Employment and Training

Kiama Council – Youth Worker

In the role of Youth Worker (Casual Pool) you will assist with the co-ordination and delivery of activities, programs and administration of SENTRAL Youth Services. You will supervise the SENTRAL drop-in program and provide young people with referral to services and supports relevant to their individual situations.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Certificate IV or higher qualification in Youth Work
  • Experience working as a Youth Worker or working in a related welfare/educational discipline
  • Experience in working independently and unsupervised or as part of a team as required
  • Knowledge of youth culture and social justice issues
  • A commitment to child-safe practice
  • The ability to address youth issues and provide up to date and appropriate support and referral options
  • The ability to communicate effectively with young people and individuals from a variety of backgrounds including management and corporate organisations
  • The ability to supervise volunteers
  • The ability to respond calmly and safely in challenging situations.
  • The ability and willingness to work at short notice, after hours and/or weekends.

About you:

You will bring a passion for empowering young people, a sense of fun and a commitment to the safety of children and young people to this dynamic and fulfilling role.

 We offer:

  • Casual role up to 35 hours per week (usually 5 – 15 hours)
  • There are 2 positions on offer to be included in our casual pool
  • Salary from $37.84 to $40.58 per hour (depending on qualifications, skills and experience) – These rates are inclusive of 25% casual loading.
  • plus 10% superannuation.

Employment and Training

GambleAware Multicultural Service

Two great opportunities that have become available at the newly established GambleAware Multicultural Service. The GambleAware Multicultural Service is funded by the Office of Responsible Gambling. It works with GambleAware Providers across NSW to deliver culturally responsive services for individuals, families and communities from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. The service also provides culturally responsive gambling counselling services in multiple languages.

Both positions are hoping to attract passionate and highly skilled clinical practitioners from multicultural background or those with profound knowledge working with individuals and families from diverse background.

·         Social Worker/ Psychologist – Clinical Lead – GambleAware Multicultural Service – closes 24 May

https://www.seek.com.au/job/56920570?type=standard#sol=740c5e80b4b8a1136839c1d6d1c82ce4d60871dd

·         Clinical Psychologist – GambleAware Multicultural Service – closes 14 June

https://www.seek.com.au/job/57026850?type=promoted#sol=0ee8e75dee319f3d8ea4bbeaa5c224f2d124bfd4




Training and Employment

Certificate III In Individual Support | CHC33015

Don’t miss this fee-free* training opportunity which includes local work placement experience!

Qualified aged-care workers are needed now and into the future to provide the support and quality of care required for our ageing population.

This course is the perfect entry point into this rewarding career.  You will gain the skills required to operate effectively as a care worker, assistant in nursing in a residential aged care facility or as a community care worker. 

Graduates experience high employment rates as aged care workers are in demand. 

We offer unique training opportunities both in the classroom and through 120 hours of work placement experience and training at Illawarra aged care facilities.

You do not have to source your own work placement experience – we do that for you! 

On successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33015

Commences: 20 June 2022
Duration: 27 weeks, Mon & Tue 9am-3.30pm
Location: Kiama
Cost: Free-Free* Talk to us about your funding eligibility.
Includes: 120 hours of work placement. Local options are available.

Contact us to register your interest.

For more information about the course or to enrol, please click the links below or call (02) 4232 1050

* This program is fully funded by the NSW Government under the Job Trainer initiative for eligible students. This also includes eligible students that may currently be employed. Job Trainer is an Australian Government Initiative.

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Employment and Training

Certificate II In Applied Digital Technologies | ICT20120 

Don’t miss this fee-free* opportunity!

Whether you need to develop computer skills for work or home, this course will help you. 

Learn about using different systems & software and how to create business or personal documents. You’ll also learn how computers work including operating systems and hardware and how to stay protected on line. 

This is a nationally recognised qualification. So, if you want to give your career a boost, it will help you increase your opportunities with the technology skills you need!

On successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate II in Applied Digital Technologies ICT20120 

Venue: Kiama Campus
Commences: Tue 19 April 2022
Sessions: Tue 9am-3pm until 13 Dec 2022
Cost: Fee-Free! Call us to discuss your eligibility.

To find out more, or to enrol, contact Kiama Community College on (02) 4232 1050 or express your interest here https://bit.ly/3K6GVqC

*This program is FEE-FREE and funded by the NSW Government under the Job Trainer initiative for eligible students. This also includes eligible students that may currently be employed. Job Trainer is an Australian Government Initiative.

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Employment and Training

Help us understand the career opportunities and barriers for women employed in the NSW NGO social services sector

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, NCOSS is undertaking research into the barriers and opportunities for women in the social services sector when it comes to building a career, furthering their skills and progressing into more senior or specialised roles.

We have a very short (10 mins max) survey out in the field at the moment and we are wanting as many employees, from different parts of the sector and at different levels, to participate.

The results will inform our advocacy to the NSW Government about what’s needed to ensure a strong and thriving social services sector and better economic outcomes for women.  

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Fill out the survey today, and help us better understand the barriers for women in the NSW NGO social services sector;

Share this email with your colleagues and networks;

Follow us on social media and share our survey posts (social links in the footer).

Please note that the closing date for the survey is Monday, 21 February.


Employment and Training

Opportunity Pathways Illawarra Shoalhaven Closure

Wesley Mission have been notified by the NSW Department of Communities and Justice that the Opportunity Pathways program across the Illawarra Shoalhaven region will be ceasing on 30th April 2022.

As such, we are no longer able to accept new referrals for client employment/training support. The program will be officially closed on 30 April 2022, with all active clients supported to meet their goals and/or be referred to appropriate services before this time.

Wesley Mission are grateful for the partnerships we’ve had working closely with our Opportunity Pathways team over the last 3 years. This work has assisted some of the most vulnerable and socially disadvantaged people in NSW as we’ve all struggled with COVID19.


Employment and Training

Kiama Communtiy College Course Program

February & March 2022:

Small enough to support individual needs, big enough to provide competitive options.

Trainer & Assessor Qualifications:
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment TAE40116*^
Start: 28 February 

Diploma of Vocational Education & Training TAE50116*^
Online / Flexible start

Business & Accounting:
Certificate III in Business BSB30120*^
Start: 1 March

Certificate II in Applied Digital Technologies ICT20120*^
Start: 15 February 

Business & It Short Courses:
Computerised Bookkeeping using MYOB*
Start: 2 March 

Microsoft Office at Your Level
Microsoft Word / PowerPoint*
Start: 15 February 

Microsoft Excel*
Start: 15 February 

Outdoor Leadership:
Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership SIS30619*^
Full time Start: 24 February

FIRST AID
Shoalhaven 2 February

Hair & Beauty
Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115*^
Start: 7 February

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy SHB40115*^
Start: 7 February

Certificate III in Beauty Services SHB30115*^
Start: 9 February 

Certificate III in Nail Technology SHB30315*^
Start: 9 February

Certificate III in Hairdressing SHB30416*^
Start: 9 February

Certificate III in Barbering SHB30516*^
Start: 9 February

Hair & Beauty SHORT COURSES*^ are also available – click here for the list


Employment and Training

Course Program

Term 1 – 2 2022:

TRAINER & ASSESSOR QUALIFICATIONS:
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment TAE40116*^
Start: 28 February 

Diploma of Vocational Education & Training TAE50116*^
Online / Flexible start

INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT (AGEING):
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33015*^
Contact us for Start Dates

BUSINESS & ACCOUNTING:

Certificate III in Business BSB30120*^
Start: 1 March

Certificate III in Accounts Administration FNS30317*^
Start: 6 April

Certificate IV in Leadership & Management BSB40520*^
Start: 2 May

Certificate II in Applied Digital Technologies ICT20120*^
Start: 15 February 

BUSINESS & IT SHORT COURSES:
Computerised Bookkeeping using MYOB*
Start: 2 March 

Microsoft Office at Your Level
Microsoft Word / PowerPoint*
Start: 1 February 

Microsoft Excel*
Start: 1 February 

OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP & FITNESS:
Certificate III in Fitness SIS30315*^
Start: 4 February

Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership SIS30619*^
Full time Start: 24 February
Part time Start: 11 February 

Certificate IV in Outdoor Leadership SIS40619*^
Start: 11 February 

FIRST AID
Provide First Aid HLTAIDO11*^
Kiama 19 January
Shoalhaven 2 February

HAIR & BEAUTY
Diploma of Beauty Therapy SHB50115*^
Start: 7 February

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy SHB40115*^
Start: 7 February

Certificate III in Beauty Services SHB30115*^
Start: 9 February 

Certificate III in Nail Technology SHB30315*^
Start: 9 February

Certificate III in Hairdressing SHB30416*^
Start: 9 February

Certificate III in Barbering SHB30516*^
Start: 9 February

Hair & Beauty SHORT COURSES*^ are also available – click here for the list

SUBSIDY INFORMATION
*Courses are subsidised by the NSW Govt. Call or visit our website for more details.

^Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). National vocational education and training which leads to Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or Statements of Attainment.

If you would like more information please refer to our website or phone the Community College on 02 4232 1050.


Employment and Training

EOI SCARF Mental Health Officer Role – please share

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY – MENTAL HEALTH PROJECT OFFICER

MCCI has received funding for an exciting new opportunity for a Project Officer to join our SCARF Team.

  • Immediate Start to June 2022
  • 38 hours per week
  • Grade 4 SCHADS Award

The Project: MCCI has been funded by the Illawarra-Southeast Primary Health Network to support mental health awareness and access for refugee communities in the Illawarra. The project is a covid pandemic support initiative with a limited timeframe to June 2022.

The Role:

To be successful in the role you will need:

  • prior project management experience in a community development setting,
  • a working knowledge of the mental health support systems
  • a good understanding of the migration experience of people from refugee backgrounds
  • great communication skills, and an ability to work as a member of a team.

The role will oversee the project, which includes

  • developing & implementing community-based activities to promote mental health awareness & referral pathways for people from refugee backgrounds
  • assisting SCARF’s community mobilisers with information, support and referral pathways to assist them to engage with community members who may need mental health services
  • organising external Accidental Counselling training sessions with MCCI & SCARF volunteers and staff
  • liaising with SCARF’s team to raise awareness of the initiative through existing programs
  • maintaining records of activities undertaken, program participation, and working with the SCARF Manager to monitor, report on, and evaluate the program for the PHN funding body

If you are interested or know someone that may be suitable, please share with across your networks. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact People and Culture Team at hr@mcci.org.au or Drew Sewell, SCARF Manager drew.sewell@scarfsupport.org.au

Applications need to complete the attached EOI form with an updated resume and return to recruitment@mcci.org.au asap.

This role has previously been advertised but was not filled, so we are eager to employ the right candidate as soon as possible.


Course Program 2022:

Duration 6 Months & Under:

Certificate Iii Individual Support (Ageing) Chc33015*^
5 Months

Certificate Iii In Beauty Services Shb30115*^
6 Months

Certificate Iii In Nail Technology Shb30315*^
6 Months

Duration 12 Months & Under:

Certificate Iii In Business Bsb30120 *^
7 Months

Certificate Iii In Accounts Administration Fns30317*^
8 Months

Certificate Iii In Fitness Sis30315*^
12 Months

Certificate Iii In Outdoor Leadership Sis30619*^
12 Months

Diploma Of Beauty Therapy Shb50115*^
12 Months

Certificate Iii In Hairdressing Shb30416*^
12 Months

Certificate Iii In Barbering Shb30516*^
10 Months

Subsidy Information
*All Courses Are Subsidised By The Nsw Govt And Many Are Fee-Free For Eligible Hsc School Leavers. Call Or Visit Our Website For More Details.

^Nationally Recognised Training (Nrt). National Vocational Education And Training Which Leads To Australian Qualifications Framework (Aqf) Qualifications Or Statements Of Attainment.

If You Would Like More Information Please Refer To Our Website Or Phone The Community College On 02 4232 1050.