Community Support Service Consultant

Uniting

Location
South West and M5 Corridor
Reference #
494012
Closing Date
05-07-2021
Sector(s)

Healthcare & Medical

Vacancy Type

About us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.  We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.
 
As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.
 
We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.
 

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About the opportunity

 

Uniting is seeking a Full-Time Community Support Consultant to work on a fixed term basis until May 2022 with our collaborative team at our Campbelltown office.

The Community Support Service is a new and innovative program developed by icare (Insurance & Care NSW) and Uniting to provide support pathways for injured workers who might be facing a cessation or reduction to their payments or otherwise have additional goals and support needs outside of the scope of their Insurance Agent Case Manager.

 

The Service is designed to assist people to identify goals and develop a plan to achieve them, and to connect people to their local communities and support networks. The Community Consultant supports workers to increase their confidence by assisting them to develop goals and plans for the future. The role has the scope to change peoples’ lives.

 

Skills & Experience

  • Qualified in human/community services, with experience in casework or similar
  • Strong communication and networking skills
  • Driven by values relating to human rights and person-centred approaches
  • Understanding of social inclusion and community development principles

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer who supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Complimentary subscription to National Disability Practitioners Receive training and mentoring with the opportunity to improve and learn new skills
  • Take advantage of Salary Packaging Benefits (worth up to $15,900) and receive 17.5% annual leave loading

Please refer to the Position Description to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

Click on the link below to apply. If you have any queries, please feel free to contact Rachel Shorrock on 0466 027 822 or rshorrock@uniting.org for a confidential discussion.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks.

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