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Reference Number 11940
Position Title Coordinator - Eagleby Community Connect Program
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department Eagleby Community Support Program
Location Eagleby
Classification Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - SCS Level 5
Hours per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Eagleby Connect Project worker 

 

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au & https://www.youtube.com/user/wmbmedia

 

The Eagleby Community Connect position will work in a high need community to facilitate the support and referrals for individuals and families ('service users') who participate in the Community Connect project to other specialist services – such as those that support people with complex needs and those affected by domestic and family violence. Community Connect aims to promote and encourage resilience in vulnerable individuals, families and communities.

 

The following requirements must be met in the delivery of Community Connect.

  • Facilitate access to services and supports including the capacity for case coordination.
  • Develop close working relationships with local specialist services including the development of networks across the region for referrals, support and assistance.
  • Establishment of appropriate processes to handle referrals that are not accepted to ensure support is provided outside of the program, eg an individual may be referred directly to more appropriate supports in the community.
  • Respond quickly and effectively to arrange emergency assistance if required.
  • Knowledge of legal requirements in relation to issues such as privacy, information sharing, and consent to information about service users being communicated to external supports and services.
     

A vacancy currently exists within the Logan City Youth & Family Services team based at Eagleby Neighborhood Centre. Community Connect worker – full time SCHDSI Award Level 5. 

 

How to Apply:

Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at www.wmq.org.au by 4pm of the closing date.

 

Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland

Working alongside people who love what they do
Salary Packaging
Product Discounts
Travel Discounts
Access to discounted holiday units

 

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

 

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Tertiary qualifications in Human Services or related field and /or extensive experience working in the Community Sector
Essential: Demonstrated experience in program and service delivery to families and community members.
Essential: Ability to function both as part of a team and autonomously with minimal supervision.
Essential: Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, including report writing, negotiation, advocacy and the ability to effectively engage with clients, families and other service providers.
Essential: Demonstrated understanding of the current issues for communities within Eagleby.
Essential: Demonstrated understanding of Community Development principles and frameworks.
Contact Person Kerry CLAYTON
Contact Number (07) 3151 6101
Contact Email KClayton@wmq.org.au
Closing Date 29/05/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.