OOHC Support Worker

About the Organisation

Wandiyali  is a community Organisation that delivers services such as Out of Home Care case management, Brighter Futures (Early Intervention), Child Care (Long Day Care), MST-CAN (Intensive therapeutic intervention program), Indigenous Community Links, OOHC Mentoring, Housing and much more!

Wandiyali Children's Services is funded by the Department of Families and Community Services.

Wandiyali Children's Services is funded as an Out of Home Care Agency working with families, children and young persons, and carers in statutory care.

*Please Note Applications will be reviewed on receipt and if a successful applicant is identified this role may close earlier than the stated date. We are hoping to find the successful candidate within 2 weeks to meet Organisation requirements.*

Key Role Responsibilities

Provide a high level of administration support to the OOHC Case Workers
Assisting with correspondence
Work in alignment with the Policies and Procedures of the organisation
Transportation and Facilitation of Access Visits and follow-up reports
Liaising with caseworkers/casework Managers regarding potential issues or needs during visits
Transport Clients to and from appointments 
Ensure current and accurate documents are filed within each CYP's file and follow-up actioned
Mandatory reporting where appropriate
Mentoring
Other duties as required  

                                                                 

Essential Requirements

Must identify as being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent; or, have proven knowledge and experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the community
Current and unencumbered NSW drivers licence
Intermediate knowledge of MS Office packages, specifically Word and Excel
Experience in administration tasks, including: typing, producing documents, formatting, data entry, filing and archiving
Ability to organise, prioritise, meet deadlines and time-manage tasks effectively
Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate with various key stakeholders
Demonstrated awareness of confidentiality principles
Experience and a high level of skill in report writing

 

Desirable Requirements

Previous experience working within the Community Services industry

 

Please note: 

It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position.  Successful applicant(s) will be subject to Working With Children Check and Police Check prior to Employment.

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. Nor will applications 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.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Person interested in applying for this position and would like assistance with the application package, including cover letter, addressing criteria etc. Please contact the Aboriginal Employment Strategy on 02 4939 4500.

More Information

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

Applications Close 9:00am Wednesday 18 November 2020

Please Note Applications will be reviewed on receipt and if a successful applicant is identified this role may close earlier than the stated date.

Wandiyali 
Phone: 02 4957 5900
Email: talana@wandiyali.com.au

 

Annual Salary
$54,483 per annum
Applications Close
Wednesday 1 August 2018