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.

Aged Care Services Coordinator

At this exciting time of change in the Aged Care sector, Creating Links is seeking an experienced, vibrant and committed person to join the team as the full time Aged Care Services Coordinator working from our Bankstown Office. This role is being offered as a six month contract with a view to renew based on growth targets being achieved.

The Aged Care Services Coordinator will be responsible for the expansion and coordination of our aged care services (including TACP), providing expert advice and care to our clients. You will lead and develop a team of Community Care Workers in conjunction with the Manager, Community Care and be committed to continuous quality improvements, striving to promote and provide best practice in all areas of your role.

Essential Criteria

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Welfare, Aged Care, Community Services, or related fields
  • Current drivers licence with no restrictions

Skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated experience in a team leadership role including workload management, performance management and critical and reflective thinking skills in decision making and problem solving.
  • Minimum of three years practical experience within provision of quality Community Aged Care services, particularly Home Care Packages.
  • A comprehensive clinical knowledge, particularly to age related health issues.
  • Ability to communicate with a range of people including older people, staff, volunteers.
  • Demonstrated understanding of quality assurance and continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Aged Care sector and contemporary issues relating to the Aged Care Industry.
  • Experience working with MyAgedCare.
  • National Criminal Records Check.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.

Desirable Criteria

  • Fluency in a second relevant community language as well as English
  • Previous experience or knowledge of working in or with ‘practice groups’ or ‘communities of practice’
  • Current practicing Certificate as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA.
  • TACP experience.
  • Membership in Industry Reference Groups, committees and Associations

We offer a SCHADS award rate with salary packaging available.

For a full information pack containing the position description, please visit our website www.creatinglinks.org.au or phone 02 8713 7700 and ask to speak with Yvonne or Paul.

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

Position applications close at 12 Midnight, Sunday 10th December 2017with interviews to happen the following week.

Creating Links is an EEO employer.

 

Out of School Hours Care (OOSHC ) – Coordinator

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

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated, committed person to join our dynamic team in the position of Coordinator, Out of School Hours Care.

The purpose of the role is to lead the development, implementation and evaluation of Out of School Hours services, including vacation care, at our Bankstown and Birrong centres. This permanent part-time opportunity (30 hours per week) involves some direct service delivery in before and after-school care, vacation care, as well as service coordination and administration duties.

Essential Criteria

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Children’s Services
  • Current First Aid Certificate, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certificates
  • Valid working with Children’s Check Clearance
  • Current drivers licence with no restrictions

 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated capacity to lead, coordinate and deliver high quality children’s services
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary child care and early learning practices and issues, including the National Quality Framework (NQF), National Quality Standards (NQS), and My Time Our Place (School Aged Framework)
  • Understanding of Work, Health & Safety legislation and Equal Employment Opportunity requirements
  • Understanding of operational management including budgeting, staffing ratios, occupancy levels and asset management
  • Ability to work in a team and to exercise tact, discretion and sound judgement
  • Effective time management skills
  • High level interpersonal communication skills, which meets the needs of children, parents, staff and key stakeholders
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills, including report-writing skills
  • Computer competency in utilising child care management software and MS Office

Desirable Criteria

  • Fluency in a second relevant community language as well as English
  • Working knowledge of Quik-kids software program or other CRM

 

Salary is in accordance with the Children’s Services Award 2010 (Level 6) with commencement salary based on experience. We offer salary packaging.

For a full information pack containing the position description or to discuss the role, please phone our office on 02 8713 7700.

All applications should be sent with a covering letter addressing the criteria.

This position is subject to the provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012, and the successful applicant is required to have undertaken a Working with Children Registration. The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Records check.

Out of Home Care Team Leader

Creating Links Out of Home Care is responsible for securing safe and nurturing home environments, and providing case management and support services for children and young people who are unable to live with their birth parents. The position is a supervisory role for the team and works directly with the children and young people in foster care, families and carers in supporting permanency planning principles.

The role is to:

  • Provide leadership, supervision and management of case management team to identify, provide and monitor safe and nurturing foster home placements for children and young people, and build capacity to support carers
  • Is  responsible, alongside the OOHC Manager to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of a high quality placement and support services for children and young people who are unable to live with their families.
  • To oversee the ongoing professional development and support of foster and kinship carers

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.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of the management of Out of Home Care services, especially trauma informed care.
  • Experience in working with CALD and ATSI communities and families
  • Highly developed casework and case management skills and knowledge of, and experience in the delivery of strengths based framework.
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing, leading and maintaining partnerships with the community and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience of managing financial resources and budgetary procedures and processes.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in quality improvement processes, management and accreditation
  • Ability to work flexibly within a changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Work Health and Safety.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.

 

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

  • Fluency in a second relevant community language as well as English.
  • Previous experience or knowledge of working in or with ‘practice groups’ or ‘communities of practice’


How do I apply or find out more information?
  

To apply for this exciting opportunity, see www.creatinglinks.org.au for further information.

Please send applications addressing the selection criteria, via email to myriamv@creatinglinks.org.au   or Contact Myriam Valle on 1300 254 657

Closing date for applications is:  3 November 2017

 

Contact Worker: Out of Home Care

Creating Links Out of Home Care is responsible for securing safe and nurturing home environments, and providing case management and support services for children and young people who are unable to live with their birth parents. The position is a support role for the team and works directly with the children and young people in foster care, supervising contact with birth family members.

The position requires flexible work hours, including after hours, weekends and involves significant travel within the Sydney Metropolitan area.

Essential Criteria:

  • A minimum of TAFE qualification Certificate III (or equivalent) in a welfare-related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledge, understanding and some experience of working with families with complex
  • Experience in working with of and ability to appropriately respond to the needs of people from all communities including Indigenous; Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD); and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT).
  • An understanding of child protection and child development
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to  prioritise  competing  demands  and  meeting  deadlines  while  working
  • Computer
  • Possession of a current driver’s licence
  • Vehicle with comprehensive car insurance.
  • Valid Working with Children’s C
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position (i.e. lifting children)

Desirable Criteria:

  • Fluency in a second relevant community language as well as
  • First Aid

How do I apply or find out more information?
To apply for this exciting opportunity, see www.creatinglinks.org.au for further information.

Please send applications addressing the selection criteria, via email to tamenay@creatinglinks.org.au   or Contact Tamena Yarak on 8713 7700

Closing date for applications is:  1 November 2017

Community Care 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!

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 role

At this exciting time of change in both the Aged Care and Disability sectors, we are seeking experienced, vibrant and committed people to join our team.

We are currently seeking passionate staff who will be responsible for providing high quality, person-centered support to NDIS participants and people over 65 years.

You will be assisting our clients to remain independent in their homes.

Tasks and Responsibilities can include but not limited to:

  • Household assistance
  • Shopping
  • Provide company
  • Meal preparation
  • Social support
  • Advice and support
  • Community support
  • Personal care

The essentials…

  • The ability to provide personal and domestic care
  • Qualifications could include Certificate III in Disability, Aged Care, Community Services Studies 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.

Desirable

Fluency in a second relevant community language as well as English (please specify in application)

Why you should join our team

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Work with a dedicated and caring team
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • Access to salary packaging benefits – increase your take home pay
  • Paid kilometres between clients
  • The opportunity to give back to your community
  • Multiple locations across NSW

At Creating Links, we truly believe that everyone matters and we value the unique contributions that you will bring to this role.

We want to work with people who are passionate about making a difference in their community, who are flexible and who want to be an integral part of an ever-growing organisation.

 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 download the below Employment Package and fill out accordingly.

Employment Information Package 2017.