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Residential Care
Mount Gambier
Posted 6 days ago
About the role ac.care is seeking a Team Leader Residential Care Services to work collaboratively as a team leader to provide direction and support to rostered staff working in a community-based emergency accommodation house for children/young people and to ensure the quality of care, rights and safety of children and young people are protected within duty of care requirements while longer-term care arrangements are developed. As part of this you will:
  • Provide debriefing and regular supervision to team members.
  • Role modelling and encouraging staff to maintain standards of excellence in service delivery and to develop innovative responses to complex problems.
  • Induct and support house staff to provide therapeutic care, guidance, support and supervision of children/young people.
  • Consultation and communication with colleagues within ac.care and Department of Child Protection and across other programs areas within ac.care to ensure high quality and consistent practice.
  • Monitor and actively address the physical and psychological safety of the residential environment and staff, including maintaining licenses.
  • Responsible for any financial needs of the clients and houses.
  • Maintaining and statistics and providing reports as required.
  • Facilitate all team meetings
  • Contributing to the evaluation and assessment of programs and services
  Benefits:
  • $41.52 per hour
  • Full Time
  • Five (5) weeks annual leave
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • 11% employer contribution to superannuation
  • Ongoing Employment
  Special Conditions:
  • Current SA drivers licence ‘Class C’ or interstate equivalent.
  • Current satisfactory Working With Children Check (WWCC) or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Current satisfactory National Police Check or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Child Safe Environment (Through Their Eyes) certificate or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Satisfactory completion of the statutory psychological suitability assessment (PSA). For further information visit www.psychcheck.com.au/services/psychological-suitability-screening.
  Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:
  • Meet the Department of Child Protection qualification requirements or be willing to complete the Certificate IV in Child, Youth & Family Intervention within 12 months of commencing employment.
  • Degree in an appropriate human services discipline; or less formal qualifications with specialised skills, substantial relevant experience, expertise and competence attained through previous appointments.
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership, effective management debriefing and supervision of staff and resolving conflict.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide therapeutic care for children and young people.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with Aboriginal people, their families and communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients and their families, community groups and staff in other agencies and willingness to use appropriate computer technology where necessary.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with a range of different stakeholders.
  • Ability to use a range of software packages, including MS Office suite.
How to apply You may apply via SEEK, or email: careers@accare.org.au In support of your application:
  • Subject line:  Your Name:  [TL - MTG]
  • A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and addressing the essential qualifications and experience highlighted in the position description.
Include a current CV/Resume with contact details for two (2) referees, one (1) of whom is/was a direct line manager. Please click here for a copy of the position description or for more information call Lynne Lambert on 08 8724 5400. Applications close 28th April 2024. 10% of ac.care staff are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and growing – you could be a positive part of that growth.

Job Features

Job CategoryFull-time
Salary$41.52 per hour
Award LevelL4 SCHADS
Salary packagingMaxxia
Superannuation11% employer contribution

About the role ac.care is seeking a Team Leader Residential Care Services to work collaboratively as a team leader to ...

Foster Care
Mount Gambier
Posted 7 days ago
About the role ac.care is seeking a Case Worker Foster Care Services to work collaboratively as a team member within the organisation to deliver services to over 160 foster care households and 200 children in placements across the Adelaide Hills, Limestone Coast, Murraylands and Riverland. The Case Worker Foster Care Services supports Foster Carers through regular home visits, phone and email contact to engage Carers to support their role as providers of care that has a strong child focus lens. The role will promote the positive development of children and young people ensuring their needs are met. The role will support the collaborative functioning of the care team around children and young people and ensure the foster care environment is safe. As part of this you will:
  • Engage with community stakeholders including service providers, community groups and businesses to identify community needs and collaborate in the delivery of activities and programs.
  • Design, develop and deliver activities and programs to small groups.
  • Lead a team of volunteers, maximising effective use of their skills and experience, and providing appropriate recognition of the contribution they make with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people who identify as LGBTIQ+.
  • Undertake activity and program evaluation, utilising the voice of participants, listening to consumers, and the communities in which they live to inform service delivery continous improvement.
  • Collect data and prepare timely reports in response to identified priority local needs ensuring operational activity and program outcomes are achived.
  • Establish and report on an annual action plan in conjunction with Community partners.
  • Develop connections and engage regularly with local Community Connections Program (CCP) Partners, Regional Co-ordinating Partners and other Department of Human Services (DHS) funded programs, which may include Safer family Services and the Financial Wellbeing Program.
  • Assist Manager with planning and co-ordination of program activities.
  • Identify and contribute to program/service delivery performance outcomes.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of frameworks, policies, procedures and other resources to achieve outcomes.
  • Manage risk in accordance with ac.care policies and procedures and Legislative requirements.
  • Work effectively with the Manager and other members as part of 'one ac.care team'.
  • Work collaboratively, developing respectful and compassionate relationships with internal and external stakeholders to deliver high quality outcomes e.g. Department for Child Protection, birth parents, carer household, professionals and/or other carers or significant community people.
Benefits
  • $41.52 per hour
  • Part Time (0.8 FTE)
  • Five (5) weeks annual leave
  • Salary packaging benefits and 11% employer contribution to superannuation.
  Special Conditions
  • Current SA driver’s licence ‘Class C’ or interstate equivalent.
  • Current ‘Provide First Aid’ certificate
  • Current Satisfactory Working with Children Check (WWCC) or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Valid National Police Check
  • Child Safe Environment Certificate or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  Qualifications, Experience and Attributes
  • Tertiary or formal qualifications and/or demonstrated experience in Social Work, Social Science, Community Services or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in case management, case noting, assessment and referral.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Knowledge of the effects of trauma and abuse, attachment issues and behaviour management in relation to children in care.
  • Use of self-reflective practices that build understanding of how personal experiences shape values, beliefs and responses to children, families and colleagues.
  • Experience in effective communication both oral and written with a broad range of people from a variety of backgrounds.
How to apply You may apply via SEEK, or email: careers@accare.org.au In support of your application:
  • Subject line:  Your Name:  [PSW - MTG]
  • A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and addressing the essential qualifications and experience highlighted in the position description.
Include a current CV/Resume with contact details for two (2) referees, one (1) of whom is/was a direct line manager. Please click here for a copy of the position description or for more information call Sherri Winter on 08 8724 5400. Applications close 28th April 2024. 10% of ac.care staff are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and growing – you could be a positive part of that growth.

Job Features

Job CategoryPart-time
Salary$41.52 per hour
Award LevelL4 SCHADS
Salary packagingMaxxia
Superannuation11% employer contribution

About the role ac.care is seeking a Case Worker Foster Care Services to work collaboratively as a team member within ...

Residential Care, Therapeutic Strengths Based Care
Mount Gambier
Posted 1 year ago
THESE ARE IDENTIFIED POSITONS FOR ABORIGINAL AND/OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES ONLY – Do you identify? ac.care has an ongoing commitment to deliver culturally appropriate services in our communities as well as the recruitment, retention and development of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples. 13% of ac.care staff identify as Aboriginal and/or torres Strait Islander Peoples – you could be a positive part of that growth – APPLY NOW!   MULTIPLE PART TIME AND CASUAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE!! $32.21 minimum per hour (plus shift loadings)  Why join the ac.care team? Some of our benefits include –
  • 6 WEEKS ANNUAL LEAVE
  • ONGOING EMPLOYMENT (PPT)
  • 4 WEEKS PAID PARENTAL LEAVE
  • SALARY PACKAGING BENEFITS (PPT)
  • COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  About the business At ac.care we want all country people to have a safe home, enough money to live on and strong, positive relationships. We are a non-government organisation (NGO) and our values (CARE - Compassion, Adaptability, Relationships, and Excellence) underpin the work we do.  Together, as one team we CARE to ensure all country people experience the same seamless and consistent service across all touch points in a welcoming and non-judgemental environment. ac.care is a Child Safe Organisation and provides an environment where the safety of children and young people is our highest priority. 10% of ac.care staff are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and growing – you could be a part of that growth.   About the role ac.care is seeking Child & Youth Workers to work as part of a team providing quality around the clock care, as well as support the development and re-integration into the community of children and young people who are under the Guardianship of the Chief Executive, Department for Child Protection and are unable to be placed within foster care due to complex trauma related behaviours or lack of foster care placements available. The role will ensure the quality of care, rights and safety of children and young people are protected while longer-term care arrangements are developed. The role will work within a therapeutic model of care that incorporates Therapeutic Crisis Intervention principles and trauma informed, intentional, client centred practices. As part of this you will:
  • Provide care, guidance, support and supervision of children and young people in a reasonable age, and developmentally appropriate, manner whilst protecting children and young people from harm and exploitation.
  • Manage risk and contribute towards maintaining a safe and healthy work environment by taking personal accountability by identifying and reporting incidents, hazards and injuries in accordance with ac.care policy, procedure and Legislative requirements.
  • Work effectively with the Manager/s and other members as part of ‘one ac.care team’.
  • Maintain an appropriate level of care, safety and supervision of children and young people operating from a Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and trauma informed intentional practice.
  • Provide opportunities for children and young people to experience success and realise their potential.
  • Promote positive relationships with peers, carers, parents, family members, significant others and the community.
  • Communicate effectively and contribute to the development of quality Home Based Care programs.
  • Keep written and digital records including daily observations and information about the individual needs, activities and daily presentation of children and young people aligned with legislation requirements, procedures, guidelines and work instructions.
  • Provide a well-balanced, aged appropriate, nutritional diet for children and young people including the preparation and cooking of meals.
  • Perform household duties such as but not limited to: laundry, household and vehicle cleaning, dishwashing, and changing of linen.
    Special Conditions:
  • Over 21 years of age.
  • Current SA driver’s licence - P2 Provisional or Full ‘Class C’ or interstate equivalent.
  • Current Satisfactory Working with Children Check (WWCC) or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Current National Police Check or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Child Safe Environment Certificate or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Satisfactory completion of the statutory psychological suitability assessment (PSA). For further information visit www.psychcheck.com.au/services/psychological-suitability-screening.
  • Satisfactory completion of Trauma Responsive Practice in Education online
  • Current ‘Provide First Aid’ certificate or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:
  • Meet the Department of Child Protection qualification requirements or be willing to complete the Certificate IV in Child, Youth & Family Intervention within 12 months of commencing employment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a model of trauma informed intentional practice.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the effects of trauma and abuse, attachment issues and the ability to provide individualised trauma responsive care.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Highly developed skills in negotiation and liaison using conflict resolution, mediation and advocacy skills.
  • High developed communication skills (listening, verbal and written), including the ability to establish rapport and maintain a positive relationship with clients and other service providers.
  • Ability to understand how personal experiences shape values, beliefs and responses to children families and colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify report and implement Work Health and Safety procedures and initiatives for personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Experience in working with Aboriginal people, their families, and their communities.
  • Demonstrated use of self-reflective practices to identify and manage own emotional responses to staff and families being supported.
How to apply You may apply through SEEK, or email: careers@accare.org.au In support of your application please:
  • Subject line:  Your Name: [CYW - MTG]
  • A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and addressing the essential qualifications and experience from the position description.
  • Include a current CV/Resume with contact details for two (2) referees, one (1) of whom is/was a direct line manager.
  Please click here for a copy of the position description or call Lynne Lambert on 08 8724 5400.     Applications open until positions are filled.

Job Features

Job CategoryCasual, Part-time
Salary$30.46 per hour
Award LevelL2 SCHADS
Salary packagingMaxxia
Superannuation11% employer contribution
OtherFleet vehicles provided, training, coaching and mentoring
Ratios2 staff/ 4 clients

THESE ARE IDENTIFIED POSITONS FOR ABORIGINAL AND/OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES ONLY – Do you identify? ac.care has an ongoing ...

Residential Care, Therapeutic Strengths Based Care
Berri
Posted 2 years ago
PART TIME & MULTIPLE CASUAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE!! Part Time -$32.21 minimum per hour (plus any shift loadings) Casual - $40.26 minimum per hour (plus any shift loadings) About the role ac.care is seeking Child & Youth Workers to work as part of a team providing quality around the clock care, as well as support the development and re-integration into the community of children and young people who are under the Guardianship of the Chief Executive, Department for Child Protection and are unable to be placed within foster care due to complex trauma related behaviours or lack of foster care placements available. The role will ensure the quality of care, rights and safety of children and young people are protected while longer-term care arrangements are developed. The role will work within a therapeutic model of care that incorporates Therapeutic Crisis Intervention principles and trauma informed, intentional, client centred practices. As part of this you will:
  • Provide care, guidance, support and supervision of children and young people in a reasonable age, and developmentally appropriate, manner whilst protecting children and young people from harm and exploitation.
  • Manage risk and contribute towards maintaining a safe and healthy work environment by taking personal accountability by identifying and reporting incidents, hazards and injuries in accordance with ac.care policy, procedure and Legislative requirements.
  • Work effectively with the Manager/s and other members as part of ‘one ac.care team’.
  • Maintain an appropriate level of care, safety and supervision of children and young people operating from a Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and trauma informed intentional practice.
  • Provide opportunities for children and young people to experience success and realise their potential.
  • Promote positive relationships with peers, carers, parents, family members, significant others and the community.
  • Communicate effectively and contribute to the development of quality Home Based Care programs.
  • Keep written and digital records including daily observations and information about the individual needs, activities and daily presentation of children and young people aligned with legislation requirements, procedures, guidelines and work instructions.
  • Provide a well-balanced, aged appropriate, nutritional diet for children and young people including the preparation and cooking of meals.
  • Perform household duties such as but not limited to: laundry, household and vehicle cleaning, dishwashing, and changing of linen.
  Benefits:
  • Up to six (6) weeks annual leave for Full Time/Part Time employees
  • Multiple Casual positions available
  • 11% employer contribution to superannuation
  • Extensive training, coaching and mentoring provided
  Special Conditions:
  • Over 21 years of age.
  • Current SA driver’s licence - P2 Provisional or Full ‘Class C’ or interstate equivalent.
  • Current Satisfactory Working with Children Check (WWCC) or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Current National Police Check or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Child Safe Environment Certificate or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Satisfactory completion of the statutory psychological suitability assessment (PSA). For further information visit www.psychcheck.com.au/services/psychological-suitability-screening.
  • Satisfactory completion of Trauma Responsive Practice in Education online t
  • Current ‘Provide First Aid’ certificate or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:
  • Meet the Department of Child Protection qualification requirements or be willing to complete the Certificate IV in Child, Youth & Family Intervention within 12 months of commencing employment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a model of trauma informed intentional practice.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the effects of trauma and abuse, attachment issues and the ability to provide individualised trauma responsive care.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Highly developed skills in negotiation and liaison using conflict resolution, mediation and advocacy skills.
  • High developed communication skills (listening, verbal and written), including the ability to establish rapport and maintain a positive relationship with clients and other service providers.
  • Ability to understand how personal experiences shape values, beliefs and responses to children families and colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify report and implement Work Health and Safety procedures and initiatives for personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Experience in working with Aboriginal people, their families, and their communities.
  • Demonstrated use of self-reflective practices to identify and manage own emotional responses to staff and families being supported.
How to apply You may apply through SEEK, or email: careers@accare.org.au In support of your application please:
  • Subject line:  Your Name: [CYW - RL]
  • A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and addressing the essential qualifications and experience from the position description.
  • Include a current CV/Resume with contact details for two (2) referees, one (1) of whom is/was a direct line manager.
  Please click here for a copy of the position description or call Amanda Schellen on 08 8531 4900.     Applications close 5th October 2023

Job Features

Job CategoryCasual, Part-time
Salary$32.21 minimum per hour
Award LevelL2 SCHADS
Salary packagingMaxxia
Superannuation11% employer contribution
OtherFleet vehicles provided, training, coaching and mentoring
Ratios2 staff/ 4 clients

PART TIME & MULTIPLE CASUAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE!! Part Time -$32.21 minimum per hour (plus any shift loadings) Casual – $40.26 ...

Residential Care, Therapeutic Strengths Based Care
Mount Gambier
Posted 2 years ago
MULTIPLE PART TIME & CASUAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE!! $32.21 per hour (minimum) plus casual/shift loadings as per Level 2 Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award Why join the ac.care team? Some of our benefits include –
  • 6 WEEKS ANNUAL LEAVE (unless casual)
  • ONGOING EMPLOYMENT (unless casual)
  • 4 WEEKS PAID PARENTAL LEAVE
  • SALARY PACKAGING BENEFITS (unless casual)
  • COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  About the business At ac.care we want all country people to have a safe home, enough money to live on and strong, positive relationships. We are a non-government organisation (NGO) and our values (CARE - Compassion, Adaptability, Relationships, and Excellence) underpin the work we do.  Together, as one team we CARE to ensure all country people experience the same seamless and consistent service across all touch points in a welcoming and non-judgemental environment. ac.care is a Child Safe Organisation and provides an environment where the safety of children and young people is our highest priority. 10% of ac.care staff are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and growing – you could be a part of that growth.   About the role ac.care is seeking Child & Youth Workers to work as part of a team providing quality around the clock care, as well as support the development and re-integration into the community of children and young people who are under the Guardianship of the Chief Executive, Department for Child Protection and are unable to be placed within foster care due to complex trauma related behaviours or lack of foster care placements available. The role will ensure the quality of care, rights and safety of children and young people are protected while longer-term care arrangements are developed. The role will work within a therapeutic model of care that incorporates Therapeutic Crisis Intervention principles and trauma informed, intentional, client centred practices. As part of this you will:
  • Provide care, guidance, support and supervision of children and young people in a reasonable age, and developmentally appropriate, manner whilst protecting children and young people from harm and exploitation.
  • Manage risk and contribute towards maintaining a safe and healthy work environment by taking personal accountability by identifying and reporting incidents, hazards and injuries in accordance with ac.care policy, procedure and Legislative requirements.
  • Work effectively with the Manager/s and other members as part of ‘one ac.care team’.
  • Maintain an appropriate level of care, safety and supervision of children and young people operating from a Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and trauma informed intentional practice.
  • Provide opportunities for children and young people to experience success and realise their potential.
  • Promote positive relationships with peers, carers, parents, family members, significant others and the community.
  • Communicate effectively and contribute to the development of quality Home Based Care programs.
  • Keep written and digital records including daily observations and information about the individual needs, activities and daily presentation of children and young people aligned with legislation requirements, procedures, guidelines and work instructions.
  • Provide a well-balanced, aged appropriate, nutritional diet for children and young people including the preparation and cooking of meals.
  • Perform household duties such as but not limited to: laundry, household and vehicle cleaning, dishwashing, and changing of linen.
Special Conditions:
  • Over 21 years of age.
  • Current SA driver’s licence - P2 Provisional or Full ‘Class C’ or interstate equivalent.
  • Current Satisfactory Working with Children Check (WWCC) or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Current National Police Check or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Child Safe Environment Certificate or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
  • Satisfactory completion of the statutory psychological suitability assessment (PSA). For further information visit www.psychcheck.com.au/services/psychological-suitability-screening.
  • Satisfactory completion of Trauma Responsive Practice in Education online
  • Current ‘Provide First Aid’ certificate or willingness to obtain in accordance with ac.care policy.
Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:
  • Meet the Department of Child Protection qualification requirements or be willing to complete the Certificate IV in Child, Youth & Family Intervention within 12 months of commencing employment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a model of trauma informed intentional practice.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the effects of trauma and abuse, attachment issues and the ability to provide individualised trauma responsive care.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Highly developed skills in negotiation and liaison using conflict resolution, mediation and advocacy skills.
  • High developed communication skills (listening, verbal and written), including the ability to establish rapport and maintain a positive relationship with clients and other service providers.
  • Ability to understand how personal experiences shape values, beliefs and responses to children families and colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify report and implement Work Health and Safety procedures and initiatives for personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Experience in working with Aboriginal people, their families, and their communities.
  • Demonstrated use of self-reflective practices to identify and manage own emotional responses to staff and families being supported.
How to apply You may apply through SEEK, or email: careers@accare.org.au In support of your application please:
  • Subject line:  Your Name: [CYW - MTG]
  • A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and addressing the essential qualifications and experience from the position description.
  • Include a current CV/Resume with contact details for two (2) referees, one (1) of whom is/was a direct line manager.
  Please click here for a copy of the position description or call Lynne Lambert on 08 8724 5400.     Applications open until positions are filled.

Job Features

Job CategoryCasual, Part-time
Salary$30.46 per hour
Award LevelL2 SCHADS
Salary packagingMaxxia
Superannuation11% employer contribution
OtherFleet vehicles provided, training, coaching and mentoring
Ratios2 staff/ 4 clients

MULTIPLE PART TIME & CASUAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE!! $32.21 per hour (minimum) plus casual/shift loadings as per Level 2 Social, Community, ...