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Natalija Gicevska posted in Jobs Board

22nd Jun 18, 01:11 PM

Youth Advisor •Professional challenge, work-life balance and a noble purpose •Make a difference in people's lives About MTC Australia MTC Australia is a leading social enterprise committed to creating opportunities for people to gain employment, skills training, work experience and career planning. With sites across the Sydney metropolitan area, we assist over 20,000 people annually to complete accredited training, find meaningful work and become self-sufficient.

Youth Advisor

•Professional challenge, work-life balance and a noble purpose

•Make a difference in people's lives

About MTC Australia

MTC Australia is a leading social enterprise committed to creating opportunities for people to gain employment, skills training, work experience and career planning. With sites across the Sydney metropolitan area, we assist over 20,000 people annually to complete accredited training, find meaningful work and become self-sufficient.

Youth Frontiers is a NSW Government youth mentoring program that targets students between the ages of 12 & 16, with the capacity to benefit from the support of a mentor. It's designed to help students build confidence, leadership skills and community connectedness.

What's on offer?

•Attractive remuneration package including salary packaging

•An exciting opportunity to be part of changing lives

•Career progression opportunities

•You'll be working at a place where everyone is welcome- a company that believes that a productive and fulfilling workplace depends on having a diverse range of experiences, perspectives, ethnicities and genders.

About the role

The Youth Advisor will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of mentors and mentees. The position will be based in the Liverpool area and will operate across Sydney's west, south west and far west Local Government Areas. You will gain success through:

•Building and developing relationships with mentees/mentors and external stakeholders

•Facilitate various skills building workshops and evidence based programs for young people

•Advocate on behalf of young people with local schools, service providers and professionals

•Identify goals and strategies to ensure engagement and suitable objectives

•Supporting and promoting a mentoring/coaching culture

About You:

•Proven success in working within youth and/or mentoring programs particularly with CALD and disadvantaged youth

•Capacity to develop and guide successful mentor and mentee relationships

•Proven skills or knowledge in working with local government, schools and community

•High personal and ethical standards and strong written and verbal communication skills

•Demonstrated capacity for self-motivation and ability to time manage

•Hold a current and valid driver's licence

How to apply - You can apply via the MTC Website

We are reviewing and interviewing candidates as applications are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Please accompany your resume with a cover letter that outlines your suitability for the role.

MTC Australia takes all reasonable measures to protect the safety and wellbeing of children and other vulnerable communities. As part of our employment screening process you will be required to undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check.

At MTC you can become the impact you imagine in your community.

For more information contact: [email protected]

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Daniel Craig posted in Community Announcements

20th Jun 18, 12:11 PM
Updated 20th Jun 18, 01:18 PM by Daniel Craig

What is Work Health and how does it affect you in the workplace? We want to understand your work health priorities. https://goo.gl/forms/PF50OVgUq0MH9ass1 Eligible respondents can go in a draw to win 1 of 5 $100 Coles Myer gift cards. We aim to obtain information about: 1. What ‘work health’ means to you, 2. What you consider to be the greatest risks to your health in your workplace, 3. What you see as the role of SafeWork NSW in relation to the regulation of workplace health.

What is Work Health and how does it affect you in the workplace? We want to understand your work health priorities.
https://goo.gl/forms/PF50OVgUq0MH9ass1

Eligible respondents can go in a draw to win 1 of 5 $100 Coles Myer gift cards.

We aim to obtain information about:
1. What ‘work health’ means to you,
2. What you consider to be the greatest risks to your health in your workplace,
3. What you see as the role of SafeWork NSW in relation to the regulation of workplace health.

Your input will help guide and shape our upcoming projects and workplace initiatives around NSW workers’ health.

Closes 20 July 2018

JK

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Jennifer Kelly posted in Jobs Board

19th Jun 18, 04:15 PM

Family Services Australia - Support Worker – Staying Home Leaving Violence (SHLV) About the business:

Family Services Australia - Support Worker – Staying Home Leaving Violence (SHLV)
About the business:
Family services is at an exciting time in its evolution as a leading Not for Profit (NFP) community service provider in Australia, based in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven, NSW. Now operating with therapeutic central triage of client needs, we offer children, young people and families a unique continuity of care experience from multi-disciplined practice leaders and subject matter experts. Our whole Family Services team aims to keep our clients Safe, Well, Strong and Connected.
FSA offers a range of specialist services and advice through our Staying Home Leaving Violence Program in the Wollongong local government area. This program gives our clients and their families long-term support to address the impacts of domestic violence on their lives.
About the role
The purpose of the position is to enable women and their families to remain safe and free from domestic violence in their own home, or a home of choice.
The program focusses on educating the community and women regarding to tactics and the dynamics of domestic violence.
This is achieved through three key areas of activity:
1. Building collaborative partnerships across a range of Government and Non-Government agencies;
2. Providing information, support and resources to women and families affected;
3. The delivery of high quality case management activities that include comprehensive risk assessments and safety planning with women and their families separating from domestic violence to remain safely in their own home, or home of choice.
In doing so this Support Worker will contribute to the delivery of high quality case Coordination and management, which include some of the below aspects:
• Focus on early intervention and prevention principles to prevent homelessness, which will enable women and their families to experience long term stability in housing, income, employment, education, and social support networks.
• Provide comprehensive risk assessment, safety plans and psycho-social case plans. Supplying education to the community, women and families affected by domestic violence.
• Establish and maintain collaborative partnerships and networks with key stakeholders to ensure effective service referral pathways.
• Empower women to stay home safely after separation from domestic family violence.
• Plan, develop and co-facilitate innovative group work with women to overcome their isolation, developing support networks and social connections with other women in a safe and supportive environment.

Benefits
• Flexible and rewarding working conditions, with progressive innovative team support.
• Continuing Professional Development (CPD) under the Community Services Framework (CSF)
• Salary Packaging.
• Company Vehicle
Skills and Experience
1. Diploma in Community Services or (tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work or other relevant discipline)
2. Minimum of 2years working within the community services sector, preferred within Domestic Violence.
3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills
4. Ability to use strengths based, Trauma Informed Practice (TIP) when working with vulnerable women and families.
5. Demonstrated understanding of ‘At risk factors’ for women and their families, with strategies for addressing these concerns.
6. Ability to work independently or within a team. Effectively managing own workload and in-home visiting schedules.
7. Competent computer and literacy skills.
8. Knowledge of community agencies and the ability to identify and coordinate a range of appropriate services relevant to the needs of the client.
9. Approved Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) and National Police Check.
10. Willingness to support the flexible delivery of services by the Agency.
11. Current C Class Drivers Licence.
12. Current First Aid Certificate (desirable)
FSA is seeking full-time availability from prospective candidates, applicants must address the selection criteria. A copy of the full Position Description is available by calling 02 4256 7333 or via emailing your request to [email protected].
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications close Friday, 29th June 2018.
For specific enquiries please contact Fiona Murphy on 02 4256 67333

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Tricia Carlson posted in Jobs Board

15th Jun 18, 02:00 PM
Updated 15th Jun 18, 02:05 PM by Tricia Carlson

Join our team and be part of something big. We celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. Work in new, creative ways to better support individuals and communities. Contribute to thought leadership that challenges convention. Enable others to be who they truly are without judgement. Aboriginal Youth Caseworker •Inclusive and diverse Organisation •Flexible working environment •Wyong, NSW

Join our team and be part of something big.
We celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Work in new, creative ways to better support individuals and communities. Contribute to thought leadership that challenges convention. Enable others to be who they truly are without judgement.

Aboriginal Youth Caseworker
•Inclusive and diverse Organisation
•Flexible working environment
•Wyong, NSW

About us
At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the opportunity
Based on NSW reform initiatives, our Doorways program makes specialist homelessness services easier to access and delivers a better balance between early intervention, crisis and post-crisis support to young people at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness.

Our Wyong team is looking for a full time Aboriginal Youth Caseworker to act as an advocate and support for young Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal People, and their families within their communities to meet their immediate and longer-term accommodation needs. Key responsibilities will include:

•Providing information, crisis support, advocacy and referral support
•Addressing a range of issues including accommodation, abuse, drug and alcohol use, unemployment, mental health, domestic violence, education and parenting using flexible client-centred, strengths-based casework methodologies
•Developing one-on-one working relationships with ‘allocated’ young people to enhance their social living and community skills.
•Strengthening and developing connections and partnerships with other Aboriginal staff/agencies including accommodation providers in the Central Coast region.
Click on the link below to apply. If you have any queries, please feel free to contact Chloe Bamber on 02 9376 1584 for a confidential discussion.

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Angelique Vongsaya posted in HSNet News

15th Jun 18, 01:44 PM

Youth Opportunities Grants Open The Hon Ray Williams MP has announced $1.5 million funding for new Youth Opportunities projects to commence in 2019. Applications opened on Monday 4 June 2018. The Youth Opportunities program provides one-off, time-limited grants between $10,000 and $50,000 to not-for-profit organisations and local councils for youth-led and youth-driven community projects that have a positive youth development focus.

Youth Opportunities Grants Open

The Hon Ray Williams MP has announced $1.5 million funding for new Youth Opportunities projects to commence in 2019.

Applications opened on Monday 4 June 2018.

The Youth Opportunities program provides one-off, time-limited grants between $10,000 and $50,000 to not-for-profit organisations and local councils for youth-led and youth-driven community projects that have a positive youth development focus.

Further information available on the Youth NSW website: http://www.youth.nsw.gov.au/youth-opportunities

JS

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Johanne Sneddon posted in School-Link Illawarra and South East

15th Jun 18, 09:23 AM

South Coast Child Wellbeing Network Conference
Engaging and Collaborating with Children and Families
Keynote Speaker Associate Professor Kym Macfarlane
Tuesday 11th September 2018
Pavilion Kiama
See attached flyer for further information and registration details

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