Current Vacancies

Manager, Family Work

Lismore Office (service delivery area Tweed Heads to Grafton)

Ngunya Jarjum’s vision is that all Aboriginal and Torres Strait children and young people are looked after in safe Aboriginal and Torres Strait families and communities and are raised strong in spirit and identity, with every opportunity for lifelong wellbeing.
Ngunya Jarjum is currently growing and looking to further expand our Programs team. This team is working to support families identified as at risk of children being taken away from home using a strengths-based, trauma informed practice model.

Reporting to the Programs Manager, your focus will be on managing the Family Preservation team who provide support to families to achieve quality outcomes for the children living at home with their parents. The key objectives of the role include to:

 provide leadership to the Family Preservation team to ensure that staff capability is developed to each team member’s full potential;
 deliver case practice]to a high professional standard and in a manner that promotes the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children;
 ensure services are delivered in line with established Ngunya Jarjum policies and procedures, FaCS Contract minimum outcomes and in compliance with relevant legislation/s;
 work in a manner that ensures sound community networks and fosters and maintains positive interagency relationships.

You will need tertiary qualifications in Community Services or a related discipline.

If you also have:
 Aboriginality
 Extensive experience in managing PSP in an Aboriginal community environment
 Demonstrated ability to engage & work effectively with Aboriginal people and communities.
 Demonstrated ability to lead and develop a team
 Knowledge of relevant legislation and other statutory requirements
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills
 Effective time management and personal organisational skills
 Ability to work independently or as a team member
 Intermediate level of computer literacy; sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
 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 really make a difference to kids and young people in our community
 A beautiful country location on the flourishing NSW North Coast.

To find out more about the role please contact Michelle Rogers, Program Manager, on 0401 545 079 or Kelli Dragos from Abundance Human Resources on 0419 419 554. All applications will be received via seek online ad or email recruitment@ngunyajarjum.com.
The closing date for this role is 5pm on Wednesday, 11 September 2019.
This position is identified for Aboriginal people and exemption is claimed under 14d of the Anti- Discrimination Act 1977.

Intensive Family Worker

Lismore Office (service delivery area Tweed Heads to Grafton)

Ngunya Jarjum’s vision is that all Aboriginal and Torres Strait children and young people are looked after in safe Aboriginal and Torres Strait families and communities and are raised strong in spirit and identity, with every opportunity for lifelong wellbeing.

Ngunya Jarjum is currently growing and looking to further expand our Programs team. This team is working to support families identified as at risk of children being taken away from home using a strengths-based, trauma informed practice model.

As part of the Family Preservation team and reporting to Manager Family Work, your focus will be providing support to families to achieve quality outcomes for the children living at home with their parents.

The key objectives of the role include to:

 Ensure case practice is delivered to a high professional standard and in a manner that promotes the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children living with their families;
 Provide on-call support to vulnerable families, support services, children and professional agencies working with the family
 Work closely with community networks and maintain positive interagency relationships.

You will need a Diploma Community Services or be willing to obtain this within 12 months of commencement.

If you also have:
 Aboriginality
 Experience working in a permanency support program environment or related industry and strong casework skills
 Demonstrated ability to engage & work effectively with Aboriginal people and communities.
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills

 Effective time management and personal organisational skills
 Ability to work independently, as a team member
 High level of computer literacy; sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
 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 really make a difference to kids and young people in our community
 A beautiful country location on the flourishing NSW North coast.

To find out more about the role please contact Michelle Rogers, Program Manager, on 0401 545 079 or Kelli Dragos from Abundance Human Resources on 0419 419 554. All applications will be received via seek online ad or email recruitment@ngunyajarjum.com
The closing date for this role is 5pm on Wednesday, 11 September 2019.

This position is identified for Aboriginal people and exemption is claimed under 14d of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Caseworker

Lismore Office (service delivery area Tweed Heads to Grafton)

Ngunya Jarjum’s vision is that all Aboriginal and Torres Strait children and young people are looked after in safe Aboriginal and Torres Strait families and communities and are raised strong in spirit and identity, with every opportunity for lifelong wellbeing. We ensure all Aboriginal and Torres Strait children and young people in our care are provided with the best opportunity to grow up with a strong sense of belonging to their family, community and country.

Ngunya Jarjum is currently growing and looking to further expand our Caseworker team. Reporting to Manager Casework, your focus will be providing support and supervision to children in Ngunya Jarjum’s permanency support program (PSP) and to achieve quality outcomes for the children placed with the service.

The key objectives of the role include to:

 ensure case practice is delivered to a high professional standard and in a manner that promotes
the safety, welfare and wellbeing, family and community connections of children placed in Ngunya Jarjum’s care;
 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.

You will need a Certificate IV Community Services or be willing to obtain this within 12 months of commencement.

If you also have:
 Aboriginality
 Experience working in a permanency support program environment and strong casework skills
 Demonstrated ability to engage & work effectively with Aboriginal people and communities.

 Strong interpersonal and communication skills
 Effective time management and personal organisational skills
 Ability to work independently and as a team member
 High level of computer literacy with sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
 Current NSW driver’s licence

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 really make a difference to kids and young people in our community
 A beautiful country location on the flourishing NSW North coast.

To find out more please contact Sharni Kenny on (02) 6626 3700 or Kelli Dragos from Abundance Human Resources on 0419 419 554.       All applications will be received via seek online ad or email recruitment@ngunyajarjum.com.
The closing date for this role is 5pm on Wednesday, 11 September 2019.

This position is identified for Aboriginal people and exemption is claimed under 14d of the Anti- Discrimination Act 1977.

Foster Carers are Always Needed

We are always looking for foster carers to help look after our jarjums. Please go to our Caring for Jarjums page to download an application form.