Local Area Coordinators – Western NSW

 
  • Positions available in Orange, Dubbo, Parkes
  • SCHCADS Award Level 4
  • Full Time – Fixed Term until 31 March 2019

Social Futures is a NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) Partner delivering the NDIS Local Area Coordination (LAC) Transition Services in your community. These services will:

  • provide support for people with disability and their families to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (the Scheme);
  • assist people with disability, their families and carers to build and pursue their goals for a good life, exercise choice and control and engage with the Scheme; and
  • ensure that people with disability can be supported outside the Scheme by working with communities and mainstream services to build awareness and to become more inclusive of the range of needs and aspirations of people with disability.

Local Area Coordinators (LACS) will be committed to improving the lives of people with disability and will work directly with participants to facilitate choice and control over the services they receive. LAC seeks to facilitate positive individual and social change by assisting people with disability to have valued and quality lives, enable families to remain an important and enduring support and for communities to become more welcoming and inclusive.

Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer, accredited by White Ribbon Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply. Social Futures priorities child safety. Current Working With Children and National Police Check clearances are a condition of employment.

Applications close: 9am Monday 7th May, 2018

Position Description: 180209PDLocalAreaCoordinatorWest

To apply, please follow this link: http://jobboards.adlogic.com.au/socialfutures/job-details/query/7331348

For further information, please contact Lauren Cayeaux – 0436 326 629

Community Engagement Officer – headspace – Lismore

  • Part Time – 60 hours per fortnight
  • Based in Lismore NSW, with travel around region required
  • Fixed Term until 30 June 2019

headspace Lismore currently has an opening for a Community Engagement Officer.

About us: 

headspace is Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation

headspace Lismore (under the direction of the Social Futures) is an innovative youth service, delivering primary and mental health, alcohol and drug services, social welfare and vocational services to young people aged12-25 years. The mandate of headspace Lismore is to provide early intervention and prevention services by responding with evidence based interventions for young people in the local community

The Role: 

In the role of Community Engagement Officer, you are required to provide health promotion, education and where relevant; training to young people and their families, other health professionals, and the general community regarding physical, mental, and social health of young people aged 12-25 years.

The role includes developing, planning and implementing a communication and community engagement strategy for headspace Lismore. This Community Engagement Officer is responsible for developing a range of education and health promotion activities designed to raise mental health literacy and community awareness of challenges faced by young people, in order to increase early identification and access to appropriate services.

Skills Required:

You will be suited to this role if you have a Community development and/or health promotion background with previous experience in youth and stakeholder engagement.

You will be required to consult and work collaboratively with a variety of internal and external partners and understand the importance of relationship building. The role requires an effective ability to engage and communicate to groups of people verbally and in writing. You will be innovative with the competence to think creatively and provide solutions to address different needs within the organisation and community.

Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer, accredited by White Ribbon Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply. People with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply. Social Futures priorities child safety. Current Working With Children and National Police Check clearances are a condition of employment.

Applications close: 9am Wednesday 16th May, 2018.

Position description: 20180420PDCommunityEngagementOfficerheadspaceLismore

To apply, please follow this linkhttp://jobboards.adlogic.com.au/socialfutures/job-details/query/7328676

For further information, please contact Teri King 02 6625 0215

Youth & Family Caseworker

  • Position based in Lismore NSW, with some regional travel required
  • Part Time – 60 hours per fortnight
  • Fixed Term until 30 June 2020

Social Futures works to achieve social justice for regional Australians by supporting individuals, families and communities to take control and live well. We work to create positive change in people’s lives and connected, resilient communities.

This position is now available in the Connecting You – Homeless Youth Assistance Program (HYAP), Lismore Team. The Youth & Family Caseworker provides case management, mediation and practical support working with young people (aged 12- under 16) who are homeless or potentially homeless, and their families.

Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer, accredited by White Ribbon Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply. Social Futures priorities child safety. Current Working With Children and National Police Check clearances are a condition of employment.

Applications close: 5pm Friday 4th May, 2018.

To Apply, please follow this link: http://jobboards.adlogic.com.au/socialfutures/job-details/query/7328965

Position Description: 20180420 PD Youth and Family Caseworker – HYAP

For further information, please contact: Lance Schema – Program Manager HYAP – 0427 895 308

Manager – Northern NSW Local Area Coordination (LAC)

  • Full Time – 38 hours per week
  • Location: Lismore (negotiable) – travel around the region will be required
  • Generous above award remuneration ($99k-$115k + super) & salary packaging

Social Futures is a NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) Partner delivering the NDIS Local Area Coordination (LAC) Transition Services in your community. The NDIS is the largest social reform in Australia since the introduction of Medicare.

The Northern NSW LAC Manager will be responsible for providing exceptional leadership and quality service delivery, overseeing the LAC program activities, contractual deliverables and staff in the Northern NSW area. The Manager will be motivated to inspire and lead a high performing and high volume team to connect people with disability to the NDIS.

This role is a fixed term contract to June 2019, with the possibility of an extension depending on funding.

Social Futures is an equal opportunity employer, accredited by White Ribbon Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply. People with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply. Social Futures priorities child safety. Current Working With Children and National Police Check clearances are a condition of employment.

Applications close: 5pm Monday 30th April, 2018.

Position Description: 20180419PDNNSWLACManagerFINAL

To apply, please follow this link: http://jobboards.adlogic.com.au/socialfutures/job-details/query/7327913

For further information, please contact Nicola Garnsey 0427 419 551

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