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Children's Service & Engagement Coordinator - Townsville


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  • Work Type: 38 hours - Permanent Full Time
  • Start date: December 2021/January 2022
  • Location: Townsville

Who is Aruma?

We're glad you asked! Aruma is a new name in Disability Services, and Child Youth and Family Services, but we're definitely not the new kids on the block. You might remember us as House with No Steps, The Tipping Foundation or Vista Community Support, 3 great organisations with over 100 years of combined experience, who came together in 2018. Find out more about us at Aruma.

About Children's Services:

Children's Services at Aruma have opportunities to support young people aged between 5 and 17 years living in residential out of home care with us who have experienced trauma and have a disability. If you thrive on variety then we want to hear from you!

We support young people with disability to live great lives. It's the reason we exist - after all, why should anyone have to settle for anything less? And to make this a reality, we rely on the skill and commitment of our Aruma team.

Our Aruma team is an incredible bunch of people. They're bold, brave and courageous. They see possibilities where others may not. They stand up for the things that matter and stand together as a team.

About the Role:

The Children's Service and Engagement Coordinator (CSEC) is responsible for supporting service compliance with National and State funding and legislative requirements. The CSEC will provide direct guidance to teams and support understanding and implementation of National Child Safe Principles, State Child Protection Standards and NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework.

Must haves…

  • Thorough practical working knowledge of:
    • Human rights based approach
    • Person-centred approach
    • Children's' Non-Family-Based Out-of-Home Care
    • Child Protection & Child Safe Principles and NDIS Framework
    • Legislative requirements relevant to the role
  • Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention or equivalent
  • Experience leading/supervising staff in Community Services
  • Strong coordination, leadership and peer support skills.
  • High level communication, influencing, liaison and negotiation skills.
  • Strong project administrative skills; time management, coordination of tasks, efficient work practices
  • Excellent computer literacy and confidence and capability in using systems and technology
  • Obtain and maintain Licensed Care Service Check (QLD only)
  • Obtain and maintain NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Obtain and maintain relevant state Working with Children Check
  • Obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Complete Hope and Healing Modules (QLD)
  • Obtain and maintain all relevant vaccinations (including COVID-19 for new employees)
  • Current Australian Class 1 Drivers Licence

Apply now with a cover letter addressing the above criteria and your resume.

Only applicants with the right to work in Australia will be considered. Shortlisted applications will be required to undergo pre-employment probity checks. We will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised closing date.

Aruma is a Child Safe Organisation and an EEO Employer.

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