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Aboriginal Service Support Specialist - IDENTIFIED

Advertiser: NSW Department of Communities and JusticeMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
23 Jun 2020
Location
Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Salary
$97,152 - $107,541 plus Super & leave loading
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Indigenous & Multicultural Services

Aboriginal Service Support Specialist - IDENTIFIED

Company description:

Department of Planning, Industry & Environment



Job description:

 

Aboriginal Service Support Specialist – Identified

Clerk Grade 7/8

Ongoing Fulltime

Aboriginal Housing Office

Penrith, NSW

 

  • Amazing opportunity to join the Policy and Evidence/SOW team and work in a highly client focused environment.
  • The position provides an opportunity to build and maintain collaborative relationships with various internal and external stakeholders.

 

About the Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO)

 

At the Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO), our vision is to ensure that every Aboriginal person in NSW has equal access to and choice in, affordable housing.

 

We’re changing the way we do things to deliver better housing solutions to our clients and the community and we need you to help us get there!

 

The Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO) is part of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE).

 

The AHO manages and coordinates a substantial annual capital works program, and the development and implementation of a range of financial and resourcing strategies throughout the state.

 

Is this you?

 

We are looking for a passionate and community/client focussed professional who believes in and have demonstrated experience in delivering better outcomes for the community. 

 

 

About the role

 

The AHO delivers the Services Our Way (SOW) program across 17 LGAs in NSW. SOW is an Aboriginal client-led trauma informed support coordination service for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and families. It provides culturally appropriate advocacy and service coordination, with a whole-of-family localised approach.

 

The Aboriginal Service Support Specialist (ASSS) is a front-line role working with SOW clients to design and deliver assessment and support plans that best meets the needs of the clients within budget allocations.

 

This is an ongoing position in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.

 

A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if and as they arise.

 

Essential requirements

 

  • Aboriginality.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline and/or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience with demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Aboriginal culture including the specific needs and disadvantages experienced by Aboriginal Communities

 

Preferred Requirements

 

  • Ability to work with Aboriginal Community and stakeholders with an understanding of local issues
  • Excellent negotiation, time management and analytical skills
  • Ability to be impartial and objective
  • Excellent record keeping skills

 

 

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Develop and design quality assessment and support plans that best meets the needs of the clients within budget allocations
  • Provide best practice assessment and specialist support co-ordination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to enable support services to be delivered that best meet their assessed needs
  • Negotiate, coordinate, monitor and take primary accountability for the delivery of service and support based on the plan.
  • Support team members and work collaboratively and harmoniously to contribute to achieving team outcomes.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships and open channels of communication
  • Regular and timely reporting
  • Comprehensive and regular updating of client records, spreadsheets and the document management system –TRIM.

 

Click here to view the role description and supplementary information.

 

What we can offer you

 

  • Location: Penrith, NSW
  • Clerk Grade 7/8
  • Salary range $97,152 - $107,541 plus Super & leave loading
  • 4 weeks annual leave per year of service.
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits.
  • Flexible work practices.
  • Opportunities for learning and development and internal career progression.

 

How to apply

 

This is an excellent opportunity to join the AHO. We are an inclusive workplace. If you are looking for an organisation that values your experience and care for your career development then apply now by submitting a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) and an up-to-date resume (maximum 5 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant to this role

 

Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013; therefore you may be contacted to participate. You may also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process.

 

Closing date: Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 11:59 pm

 

For enquiries: Please contact Kate Smith, Acting Place Manager, 0438 672 686 or Kate.Smith19@facs.nsw.gov.au

 

To ensure this recruitment continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods. This may include video interviewing via MS Teams, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.

 

 

Find out more

 

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here

 

Please submit your application online including the information outlined above.

 

If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact email agencies@facs.nsw.gov.au.
 

Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO) is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all ages, genders and diverse community groups, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the LGBTIQ+, people with disability and other diversity groups.

 

Thank you for your interest in this position. We look forward to receiving your application.



Profile description:

We are seeking a passionate & community focussed professional with demonstrated experience in delivering optimal outcomes for communities.

Company description:

Department of Planning, Industry & Environment



Job description:

 

Aboriginal Service Support Specialist – Identified

Clerk Grade 7/8

Ongoing Fulltime

Aboriginal Housing Office

Penrith, NSW

 

  • Amazing opportunity to join the Policy and Evidence/SOW team and work in a highly client focused environment.
  • The position provides an opportunity to build and maintain collaborative relationships with various internal and external stakeholders.

 

About the Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO)

 

At the Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO), our vision is to ensure that every Aboriginal person in NSW has equal access to and choice in, affordable housing.

 

We’re changing the way we do things to deliver better housing solutions to our clients and the community and we need you to help us get there!

 

The Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO) is part of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE).

 

The AHO manages and coordinates a substantial annual capital works program, and the development and implementation of a range of financial and resourcing strategies throughout the state.

 

Is this you?

 

We are looking for a passionate and community/client focussed professional who believes in and have demonstrated experience in delivering better outcomes for the community. 

 

 

About the role

 

The AHO delivers the Services Our Way (SOW) program across 17 LGAs in NSW. SOW is an Aboriginal client-led trauma informed support coordination service for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and families. It provides culturally appropriate advocacy and service coordination, with a whole-of-family localised approach.

 

The Aboriginal Service Support Specialist (ASSS) is a front-line role working with SOW clients to design and deliver assessment and support plans that best meets the needs of the clients within budget allocations.

 

This is an ongoing position in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.

 

A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if and as they arise.

 

Essential requirements

 

  • Aboriginality.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline and/or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience with demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Aboriginal culture including the specific needs and disadvantages experienced by Aboriginal Communities

 

Preferred Requirements

 

  • Ability to work with Aboriginal Community and stakeholders with an understanding of local issues
  • Excellent negotiation, time management and analytical skills
  • Ability to be impartial and objective
  • Excellent record keeping skills

 

 

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Develop and design quality assessment and support plans that best meets the needs of the clients within budget allocations
  • Provide best practice assessment and specialist support co-ordination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to enable support services to be delivered that best meet their assessed needs
  • Negotiate, coordinate, monitor and take primary accountability for the delivery of service and support based on the plan.
  • Support team members and work collaboratively and harmoniously to contribute to achieving team outcomes.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships and open channels of communication
  • Regular and timely reporting
  • Comprehensive and regular updating of client records, spreadsheets and the document management system –TRIM.

 

Click here to view the role description and supplementary information.

 

What we can offer you

 

  • Location: Penrith, NSW
  • Clerk Grade 7/8
  • Salary range $97,152 - $107,541 plus Super & leave loading
  • 4 weeks annual leave per year of service.
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits.
  • Flexible work practices.
  • Opportunities for learning and development and internal career progression.

 

How to apply

 

This is an excellent opportunity to join the AHO. We are an inclusive workplace. If you are looking for an organisation that values your experience and care for your career development then apply now by submitting a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) and an up-to-date resume (maximum 5 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant to this role

 

Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013; therefore you may be contacted to participate. You may also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process.

 

Closing date: Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 11:59 pm

 

For enquiries: Please contact Kate Smith, Acting Place Manager, 0438 672 686 or Kate.Smith19@facs.nsw.gov.au

 

To ensure this recruitment continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods. This may include video interviewing via MS Teams, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.

 

 

Find out more

 

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here

 

Please submit your application online including the information outlined above.

 

If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact email agencies@facs.nsw.gov.au.
 

Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO) is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all ages, genders and diverse community groups, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the LGBTIQ+, people with disability and other diversity groups.

 

Thank you for your interest in this position. We look forward to receiving your application.



Profile description:

We are seeking a passionate & community focussed professional with demonstrated experience in delivering optimal outcomes for communities.

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