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Intake & Assessment Worker - Community Finance

Part-time 4 days per week, fixed term appointment to June 2023

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 position will focus on the provision of Kyabra’s Financial Resilience programs and work within the Intake and Assessment Team and, in conjunction with the Manager and other team members, will be responsible for ensuring the following activities are carried out:

-        Initial needs identification and assessment including provision of information to those seeking to access Kyabra Community Finance Initiatives;

-        Referral to appropriate services both internally and externally;

-        Undertaking financial conversations such as budgeting support, information, financial assistance and NILS (No Interest Loans)

-        Information and advocacy regarding housing and homeless as it impacts community members’ financial situation.

This position involves both phone and face to face work with community members, and will be required to work across Kyabra’s Richlands and Runcorn sites.  Experience in Intake and Assessment, Financial Resilience and/or provision of the NILS programs is essential.  An understanding of the intersectionality between housing and the community finance sector 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.
  • All staff members at Kyabra are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • Only those applicants that are short-listed to interview stage will be contacted.

Applications close at 5:00pm Friday 5th August.

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.


Intake & Assessment Worker (Runcorn)

Full-time, fixed-term appointment - September 2022 to June 2023

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 Intake 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.

-        Housing and Homeless support and advocacy.

-        Brief intervention work, where appropriate.

-        Supporting community members to access a range of Kyabra Community Finance Initiatives. 

-        Delivery of Community Finance programs.

The position involves initial phone based intake and assessment, some centre based and outreach functions and is based at both our Runcorn and Richlands sites.  Experience in intake and assessment, housing and homelessness and client management systems is essential. 

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.
  • All staff members at Kyabra are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • Only those applicants that are short-listed to interview stage will be contacted.

Applications close at 5:00pm Friday 5th August.

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.


Case Worker – Foster & Kinship Care/NDIS Support Coordination

Full-time, permanent position

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.

The Case Management and Coordination team provides case work support to a range of individuals, families and carers to support aspirations, growth and change within a strengths based approach. This may include support and advocacy through the systems which significantly impact on individual and family lives, such as; child protection; income support; housing; mental health and healthcare; disability; education and legal, parenting and early years.

This position involves both centre based and outreach functions involving coordinated work with a range of agency, community and staff resources. Kyabra works in an integrated model allowing case workers to apply their skills and knowledge to a range of community needs.

This case worker position will work across the areas of foster and kinship care and NDIS support coordination. Our foster and kinship care service provides a high standard of case management to both general and kinship carers and the children in their care. Our NDIS supports coordination services adopts a person centred approach to assisting individuals and their nominees to navigate the NDIS and implement a range of supports and services that facilitates the achievement of individualised plan goals. We do this through the use of various strengths-based tools and resources.

We offer a family friendly work environment, including flexible work hours and working from home arrangements.

Professional development and a strong practice framework is highly valued by Kyabra and supported by regular supervision as well as internal and external training 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 in 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.
  • All staff at Kyabra must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Applications close 9:00am, Friday 12th August.

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.


Case Worker - NDIS Support Coordination and Housing

Full-time, fixed term until 30th December 2022

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.

The Case Management and Coordination team provides case work support to a range of individuals, families and carers to support aspirations, growth and change within a strengths based approach. This may include support and advocacy through the systems which significantly impact on individual and family lives, such as; child protection; income support; housing; mental health and healthcare; disability; education and legal, parenting and early years.

We are looking for a case worker that demonstrates knowledge and experience in the areas of housing and NDIS support coordination. The role involves both centre-based and outreach functions involving coordinated work with a range of agency, community and staff resources and is a full-time, fixed term role until December 2022.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4 ($39.26 to $42.25 per hour).  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 in 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.
  • It is a requirement that all staff at Kyabra are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

To apply for this role, click on this link. Applications close 9:00am Friday 5th August.

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.
  • Only applicants that are short-listed 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 (Caloundra)

Keys to Early Intervention Homelessness Service (KEIHS) CALOUNDRA

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:  Intake, 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 team, (based in Caloundra), as a lone worker based in the Caloundra West Industrial precinct. KEIHS is an early intervention case management program working with individuals and families to support at-risk tenancies within the community in six locations across Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Gympie. The role is an outreach based and is conducted in community members homes.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award, Level 4 ($37.54 - $40.39 per hour).  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. 
  • All employees at Kyabra are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

To apply for this role, click on this link.

Applications close at 9:00am, Thursday 25th August. Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday 8th August.

Your application must include a covering letter, your CV and you are required to answer the questions within the application process.

  • Only applications that address the selection criteria questions within the link 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.


Casual Support Workers - Brisbane

Casual position, Level 2, $38.08 per hour

Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a community-based organisation that is committed to strengthening individual, family and community life.

We are currently seeking supportive, reliable, creative and dedicated support workers to work alongside community members who have a range of differing needs, including people with a disability, and psychosocial disability.

Why work for Kyabra?

  • Family friendly work environment.
  • A range of practice and professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • A variety of interesting shifts where no day is the same.
  • Potential to access salary sacrifice.

Essential Requirements:

  • Certificate III in Individual Support/ Disability Support (students studying in a relevant degree such as Human Services, Allied Health, Nursing, Exercise/Sports Science or Social Work may be considered).
  • Introduction to Epilepsy training.
  • Completed the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.
  • Current Australian Driver’s License.
  • Roadworthy/registered and appropriate vehicle and willingness to use to transport participants.
  • Blue Card and Yellow Card/NDIS Worker Screening Clearance (we can assist you to apply).
  • First Aid and CPR is mandatory prior to commencing work.

What we are seeking in our Support Workers:

  • Flexibility and the ability to work a variety of shifts including 2-hour morning and evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to promote independence and choice.
  • Commitment to social justice.

If you love being challenged and seek a personally fulfilling role in an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of others, then this may be the job for you.

To apply, please click on this link.

  • Only applicants who provide a cover letter will be considered for the role.
  • Only applicants that are successful to short-listing stage will be contacted.

If you are successful, you will be required to attend induction/training on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 7th September all day
  • Thursday 8th September all day
  • Monday 12th September 1pm-3pm via Microsoft Teams

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.