Job Vacancies

Early Years Child Care Assistant

Full-time, six month fixed term (Runcorn)

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.  We provide strengths-based, integrated responses to people in our community.

Our Child Care HUB is seeking an enthusiastic early years’ worker to join our dynamic team. The worker who will best suit this role will bring with them experience in early years and be looking for work opportunities outside of centre-based care.

Kyabra HUB offers early years’ activities and support to the local community; playgroups on site at our main office and out in the community with the support of our play-bus. The successful applicant will have the knowledge and capacity to create developmental activities for young children and capacity to facilitate playgroups and work as part of a team.

The HUB also offers transport support to our small child care centre four days a week. The ability and willingness to drive a Hiace van is essential. A Diploma in Early Childhood, or working towards this diploma, is also essential for this role.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award.

This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and a progressive organisation that pursues best practice within a social justice framework, and offers a family friendly work environment.

Applications close Wednesday 10th March at 9:00am.

To apply for this role, please click on this link where you will be directed to our online application site to upload your CV and cover letter.

  • Only applicants who are shortlisted to interview will be contacted.

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.

 


Intake & Assessment Resource Worker

Full-time, permanent role, Runcorn office

To apply for this role, you must click this link

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.  We provide strengths-based, integrated responses to people in our community.

Kyabra operates an integrated model and works with individuals, families and carers with sometimes complex issues. 

The Intake and Assessment team is responsible for providing a single point of entry for information, assessment and referral to Kyabra services and external services.

The Resource Worker will work within the Intake and Assessment team and, in conjunction with the Manager and other team members, will be responsible for ensuring that the following activities are carried out:

-        Initial needs identification and assessment including provision of information to those seeking services and appropriate referral both internally and externally services.

-        Single session work, where appropriate.

-        Initial assessments of Foster and Kinship Carer applicants.

-        Organising out-of-home care placements for children referred by the Department of Communities, Child Safety.

-        Housing and Homeless support and advocacy.

The position involves initial phone based intake and assessment, some centre-based and outreach functions. This role works across both Kyabra sites in Runcorn and Nambour (based in Runcorn).  Experience in one or more of the following areas is essential; intake and assessment, housing, out of home care, or NDIS.  Knowledge of client management systems and ability to rapidly learn new systems such as QHIP and/or other databases is highly desirable.  

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award.  We offer a family friendly work environment and a range of practice and professional development opportunities.

All applicants with an interest in working from client centred, strength-based frameworks, who can demonstrate a commitment to the principles of social justice are strongly encouraged to apply.  This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and a progressive organisation that pursues best practice within a social justice framework.

A Bachelor Degree in Social Work/Human Services or similar is an essential requirement for this role.

  • Only those applicants that are short-listed to interview stage will be contacted.

Applications close at 9:00am Monday 8th March.

To apply for this role, please click this link

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.


Reception & Administration Support (Nambour)

Level 3, part-time job-share role

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.  We provide strengths-based, integrated responses to people in our community.

Based at our Kyabra site in Nambour, we are looking for two motivated and reliable people to provide the core responsibilities of reception whilst also providing administration support to the organisation and staff. The role is 38 hours per week, however this will be split between the two successful applicants - each doing 38 hours per fortnight.

Previous reception/switchboard and administration experience is essential, along with advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award, Level 3.

This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and a progressive organisation that pursues best practice within a social justice framework, and offers a family friendly work environment.

Applications close 9:00am on Monday 1st March 2021.

To apply for this role, please click on this link where you will be directed to our online application site to upload your CV and cover letter.

  • Only applicants who are shortlisted to interview will be contacted.

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.

 


Case Worker (Nambour)

Full-time permanent position

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a strengths based organisation that provides integrated responses to people in our community. We work with individuals and families with sometimes complex issues which may include support and advocacy through the systems which significantly impact on individual and family lives, such as; domestic violence; child protection; income support; housing; mental health and healthcare; disability; education and legal. 

This role covers case-work support to individuals and families in our transitional supported housing, our domestic and family violence shelter and mobile support service. The focus will be on support aspirations, growth and change within a strengths based approach and in relation to securing longer term affordable and appropriate housing.

Experience in housing and homelessness and domestic and family violence is essential for this role. Knowledge of client management systems, QHIP and/or other databases are highly desirable.

This position requires participation in an on-call roster.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4 ($72,361 - $77,854).  We offer a family friendly work environment and a range of practice and professional development opportunities.

All applicants with an interest in working from client centred, strength-based frameworks, who can demonstrate a commitment to the principles of social justice are strongly encouraged to apply.  This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and a progressive organisation that pursues best practice within a social justice framework.

A Bachelor Degree in Social Work/Human Services or similar is an essential requirement for this role.

Applications close at 9:00am Monday 1st March.

You can apply for this role through this link; your application must include a covering letter, your CV and answers to the selection criteria questions within the link.

  • Only applications that address the selection criteria will be considered for short-listing.

Kyabra is an inclusive workplace and an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage people to apply regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage, ability or disability, or past behaviour.

It is organisational policy that all employees are required to carry a positive notice blue card and consent to any personal or criminal history checks.


Volunteer Opportunities

From time to time, Kyabra offers opportunities for volunteers to become involved in a number of our services. At the present time we have no volunteer opportunities within our offices in Runcorn.

Kyabra Early Years Place

At present we are accepting applications from people interested in volunteering at our Kyabra Early Years Place.

For more information, please email recruitment@kyabra.org or download an application form here.