Position Vacant | Shire of Halls Creek

Apply now for a position with the Shire of Halls Creek as a Remote Youth Development Officer servicing the communities of Mulan, Billiluna and Ringer Soak in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia

The Youth Service Diversion Program is an innovative and unique service that has been undertaken by the Shire of Halls Creek since late 2013. The program was specifically designed to cater for the needs of the young people of the East Kimberley region of Western Australia who have a history of complex trauma and complex needs. The Youth Service Diversion Program provides various methods of interventions to these youth in realms such as safety, mental health, alcohol and other drugs. The program employs Youth Development Officers across four different locations – Halls Creek, Mulan, Billiluna and Ringer Soak.

The Youth Service Diversion Program provides a client-centred case management approach in supporting young people and receives clientele through various referring bodies. These referring bodies work closely with our Youth Development Officers to provide a multi-agency approach to countering youth disadvantage in the region.

The role is an amazing opportunity to create a positive social milieu in one of the world’s most beautiful natural environments. Situated in the heart of the Kimberley, the Halls Creek Shire is a cultural epicentre with 6 great art centres and is the gateway to a range of world renowned natural attractions; including the World Heritage listed Bungle Bungle ranges of Purnululu National Park and Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater (the second largest on earth with a diameter of 850 meters). Halls Creek is also the fourth fastest growing shire within Western Australia.

For the role, we are looking for highly motivated individuals with an ability to calmly respond to the pressures of living and working in a remote community. Previous experience in the Kimberley region and knowledge of the local culture is well regarded

Positions Vacant | Illawarra Multicultural Services

Illawarra Multicultural Services will be providing Settlement Services, as part of the NSW Settlement Partnership with Settlement Services International as the Lead Agency, under the newly funded Settlement Services Programme through the Department of Social Services from 1 July 2015.

Following a review of our Settlement Service Operations, we are currently recruiting new staff for our Settlement Services Programme, to better position the organisation to deliver ‘strengths-based’, ‘person-centred’ and ‘outcomes focussed’ support services for refugee & humanitarian entrants in the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Wingecarribee areas.

Reporting to the Team Leader of Settlement Services, the Caseworkers will provide holistic, effective and proactive support, advice, advocacy and referral support to newly arrived refugee and humanitarian entrants.  The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the recruitment, training & support of our team of volunteers, as they complement the support initiatives for clients in our Settlement Services and other ‘wrap-around’ services.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for experienced and suitably qualified persons to assist us in making a positive contribution to the settlement journey of our eligible clients.

The new positions are listed on the SEEK Website è http://www.seek.com.au/job/28875411?pos=2&type=standout

The positions being advertised are:

  • 2 x F/T Caseworker – Generalist (Wollongong)
  • 1 x F/T Caseworker – Youth (Wollongong)
  • 1 x P/T Caseworker – Generalist (Nowra)
  • 1 x P/T Volunteer Coordinator (Wollongong, with outreach to Nowra)

The listing outlines the initial process for applying for any of the above positions.

Join us at IMS and be the change that you would like to see in our community.

Please pass on to your networks and to those who may be interested.

Drink Drive Prevention Coordinator #249701

Entity: Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Location: Port Kembla

Job Type: Temporary Part Time

This is a temporarypart time 14 hpw leave relief position until 3/1/16 with the possibility of extension at same/reduces hours.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary Part-Time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian.

To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#

Dementia Friendly Project Officer | Kiama Council Position Vacant

Do you want to give back to the local community?

Are you looking for a sea change to the beautiful South Coast?

Or something a little closer to home?

Whatever your reasons; Kiama Council has your next career opportunity…

About the Area

Working and living on the South Coast comes with many perks. In the Kiama Local Government Area you can relax at our local cafes, restaurants or wineries, experience nature at the Minnamurra Rainforest, The Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk, stroll along our scenic coastal walk or view our two famous Blowholes.

About Council

Kiama Municipal Council operates across a range of industry sectors. In addition to the traditional functions that are carried out by Councils, Kiama Council is a significant provider of aged care services both within the Municipality and the Illawarra region. Tourism is the major industry in the Local Government Area and Council is a significant provider and supporter of local tourism. Council operates the largest conference and function centre within the Municipality; The Pavilion Kiama along with the highly prized five holiday parks that comprise the Kiama Coast Holiday Parks.

About the Role

Kiama Municipal Council is currently seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Dementia Friendly Project Officer to join the team on a temporary part time basis. As this position is dependent on ‘Liveable Communities’ funding the role will be for a 12 month period for 14 hours (2 days) per week. To view the position description for this role, please visit our website.

This position is classified at Grade 10 or Grade 11 of Council’s salary structure depending on qualifications and experience. A Diploma qualified applicant will be classified at Grade 10 of Council’s salary structure, with a commencing weekly salary from $426.88 (Step 1). A Degree qualified applicant will be classified at Grade 11 of Council’s salary structure, with a commencing weekly salary from $447.00 (Step 1). These rates are based on working 14 hours per week and do not include superannuation. Conditions of employment are in accordance with Council polices and the Local Government (State) Award 2014.

For job specific enquiries please contact Council’s Manager Community & Cultural Development, Nick Guggisberg on 4232 0433.

Applications close on Sunday 26 April 2015.

We actively encourage applications from people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background.

More information here

Position Vacant | Corporate Strategy Coordinator

SCC_logo_09_blue_text_cmykShellharbour City Council is currently advertising for a new Corporate Strategy Coordinator position


The position is a permanent full time role.

Enquiries | Melissa Boxall on 42216 033.

Applications close Friday 28 November 2014.

Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service | Position Vacant

Aboriginal Family Support Worker (Female)

Part time/Full time

The service will provide individual family support for families who need assistance in further developing parenting skills. It will be an early intervention service with a focus on families with new babies, first time parents and teenage parents. The focus will be on families with children aged 0-8 years.

Essential Criteria:

  • Aboriginality
  • Cert IV in Community Services or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities and individuals
  • Knowledge of Family Support services and issues
  • Ability to work in a team and unsupervised
  • Computer skills
  • Case management skills
  • Data collection and reporting skills
  • Current Working with Children Check number
  • Current Drivers Licence

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working in a community setting

The Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service considers that being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification under Sl4 of the anti-discrimination Act NSW 1977. Also being a Female person is a genuine occupational qualification under S31 of the anti-discrimination Act NSW 1944.

An information package can be obtained from Kylie Lawlor on (02) 4229 9495 or email klawlor@illawarraams.com.au

Applications and resumes should be sent to:

Family Support Worker Position | Kylie Lawlor

PO Box 1161, Wollongong DC 2500

Applications will close at 5pm on 28th November 2014

A criminal record check will be carried out on successful applicant

Illawarra Forum | Job Opportunities





The Illawarra Forum Inc. is seeking dynamic and passionate individuals to join our team in the following roles:

  • HACC Multicultural Access Officer
  • Project Officer: Healthy Active Tenants
  • Resource and Development Officer
  • Community Care Workforce Development Officer

This is a great opportunity to join the Illawarra Forum team and contribute to the peak body for the community services industry by supporting and resourcing community service organisations, and improving outcomes for the region’s disadvantaged communities.

Please download information package from our website www.illawarraforum.org.au.

For more information please call 4256 4333 or email info@illawarraforum.org.au.

Applications Close Monday 25th August @ 5pm.