Job Vacancies

Case Worker/Intake (Nambour)

Permanent position, part-time 30.4 hours per week

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 domestic and family violence shelter and mobile support service, our transitional supported housing and also includes intake functions via our integrated service model (based in Nambour). 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 intake and assessment, housing and homelessness or 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 Kyabra’s Enterprise Agreement 2012, Level 4 ($69,594-$75,443 pro rata).  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.

For more information, please see the position descriptions attached.

Applications close at 9:00am Monday 24th February at 9:00am. Interviews will take place on Thursday 5th March at our Nambour office.

Applications are to be sent to recruitment@kyabra.org and must include a covering letter, your CV and no more than two pages addressing the selection criteria.

  • Only applications that address the selection criteria within the position description will be considered for short-listing.
  • Only those applicants that are short-listed to interview stage 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 (Gympie)

Keys to Early Intervention Homelessness Service (KEIHS)

Full-time permanent position

Kyabra Community Association Inc. provides strengths based integrated responses to people in our community. Service work involves partnership with individuals and families to identify goals, develop strategies and evaluate outcomes. 

This may involve a range of activities/functions including:  Assessment, Advocacy, Interpersonal Support Work, Co-ordination, Case Management, Community Development and other such responses that facilitate the achievement of specified goals.

The Case Worker will work as part of our KEIHS Team: Keys to Early Intervention Homelessness Service, (based in Gympie), an early intervention case management program working with individuals and families to support at-risk tenancies within the communities where KEIHS is co-located with host agencies.

This may include support and advocacy through the systems which significantly impacts on individual and family lives, such as; domestic violence; child protection; income support; housing; mental health and healthcare; disability; education and legal, parenting and early years. 

Salary and conditions are in accordance with Kyabra’s Enterprise Agreement 2012, Level 4 ($69,500-$75,400 per annum).  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.

For more information, please see the position description attached.

Applications close at 9:00am Monday 24th February.

Applications are to be sent to recruitment@kyabra.org and must include a covering letter, your CV and no more than two pages addressing the selection criteria.

  • Only applications that address the selection criteria within the position description will be considered for short-listing.
  • Only applicants that are short-listed 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.


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.