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Assessment and Support Coordinator

Woden Community Service

OneLink provides information and connections for support services in the ACT, including services for families and young people, and services for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Onelink’s rapidly growing team are seeking enthusiastic and positive Assessment and Support Coordinators to provide holistic assessment of individuals seeking information and support through the Onelink service.

This highly rewarding role includes the establishment and maintenance of service relationships between Onelink and its clients, engaging with a range of diverse stakeholders including individuals experiencing crisis or vulnerability and ensuring that people accessing the service receive the most appropriate referrals and support in accordance with best practice and continuous improvement principles.

If you have experience working in a trauma-informed and strengths-based framework, and hold a relevant qualification, this is an opportunity to make a difference for people in our community.

About the organisation

Woden Community Service (WCS) is a for-purpose organisation that has been providing community-based services for over 50 years. Our vision is ‘A vibrant and connected community’ achieved through our values of Hope, Community, Integrity and Responsiveness.

WCS provides a wide range of services covering a cross-section of the community from children, families, young people and seniors. Our areas of support include disability, housing and mental health services. Our areas of support include disability, housing and mental health services.

About the role

  • Part-time contracts (30 hours/week) working a 7-day roster including Saturdays and Sundays
  • Based at Onelink in Belconnen with some travel within ACT to provide outreach services
  • Fixed-term contracts to 30 June 2021 with the possibility of an extension
  • Salary range $79,174 - $82,742 p.a. pro-rata (depending on qualifications and experience) plus superannuation and salary packaging

Role requirements

  • Degree or Diploma Level in relevant discipline area, for example, Social Work, Community Services, Drug and Alcohol, Disability, Mental Health; or Certificate IV with extensive experience in a relevant field
  • Experience working with vulnerable people through case work, referrals and outreach
  • Able to use strengths based practises, person centred approaches and trauma informed practise
  • Working with Vulnerable People Registration
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Drivers licence and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle

A position description is attached.

For further information, please contact Umair Quershi on 6205 5039.

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

To be eligible for employment, you must have working rights in Australia, a current ACT Working with Vulnerable People registration and a National Police Check.

How to apply

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