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Recruitment for Peer Support Workers – headspace Coffs Harbour

Recruitment for Peer Support Workers – headspace Coffs Harbour

We are advertising today for the new Peer Support Worker positions for the Wait Time Reduction project at headspace Coffs Harbour.  Attached is a Position Description for this role.  A link to the job ad on SEEK is below:

Peer Support Worker

Could you please notify your team members of this vacancy, and please feel free to distribute to any of your relevant contact lists.

A snapshot of position information from the ad is below:

• 2 x Part Time positions available – 0.5FTE (19 hours/week per position – days of work negotiable)
• Maximum Term employment contract for 12 months
• Location – headspace Coffs Harbour
• New positions – available for immediate start
• Support Services Level 3 under the Health Professionals & Support Services Award (paid over and above Award rate)
• Super Guarantee of 9.5% payable in addition to salary
• As a not-for-profit non-government organisation GenHealth can offer eligible employees salary package benefits of up to $15,900 per annum

To Apply

Before you submit your application, please contact us at [email protected] for a Position Description.  Your application must include:
• an outline of your claims to the position demonstrating how you meet each of the essential and desirable criteria listed on the Position Description
• your current resume detailing your skills, qualifications and experience, and including two referees

Email your complete application to [email protected]

Enquiries to:  Tracey Rowe, Project Lead (Wait Time Reduction), on (02) 6652 1878 or [email protected]

Closing date for applications:  9am Thursday 1 October 2020

4 x Positions vacant – Northern Rivers Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

4 x Positions vacant – Northern Rivers Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

About Us

The Northern Rivers Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (NRWDVCAS) is auspiced by the Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre (NRCLC) and provides court support and advocacy to women experiencing family and domestic violence through the Tweed/Bryon and Richmond Local Coordination Points (LCP) as well as facilitating Safety Action Meetings in the Tweed/Byron and Richmond Local Area Commands.

The NRCLC is seeking to recruit to the following positions.

Assistant Manager

Domestic and Family Violence Specialist Worker – Aboriginal

Safety Action Meeting Coordinator Richmond

Safety Action Meeting Coordinator Tweed/Byron

All positions are permanent at 35 hours per week.

The Service has an exemption under s 31 of the Anti- Discrimination Act 1977 to employ women in this role.

Salary will be paid in accordance with the SCHADS award plus leave-loading, super and PBI salary packaging.  NRCLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

To obtain a job kit, outlining the application process, contact Nicole Jenkins at [email protected]

For further information contact Rebecca Harley on 6621 1044 or [email protected]

Applications close at 9am on Wednesday 23 September 2020.  

ACON NR is recruiting to a new role of Team Leader Client Services based in Lismore

ACON NR is recruiting to a new role of Team Leader Client Services based in Lismore

ACON is a fiercely proud community organisation and creates opportunities for people of diverse sexualities and genders, and people living with HIV to live their healthiest lives. They are Australia’s largest LGBTQ health organisation specialising in community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.

ACON are committed to their employee’s professional development and engagement – ensuring they build capabilities with their people who have the right values, attitudes, skills and knowledge. They offer a colourful, nurturing and professional workplace.

The Role

Reporting to the Regional Manager – Northern Rivers, this position is responsible for supervision and support of ACON’s funded counselling and care coordination team. You will also support and deliver a fee-for-service counselling program.

Specifically you will:

  • Plan, schedule, deliver and evaluate ACON’s counselling services for sexually and gender diverse people and people living with HIV
  • Manage a caseload of adult counselling/care coordination clients
  • Enhance networks to promote ACON’s services
  • Provide regular line supervision and support to a small team

If you are passionate about supporting people of diverse sexualities and genders, and people living with HIV to live their healthiest lives, please send a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above to [email protected] or contact Lisa Morell on 02 8243 0570 with any specific questions.

Recruitment for Peer Support Workers – headspace Coffs Harbour

Aboriginal indenified postion- Aboriginal Support Worker- Open Minds- Closes 4/9/20

Apply via Seek – Applications close 4 September 2020

Job description and application Aboriginal Support Worker 

We are looking for an identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support Worker to join our Housing and Supportive Initiative team in Tweed / Byron to provide psychosocial supports to people with complex and enduring mental health conditions.

Holding the Aboriginal portfolio part of this role will be to build community relationships and partnerships to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and communities to take a strong role in managing their own health and well-being.

  • Establish links with Aboriginal people/family/communities within Tweed/Byron region to encourage and support mental health and wellbeing.
  • Assist Aboriginal people and their carers to navigate the mental health and housing systems.
  • Identify barriers that hinder access to service delivery with a solution focus.
  • Support mental health professionals/services to identify culturally safe practices.

Full time hours, fixed term contract to 30 June 2022.

To be considered for the position, you must have worked with clients with complex mental health needs.

Key requirements to join our team:

  • Prior experience of working with mental health
  • Completed the NDIS Worker Orientation Module
  • Current drivers licence
  • Hold a current Working with children and current police check or eligibility to apply for these
  • To be a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 19
  • Holds a minimum Certificate 4 qualification in Mental Health or similar and relevant experience in the delivery of Aboriginal Health Programs.
  • Demonstrated highly developed skills in oral and written communication and computer   literacy
  • Demonstrated ability to inform and support the development of Aboriginal mental health programs/services and their implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to establish linkages with Aboriginal organisations, mainstream health services, NGO’s and government services
  • Comprehensive understanding of issues related to Aboriginal health, particularly around wellbeing and homelessness
  • Demonstrated experience in support work or care coordination working with Aboriginal families with complex needs.

Benefits:

  • Hourly rate of $31.02
  • Option to salary sacrifice up to $15,900
  • Leave loading of 17.5%

Open Minds is a registered NDIS provider. Our team works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering tailored supports to people living with mental ill-health, disability or acquired brain injury.

More information www.openminds.org.au

Recruitment for Peer Support Workers – headspace Coffs Harbour

Position Vacant – Apprentice and Trainee recruitment is now open! Transport for NSW

We are excited to announce the recruitment for the 2021 intake of regional Apprentices and Trainees has commenced and we have great opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members to join Transport NSW.

At Transport for NSW, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customer we serve.

These opportunities are for people who identify and are accepted as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander within their community.
If you know of anyone in your community or network who is interested in completing an Apprenticeship or Traineeship through Transport for NSW, please help us in promoting these positions to them!

To find out more, please view our attached brochure which contains detailed information regarding each of our Apprenticeships/Traineeships.

We have opportunities available across the state and offer the following Programs;

•         Business Administration Traineeship
•         Civil Construction Apprenticeship
•         Heavy Diesel Mechanical Apprenticeship
•         Bridge Carpentry Apprenticeship
•         Line Marking Traineeship
•         Painting and Blasting Traineeship
•         Electrical Apprenticeship
•         Safety and Environment Traineeship
•         Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship

Applications will remain open until midnight Sunday 6th September, so don’t miss out!

If you have any enquiries, reach out to us at [email protected]

Transport for NSW Apprentice and Trainee recruitment is now open!

Transport for NSW Apprentice and Trainee recruitment is now open!

We are excited to announce the recruitment for the 2021 intake of regional Apprentices and Trainees has commenced and we have great opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members to join Transport NSW.

At Transport for NSW, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customer we serve.

These opportunities are for people who identify and are accepted as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander within their community.

If you know of anyone in your community or network who is interested in completing an Apprenticeship or Traineeship through Transport for NSW, please help us in promoting these positions to them!

To find out more, please view our brochure which contains detailed information regarding each of our Apprenticeships/Traineeships.

We have opportunities available across the state and offer the following Programs;

•         Business Administration Traineeship

•         Civil Construction Apprenticeship

•         Heavy Diesel Mechanical Apprenticeship

•         Bridge Carpentry Apprenticeship

•         Line Marking Traineeship

•         Painting and Blasting Traineeship

•         Electrical Apprenticeship

•         Safety and Environment Traineeship

•         Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship

For more information about each program available and what is involved check out the website

Applications will remain open until midnight Sunday 6th September, so don’t miss out!

If you have any enquiries, reach out to us at [email protected]

Recruitment for Peer Support Workers – headspace Coffs Harbour

Position Vacant – Counsellor (Clinical Specialist) – Disability Royal Commission (Northern Region)

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced Counsellor, who is passionate about providing advocacy and support services to anyone who is engaging with or affected by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (‘the Disability Royal Commission’).

• Fixed Term Full Time OR Fixed Term Part Time role, up to 37.5 hours per week until 30 June 2021
• This role will support the Northern region and can be based in Coffs Harbour or Lismore
• $48.25ph, access to salary packaging and the staff rewards program

An NDIS workforce for our diverse community – free workshops

An NDIS workforce for our diverse community – free workshops

When it comes to accessing and maintaining disability services and supports that are culturally appropriate, people from CALD backgrounds experience multiple layers of disadvantage, including language barriers, social stigma, lack of culturally responsive services, a distrust of government agencies, unfamiliarity with the service system, and a lack of awareness of their entitlements and available supports.

An estimated 23 per cent of the Australian population are from a CALD background according to the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s (NDIS) definition of cultural and linguistic diversity. The available evidence indicates that people from CALD backgrounds have rates of disability, and profound or severe disability, similar to the rest of the Australian population. (Still Outside the Tent, October 2018).

CultureReady are free workshops aimed at helping disability service providers to work more effectively with people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

You can learn how to enhance your service delivery to CALD participants, how to recruit and retain high performing staff from diverse backgrounds, and how to train staff to provide respectful and culturally responsive services.

Find more information about workshops and training on the Settlement Services international website: https://www.ssi.org.au/services/ssi-training/cultureready

(Alt text: image shows two women from culturally diverse backgrounds. The woman in the foreground wears a white headscarf and is smiling at the camera with a red pen in her hand and a writing book on a table in front of her. The woman in the background wears a dark blue denim jacket with glasses and black wavy hair)

Social Worker position at Gold Coast Community Legal Centre

Social Worker position at Gold Coast Community Legal Centre

The GCCLC acknowledges that many clients of our service are experiencing multiple factors when presenting to the service. The GCCLC social worker’s role is to enhance our client’s well-being. The social worker works in partnership with solicitors to enhance service delivery and outcomes for clients. The Social worker promotes social justice through advocacy, referral and crisis intervention. The social worker has a role in promotion the service to the community and raising awareness of the challenges clients of GCCLC may be experiencing.

A core objective of the role is to contribute to maximise the successful resolution of clients’ legal matters through the integration of legal and social work services to highly vulnerable people who have multiple, significant and complex barriers to successfully resolving their legal matters.

Applications close: 5:00 PM AEST, 14th Aug 2020  – follow this link to apply.
Position Vacant – First 2000 Days Service Coordinator – Child and Family Integrated Services Hub, Grafton

Position Vacant – First 2000 Days Service Coordinator – Child and Family Integrated Services Hub, Grafton

This exciting new project is a child health and wellbeing project that focuses on the period from conception to age 5. In Northern NSW, the project is delivered by a partnership between Tresillian, Northern NSW Local Health District, North Coast Primary Health Network and Bulgarr Ngaru Medical Aboriginal Corporation.

Service Coordinator First 2000DAYS 

Position Vacant – First 2000 Days Service Coordinator – Child and Family Integrated Services Hub, Grafton

Red Cross – Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander positions – bushfire and drought recovery

Red Cross is advertising three Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander positions to assist in our bushfire recovery work. Please share this opportunity with your networks

Maximum term position – 12 months from commencement

  • Part time – 3 or 4 days per week
  • 3 positions available – based in Lismore, Mogo, Bega
  • Identified position

Join our team and work closely with Aboriginal communities recovering from recent bushfires.

You will play a key role in building community and volunteer capacity and capability in areas impacted by drought and bushfires.

You will help increase community capacity to support a strong, positive recovery from drought and bushfires and to better prepare for future disaster events.

For more info:  http://careers.redcross.org.au/cw/en/job/516724?lApplicationSubSourceID=11182

Applications for this position will close at 11:55pm on Sunday, 26 July 2020

Who’s Hiring – from Opportunity Pathways

Who’s Hiring – from Opportunity Pathways

Are you getting social housing assistance and looking for work? – read our latest “Who is Hiring”:  June-July – Who’s Hiring

Opportunity Pathways is an employment focused program that assists people currently receiving social housing assistance. We are always seeking motivated people. Our team strives to support our participants on their journey into the work force.

Our team is passionate about helping  northern NSW community members to unlock their potential and move into economic independence.

If this sounds like you –  we would love to hear from you!

Or if you are a local employer who would like to partner with us please get in touch.

ph: 02 6620 1800
email[email protected] 

Opportunity Pathways is part of Social Futures. For more than 40 years , Social Futures has been working within the community space, creating positive social change.  We understand the many challenges and barriers that our communities face, such as those receiving social housing assistance.

We’re Hiring!- Activ8 and Elev8 programs- Adventure Therapist

We’re Hiring!- Activ8 and Elev8 programs- Adventure Therapist

With our Recre8 programs back in action, and our Activ8 and Elev8 programs also in full swing, we are looking for someone incredible to join our program team as an Adventure Therapist. Check out our job posting on Ethical Jobs:  Adventure Therapist
Please share this opportunity with any registered Psychologists or Social Workers who might be looking for a rare opportunity to connect therapeutic support for young people with the intrinsic healing benefits of nature.

Contact us at:
e:  [email protected]
t:   0476 796 720
m:  PO Box 665, Mullumbimby NSW 2482