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Coordinator - Intake & Assessment (Runcorn)

Level 5, Permanent Part-Time, 4 days per week

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.  We provide strengths-based, integrated responses to people in our community.

The Intake and Assessment team is responsible for providing a single point of entry for information, assessment and referral to Kyabra services and external services.

The Coordinator works within the Intake and Assessment team with the core focus on general enquiries, supported accommodation and homestay; and support in other areas of intake as required.

This is an additional new role within the team and supports the Manager in the operations of the team including the day to day running and support of staff.  In addition, the Coordinator is required to be responsible for some specialist knowledge in one or more of the following areas; NDIS, housing and homelessness (essential), mental health, child protection, and community finance. This role requires being available for an after-hours on-call roster.

A Bachelor degree in Social Work or similar is an essential requirement for this position.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award, Level 5. We also offer salary packaging to permanent employees. We offer a family friendly work environment and a range of practice and professional development opportunities.

All applicants with an interest in working from client centred, trauma informed and strength-based frameworks, who can demonstrate a commitment to the principles of social justice, inclusion and equity are strongly encouraged to apply.  If you would like to be a part of a dynamic team and a progressive organisation that pursues best practice within a social justice framework this may be the role for you.

Applications close Wednesday 29th September at 9:00am.

To apply for this role, please click on this link where you will be asked to upload your cover letter, CV and answer the selection criteria questions.

  • Only applications that address the selection criteria will be considered for short-listing.
  • Only those selected for short-listing will be contacted.

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.


 

Casual Support Workers

Level 2, $36.40 per hour

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.

We are currently seeking supportive, reliable, creative and dedicated support workers to work alongside community members who have a range of differing needs, including people with a disability, mental health and children in care.

Why work for Kyabra?

  • Above award wages $36.40 per hour.
  • Family friendly work environment.
  • A range of practice and professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • A variety of interesting shifts where no day is the same.
  • Potential to access salary sacrifice.

Essential Requirements:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support/ Disability Support (students studying in a relevant degree such as Human Services, Allied Health, Nursing, Exercise/Sports Science or Social Work may be considered).
  • Introduction to Epilepsy training.
  • Completed the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.
  • Current Australian Driver’s License.
  • Roadworthy/registered vehicle and willingness to use to transport participants.
  • Blue Card and Yellow Card/NDIS Worker Screening Clearance (we can assist you to apply).
  • LCS2 -Working with Children in care (we can assist you to apply).
  • First Aid and CPR is mandatory prior to commencing work.

What we are seeking in our Support Workers:

  • Flexibility and the ability to work afternoons, weekends and overnight.
  • Ability to promote independence and choice.
  • Commitment to social justice.
  • Willingness to provide assistance with personal care, light domestic duties and meal preparation.
  • Willing to work a minimum of 20 hours per week, plus additional shifts if required.

If you love being challenged and seek a personally fulfilling role in an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of others, then this may be the job for you.

To apply for this role, please click on this link. It will take you to our online application portal.

Only applicants that are successful to short-listing stage will be contacted.

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.