About the role
This is a permanent full-time opportunity working 35 hours/ week and will be based in Oatlands/ North Parramatta
This role provides administration support to the team responsible for case management when a child or young person enters Uniting’s care
In this role you will need to meet funding and performance requirements, ethical and professional standards, administer data and knowledge management systems and provide agile support to the team as required
About Uniting’s Permanency Support Program
The Permanency Support Program (PSP) aims to give every Aboriginal child/young person a loving home, whether that be with parents, family, extended family or through guardianship or quality long-term care
We provide culturally supported placement options for Aboriginal children and young people 0-18 years of age
PSP also provides a ‘light touch’ Aftercare service for Aboriginal young people 18-25 years who have left foster care and for the next 4 years will collaborate with Uniting’s Extended Care Pilot program team to provide holistic support to young people using the Advantage Thinking approach
This is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People All applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent. Aboriginality is a genuine qualification authorised under Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination ACT 1977
Provide evidence of Aboriginalidentity, andbe able to demonstrate ability to work effectively with Aboriginal peoples and communities
Collaborative team player
Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
Strong experience in development and implementation of office systems and procedures
Proficient in accounts payable, accounts receivable and ability to understand financial, planning and funding processes.
Accurate word processing and presentation skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Proven organisational skills and the ability to multi-task with attention to detail, accuracy and deadlines.
Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
Excellent telephone and inter-personal manner
Hold a current NSW WWCC
Committed to continuous improvement
Benefits and culture
Working to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice brings its own rewards, but there’s more.
Welcoming you exactly as you are
Work you’ll be proud of
You’ll have access to a range of support and opportunities including-
Learning and development opportunities
Diverse and inclusive workplace
Flexible working arrangements
Regular supervision, support and team meetings
For more information about what it’s like to be one of the 273 Uniting employees who identify as Aboriginal click here -https://www.uniting.org/community-impact/aboriginal-inclusion
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks, which include National Police Checks, Working with Children Checks and Reference Checks.
Closing date: 11:55pm Tuesday 29th November
Please contact Alex Sullivan from Uniting if you have any questions or might like more information; 0466801937 / firstname.lastname@example.org