Jobs

Community Support Workers - Aged Care OR Disability

SCHADS level 1.1 – 1.3

This is an exciting opportunity for energetic, enthusiastic Community Support Workers to join our Disability and Aged Care teams on a casual or part-time basis with location and work life flexibility within the Richmond Valley area.

The Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre is a not for profit community based organisation providing a range of specialised services for aged care and people with disabilities in our community.

Are you passionate, caring and enjoy working in age care or disability community setting supporting independent living, then we would love to hear from you.

About you……

  • Are you, comfortable working with people aged or with a range of disabilities?
  • Can you provide experience high quality, person centred support to aged or NDIS people in a home or recreational setting?
  • Has your previous experience supporting age care or people with disabilities helped them to build independence, gain capacity and which has increased their participation in activities, tasks and outings in the community?
  • Are you able to meet administration, report writing and compliance obligations ongoing?
  • We need a team player who is able to work autonomously in a fast paced environment.
  • Do you have the ability to work a minimum of 15 hours per week and flexibility to work weekends as required?

Come and join our committed team of individuals making a powerful difference in the lives of people within disability or age care who wish to remain supported in independent living through our compassionate community care.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members.

Why work at the Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre (MRNC)?

  • The MRNC is an established, stable community based organisation with a commitment to community based engagement and management.
  • The MRNC offers our employees salary packaging as well as meal and entertainment benefits.
  • The MRNC actively supports staff in offering internal and external training opportunities.
  • The MRNC offers excellent professional development opportunities for those that want career progressions.
  • The MRNC is a caring, supportive diverse workplace with a culture of supporting staff to feel a part of the MRNC’s fabric.
  • We conduct working with children and criminal history checks prior to employment at the MRNC.

To apply:

Please submit your application ensuring you address the “about you” selection criteria and email recruit@mrnc.com.au

Recovery Support Case Manager

SCHADS Level 4.4

Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre is a strong community-based organisation and a leader in the provision of services and programs responsive to identified community needs to the areas of the Richmond Valley and surrounding rural locations.  The Centre operates within a community-based management model and is actively guided and supported by the Management Committee which is made up of local community members.

The Centre is currently recruiting a Recovery Support Case Manager who’s primary purpose is to support and assist clients/families with a range of concerns including disaster recovery support, case coordination, financial assistance information, material aid, access to community donations, access to housing services information through a case management model of the Recovery Support Program.

Continuing to promote Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre as a centre of community minded service excellence, which provides supervision and training whilst assisting Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre management in expanding service delivery across the Mid Richmond catchment area.  

Essential criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in case management services and programs to families involving levels of complexity including cultural sensitivities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary case management approaches relating to families.
  • Knowledge of child development theory and assessment approaches.
  • Demonstrated superior interpersonal, customer service and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with families including disaster recovery, child protection, mental health, domestic and family violence and alcohol and other drugs, including being able to respond effectively to crisis and high risk situations.
  • Demonstrated experience problem solving and conflict resolution skills with the ability to maintain and execute confidential information.
  • Trauma informed service provision under the Recovery Support Program.
  • Computer literacy and administration skills.
  • Ability to travel across the geographical area.

For an information package please contact recruit@mrnc.com.au
NOTE: YOU MUST ADDRESS ALL ESSENTIAL CRITERIA for your application to progress.

Financial Controller - RSS

SCHADS Level 5

Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre is a strong community-based organisation and a leader in the provision of services and programs responsive to identified community needs to the areas of the Richmond Valley and surrounding rural locations. The Centre operates within a community-based management model and is actively guided and supported by the Management Committee which is made up of local community members.

The Centre is currently recruiting a Financial Controller whose primary purpose is to ensure the financial health of the RSS program and assist management to make sound financial decisions.

Continuing to promote Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre as a centre of community minded service excellence, which provides supervision and training whilst assisting Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre management in expanding service delivery across the Mid Richmond catchment area.

Essential criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, accounting, economics or high level of demonstrated working experience in this field.
  • Minimum of three years of responsible financial leadership management.
  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Organisation, delegation and forward planning to achieve strategic goals.
  • High level problem solving, analytical and decision making skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills, with an understanding of intuit quickbooks would be an advantage.

For an information package please contact recruit@mrnc.com.au
NOTE: YOU MUST ADDRESS ALL ESSENTIAL CRITERIA for your application to progress.

Family Development Worker - BRIGHTER FUTURES Far North Coast CONC

Family Development Workers located at Mullumbimby and Pottsville

38 hours a week - SCHADS Level 4.4

Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre (administrative body for the Brighter Futures Far North Coast CoNC program) is a strong community-based organisation and a leader in the provision of services and programs within the areas of the Richmond Valley and surrounding locations, including NDIS, youth, aged care, family support, flood recovery and more.

About the role

Brighter Futures (CoNC) is a preservation program that provides targeted support to vulnerable families with children aged unborn to 12 years of age. The aim of the program is to increase safety and reduce risks for children and their families, preventing them from entering the statutory child-protection system.

We are looking for a caseworker who is conscientious, reliable and motivated about making a difference to children and their family’s lives. As a caseworker you will be working with a dynamic team of experienced professionals who practice within an evidenced-based framework.

This position is based in the Brighter Futures Mullumbimby office and will work across the local areas of the Byron Shire, Tweed Heads and surrounding areas.

Brighter Futures (CoNC) provides staff with a supportive work environment with regular supervision, debriefing, and high-quality training. Workers also have access to salary sacrifice option.

Essential criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Social Science, Social Welfare, Psychology, Counselling, Youth Work or related fields
  • Demonstrated case management experience
  • Demonstrated minimum 2 years’ experience in working with children, families and/or people experiencing challenges in areas, such as domestic and family violence, drug and alcohol misuse, parenting, disability, developmental/behavioural challenges and/or mental
    health/trauma.
  • Demonstrated understanding of trauma informed, strengths based and child/family centred practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in assessment-based tools
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills that assist in developing and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience working alongside CALD and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Current NSW or National driver’s licence.
  • Pass Working with Children Check and National Police check

To apply:

To ensure that your application progresses please include your current resume, a cover letter and address all the essential selection criteria above. NOTE: YOU MUST ADDRESS ALL ESSENTIAL CRITERIA to be considered for the position

Please submit your application to recruit@mrnc.com.au
Applications close Friday 5 th of August 2022

Centre Services Coordinator

SCHADS Level 5

The Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre is currently recruiting for a Centre Services Coordinator who’s primary purpose is to the day to day management and support of MRNC client service delivery (including community hubs) assist in financial management, supervision and support. The position is supporting collaboration and interconnections between services, compliance and grant writing.

Continuing to promote Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre to community and stakeholders, identifying opportunities for growth via grant applications in alignment with the Strategic Plan. Maintaining and developing continuous quality improvement and learning cultures amongst client services programs.

Essential criteria for the role:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Community Services, Social Science, Services Management or similar.
  • Minimum of three years significant experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated contemporary knowledge of government reforms.
  • Demonstrated experience at managing and developing operational systems for a community services organisation including effectively planning and allocating resources in order to maximise operational efficiency and meet funding deliverables.
  • Demonstrated experience at managing all aspects of staff and team performance, supervision, performance reviews, staff disciplinary action, performance development and team building.
  • Experience in direct service provision to people and providing mental health services or programs, including being able to respond effectively to crisis and high risk situations.
  • Demonstrated experience, or knowledge in the development of new service offerings to match client demand and need in a fee-for-service environment.
  • Proven track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound working knowledge and understanding of diversity inclusive and person centred practices.
  • Computer literacy and administration skills.

For an information package please contact recruit@mrnc.com.au
NOTE: YOU MUST ADDRESS ALL ESSENTIAL CRITERIA for your application to progress.

NDIS Team Leader

  • Exciting career opportunity in great location
  • Meaningful NDIS Support role
  • Giving NDIS clients choice and control over their support

About Us:

The Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre Inc (MRNC), is situated in beautiful Evans Head area of Northern NSW on the traditional lands of Bundjalung people’s country. The MRNC is a community-based organisation, and a leader, in the provision of services and programs to the communities of Evans Head, Broadwater, Woodburn, Coraki and surrounding rural locations. The Centre operates within a community-based management model and is actively guided and supported by the Management Committee which is made up of local community members.

The Centre is currently recruiting a NDIS Team Leader to lead the organisations NDIS operations in coordination of referrals, intake and initial client contact, implementing services and supply of relevant information and contributes to the strategic and operational planning process. This role contributes to the MRNC team delivering integrated person centred services that are flexible, innovative and consistent with the objectives identified in the MRNC strategic plan.

Selection Criteria Includes:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work or at least 4 years significant previous experience attained through a similar role in NDIS.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating NDIS services, client intake and assessments, preferably person-centred, strengths based in accordance with guidelines.
  • To have a working knowledge of the relevant legislation (government reports into NDIS provisions), program/service standards, guidelines, target groups and additional needs groups.
  • Ability to work independently, think innovatively and demonstrate initiative.
  • Demonstrated time management, organisational, planning dealing with competing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Experience in coordinating support staff and volunteers including training, rostering and providing ongoing support and supervision using excellent computer skills.
  • High level communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proven experience in building relationships with clients, colleagues and stakeholders including implementing plans, monitoring and follow-up representing the MRNC in public settings.
  • A passion for helping people build capacity, live a good life and achieve their goals.

For the right candidate there is a competitive salary package, in line with Level 4 SCHADS award together with a mobile phone and laptop.

Come and join a committed team of individuals making a powerful difference in the lives of people in the Far North Coast, NSW.

Please email your application and/or any queries to recruit@mrnc.com.au ensuring you include your resume and your suitability for this role by addressing the selection criteria by COB Monday 8 h August, 2022.