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St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Work TypesContract, Part Time
  • CategoriesFamily Services, Housing and Homelessness, Social Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsRegional NSW
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 14 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 24 Nov 2019 (expired)
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Breaking the Barriers Coordinator - Flexible location

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Work TypesContract, Part Time
  • CategoriesFamily Services, Housing and Homelessness, Social Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsRegional NSW
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 14 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 24 Nov 2019 (expired)
  • Maximum term 5 months, part-time 28 hours per week
  • Base location: flexible to work within any of the Society's main metropolitan or regional offices
  • Involves travel across areas covered by this role, from Woolgoolga to Tweed Heads
  • Current NSW Driver's Licence is required
  • SCHCADS Award, Level 5; hourly rates range from $39.15 depending on qualifications and experience
  • Be a part of a small team; new and innovative and program with real outcomes

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society's mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a 'hands up' approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

The Role

The Breaking the Barriers Coordinator position is in the Vinnies Services directorate and is part of the Community Inclusion Team. This team is responsible for state-wide management of excellent community inclusion services, including disability services.

The role's primary responsibility is to oversee the implementation of agreed initiatives that sit under the Breaking the Barriers (BTB) program which is specifically designed to support at risk children that are experiencing various forms of disadvantage.

The Breaking the Barriers (BTB) Coordinator will oversee the implementation of all aspects of the BTB Program including:

  • identify and assess activities that fit within the program
  • develop functional relationships with key stakeholders that assist with program implementation and sustainability
  • oversee, monitor and report on the implementation of all aspects of the program
  • coordinate partnership agreements as needed to progress Program activities
  • demonstrate the capacity to develop the Program and respond creatively to individual community needs across respective region.
  • adhere to the code of conduct maintaining professional operational standards, high quality service delivery and appropriate personal records and systems.
  • work within the program budget

This role will report to the Special Works Manager. Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or experience in child related services
  • Demonstrated high level program management skills and experience
  • Demonstrated capacity to plan, support and/or initiate Program activities
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain functional relationships with key stakeholders and partner organisations
  • Demonstrated high-level oral and written communication skills including the use of Microsoft Office suite.
  • A demonstrated awareness of relevant legislation and issues including child protection, privacy and workplace health and safety
  • NSW Drivers licence

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people's lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.

If you have questions about this role, please contact Linda Williams (Special Works Manager) linda.williams@vinnies.org.au quoting Breaking the Barriers Coordinator NE /VIN1736 enquiry via EthicalJobs.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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