Working With Us

We pride ourselves on the diversity of our staff and are committed to supporting staff in finding a work/life balance. We have numerous roles which offer flexible working arrangements, part time hours and job sharing. We recognise professional development is important to job satisfaction, ongoing learning and improved service delivery. We offer a broad range of learning and development activities.

As a not-for-profit organisation, our employees are able to take advantage of salary packaging as well as our annual team building days.

Current Vacancies

We currently have multiple vacancies at this time.

Contact us if you have any queries about the organisation or job opportunities.

Out of Home Care Case Manager

About the Role:

The Case Manager, Out of Home Care, is responsible for securing safe and nurturing home environments, providing case management and support services for children and young people who are unable to live with their families. The position also includes the recruitment, assessment, training and support of carers to support the healthy development and protection of children and young people.

Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (for example Social Work, Psychology or equivalent);
  • Excellent knowledge, understanding and experience of working with families with complex needs and the impact of trauma;
  • A well-developed understanding of child protection, the relevant legislation and knowledge of research and theoretical frameworks for working with children and young people;
  • Experience in working with children and families from CALD backgrounds.
  • Exposure to report writing, using analytical skills;
  • Possession of a current driver’s license;
  • Current and valid Working with Children’s Check;
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Fluency in another language as well as English;
  • Experience of working in Out-of-Home Care;
  • First Aid Certificate.

To apply, please send your application addressing the selection criteria via email to tamenay@creatinglinks.org.au. Alternatively, feel free to contact Tamena Yarak for a confidential chat on 02 8713 7700.

Closing date for application: Monday 20 May 2019.

Out of Home Care Case Worker (Bi-Lingual) – Restoration

About the Role:

The Bi-Lingual Restoration Case Worker, Family Services, is responsible providing individual case work and family support to identified Restoration cases

The restoration case worker role will work intensively with children, young people, families and the OOHC department to prevent children and young people remaining in statutory out of home care.

As a Case Worker, your day to day duties will include:

  • Development, facilitation and evaluation of group workshops to target popoulations
  • Provide advocacy, information and practical support to families and young people
  • Uphold rights of children
  • Undertake parenting capacity and risk assessments and make recommendations
  • Manage a caseload that therapeutically supports birth parents and families to establish and maintain stability and safety for their children
  • Implement practice frameworks that support families to increase their parenting capacity
  • Ensure that the wellbeing of children and young people are actively safeguarded and concerns immediately reported
  • Be responsible for informing families of the service obligations in relation to child protection, confidentiality and the Privacy Act
  • Ensure client information is reviewed regularly
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships with key agencies and community groups.
  • Work as part of a team in developing policies, strategies and tools.

The ideal candidate will meet the following essential criteria:

  • Tertiary/Diploma qualifications in a social welfare field.
  • Demonstrated skills to undertake supervision and leadership of a case management team including clinical supervision.
  • Excellent knowledge, understanding and experience of working with families with complex needs
  • A well-developed understanding of and ability to appropriately respond to the needs of people from all communities including Indigenous; Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD); and Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender (GLBT) communities
  • Experience of report writing, using analytical skills
  • Relevant experience in undertaking comprehensive assessments.
  • Knowledge of current legislation and Child Protection Issues
  • Fluency in a second community language as well as English
  • Possession of a current Class c driver’s licence
  • Competence in Microsoft Office
  • Possession of a valid Working with Children’s Clearance check.
  • National Criminal Records Check clearance
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends.

 At Creating Links all employees undergo a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s check.

Applications Close: Friday 31st May 2019  

Applications can also be submitted to georginaj@creatinlinks.org.au

Financial Counsellor Problem Gambling

Contract position until June 2020.
Available for an immediate start!

Who are we

Creating Links (NSW) Ltd is a not-for-profit community organisation based in Bankstown that focuses on developing dynamic, resilient, confident and inclusive communities and families.

The Role

The Financial Counsellor Problem Gambling will be responsible for providing financial counselling services to people who are experiencing financial difficulties as a result of problem gambling, assisting them to make informed decisions on the best course of action to resolve their financial difficulties, and/or to gain an improved ability to manage their financial affairs in the future.

The position will provide casework, advocacy, referral, community education and other activities including developing and maintaining links with relevant organisations in the region with a view to improving client outcomes.

This is a full time position of 38 hours per week.

Applicants are requested to address the selection criteria.

Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant Financial Counselling qualifications and Accreditation
  • Member of NSW State Association of Financial Counsellors (FCAN)
  • Relevant experience working with clients experiencing Problem Gambling
  • Case management experience in Financial Counselling
  • Demonstrated knowledge of consumer protection legislation and policy, credit system, debt recovery and bankruptcy laws
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in advocating and negotiating with credit providers on behalf of clients
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and also within a team
  • Demonstrated experience in administration and an ability to undertake statistical returns
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Understanding of the needs of socially disadvantaged/vulnerable families
  • Valid Working with Children Check Clearance
  • National Criminal Records History Check

Desirable Criteria:

  • Fluency in a second relevant community language as well as English

Please send your CV with a covering letter addressing the selection criteria to admin@creatinglinks.org.au outlining previous experience and why you think you are the perfect candidate for this position.

Closing date for application: Wednesday 6th Feb 2019.