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Case Worker Indigenous Mentor

Permanent (Full Time)
Location: QLD
Categories: Community Services

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Share your passion physical activities
Utilise your life experiences and bring your cultural awareness to make a difference to those in your community
Permanent full time located in Atherton Tablelands
About Mission Australia
Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 
We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 
Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 
About the role
You will deliver intensive case management support to young people and their families to address criminogenic risk and needs. In addition, through the STAR Program will coordinate and provide a range of evidence based interventions.
As the Case Worker / Indigenous Mentor you will use your passion to make a difference to youth and be instrumental to positive behavioural change.  Indigenous and/or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply
Respond to referrals and conduct intake processes in a timely manner and according to service guidelines.
Deliver intensive case management supports to a case load of young people and their families addressing criminogenic risk and needs.
Develop comprehensive case plans with the young person and their family focusing on addressing the young person’s individual criminogenic needs as identified through the Youth Justice Documentation and increase pro- social behaviour.
Provide effective and culturally sensitive support to all clients regardless of ethnicity, race, gender, social and economic class or sexual identity.
Develop an effective working relationship with local community groups, and other relevant government and non-government agencies.
Record and submit accurate and appropriately detailed information to support program outcomes.
Attend and actively participate in program specific training and courses related to STAR and Mission Australia
Implement ongoing personal and professional development strategies and plans to improve job performance and work relationships.
Qualifications & experience
Relevant qualifications or experience
A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of indigenous societies and cultures
Demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with indigenous people
Working with Children’s Check
Minimum Class C Drivers Licence
Effective listening and communication skills
Computer literacy, including the ability to use Microsoft Office
Positively and constructively represent our organisation to external contacts at all opportunities
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
Discounted health care with Medibank Private
Purchase additional annual leave
Discounted childcare rates of up to 50% at participating Centres (conditions apply)
Paid Parental Leave
Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers: Coles, Harvey Norman, Apple, Dell & many more
Free, confidential counselling service
Volunteering opportunities
 Case Worker Indigenous Mentor STAR PD.pdf
For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia. Please click on the link below to read the position description.
Mission Australia is dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan

Position Description

Advertised: Feb 19 2018 E. Australia Standard Time
Application close: Mar 11 2018 E. Australia Standard Time








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Case Worker / Indigenous Mentor in QLD
Closes:Mar 11 2018
Work for one of Australia"s biggest Non-For-Profits helping young people find their feet and get ahead in life.

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Case Worker  Indigenous Mentor Mission Australia

Mission Australia has a diverse range of community services and is a major provider of the Federal Governments Job Network program throughout metropolitan, regional and rural Australia.

We offer a variety of challenging careers in our community and employment services, for highly motivated people such as youth workers, counsellors, childcare workers, aged care workers, nurses, trainers, employment consultants, sales consultants and managers.

We also have a wide range of exciting opportunities available in our support services, such as administration, finance, marketing, IT, payroll and human resources.

Mission Australia seeks to employ staff who are committed to providing the highest standard of service to all our clients in an environment that promotes empowerment and builds stronger communities.

Our employees enjoy:
The opportunity to work with an organisation that is dedicated to making a positive contribution to the Australian community;
Competitive salary conditions; and
Special rates for selected goods and services from valued corporate partners.

Mission Australia


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