Employment Opportunities

Children’s Placement Team Leader
  • Base/Location:
    Njernda Family Service Unit, 34 Annesley Street, Echuca
  • Reports To:
    Family Service Manager
  • Hours:
    Full time position
  • Salary:
    Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010
  • Position Scope:
    The Team Leader, Children’s Placement Services will supervise all programs within Family Services which relate to the placement of Children in Care. Program delivery includes; Home Based Care, Kinship Care, ACSASS, AFLDM and Cultural Support Planning. Day to day operational management will include;
    • Coordinating the day to day running of family services programs, supervision of case workers and ensuring that a quality and timely service is provided to Aboriginal children and families referred to these programs.
    • Ensuring that service delivery is compliant with relevant standards and legislative requirements and is based on ulturally informed Best Interest Case Practice model.
    • A key requirement of the role is also to promote effective collaboration with Njernda programs, as well as other DHHS and relevant agencies.
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Family Service Worker
  • Base/Location:
    Njernda Aboriginal Corporation, 84 Hare Street, Echuca
  • Reports To:
    Family Service Manager
  • Hours:
    Full time position
  • Salary:
    SCHADS award level B.2.3 x 1 EFT (or $48,750 pa excluding oncosts) commensurate with qualifications and/or experience.
  • Position Scope:
    The Family Services Worker works with families of children 0-18years, to strengthen parenting ability and confidence and to promote self-determination by building on each family’s natural strengths. The Program aims to enhance family, child and adolescent health and well-being and prevent child abuse and neglect. The program supports families through major transition and times of crisis by providing responsive and culturally sensitive services. Staff of the Family Services Unit will work together to develop a range of programs and services for families.
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Family Services Team Leader
  • Base/Location:
    Family Service Unit, 34 Annesley Street, Echuca
  • Reports To:
    Family Service Manager
  • Hours:
    Full time position
  • Salary:
    Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Industry Services Award 2010
  • Position Scope:
    The Family Support Services Team Leader will coordinate the day to day running of family services programs, supervision of case workers and ensuring that a quality and timely service is provided to Aboriginal children and families referred to these programs. The Team Leader also ensures that service delivery is compliant with relevant standards and legislative requirements and is based on culturally informed Best Interest Practices. A key requirement of the role is also to promote effective collaboration with Njernda programs, as well as other DHHS and relevant agencies.
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Recruitment and Assessment Officer
  • Base/Location:
    Njernda Aboriginal Corporation, 84 Hare Street, Echuca
  • Reports To:
    Family Service Manager
  • Hours:
    4 Days per week
  • Salary:
    Grade 3 of the SCHADS award Level B.3, being a 0.8 EFT position commensurate with qualifications and / or experience Equivalent of $46,800 pa part time
  • Position Scope:
    The Family Services Unit helps strengthen families to control their own destinies. Staff of the Family Services Unit will work together to develop a range of programs and services for families.
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