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Elizabeth Varley posted in Jobs Board

22nd Feb 19, 04:44 PM

UNITING Your position: Families Caseworker, ‘Going Home Staying Home’, Homelessness Service Your classification: Classification 49 Your department: Resilient Families Where you’ll work: Campbelltown You’ll report to: Coordinator Doorways for Men and Couples with Children Your key relationships: • Housing and homelessness services across SWS • Community Housing providers • Mental Health services • Centrelink • NSW Department of Community Services

UNITING
Your position: Families Caseworker, ‘Going Home Staying Home’, Homelessness Service
Your classification: Classification 49
Your department: Resilient Families
Where you’ll work: Campbelltown

You’ll report to: Coordinator Doorways for Men and Couples with Children

Your key relationships:
• Housing and homelessness services across SWS
• Community Housing providers
• Mental Health services
• Centrelink
• NSW Department of Community Services
• Uniting programs
• Other relevant community support services

Doorways for Men and Couples with Children offers support, advocacy and case work service for men with families who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Job Description (84.25 KB)
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Liming Ma posted in Community Announcements

22nd Feb 19, 03:01 PM

Shifting the Dial on Employment (Department of Social Services and National Disability Insurance Agency) 28th February 2019

Shifting the Dial on Employment (Department of Social Services and National Disability Insurance Agency)
28th February 2019

The Department of Social Services is hosting a round-table employment discussion next Thursday morning at Rydges Hotel World Square for participants and their families to attend. It is a great opportunity for people to provide their feedback around employment for people with a disability. People will need to RSVP as soon as possible to the email address on the attached invitation.

LM

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Liming Ma posted in Community Announcements

22nd Feb 19, 02:54 PM

Please see details and attached flyers for the following activity. A free program, partly funded by NSW Health’s Mental Health Innovation Fund (Attached Skillness Group Flyer x 2) (Starting on 04th March 2019)

Please see details and attached flyers for the following activity.

A free program, partly funded by NSW Health’s Mental Health Innovation Fund (Attached Skillness Group Flyer x 2)
(Starting on 04th March 2019)

Skillness Group is a strengths-based model which aims to assist people to access and approach work, study and personal endeavours with a greater sense of empowerment and self-determination. We do this by guiding the individuals to build a better sense of self and a stronger appreciation for how he/she can meaningfully relate to and engage with work & study. We also focus heavily on goal setting, planning and external engagement - providing tools, capabilities and strategies that the individual can implement in order to tangibly reach their medium and long-term goals.

LM

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Liming Ma posted in Community Announcements

22nd Feb 19, 01:54 PM

Please see details below about the New “Sydney Disability and Community Network” and the attached flyer for further details. Details of the meeting as follows: Date : 10th April 2019 (Save the date) Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm Venue: 31/9 Salisbury Road, Castle Hill

Please see details below about the New “Sydney Disability and Community Network” and the attached flyer for further details. Details of the meeting as follows:

Date : 10th April 2019 (Save the date)
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Venue: 31/9 Salisbury Road, Castle Hill

All are welcome, there are no regional boundaries to participate in the network. Come and share your activities and network with service providers from various sectors. A good opportunity to collaborate with others as well. Also don’t forget to RSVP with your dietary requirements. Thank you.

SDCNetwork flyer.pdf (248.04 KB)
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Lourdes Ramos posted in Jobs Board

22nd Feb 19, 12:31 PM

St. Vincent de Paul Society has these positions currently advertised: -Service Coordinator - Part-time (Coffs Harbour, job ref VIN1380) https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN1380-service-coordinator-pete-s-place-homeless-service (Applications for the above post close 26th February 2019.) -OLC Program Coordinator - Part-time (Woolloomooloo, job ref VIN1378) https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN1378-program-coordinator-ozanam-learning-centre

St. Vincent de Paul Society has these positions currently advertised:

-Service Coordinator - Part-time (Coffs Harbour, job ref VIN1380)
https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN1380-service-coordinator-pete-s-place-homeless-service
(Applications for the above post close 26th February 2019.)

-OLC Program Coordinator - Part-time (Woolloomooloo, job ref VIN1378)
https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN1378-program-coordinator-ozanam-learning-centre

-Migrant Settlement Worker - Part-time (Coffs Harbour, job ref1381)
https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN1381-migrant-settlement-worker
(Applications for the above posts close 04th March 2019.)

-Shop Assistant - Casual (Maroubra and Coogee, job ref VIN1379)
https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN1379-casual-shop-assistant-maroubra-and-coogee
(Applications for the above post close 05th March 2019.)

-Senior Fundraising Coordinator - Full-time (Lewisham, job ref VIN1386)
https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN1386-senior-community-fundraising-coordinator
-Case Worker - Full-time (St.George/Sutherland, job ref VIN1385)
https://applynow.net.au/jobs/VIN1385-case-worker
(Applications for the above posts close 10th March 2019.)

LM

HSNet Admin

Liming Ma posted in Community Announcements

22nd Feb 19, 12:23 PM

Family Advocacy - A free workshop for parents on inclusive education

Family Advocacy - A free workshop for parents on inclusive education

Education issues form many of the enquiries taken by Family Advocacy each year. The school years are such a fundamental part of life and help form who we are as an adult. Family Advocacy is well aware that these years can be difficult for families and students with disability and therefore as part of our funding this year we are conducting a number of face to face workshops around the state to speak with families and provide information, advice and networking opportunities aimed to improve the schooling experience and outcomes for their family member.

For Northern Sydney Region – Ryde – For all other arears and registration please see below

28 March 2019
09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, West Ryde

Please see the detail attached.

LM

HSNet Admin

Liming Ma posted in Community Announcements

21st Feb 19, 04:27 PM

The National Disability Coordination Officer program is pleased to announce the dates for Enhancing the Links 2019. Enhancing the Links is a seminar series on post school pathways for students with disability. It is an opportunity to hear up-to-date information on education, training and employment for people with disability, as well as network with other professionals or meet other families and people with disability.

The National Disability Coordination Officer program is pleased to announce the dates for Enhancing the Links 2019.

Enhancing the Links is a seminar series on post school pathways for students with disability. It is an opportunity to hear up-to-date information on education, training and employment for people with disability, as well as network with other professionals or meet other families and people with disability.

To check out the presentations from 2018 go to https://ndco.cds.org.au/ndco-sydney-region-website/events/past-events/enhancing-the-links/

Save the date

This year there will be two dates to save to your calendar:

• 26 June - School staff and service providers - 9:00AM-3:30PM
• 3 July - People with disability and their supporters - 5:30PM-8:00PM

Please find attached the save the date flyer.

Would you like to attend?

To register your interest go to: http://bit.ly/ETLinterest

This means once the registration page is up you will be notified.

Are you interested in sponsoring the event?

Once again we are giving organisations the opportunity to sponsor Enhancing the Links. Sponsorship includes a stall on the day, an insert in the resource pack and registration for two staff members. If you would like more information please see the attached Sponsorship Package and application form.

For more information contact Jessica Buhne [email protected] or Devan Nathan [email protected]

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Geeta Dhir posted in Jobs Board

20th Feb 19, 12:21 PM

Family Advisor • A fantastic opportunity to join the existing team of Family Advisors • Leading Not For Profit Organisation • Part time – 4 days per week role • Based in Macquarie Park • Salary packaging available

Family Advisor
• A fantastic opportunity to join the existing team of Family Advisors
• Leading Not For Profit Organisation
• Part time – 4 days per week role
• Based in Macquarie Park
• Salary packaging available

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for difference and social inclusiveness.

We have an opportunity for a highly motivated and innovative Family Advisor to join our team. This position is based in our Macquarie Park Centre. If you have a background working with families with complex needs and including separation, and have a passion for making a positive social impact through the work you do, this could be the right role for you.

About the role:
Some of the responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:
• Providing professional telephone and face-to-face client services including;
 -engaging clients,
 -providing needs assessments,
 -referral to appropriate services
 -case management
 -client advocacy
• Assisting in the facilitation of parent educational groups and seminars;
• Participating in community events and interagency meetings;
• Being part of a tight-knit dedicated team of Family Advisors and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners who deliver quality services to families with complex needs and those who require post separation services.

About the successful candidate
This is a part time position working 4 days per week. Some afterhours work will be required for this position.
The successful candidate will have:
• A degree or diploma in social work, counselling, psychology, welfare, or health related services;
• Experience in the human services environment, working directly with clients (families and children) who may be experiencing significant crises, domestic violence, or separation;
• Demonstrable skills in client assessment, engagement, and awareness of issues relating to client safety, confidentiality, and the requirements of relevant legislation (Care and Protection of Children Act, Family Law Act, and Privacy Act).
• Understanding of domestic violence and child protection;
• Knowledge of relevant legislation - Awareness of legislation relevant to the position such as the Care and Protection of Children Act, Family Law Act, and Privacy Act;
• Understanding of families and children - A broad understanding of children’s development, the needs and issues faced by children, and their families, who face crises, domestic violence, child protection matters, family separation and/or other family disruptions, as well as ways to assist clients to address these issues;
• Proficiency in the use of IT for data entry, record keeping, and communication;
• Skills in the use of information technology, including Microsoft Office applications as well as databases for communication and social collaboration, referral, and data collection;
• Experience and ability to work as a collegial member of a team, sharing information proactively;
• Excellent written/verbal skills (a basic level of counselling skills will be well regarded);

How to Apply
Candidates MUST apply online and answer the role selection criteria’s. For more information about the role and to apply, click on the link below:
https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW369

RANSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal Australians are encouraged to apply. Through our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), we aim to drive greater equality by practical actions to increase employment opportunities, and build strong and respectful relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. RANSW’s RAP can be found at:
http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretch-reconciliation-action-plan/

RANSW recognises the importance of a healthy work-life balance. We work hard to promote a supportive work environment and we have a strong focus on professional development. We offer a range of benefits including salary packaging that provides significant tax-free benefits.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY 06 MARCH 2019

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Geeta Dhir posted in Jobs Board

20th Feb 19, 12:18 PM

FAMILY DISPUTE RESOLUTION PRACTITIONER • A fantastic opportunity to join the existing team of Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners • Part time work- 4 days per week • Based in Northern Beaches Centre at Dee Why • Salary Packaging available

FAMILY DISPUTE RESOLUTION PRACTITIONER

• A fantastic opportunity to join the existing team of Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners
• Part time work- 4 days per week
• Based in Northern Beaches Centre at Dee Why
• Salary Packaging available

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for difference and social inclusiveness.

We are currently looking for an experienced Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner to join our Family Relationship Centre based in Northern Beaches (Dee Why). The Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners provide a range of interventions to families that are experiencing conflict and are unable to reach agreement regarding arrangements in relation to children.

This position require the practitioner to be registered on the Australian Government Attorney General’s Department Register of Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners under the Family Law Act 1975 (see Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners Regulations 2008).

About the role

Some of the responsibilities of the successful applicants will include:

-Maintaining Family Dispute Resolution service to clients from referral to closure as appropriate, including all clinical and administrative tasks of cases.
-Providing a range of interventions to families who are experiencing conflict post-separation and are unable to reach agreement regarding parenting arrangements for their children.
-Provide information to clients and potential clients about other options upon separation, including information about counselling and legal processes. Refer clients to other services (internal and external) as required.

About the successful candidate

This is a part time position working 4 days per week, days of work will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9am to 5pm. The successful candidate will have:
• Registered on the Australian Government Attorney General’s Department Register of Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners under the Family Law Act 1975;
• A tertiary background in law, social sciences, social work or mediation/dispute resolution
• Demonstrated high level of skills in family dispute resolution including assessments and mediation intervention;
• Demonstrated ability to work in a child focused approach;
• Knowledge of issues facing separating families;
• High level written and oral communication skills;
• Ability to work as an effective team member;
• Proficiency at using data management systems, Microsoft Office packages, and video conferencing.

Previous experience in property mediation and workplace mediation is desirable.

How to Apply

Candidates MUST apply online and answer the role selection criteria’s. For more information about the role and details on how to apply, visit the link below:
https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW370

RANSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal Australians are encouraged to apply. Through our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), we aim to drive greater equality by practical actions to increase employment opportunities, and build strong and respectful relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. RANSW’s RAP can be found at:
http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretch-reconciliation-action-plan/
RANSW recognises the importance of a healthy work-life balance. We work hard to promote a supportive work environment and we have a strong focus on professional development. We offer a range of benefits including salary packaging that provides significant tax-free benefits.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON SUNDAY 03 MARCH 2019

LM

HSNet Admin

Liming Ma posted in Community Announcements

20th Feb 19, 10:31 AM

SAS Club is a new way of running and delivering social programs for those who are high functioning and don't always feel they fit into other social groups. SAS Club members become a part of a club and are encouraged to not only attend the event, but also learn new skills, increase their confidence, explore and make new friendships through our challenge and competition based social activities. Our SAS Club is run in two age groups 15 - 25 years and 25 - 45 years.

SAS Club is a new way of running and delivering social programs for those who are high functioning and don't always feel they fit into other social groups. SAS Club members become a part of a club and are encouraged to not only attend the event, but also learn new skills, increase their confidence, explore and make new friendships through our challenge and competition based social activities.

Our SAS Club is run in two age groups 15 - 25 years and 25 - 45 years.

Where are the club locations?

SAS Club runs in 16 different locations around Sydney. They are:
• Liverpool, Bankstown, Campbelltown
• Parramatta, Blacktown, Penrith
• Burwood, Newtown, Strathfield
• North Sydney, Chatswood, Hornsby
• Miranda, Hurstville
• Bondi, Mascot

Each club meets at the same meeting point in their club location each week before heading off to begin their competition challenges for that event.

How can I join the club?

To become a member of our SAS Club complete the Member Profile and Booking Form for your age group below and return them to us as soon as possible.

Attached is a copy of the program flyer, member profile and a booking form for each age group. Please feel free to circulate these to your networks.

You can also find out more information by going to our website. https://www.beyondabilities.com.au/sasclub

If you have any further questions, feel free to get in contact with our team on 0488 83 2253 or you can contact me directly on my details below.

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