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Casework Support Officer (Transport) - Casual

Advertiser: Biripi Aboriginal Corporation Medical CentreMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
20 Jun 2018
Location
Port Macquarie & Mid North Coast
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

About the Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic applicant to join our professional team in an expanding and dynamic service. Biripi Aboriginal Corporation Medical Centre (Biripi ACMC) is a community controlled organisation funded by numerous Agencies and levels of Government. Biripi ACMC has in excess of 90 employees and operates around 25 primary health care programs. Challenge yourself; why not consider working within our unique health care environment.

Benefits and Culture

Biripi ACMC is an organisation that prides itself on rewarding dedicated hard work, and as such, would like to offer a wide range of benefits to the ideal candidate.

Salary sacrificing options up to $15,950 are available as a Not-For-Profit Organisation, as well as Meals & Entertainment and Leisure & Lifestyle cards!!

This position is one that offers real opportunities for career progression and growth. You will be working in an organisation that makes a real impact to Aboriginal health in the local and wider community.

About the role:

The position is based in our Aboriginal Childrens Service Permanancy Support Program, to provide assistance to caseworkers with tasks such as; child care, transporting of clients and administrative functions.

Duties include:

  • Transportation of young person’s as required by caseworker/Team Coordinator.
  • Undertake logistical arrangements for meetings including case management and family meetings, supervised visits, appointments and other activities that directly support case planning and decision-making for children and young persons.
  • Supervision of low risk family contact visits and prepare summary reports which accurately record observations.
  • Contribute to continuous learning, professional networks and relationships through the co-ordination of meetings and other information sharing activities.
  • Actively participate as part of a team with caseworkers and administrative staff to address team priorities and directly support caseworkers on a day-to-day basis.
  • Attendance as a secondary worker at meetings, home visits and information sessions.
  • Undertake mentoring activities and direct general support tasks as per young person’s case plan or needs identified by the caseworker.
  • Carry out duties out in a polite and courteous manner at all times.
  • Provide reports to the BACS Coordinator that includes all reports/records from supervised access visits/home visits.
  • Provide administrative support to caseworkers as required
  • Provide written reports to the Caseworker/Co-ordinator on activities undertaken, results and any issues identified during access
  • Undertake duties as directed by your Team Coordinator and Manager

Essential:

  • Aboriginality
  • Demonstrated ability to engage & work effectively with aboriginal people and communities.
  • Current NSW drivers licence.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Effective time management and personal organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as a team member.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Experience working in an PSP environment
  • Strong Computer Skills.

Desirable:

  • Experience working in an Aboriginal organisation
  • Current Advanced First Aid certificate.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a health or related field.
  • Strong Case- Management Skills.

Note: Full list of duties contained within position description

Applications close COB 4 July 2018

How to Apply:

In order for your application to go through to the next stage of recruitment, please complete the selection criteria prior to the closing date. To obtain an application package/selection criteria or for more information please visit our website: https://biripi.org.au

Alternately you can contact Loretta Anderson on (02) 6591 2418 or email: Loretta.anderson@biripi.org.au

This position is classified as an "Identified Position" and as such is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Designated and authorised under section 14D of the NSW Anti-Discrimination ACT 1977.

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