domestic violence advocacy and support and migrant settlement services.  PCLS is an inspiring, professional and challenging environment to work in, and is a well-established and highly valued part of the Pilbara social infrastructure with offices in Karratha, Roebourne, South Hedland and Newman.
 
The objective of the Community Migrant Settlement Service is to deliver services that assist clients (individuals or groups) and communities in the Pilbara to become self-reliant and participate equitably in Australian society as soon as possible after arrival.  The position of Community Migrant Settlement Worker is to provide information, advice, advocacy or referral services arising from settlement experience.  This service includes, but not limited to, life skills classes and information on rights and responsibilities as well as coordinate and develop community activities to assist in making social connections. The length of the settlement period varies for each migrant or refugee, depending on factors including his or her skills and qualifications, level of English language ability and familiarity with Australian culture and institutions.
 
PCLS seeks to fill this position with a suitably skilled person who is a motivated self-starter. To be considered for this position you must possess the following eight (8) essential requirements:
Case management skills to assess, inform, advise, support and refer clients Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills Demonstrated skills in working with, and knowledge of, Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and Outlook and other data base entry systems Ability to interact sensitively and effectively with a broad range of individuals including Aboriginal and CALD client, community groups, Government and Non-Government agencies An understanding of the needs migrants, especially those from non-English speaking backgrounds Strong time-management skills with the ability to work under pressure and to apply contemporary problem solving techniques through effective case management Knowledge of Aboriginal culture and an understanding of issues facing Aboriginal people, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds A current 'C' Class Driver's License  
Applying for the position: please submit a current and detailed Resume or CV which must as well as a cover letter addressing the above eight (8) essential requirements to the Executive Assistant / Financial Administrator, Christy Reed, at *****@pcls.net.au + click to reveal Please also note that the appointment of a suitable applicant may not necessitate a formal interview.
For enquiries about the position: Please contact the EAFA, Christy Reed on *****99. + click to reveal
Applications close: 4:00pm (WST), Friday 29 September 2017. Late applications will not be considered.
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We are currently seeking to appoint a Reconciliation Action Plan Project Officer to work as a part of our UnitingCare Qld Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategy and Partnerships team on a Full time basis based in Brisbane.
 
The Role:
Reporting to the Manager, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategy and Partnerships team, you will take the lead in delivering specific initiatives that will assist UCQ in delivering on its Reconciliation Action Plan priorities. This will include but not be limited to coordinating group implementation, monitoring of targets, and in addition undertaking strategic research to assist in the delivery of high quality projects.
 
About You:
You will have highly tuned project management experience ideally gained from working within a human service environment with demonstrated strategic and conceptual ability. In addition you will have highly develop communication skills with previous experience working within environments that have had you partnering with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholder.
 
About Us:
As one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare Queensland offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a values based organization where people are at the centre of everything we do.
UCQ offer a variety of benefits including values based work environment, discounted products and services, attractive salary packaging, career development and lifestyle benefits.
 
To Apply
So don't hesitate! Take the next step in your career with UnitingCare Queensland and apply now by submitting your cover letter and resume!
For more information, please email: *****@ucareqld.com.au + click to reveal           
 
Through our values UCQ are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and  serve. UnitingCare Qld considers being Aboriginal and/or  Torres Strait Islander a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld)
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Looking for work or additional hours? Want work that is challenging & meaningful? Multiple upcoming positions available!
 
breakthru is gearing up for new business as the NDIS rolls out across Western NSW. Our positive reputation & aspiring culture means there are many new referrals coming our way!
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
Our purpose is to create the best life possible for the customers we support. We do this by:
Providing person centred support Developing strategies to assist customers to achieve their goals Empowering customers to build their own personal capacity Facilitating community engagement Delivering vocational services Support with everyday activities
 
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Innovation & out-of-the-box thinking Ability to build rapport with a diverse range of customers Excellent communication skills Current Driver's Licence
 
OUR RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Positions will become available in the coming months, and so breakthru will be hosting an information & recruitment event mid-October.
If you are interested in joining our team, please forward your application to *****@breakthru.org.au + click to reveal.
 
For more information, please visit our website or contact Larissa Grima on *****31. + click to reveal
 
Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo employment, criminal history & working with children checks.
 
Applications close 11 October 2017
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12 month Maximum Term (Maternity Relief) Contract linked to funding Full time - 76 hours per fortnight Competitive Salary with Generous Salary Packaging Arrangements Do you have a passion for working with an organisation who wants to make a difference in reducing the impact of family and domestic violence, who will support and encourage you to think creatively within the space, and who celebrates their successes and sees learning opportunities from challenges? Are you looking for a role where you can apply your expertise in a cause you are passionate about and where you can make a real and lasting difference?
The Organisation
The Patricia Giles Centre (PGC) operates in Perth, Western Australia and offers holistic wrap-around client focused services. These include safe  crisis , transitional and medium-term accommodation for women and children; outreach intensive case management services, counselling, therapeutic group work and advocacy services for women and children affected by domestic violence. The Centre also provides culturally appropriate specific Aboriginal services.
We are committed to working in a culturally-sensitive and non-discriminatory way, respecting all differences and diversity with all clients, employees , funders and key stakeholders.
The Role
This role is responsible for delivering quality outreach services to support women and children/adolescents experiencing family and domestic violence to stay in their own home (when it is safe to do so) or maintain safe and sustainable alternate accommodation.
Work undertaken by this role includes:
Intensive Case Management Risk and Safety Planning; Advocacy; Informal Counselling; Court Support; Security/Safety Audits; Psycho-Social Education Activities; Housing Support; and Referrals pathways for appropriate services
What do you need to be successful?
Relevant tertiary qualification and/or relevant experience in the community services sector. Relevant experience and demonstrated skill in providing community based case management services to women and children/adolescents who have experienced trauma, particularly relating to family and domestic violence. Knowledge and understanding of diversity, gender and social inclusion, particularly Aboriginal and CALD cultures. Demonstrated highly developed organisational skills and attention to detail. Demonstrated decision making and conflict resolution skills. Sound verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with people at all levels. Ability to work independently and contribute to the functioning of the team. We want to work with people who are passionate about making a difference; who see opportunities where others see barriers; who are open to new ways of thinking; who value genuine long-lasting relationships; and who are agile, courageous and believe in opportunity for all.
In return, we'll give you opportunities to learn and evolve as part of a growing and  courageous organisation. We'll give you the chance to be creative and innovative and to be part of a team that through their work makes a genuine difference in the  community.
Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter of no more than two pages demonstrating how you will apply your skills and experience to the requirements of the position.
To obtain a copy of the Position Description or to apply please email *****@patgilescentre.org.au + click to reveal
Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 29 September 2017.