- Regional NSW > Lismore & Far North Coast
- Job posted on: 13th Apr 2022
- Applications close:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
We are looking for compassionate people that can be positive role models, give emotional support and are capable of building trust and rapport with staff and young people within our Richmond / Tweed based in Lismore, NSW Program.
This is a Permanent Full-time opportunity based in Lismore, NSW.
The Coordinator is responsible for leadership of MacKillop’s Foster and Kinship Care services to children and young people in the Permanency Support Program (PSP), their families and foster & kinship carers.
The Coordinator ensures the programs deliver high quality services within a trauma informed framework. This position provides leadership, support, supervision and development of PSP Foster and Kinship Care staff ensuring compliance with MacKillop’s Policy & Procedures and the OOHC standards and legislation.
The Coordinator works closely with the Regional Manager and is a member of the Richmond/Tweed Leadership Team.
Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Coordinator provides operational leadership and ensures compliance with MacKillop’s Policy and Procedures, OOHC standards, relevant legislation and Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) contractual requirements. The Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of high quality services to provide positive outcomes for children, young people and their families.
The Coordinator will work collaboratively with caseworkers in the provision of specialist casework such as restoration, guardianship and adoption and contribute to the enhancement of these practices by:
To be successful in this role, you will have:
For a full listing please view Position Description.
The Australian Government recently introduced the NDIS Worker Screening Check, an additional, national legislated compliance requirement to determine if a person is cleared to work with people with disability. MacKillop requires all client facing staff obtain the NDIS Worker Screening Check. An employment application will require the submission of evidence that this check has been attained or an application has been submitted. For more information and how to apply please view:
New South Wales: Office of the Children’s Guardian
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Please make sure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description (attached below) as part of your application.
For more information, please contact: Jasmine Perry at Jasmine.Perry@mackillop.org.au using the subject line: Coordinator - Permanency Support Program - Lismore enquiry via EthicalJobs.
It is our goal that MacKillop Family Services continues to evolve as a culturally safe, culturally competent, and welcoming organisation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people, families, and communities.
Shortlisting for this position may commence immediately so please submit your application as soon as possible.
A position description is attached.