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.

Receptionist/Administration Assistant

About the Role:

This is an exciting 6-month opportunity with the potential to be extended. This fast-paced role is responsible for providing general office support and a variety of clerical activities and related tasks.

Daily duties include but are not limited to:

  • Answering incoming calls with a high level of customer service, and direct them accordingly;
  • Meeting and greeting visitors in a professional and respectful manner;
  • Scheduling of meeting rooms and internal diaries;
  • General administrative support and database processing;
  • Coordinating events;
  • Ordering stationary and office supplies;
  • Mail and couriers.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/attributes:

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook;
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience and desire to increase skill set;
  • Proven time management skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of clients and stakeholders;
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills;
  • Competent in working unsupervised and with confidence;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines.

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

To apply, please send your application addressing the selection criteria via email to nataliag@creatinglinks.org.au.

Closing date for application: Thursday, 21 March 2019.

Contact Coordinator (Out Of Home Care)

About the Role:

This challenging position is responsible for supervising and coordinating the work of a team of contact workers. As Contact Coordinator, you will work closely with the OOHC case managers to support and ensure that children in the program are having contact with their families as per their case plan.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manage the allocation and distribution of work across the contact team.
  • Coordinate contact activities as identified within case plans and court orders.
  • Coordinate initial contact team training program and additional training as required in relation to role and responsibility of contact worker.
  • Organize referrals and confirmations of contact with OOHC Manager, team leaders and case managers as required.
  • Ensure all administrative tasks are completed within identified timeframes and in accordance with Creating Links policies and procedures, legal requirements and industry standards.
  • Maintain confidential, high quality records in relation to participant information.
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships with key agencies and community groups.
  • Review all contact reports before forwarding to the case manager and team leader.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in the coordination and management of staff.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Experience in working with children and families from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Fluency in a second relevant community language as well as English.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends.
  • Possession of a current driver’s license and access to a vehicle with fully comprehensive insurance.
  • Valid WWCC.

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

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: Thursday, 28 March 2019.

 

Carer Recruitment Coordinator

About the Role:

The OOHC Carer Recruitment, Assessment, Training and Support Coordinator (CRATSC) is responsible for the recruitment and support of all Para-professional foster carers, general foster, and kinship carers. The CRATSC will work with carers to empower and assist them to navigate the care system, develop and maintain skills, facilitate networking, liaison, and negotiation with other carers and service providers, provide and implement services and resources, and identify systemic advocacy issues for carers.

 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Undertake a comprehensive assessment of cares using the approved manual.
  • Coordinate respite and other services to carers as identified via assessment and in line with program guidelines.
  • Nurture and grow relationships with internal and external stakeholders, especially carers.
  • Coordinate initial carer training program and additional training as required.
  • Be involved in recruitment campaigns with responsive assessment and training processes.
  • Prepare reports as required and in a timely manner.
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships with key agencies and community groups.

Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant professional qualifications (for example Social Work, Psychology)
  • Experience of working in Out-of-Home Care.
  • Excellent knowledge, understanding, and experience of working with families with complex needs.
  • Experience in working with children and families from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) backgrounds.
  • A well-developed understanding of child protection and relevant legislation.
  • Demonstrated experience in networking and negotiation.
  • Experience of developing, coordinating and implementing group and individual educational and support activities.
  • Practice in facilitating advocacy support for clients and services.
  • Experience of report writing, using analytical skills.
  • Valid WWCC.
  • Possession of current driver’s license
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends.

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

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

Closing date for application: Thursday, 28 March 2019.

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.

Casual Workers – NDIS / Aged Care / Before & After School Care

Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible job? Are you passionate about your community and helping others? If so, then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

 

Who are we?

Creating Links is a boutique organisation that aspires to be a leading community service provider, strengthening and building community capacity.

We are a fast growing and dynamic organisation that focuses on developing confident and inclusive communities and families across NSW.

The roles

We are currently seeking experienced, passionate, vibrant and committed people to join our team.

We are looking for people to work in the following areas:

  • Aged Care
  • NDIS
  • Before and After School Care/Vacation Care

The essentials…

  • The ability to provide personal and domestic care (Aged Care and NDIS)
  • Qualifications could include Certificate III in Disability, Aged Care, Community Services Studies, Education or related fields
  • Experience in direct service provision or willingness to undertake training
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Australian driver’s license
  • Own car with comprehensive car insurance
  • Valid Working with Children Check Clearance
  • National Criminal Records History Check.

Why you should join our team

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Work with a dedicated and caring team
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • Paid kilometers between clients
  • The opportunity to give back to your community

How to apply

Please send your CV with a covering letter to admin@creatinglinks.org.au outlining previous experience and why you think you are the perfect candidate for this position. Please also specify which area of work you are interested in.

Enquiries to Sonia Minhas 1300 254 657 / soniam@creatinglinks.org.au

Community Care Support Workers

Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible job? Are you passionate about your community and helping others? If so, then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Creating Links is seeking experienced, vibrant and committed people to join our team as Community Care Support Workers in the Blue Mountains Regions. This role will be responsible for providing high quality, person centred support to participants of NDIS and people over 65 years.

Essential Criteria

Qualifications

  • Minimum Cert III in Disability or Aged Care or Community Services or related fields.
  • Current drivers licence with no restrictions

All applications should be sent to admin@creatinglinks.org.au with a covering letter.

For more information contact our Faulconbridge office on 02 4751 7504.