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.

Permanency Coordinator

Full Time: 38hrs/week

Creating Links is a growing not-for profit community organisation that focuses on developing dynamic, resilient, confident and inclusive communities and families in Metropolitan Sydney. Our Out of Home Care program is a newly established service and has a dynamic and passionate team who strive to provide safe and nurturing home environments for children and young people.

 

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Relevant professional qualifications (for example Social Work, Psychology)
  • Excellent knowledge, understanding and experience of working with families with complex needs.
  • Experience in working in Out of Home Care.
  • Experience in working with children and families from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Aboriginal and Torres Strat (ATSI) backgrounds
  • A well-developed understanding of child protection, the relevant legislation and knowledge of research and theoretical frameworks for working with children and young people who have experienced trauma through abuse or neglect
  • Well-developed understanding of permanency placement principles
  • Highly developed conflict resolution skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to research and analyse information and make recommendations accordingly
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Demonstrated experience in networking and negotiation
  • Experience of report writing, using analytical skills
  • Fluency in a second relevant community language as well as English
  • Possession of a Working with Children’s Check
  • Possession of current driver’s licence and access to vehicle with fully comprehensive insurance
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends

DESIRABLE

First Aid Certificate

 

How do I apply or find out more information?

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

 Closing date for applications is: 29 January 2018 

Bilingual Caseworker:

Out of Home Care

Full Time: 38hrs/week

Creating Links is a growing not-for profit community organisation that focuses on developing dynamic, resilient, confident and inclusive communities and families in Metropolitan Sydney. Our Out of Home Care program is a newly established service and has a dynamic and passionate team who strive to provide safe and nurturing home environments for 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.
  • Understanding of the impact of trauma
  • Fluency in another language as well as English. ‘
  • Experience in working with children and families from CALD backgrounds.
  • Experience of working in case management
  • 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:

  • Experience of working in Out-of-Home Care
  • First Aid Certificate

 

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. Contact Myriam Valle on 8713 7700

Closing date for applications is: 17 January 2018 

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.

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.