Supervised Contact Worker
About us Our vision is that people, everywhere in our community, will experience the power of inclusion through relationships, voice and action. Our mission is to assist people to reach their potential through innovative and people-focused services. Our values celebrate inclusiveness and opportunity.
Our five core values are Accountability, Equity, Innovation, Integrity and being Participant and young-people focused. The role This role will facilitate safe and meaningful contacts for children and young people in Out of Home Care with their families and significant others. You will also utilise your skills and knowledge to provide cultural mentoring to the children and young people.
You will be responsible for transporting children and young people under your supervision and ensuring that contact is accurately documented. Essential Criteria Well developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with others. Written communication skills, including the ability to write reports and complete formal documentation in relevant software programs.
Individual and team work. Ability to think quick on your feet and make informed decisions in complex situations. Be flexible and work non-standard hours at times when required.
A current NSW Working with Children’s check (or willingness to obtain prior to commencement). Unencumbered Australian or NSW driver’s license. Desirable Criteria A qualification in Human Services, Certificate IV or Diploma in Community Services is highly desirable for this position, although not essential.
Job Benefits Entry rate of $34.32. Higher pay points may apply depending on qualifications and or experience.
Flexible working hours Be apart of an empowering and collaborative team. How to apply When applying, please ensure you include a cover letter, resume and address the key selection criteria as part of your application. To apply and view the Position Description please click on the 'apply now' button below or visit our website: www.
challengecommunity.org.au Confidential enquiries can be made by emailing natasha.
mckaychallengecommunity.org.au Challenge Community Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.