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 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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HACC Maintenance Worker
  • Base/Location:
    Njernda Medical Centre, 84 Hare Street, Echuca
  • Reports To:
    Community Engagement Manager
  • Hours:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    On Application
  • Position Scope:

    The HACC Maintenance Worker is responsible for garden and home maintenance within the HACC Program.

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Kinship Care and Case Contracting Worker
  • Base/Location:
    Njernda Family Services, 34 Annesley Street Echuca
  • Reports To:
    Team Leader
  • Hours:
    Part Time (24 hours per week)
  • Salary:
    SCHADS Grade 3 award
  • Position Scope:

    The Kinship and Case Contracting Worker will work with referred statutory kinship carers; provide family support to non-statutory kinship placements, establish placement support of new placements and access and referral to appropriate support services for Aboriginal Kinship Carers.

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Koori Kids Engagement Worker
  • Base/Location:
    Community Hub, 74 Annesley Street, Echuca
  • Reports To:
    Community Engagement Manager
  • Hours:
    Full Time (37.5hrs)
  • Salary:
    On Application
  • Position Scope:

    The Njernda Koori Kids Engagement Worker position aims to promote healthy lifestyles (in particular, participation in organised sports or other physical activities) and support young people (aged 8 -18) to stay at school, transition to training or further education, and be diverted from the juvenile justice system.

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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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