Current Vacancies

Ngunya Jarjum Aboriginal Child and Family Network
Balaa (Casework support) worker – Casual Positions available now
Lismore office (Service delivery area Tweed Heads to Grafton)
 


Ngunya Jarjum’s Balaa Team are here to support our Aboriginal Families.
Services offered through Balaa compliment quality case planning for children and families that wrap-around the child and family to improve outcomes for Aboriginal families in Northern NSW.
Ngunya Jarjum are currently looking to expand our Balaa team to support service delivery to Aboriginal families. This is a casual role working shifts requiring flexible working hours between 7am and 7pm weekdays and weekends. A generous remuneration package will be negotiated plus superannuation. Hourly rate of $37.73 which includes 25% casual loading for weekdays, weekend shifts attract additional loadings.

  • Casual employees provide supervision to family time and transport services for children and their families, and the delivery of other Balaa services such as youth mentoring and mapping mob
  • You may support Caseworkers to ensure case practice is delivered to a high professional standard.
  • Become familiar with work practice in line with Ngunya Jarjum policies and procedures as well as Office of Children’s Guardian standards in compliance with relevant legislation/s.
  • Work in a manner that promotes sound family and community networks as well as positive interagency relationships.

Experience in child protection is preferred and you must be willing to obtain a Cert III in Community services within 12 months of commencement of this position.
Submit your Resume and application letter outlining the following selection criteria –

  •  Aboriginality
  • Current NSW driver’s license (Open license only not provisional)
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and work effectively with Aboriginal families and communities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently or within a team
  • Sound computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft word and excel
  • Willingness to complete minimum training requirements.

Appointment to this position will be subject to a National criminal history record check and a clearance for a working with children check. Two reference checks as well as one from a recent supervisor is required.
We offer an excellent range of benefits including:

  • Full non-profit status with salary sacrifice available to reduce tax and increase your take home pay
  • An opportunity to make a difference to Aboriginal Jarjum’s and families across our community
  • A beautiful location on the flourishing NSW far north coast
To find out more please contact Michelle Rogers (Programs Manager) or Michelle Hicks (HR Manager) on 02 6626 3700.
All applications should be received via seek online or email recruitment@ngunyajarjum.com. Applications for these casual positions will be accepted up till 9am Monday 17th May 2021.
This position is identified for Aboriginal people and exemption is claimed under 14d of the Anti-discrimination act 1977.
Health Coordinator (Aboriginal Identified)
NGUNYA JARJUM ABORIGINAL CHILD AND FAMILY NETWORK
Lismore Office (service delivery area Tweed Heads to Grafton)

 

We value building meaningful relationships and work to build trust with families, communities and our partners.
Our Vision is for a connected, culturally rich and thriving community where Ngunya Jarjum support our local families to nurture their children, raise them on country, and preserve our culture and strength into the future.
The Office of the Children’s Guardian has recently awarded Ngunya Jarjum five years accreditation giving great stability and further growth opportunities.
Ngunya Jarjum has recently secured funding to develop and implement the Indigenous Australians Health Program. This Health Co-ordinator role will be key in implementing this program.


1. Reporting to Manager Out of Home Care (OoHC), your focus will be developing and implementing the Program in a culturally appropriate manner. The key objectives of the role include to:

  • Scope all children in the service for disability support needs and encompassing family chronic health conditions into the health planning for each child being case managed by Ngunya Jarjum;
  • Develop a health planning protocol for OOHC casework staff that builds on the existing NSW OOHC health pathway;
  • Provide appropriate assessment in partnerships with Allied Therapeutic, health and Paediatric programs within the community for Ngunya Jarjum clients;
  • Ensure services are delivered in line with established Ngunya Jarjum policies and procedures, Office of Children’s Guardian (OCG) standards and in compliance with relevant legislation;
  • Work in a manner that ensures sound community networks and fosters and maintains positive interagency relationships; and
  • Advocate for each child’s rights as per the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child.


You will need health related qualifications with current AHPRA registration and a minimum of three years’ experience in a health-related role. Experience in Aboriginal health service delivery and/or a background in Aboriginal health research would be highly desirable.
If you also have:

  • Significant experience providing culturally appropriate and effective health services in a community environment.
  • Sound knowledge in the areas of community health and childhood trauma
  • Experience working with health, education and other allied support services, non-government organisations, community groups and medical professionals at all levels
  • Demonstration of continuously developing professional competencies and qualifications
  • Ability to build relationships with all levels of the organisation and the community
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly within tight time schedules and in accordance with variable workload demands
  • Ability to hold all relevant security clearances including National Police Check and Working with Children clearance
  • Current NSW driver’s licence (open licence only, not provisional)


We would love to hear from you.
Appointment to this position will be subject to a National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check clearance. Two reference checks will be required including one recent supervisor.
A generous remuneration package will be negotiated plus superannuation, leave loading and salary sacrifice.
We offer an excellent range of benefits including:

  • Full non-profit status with salary sacrifice available to reduce tax and increase your take home pay
  • An opportunity to make a difference to Aboriginal Jarjum’s and families across our community
  • A beautiful location on the flourishing NSW North coast.
To find out more please contact Michelle Hicks on (02) 6626 3700 Human Resources Manager. All applications will be received via seek online or email recruitment@ngunyajarjum.com

70 hour Fortnight Full-time 12 month maximum term contract available
The closing date for this role is 9am Monday 24th May 2021
This position is identified for Aboriginal people and exemption is claimed under 14d of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.
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