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- Monday, 16th March 2020 -
Last week, the State Government released a new 5-point youth crime action plan consisting of:
  1. ‘Tougher action on bail’ to reduce the number of young people who pose a risk to the community being granted bail,
  2. A ‘police blitz on bail’ that will involve more appeals of court decisions about bail where appropriate,
  3. 24/7 ‘Police Strike Teams’ that will include youth justice workers who will target high risk young people in five locations,
  4. A trial of new ‘On Country’ rehabilitation initiatives for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Townsville, Cairns and Mount Isa, and
  5. An allocation of $2 million to empower community-based organisations to develop and implement local community-based solutions.
With the plan having been announced in the midst of concentrated reporting by some media outlets about a ‘youth crime wave’, Premier Palaszczuk said she had listened to the concerns raised by communities. So what are the facts about the ’youth crime wave’? And why should the Government exercise caution in not throwing out the baby with the bathwater?

Click here to read more and let us know your view.
Public consultation on design of National Centre for Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse closing soon

A key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was the establishment of the National Centre for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse. The Department of Social Services is now seeking public feedback on the design of the National Centre through an online survey, which asks questions about what members of the public think the National Centre can and should do. All survey responses are confidential and responses can be saved and returned to at a later time. The survey closes Sunday, 12th April. Take the survey.

 

Foster and Kinship Care Week in May

Save the date in your calendar for Foster and Kinship Carer Week from 3rd to 10th May, when PeakCare along with the rest of Queensland will say thank you to over 5000 foster and kinship carers across the state for their dedication and commitment to the safety, health and wellbeing of children and young people. Mark the date in your diary, visit the website and hear from carers about their lived experiences.
 

World Social Work Day Tuesday, 17th March

World Social Work Day provides the opportunity to raise awareness of the social work profession and for the community to support the vital work of social workers as champions for social justice, self-determination and human rights. The vital work of social workers can be seen in a wide variety of settings. Whether working in health, mental health, schools, child protection, aged care, disability, family violence, academia or management, social workers provide vital support and care to vulnerable families and individuals. This year's theme is promoting the importance of human relationships. Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) QLD and Griffith University will be hosting a panel presentation at South Brisbane on the macro, meso and micro perspectives of climate change and what social workers can/are doing to confront the climate crisis and advocate climate justice. Email aaswqld.admin@aasw.asn.au if you would like to be placed on the waitlist to attend this event.


Online resources for practitioners supporting children and families

The government funded parenting website Raising Children has launched two new portals for practitioners working with children and families. A new mental health resource hub is now available, providing an easy-access one-stop-shop evidence-based toolkit on child, teenage and parent mental health and wellbeing. Practitioners can use the toolkit to quickly connect families with impartial information. The First 1000 Days portal similarly links practitioners with useful resources to support parents and carers for the first 1000 days of a child's life (from conception to the age of 2 years), which forms a crucial foundation for lifelong wellbeing. Information about the value of the first 100 days prefaces the resources.
 

National Close the Gap Day - support equity in health outcomes

Health equality is a fundamental right for all. On Thursday, 19th March, host an activity or event to unite people toward meaningful action in support of achieving equity in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes. Each activity plays a vital role in presenting a unified voice to government and helping to advocate for health equality. Find out more.
 

Children's submissions invited on what culture means to them

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are invited to share what culture means to them to be part of this year's National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day poster and social media. Children can attach drawings or writing to the Children's Day resource provided by SNAICC, with contributions returned to david.hull@snaicc.org.au or SNAICC - PO Box 1144, Collingwood VIC 3066. The theme for this year's Children's Day on 4th August is We are Elders of tomorrow, hear our voice. Entries should be sent by Friday, 20th March.
 

NAIDOC Week grants open

NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for communities to come together to celebrate the histories, cultures and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week 2020 will be held 5th to 12th July, with the theme Always Was, Always Will Be. Funding is now open for communities and organisations to help meet the costs of local NAIDOC activities such as flag raising ceremonies, family days, art exhibitions and other cultural activities to be held during NAIDOC Week, with preference to be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. Applications close Monday, 30th March at 7pm (8pm AEDT).

 

Free talking about suicide workshop for community members and frontline workers

Kurbingui Youth and Family Development is hosting a free half-day workshop on talking about suicide for community members and frontline workers. The content will cover: how to assist someone when they are having a suicidal crisis, understanding early warning signs, and how to respond appropriately. Sessions are being held in Redcliffe on Friday, 27th March, Caboolture on Thursday, 30th April, and Zillmere on Thursday, 21st May. For more details, view the information sheet or to register for a session, contact 3156 4800 or sewb@kurbingui.org.
 

Professional development expo for practitioners supporting separating families 

The Greater Brisbane Family Law Pathways Network Pathways Information Expo 2020 on Wednesday, 10th June at Victoria Park Golf Course, Brisbane, will provide dynamic and informative discussion and presentations for those providing support, advice, services and referrals to separating families. The Expo will bring together diverse expertise to ensure those working within the family services sector are best informed and equipped to provide accurate and helpful advice on navigating the system to their clients. Sessions will include training with case study insights and the most up-to-date information. Registration is $10. Register now to avoid missing out.
 

Eighth Annual Not-for-Profits and Charities Legal and Regulatory Conference early bird registrations closing soon

The Federal Government has finally released its highly anticipated response to the ACNC Legislation Review. Twenty-one of the thirty recommendations of the independent review panel have been accepted. How will this impact your organisation and what do you need to do now to prepare? The 2020 Not-for-Profits and Charities Legal and Regulatory Conference at the Sheraton Melbourne Hotel, Victoria, on Thursday, 14th and Friday, 15th May, will provide delegates with a unique opportunity to hear directly from ACNC Commissioner Dr Gary Johns, as well as ACNC Legislation Review panel member Dr Matthew Turnour,  on the practical impacts of these reforms for the sector. Early bird registrations by 27th March will receive a discount of $275. Find out more and register.


Community and NGO funding now available

The Queensland government's Victim Services Building Capacity Funding Program for 2020-21 is now open for applications. This funding is available to non-government, not-for-profit organisations that provide services for victims of violent crime and is a one-off payment of up to $100,000 to address a service delivery gap for victims of violent crime in Queensland. To find out more, attend the one-hour information session at 10am on Wednesday, 18th March at Level 6, 15 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, or via Zoom. To register, email VAQcommunications@justice.qld.gov.au and specify how you will attend.

The Ergon-Energex community fund is now open for projects supporting Queensland communities to get back on their feet following severe weather impacts. Special attention will be paid to ideas that encourage community identity, cohesion and wellbeing, support local prosperity, and are innovative, or enable access to future solutions. All successful applicants will have their project profiled online and the project with the most votes will receive additional funding of $5,000 as a People's Choice bonus. Applications close Friday, 27th March. Find out more and apply.


The Snow Foundation offers grants to community-focused, primarily grassroots organisations to assist with funding for innovation, programs, projects, research, and equipment. Applications can be for seed funding, capacity building, and untied core funding. Focus areas include: Health – Indigenous health, aging and carers, mental health and disabilities; Social Welfare – homelessness and domestic violence; and Education and Employment – scholarships, education, job pathways, advocacy, and community awareness and education about social issues. Expressions of interest to determine suitability across eligibility criteria for Medium Grants of $15,000 to $50,000 close Sunday, 22nd March. Find out more and apply.

Greater Charitable Foundation grants are open for programs and initiatives that are designed to improve the life outcomes of beneficiaries located in South East Queensland. Applicants must be organisations that are either endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) or specifically named as a DGR in Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. Applications close midday Friday, 3rd April. Find out more and apply


Free course for parents, carers and the community on supporting youth mental health

This free two-day course hosted by Kyabra in Runcorn across two Saturdays, 21st and 28th March 9am to 4.30pm, is open to parents, carers, educators and all members of the community who are supporting a young person with a mental health concern. Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, or who is in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis resolves. Mental health first aid strategies are taught in evidence-based training programs authored by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia and conducted by accredited MHFA Instructors across Australia. Find out more and register.
 

Free in-house disability law workshops

Disability Law Queensland is offering two free 1.5hr in-house workshops presented by a lawyer for disability workers, families and carers to better understand legal considerations around estate planning and power of attorney in caring for a person living with disability. Content can be tailored to suit organisational requirements. To request a workshop, email admin@dlq.org.au or phone 3622 1250. Find out more.

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A BIG THUMBS UP and welcome to over 100 new eNews subscribers in the few hours since our special announcement today containing the latest updates on coronavirus. Thank you for responding so quickly to keep yourselves and your organisations informed. Your proactive and prompt response is very appreciated as a key part of the equation in addressing issues around coronavirus. To ensure effective and consistent communication of advice directly from the Queensland government, executive officers and managers are asked to ensure ALL staff members including casually employed staff and volunteers are subscribed to eNews. To subscribe, visit the home page of PeakCare’s website, scroll down and follow the instructions or reply SUBSCRIBE ME to this edition of eNews – it takes a few seconds only! Do not rely on the information being sent to only a few people within your organisation who are then expected to pass it on to others. 

PeakCare strongly recommends that our eNews subscribers, especially those located in North Queensland, read and consider this article: The ‘Thin White Line’: Juvenile  Crime, Racialised  Narrative and Vigilantism – A North Queensland Study by Richard Hill and Glenn Dawes. A very concerning feature of this article is that it was written exactly 20 years ago, but it could just as easily have been written today.

Introduction to the Nurtured Heart Approach
Brisbane - Monday, 23rd March
Presented by Lighthouse Resources

The Nurtured Heart Approach is a simple framework which nurtures and grows a child’s positive sense of self. All children who have been introduced to this approach flourish and learn to appreciate what is great about them. This workshop will encourage participants to change the way we look at challenging behaviours and increase awareness and understanding of relationships. Through an introduction to the Nurtured Heart Approach, the workshop will provide powerful tools to improve not only how children and young people views themselves, but also the world around them, so they can embrace themselves and embrace life. Find out more and register.


Attachment Styles in Practice
Brisbane - Monday, 23rd March

Presented by Compass Seminars

This workshop takes a deeper look into how attachment styles can be used in therapeutic settings by offering a practical and sophisticated exposition for evidence-based assessment, formulation, planning and treatment that is sure to transform attachment-focused interventions. This one-day workshop shows how to work successfully with emotional and behavioural problems rooted in deficient early attachments. It introduces the Attachment Style Interview (ASI), an evidence-based accessible instrument that reveals how attachment disorders may be properly conceptualised, to inform more targeted planing and treatment. Early bird pricing available until 10th February. Find out more and register.
 

Yarn Up Times and the CASE Model of Supervision
Brisbane - Tuesday, 24th March
Presented by Amovita

Many organisations provide professional supervision to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, however it is often provided with limited cultural processes or cultural infusion across the organisation. Amovita has developed a culturally specific Yarn Up Time (CASE) model of supervision to support Aboriginal staff engage in supervision that meet their needs. Amovita has worked extensively with various Aboriginal staff and leaders in the development of the model and training. This one day introductory conversation program features the CASE Yarn Up Time supervision model and participants will explore how to support staff so that cultural supervision is effective. The training discusses how to engage cultural protocols and the process of yarning as crucial to the supervision conversation. The training has been defined into four conversation (module) areas. Find out more and register.
 

First Up: client response training for administration staff
Brisbane - Thursday, 26th March
Presented by Encompass Family and Community

This workshop equips and supports administration workers in their role of providing ‘first-up’ responses to clients and members of the public who present in person at reception or over the phone. Participants consider how to interact calmly and safely with people who are presenting in a state of crisis or affected by alcohol or drugs, including how to convey empathy while encouraging the client to contain their anger or upset or behaviour. A workshop for all admin workers who may be ‘first-up’ in responding helpfully in difficult situations or helping to de-escalate potential crises. Find out more and register.
 

Working through the pain of loss: applying theory and evidence to grief and loss work across the lifespan
Brisbane - Friday, 27th March
Presented by Australian Association of Social Workers

This full day workshop provides an overview of grief and loss theory and an evidence-based practice application to acute presentations of bereavement and loss in adults and children. It will use case examples and practice reflection to consolidate active learning of the content presented. This workshop has been designed to cater to social work service providers working with grief and loss across a variety of settings Find out more and register.

 

No Scaredy Cats
Tweed Heads - Wednesday, 22nd April
Presented by Parentshop

The No Scaredy Cats™ workshop is based on three underlying perspectives: first, by having an understanding of how anxiety develops parents can counter its progress, second, parents can take a preventative role in the development of anxiety problems, third, there are practical steps parents can take to build resilience. Find out more and register.
 

2020 QLD Youth Sector Forum
Brisbane - Friday, 15th May

Youth Affairs Network Queensland (YANQ) has announced the 2020 QLD Youth Sector Forum, the first state-wide youth sector gathering since 2014. The Forum will explore the complex environment of the youth services sector through unpacking new research and thinking in youth work practices, workforce development innovations and community and government service provision priorities. Sharing of ideas, knowledge, possibilities and solutions across the human services sector will provide an exciting and challenging Forum program. Sector organisations and academics are invited to develop lead workshop breakout sessions in areas of interest/expertise. Each workshop will run for 1 hour with time being split between presentations (up to 30 mins) and facilitated discussion (around 30mins). The closing date for submissions is Wednesday, 4th March. Find out more.

Collaborative practice in child and family welfare: Building practitioners’ competence
Webinar - Wednesday, 18th March

This free webinar produced by Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) will explore strategies for improving cross-sectoral relationships between child protection and government and non-government partners. This webinar will summarise recent research on what works to strengthen practitioners’ collaborative competence. Drawing on a recent paper by CFCA, it will outline three strategies for developing collaborative competence: understanding the differences between sectors, clarifying the specifics of collaboration, and communicating with collaborative partners. Find out more and register.


Yellow Card Portal presentation and feedback session
Brisbane - Friday, 20th March

The Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors (DCDSS) is preparing for the transition to the new NDIS national Worker Screening Check. As part of this transition the DCDSS is moving to an online portal for service providers and applicants to lodge criminal history screening check applications. DCDSS is holding an information and feedback presentation for the online portal and is seeking providers to participate. The session will involve a presentation about the online portal and will give those attending the opportunity to participate in a Q&A and provide feedback. Only those with practical day to day knowledge of the Yellow card system should attend. Find out more and register.

 

Blue Card information session
Brisbane - Wednesday, 25th March

A free session for employers to overview their obligations under the blue card system and provide an opportunity to clarify any issues regarding blue card application and assessment processes. Find out more and register.
 

National Social Role Valorisation Conference 2020
Brisbane - Friday, 27th to Saturday, 28th March

The first ever Australian Social Role Valorisation Association (ASRVA) national conference will be held in Brisbane in 2020. The vision of ASRVA is that all people, including those that are marginalised and disenfranchised, are enabled to be perceived positively and have good lives. The foundation of social role valorisation (SRV) is a sense of social justice, leadership development, and working for change with individuals, services, systems and citizens. The ASRVA Conference will be reinforcing the spirit of a community of practice through a mixture of speakers, discussion and activities, and will be grounded, focussing on application, and using a range of activities and styles to better match varied learning preferences. Find out more and register

 

Context Matters: Understanding, preventing and responding to sexual violence and abuse
 Mooloolaba - Tuesday, 7th April

Hosted by the Sexual Violence Research and Prevention Unit at the School of Law and Criminology, University of Sunshine Coast, this Symposium will be the first of its kind to bring together national and international experts to discuss the importance of context for preventing sexual violence and abuse and improving community safety. This symposium will be of interest to academics, practitioners and policy professionals, including police, child safety, youth justice, corrections, counselling services, education, law and health. Find out more and register.

 

Youth Futures Summit 2020
Melbourne - Monday, 20th to Tuesday, 21st April

Every young person deserves access to education, employment and a future in which they can thrive. But they are growing up in a world that is ill-equipped for the future of work, for the changing economy, for the climate crisis. The National Youth Commission is hosting the Youth Futures Summit into Employment and Transitions to highlight the way forward, working together across education, VET, and industry, and with young people to form a new plan for their transitions into life and the future of work. Find out more and register.
 

Engaging and working with interpreters in Queensland
Webinar - Tuesday, 21st April

Learn how to engage with a certified interpreter to support clients by joining QCOSS for this free one-and-a-half hour webinar. The webinar will examine what a certified interpreter is, the benefits and how to engage and work with interpreters, assessing the need for an interpreter, interpreting for clients with disability, with recommendations for further resources. Find out more and register.


Information Linkages & Capacity Building (ILC) Workshop
Roma - Tuesday, 28th April

Free ILC Workshops hosted by the Inclusion Ready Project will help attendees: understand the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the important business opportunities it presents; appreciate the economic and social benefits of inclusion and the important role inclusion plays in driving productivity growth; identify key opportunities for inclusion and inclusive projects; design & build ILC grant projects; incorporate critical success factors into ILC project design; and collaborate and network with potential project partners. Find out more and register.
 

Changing Lives, Changing Communities Round Two
Atherton - Wednesday, 29th to Thursday, 30th April

Come along and work together at this forum hosted by QCOSS, taking your place to drive change in your community. Across Queensland, communities are looking to work together to make a difference, to create a place where everyone contributes, matters and belongs. You are invited to come along to work with your neighbours and colleagues to make your community the best it can be. This is an invitation to come along and work together, taking your place to drive change in your community. Find out more and register.
 

2020 Community Legal Centres Queensland State Conference
Brisbane - Thursday, 30th April to Friday, 1st May

The Community Legal Centres Queensland Conference is the premier event in the community legal sector calendar. The Conference offers the opportunity to meet with a diverse range of people from across the state including centre directors and lawyers, stakeholders, social workers, volunteers and decision makers. There will be a wide variety of panel discussions, presentations and workshops relevant to both the community legal sector and the wider legal community. The conference provides delegates with the chance to network with other people in the field, broaden and strengthen their skills and enhance and develop their knowledge. The Conference program is now available. Early bird discounts available until Thursday, 26th March. Find out more and register.


NDS Queensland Conference 2020: Futures in Disability
Brisbane - Thursday, 7th to Friday, 8th May

With a rich diversity of speakers, delegates and exhibitors, the program will encourage visionary thinking across the disability sector. Registrations for the conference are due to open mid February. If you are interested in attending, register your interest here.


Working with Young People Who Self-Injure
Brisbane - Monday, 11th May

Garry King from Agenda 2001 Training and Consultancy will deliver this full day workshop on the latest research to better equip those working with young people who exhibit self-harm and self-injuring behaviours, and will provide answers applicable to everyday situations. The workshop gives practical easy to implement strategies and will help participants understand how to address these types of behaviours. Find out more and register.
 

Pathways Information Expo 2020
Brisbane - Wednesday, 10th June

The Greater Brisbane Family Law Pathways Network Pathways Information Expo 2020 at Victoria Park Golf Course will provide dynamic and informative discussion and presentations for those providing support, advice, services and referrals to separating families. The Expo will bring together diverse expertise to ensure those working within the family services sector are best informed and equipped to provide accurate and helpful advice on navigating the system to their clients. Sessions will include training with case study insights and the most up-to-date information. Registration is $10. Register now to avoid missing out.
 

IPSCAN Congress 2020
Adelaide - Sunday, 15th to Wednesday, 18th November

NAPCAN is supporting the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) Congress. The Congress will offer the opportunity to network with international colleagues and be challenged to re-think child maltreatment prevention and early intervention. Abstract submissions on one of nine topics close Saturday, 28th March. Submissions must be 500 words or less for presentations in one of six formats. Abstracts are double-blind scored on: technical merit, data supported methodology/evidence based/informed practices, innovation or advancement in the field of Child Abuse and Neglect practice and prevention, and three key take aways and/or practical implications. Find out more about submitting an abstract, about the Congress, or to register. Early bird registrations open Monday, 30th March.
 

2020 STOP Domestic Violence Conference
Gold Coast - Wednesday, 2nd to Friday, 4th December

The 2020 STOP Domestic Violence Conference will be held at the RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast. The conference aims to provide a platform for a unified national voice to break the cycle of domestic and family violence. Acquire new skills, examine the latest research and connect with others dedicated to ending domestic and family violence. Abstract submissions are now open across five areas: Primary Prevention, Early Intervention, Response, Healing and Recovery, and Workforce Development and Systems Improvement. Early bird registration is also open until September, with hundreds purchasing tickets already. 


Visit our Events page for further opportunities in the sector.

Practice Supervisor, Identified (Cairns) - Act for Kids

Act for Kids is seeking a full time, fixed term (until 30th September 2021) Practice Supervisor for the Cairns office, classified at SCHADS Award Level 6. The role oversees the practice of a small team of Family Support Practitioners and In-home Support Workers who provide early intervention and case management services to families that are at risk of entering or re-entering the child protection system. It is a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that applicants are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders. Applications close Wednesday, 18th MarchFind out more and apply.
 

Support and Advocacy Worker, Coordinated Access Team - Micah Projects

The Coordinated Access Team at Micah Projects is seeking a permanent part time (30.4 hours per week) Support and Advocacy Worker for the greater Brisbane region, classified at SCHADS Award Level 3. The role is centre-based, providing a triage and prioritisation services based on presenting needs of individuals and families who are present experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. Applications close 5pm Thursday, 19th March. Find out more and apply.
 

Indigenous Youth Worker, Transition to Work - yourtown 

yourtown is seeking a permanent full-time Indigenous Youth Worker for the Transition to Work service operating in Brisbane South East (Beenleigh, Capalaba, Woodridge, Kingston). The role is classified at BIPERS Class 50, Grade 6. The role primarily supports and assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in overcoming barriers to employment through the Transition to Work service. Applications close Thursday, 19th March. Find out more and apply.
 

Allied Health Clinician (Psychologist, Mental Health Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Social Worker) - yourtown

yourtown is seeking a part time (22.8 hours per week), fixed term (until May 2021) Allied Health Clinician working out of the Moreton region to support children and their families by providing a single entry point into mental health care, wraparound supports and services. Care coordination will be undertaken to enhance the effectiveness of psychological services. The role is classified at BIPERS Class 53, Grade 9. Applications close Friday, 20th March. Find out more and apply.
 

Psychologist or Social Worker - Act for Kids

Act for Kids is seeking a full time, fixed term (until 9th April 2021), Psychologist or Social Worker for the Townsville office. The role is classified at SCHADS Award Level 6.1 - 6.3. The role aims to: provide an outstanding therapeutic service to children, young people and their families in the Therapy & Education Services team; encourage and strengthen supportive relationships with adult caregivers; enhance psychosocial outcomes for children impacted by trauma; and work with other professionals and agencies to enhance client outcomes. Applications close Wednesday, 25th March. Find out more and apply.



Family Support Practitioner (Townsville) - Act for Kids

Act for Kids is seeking a full time fixed term (until 31st December 2021) Family Support Practitioner to be based in Ingham, Ayr, Charters Towers or Townsville, classified at SCHADS Award Level 4. The role is centred around delivering an outreach model of family case-management programs to families, caregivers, kids and young people and facilitating social learning, community connectedness, good health and well-being. Applications close Wednesday, 25th March. Find out more and apply.

 

Director, Occasional Care Service - Micah Projects

Micah Projects is seeking a part time (51.6 hrs/fortnight), fixed term (until 31st December with possibility of extension) qualified Director for the Occasional Care Service at the fee-free Wellspring Children and Families Hub. The role is responsible for the development and delivery of a high-quality and flexible service that is responsive to the needs of individual children and their families and is classified at CSA Level 6. Applications close 5pm, Thursday 26th March. Find out more and apply
 

National Manager, Children and Families - yourtown

yourtown is seeking to fill the newly created role of a permanent full time National Manager, Children and Families based at the Milton office. This is a senior management responsible for leading the delivery of programs which achieve high quality outcomes for children and families. Applications close Sunday, 29th March. Find out more and apply


Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Case Manager - YFS 

Youth and Family Service (YFS) Logan is seeking a full time, fixed term (until June 2020 with a view to permanency) Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Case Manager for the Slacks Creek location classified at SCHADS Award Level 4. The role will work with young people aged 12-25, providing intensive case management support to address goals around reducing substance use and additional vulnerabilities such as mental health, housing and legal issues. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis so apply now to ensure you don't miss out. Find out more and apply.
 

Independent Board Director - ANROWS

ANROWS is seeking expressions of interest for an independent director to the join the Board. Applicants must: have senior management experience and not be employed by Commonwealth or State or Territory governments. Applicants are specifically sought with demonstrated financial management expertise, and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) identity or specialist knowledge. However, the call for expressions of interest extends to candidates who meet other criteria and are interested in being considered for future appointments. Expressions of interest close midnight, Sunday 12th April. Find out more and apply


Clinician (part-time) - Bravehearts

Bravehearts is seeking a part-time (3 days/week) Clinician working out of the Springwood office to provide support and counselling for children, young people and families who may have experienced or are at risk of experiencing, child sexual assault. The role also includes administration associated with processing counselling service receipts, telephone and/or online counselling, undertaking psychological assessments, maintaining case notes, delivering training and undertaking regular supervision. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis so interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out. Find out more and apply.

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