Current Vacancies

PROGRAM MANAGER 

Ngunya Jarjum Aboriginal Child & Family Network “(Ngunya Jarjum”)

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.

Reporting to Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the development and management of all casework support and family preservation programs to ensure that operations are managed effectively and achieve agreed program performance indicators. The key objectives of the role include to:

  • Identify casework support and family preservation opportunities and manage the development, implementation and evaluation of all programs to ensure the achievement of objectives and requirements;
  • Develop new caseworker support and family preservation programs area via funding applications and stakeholder relationship development;
  • Manage the funding contracts and agreements, to ensure that all agreed program requirements are delivered;
  • Provide leadership to ensure that staff capability is developed to each team member’s full potential to assist in achieving the organisation’s strategic objectives.; and
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the organisation strategic and business plan.

You will need

  • Tertiary qualification in Community Service or related discipline or equivalent experience

If you also have:

  • Aboriginality
  • At least 5 experience working in the social services sector in  Community engagement and or Community development in the Out of Home  Care, Family preservation and/or child protection sector

  • Demonstrated ability to engage & work effectively with Aboriginal people and communities.

  • Demonstrated skills in  build relationships and networks with government, the community and other external stakeholders to ensure support and recognition of Ngunya Jarjum.
  • Demonstrated experience in Strategic  planning , compliance monitoring , reporting writing and Policy  & Procedure  development
  • Demonstrated skills in building  teams  of people who deliver outcomes for children, young people and their families

  • Experience in managing an operational budget for Casework Support and Family Preservation

  • 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 families, 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 4:30pm on Friday, 14th June 2019.

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

 
 

Finance Officer (Aboriginal identified)

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.

Based in Lismore and reporting to the Finance Manager, your focus will be providing quality finance support services to all internal and external clients. The key objectives of the role include to:

  • Work as a member of the accounts team to produce finance reports and manage accounts payable/receivable.
  • Work closely with areas of the organisation to support operations by providing financial information as required.
  • Maintenance of financial files, spreadsheets and databases to ensure data integrity and accuracy.

You will need a qualification in a relevant discipline (Accounting, Finance or Office Administration) and/or equivalent demonstration of such knowledge.

If you also have:

  • Aboriginality
  • Experience in a finance or administrative position including accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Sound level of numeracy and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise tact, initiative and sound judgement
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly within tight time schedules and with variable workload demands
  • Ability to build relationships with all levels of the organisation and the community
  • High level of computer literacy; sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office software

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 or email recruitment@ngunyajarjum.com.

The closing date for this role is 5pm on Wednesday, 3 July 2019.

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

Receptionist/Admin Officer (Aboriginal identified)

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.

Based in Lismore and reporting to the Finance Manager, your focus will be providing quality finance support services to all internal and external clients. The key objectives of the role include to:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to all internal and external clients in the areas of reception, record management, filing and general administration;
  • Provide administrative support services to all staff; and
  • Assist and support the maintenance of files, spreadsheets and databases to ensure data integrity and accuracy.

You will need a qualification in business administration or be willing to obtain this within 12 months of commencement.

If you also have:

  • Aboriginality
  • Experience and skills in a business support, administration or reception environment
  • Experience building relationships with service agencies, non-government organisations and community groups at all levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to demonstrated empathy when required
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise tact, initiative and sound judgement
  • Sound level of numeracy and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to build relationships with all levels of the organisation and the community

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 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, 3 July 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.