Nyugumba & Birriwal Manager

The Organisation

Wandiyali is a community services organisation based in Newcastle, which has been in operation for  20 years. The organisation is experiencing a period of growth and development, and is an exciting time to be working for this family friendly, flexible organisation!

Wandiyali will provide you with flexible working hours, a competitive salary including salary packaging that increases your take home pay, a fully maintained company vehicle, laptop and mobile, as well as continuous training and support to develop and progress your career.

The Role

The Nyugumba & Birriwal manager will provide leadership and support to a team of three Nyugumba and Birriwal caseworkers, as well as hold a reduced caseload. 

Essential selection criteria/ Personal attributes

Commitment to the vision and values of our Organisation 
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent 
Relevant Qualifications in Youth Work, Community Services, Case Management etc.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with vulnerable, experiencing domestic violence and other risks  
Demonstrated experience in assessment and case planning to moderate risks in vulnerable families/ knowledge and experience running groups. 
Knowledge and experience running groups
Knowledge and experience in working with families where there are high needs including drug and domestic violence, alcohol abuse, mental health and experience in child protection.
Demonstrated skills managing a small team including providing case direction and individual supervision   
Highly developed interpersonal skills including and understanding of counselling, mediation and conflict resolution
Demonstrated ability to work as both a member and be a leader of a small busy team 
Demonstrated commitment and ability to maintain confidentiality and accountability, including client records, team and organised discussions.
Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with other services, our community and attend local network events.
Demonstrated ability to participate positively in teamwork, training and lead the supervision process   
Proven effective written and verbal communication skills
Experience in appropriate record keeping, report writing and data entry
Ability and willingness to implement appropriate and respectful conflict resolution strategies within the community and working environment  

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please forward  your expression of interest in the position to: talana@wandiyali.com.au stating the position in the subject line. You will be forwarded an application form and a position description.

To then apply for the position you will need to forward the following:

Cover Letter: please introduce yourself and specifically address each of the essential and desirable criteria in the cover letter
Current Resume
Complete Application Form

Applications that are received that do not address the criteria will not be considered. Criteria must be addressed in point form, as displayed above.

Applications will not be considered if the applicant has not completed the application form in full.

Please DO NOT apply via directly via SEEK as your application will not be considered. All applications must be sent to the email address stated above.

Only applicants that are successful in gaining an interview will be contacted.

More Information

For more information about the position or the organisation please send your queries to talana@wandiyali.com.au

Applications Close: 9:00am Thursday 8 October 2020

Applications Close
Thursday 8 October 2020