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    And at Far North we want all of our staff to feel rewarded and appreciated. The success we have as an organisation in achieving our purpose is reflected directly in the commitment and passion of our staff. Our staff embody our values and are committed to making a difference.

    Broome Positions

    HR Advisor

    Job Type: Human Resources

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    HR Advisor
    Recruitment@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    This position is responsible for providing effective and efficient Human Resource practices. The successful applicant will be a goal orientated person with excellent time management and communication skills. Specific duties include:
    • Provide timely day-to-day HR advice and support to the Disability Services Manager, Coordinators and other employees
    • Provide end to end recruitment process to fill vacant positions
    • Manage and maintain recruitment and on-boarding processes
    • Coordinate staff training in liaison with Training manager
    • Provide advice to management and staff in relation to current Industrial relation laws
    • Provide oversight on rosters and work hand in hand with Roster coordinators
    • Maintain TRACCS (HRMIS) and HR records for Broome office

    Required

    • Relevant qualification and experience in Human Resources
    • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant industrial and employment related legislation, regulations and Awards
    • Demonstrated ability to support a culture of continuous improvement, be innovative and develop creative solutions to resolve human resource challenges
    • Demonstrated ability to develop effective working partnerships with proven interpersonal, mediation and consultation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
    • Demonstrated high level of personal and professional integrity and confidentiality
    • Demonstration of advanced computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint

    Qualifications Desirable

    • Demonstrated team player
    • Demonstrated understanding of the National Standards for Disability Services
    • Demonstrated ability to work within policies and procedures

    Support Worker

    Job Type: Support Worker

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    Support Worker
    Recruitment@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    The primary role of a support worker is to work in partnership with individuals who have a disability (and where appropriate their families and carers) to implement, review and refine agreed strategies to support the person to achieve the goals identified in their support plan.
    • The support worker recognizes and values the person’s (and family, carers and guardians where appropriate) right to being the leader of their own life
    • The support worker assists people to identify new opportunities for inclusion, active participation and valued roles within their community of choice
    • The support worker provides personal care
    • The support worker assists the person with physical mobility where required
    • The support worker administers medications from blister packs with care and / or supervises the person who administers their own medication
    • The support worker assists with or completes domestic chores
    • The support worker provides support for the individual to develop, maintain or enhance their relationships with family and acquaintances
    • The support worker maintains open and honest communication with the person, their family, guardians and Coordinator
    • The support worker caries out other tasks designated by their Coordinator that ensure policy, procedure, reporting or service delivery is maintained

    Required

    • Experience supporting people with a disability
    • Valid Driver’s license and ability to use own vehicle for work purposes where required
    • National Police Clearance (less than 3 months old at commencement)nt
    • Working With Children Check (where required)
    • Manual handling training
    • Senior First Aid Certificate
    • Demonstration of working in an effective team
    • Demonstrated effective communication skills and written skills
    • Willingness to work in a diverse range of settings

    Qualifications Desirable

    • Certificate 3 or higher in Disability Work
    • Certificate 3 or higher in any relevant community services certificate
    • Certificates and recognised training in medications, positive behavior support, manual handling, autism or other relevant qualification.

    Derby/Fitzroy Crossing Positions

    HR Advisor

    Job Type: Human Resources

    Apply Now Download full position description
    HR Advisor
    DerbyRecruitment@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    This position is responsible for providing effective and efficient Human Resource practices. The successful applicant will be a goal orientated person with excellent time management and communication skills. Specific duties include:
    • Provide timely day-to-day HR advice and support to the Disability Services Manager, Coordinators and other employees
    • Provide end to end recruitment process to fill vacant positions
    • Manage and maintain recruitment and on-boarding processes
    • Coordinate staff training in liaison with Training manager
    • Provide advice to management and staff in relation to current Industrial relation laws
    • Provide oversight on rosters and work hand in hand with Roster coordinators
    • Maintain TRACCS (HRMIS) and HR records for Broome office

    Required

    • Relevant qualification and experience in Human Resources
    • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant industrial and employment related legislation, regulations and Awards
    • Demonstrated ability to support a culture of continuous improvement, be innovative and develop creative solutions to resolve human resource challenges
    • Demonstrated ability to develop effective working partnerships with proven interpersonal, mediation and consultation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
    • Demonstrated high level of personal and professional integrity and confidentiality
    • Demonstration of advanced computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint

    Qualifications Desirable

    • Demonstrated team player
    • Demonstrated understanding of the National Standards for Disability Services
    • Demonstrated ability to work within policies and procedures

    Support Worker

    Job Type: Support Worker

    Apply Now Download full position description
    Support Worker
    DerbyRecruitment@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    The primary role of a support worker is to work in partnership with individuals who have a disability (and where appropriate their families and carers) to implement, review and refine agreed strategies to support the person to achieve the goals identified in their support plan.
    • The support worker recognizes and values the person’s (and family, carers and guardians where appropriate) right to being the leader of their own life
    • The support worker assists people to identify new opportunities for inclusion, active participation and valued roles within their community of choice
    • The support worker provides personal care
    • The support worker assists the person with physical mobility where required
    • The support worker administers medications from blister packs with care and / or supervises the person who administers their own medication
    • The support worker assists with or completes domestic chores
    • The support worker provides support for the individual to develop, maintain or enhance their relationships with family and acquaintances
    • The support worker maintains open and honest communication with the person, their family, guardians and Coordinator
    • The support worker caries out other tasks designated by their Coordinator that ensure policy, procedure, reporting or service delivery is maintained

    Required

    • Experience supporting people with a disability
    • Valid Driver’s license and ability to use own vehicle for work purposes where required
    • National Police Clearance (less than 3 months old at commencement)nt
    • Working With Children Check (where required)
    • Manual handling training
    • Senior First Aid Certificate
    • Demonstration of working in an effective team
    • Demonstrated effective communication skills and written skills
    • Willingness to work in a diverse range of settings

    Qualifications Desirable

    • Certificate 3 or higher in Disability Work
    • Certificate 3 or higher in any relevant community services certificate
    • Certificates and recognised training in medications, positive behavior support, manual handling, autism or other relevant qualification.

    Service Delivery Coordinatior

    Job Type: Direct Service Delivery

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    Service Delivery Coordinatior
    DerbyRecruitment@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    • The primary role of the Service Coordinator is to develop and maintain strong positive relationships with individuals and their families that lead to a partnership approach to setting and achieving goals in a person and family centred way. Specific tasks include;
      • The Service Coordinator understands and respects that individuals and families have the right to exercise choice and control in the delivery of their supports.
      • The Service Coordinator works in partnership with them to develop and implement plans that have short, medium and long term goals
      • The Service Coordinator ensures 100% of plans meet all Qualitative Criteria for the Quality Management Framework and all reporting requirements to NDIA
      • The Service Coordinator is proactive in reviewing and monitoring individuals plans.
      • The Service Coordinator seek regular feedback from staff and the individual, their family and carers to update or change strategies where required
      • The Service Coordinator develops care plans to support the overarching plan where required for positive behaviour support, epilepsy, gastronomy feeds, mobility, hoisting, safe transport
      • The Service Coordinator ensures supports provided are not over and above the funded plan
      • The Service Coordinator provides individuals and families with a package statement that details supports provided, cost to date and the individuals’ package balance at a time determined by the participant
      • The Service Coordinator keeps up to date, accurate and professionally written case notes, progress notes towards goal achievement and operational notes on
      • The Service Coordinator is to action incident reports lodged including investigating the incidents.
      • The Service Coordinator develops corrective actions as required and closing off when Serious incident reports to be immediately escalated to the DSM.

    Required

    • Demonstrated values driven and person centred approach to providing support for people with disabilities, their families and carers.
    • Minimum Certificate IV in disability or in human services
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in planning, coordinating and monitoring
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the National Standards for Disability Services
    • Demonstrated ability to lead a work group, set priorities and monitor work flows
    • Demonstration of working as a team member, taking leadership roles where required
    • Commitment to supporting people to achieve goals and be empowered to have greater quality of life, choice and control
    • Demonstrated high level of verbal, written and / or communication skills
    • Commitment to the principles of equity, fairness, social justice and upholding of human rights in all communications,
    • Respect for peoples cultural, religious and spiritual beliefs

    Qualifications Desirable

    • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets

    East Kimberley Positions

    HR Advisor

    Job Type: Human Resources

    Apply Now Download full position description
    HR Advisor
    KununurraRecruitment@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    This position is responsible for providing effective and efficient Human Resource practices. The successful applicant will be a goal orientated person with excellent time management and communication skills. Specific duties include:
    • Provide timely day-to-day HR advice and support to the Disability Services Manager, Coordinators and other employees
    • Provide end to end recruitment process to fill vacant positions
    • Manage and maintain recruitment and on-boarding processes
    • Coordinate staff training in liaison with Training manager
    • Provide advice to management and staff in relation to current Industrial relation laws
    • Provide oversight on rosters and work hand in hand with Roster coordinators
    • Maintain TRACCS (HRMIS) and HR records for Broome office

    Required

    • Relevant qualification and experience in Human Resources
    • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant industrial and employment related legislation, regulations and Awards
    • Demonstrated ability to support a culture of continuous improvement, be innovative and develop creative solutions to resolve human resource challenges
    • Demonstrated ability to develop effective working partnerships with proven interpersonal, mediation and consultation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
    • Demonstrated high level of personal and professional integrity and confidentiality
    • Demonstration of advanced computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint

    Qualifications Desirable

    • Demonstrated team player
    • Demonstrated understanding of the National Standards for Disability Services
    • Demonstrated ability to work within policies and procedures

    Support Worker

    Job Type: Support Worker

    Apply Now Download full position description
    Support Worker
    KununurraRecruitment@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    The primary role of a support worker is to work in partnership with individuals who have a disability (and where appropriate their families and carers) to implement, review and refine agreed strategies to support the person to achieve the goals identified in their support plan.
    • The support worker recognizes and values the person’s (and family, carers and guardians where appropriate) right to being the leader of their own life
    • The support worker assists people to identify new opportunities for inclusion, active participation and valued roles within their community of choice
    • The support worker provides personal care
    • The support worker assists the person with physical mobility where required
    • The support worker administers medications from blister packs with care and / or supervises the person who administers their own medication
    • The support worker assists with or completes domestic chores
    • The support worker provides support for the individual to develop, maintain or enhance their relationships with family and acquaintances
    • The support worker maintains open and honest communication with the person, their family, guardians and Coordinator
    • The support worker caries out other tasks designated by their Coordinator that ensure policy, procedure, reporting or service delivery is maintained

    Required

    • Experience supporting people with a disability
    • Valid Driver’s license and ability to use own vehicle for work purposes where required
    • National Police Clearance (less than 3 months old at commencement)nt
    • Working With Children Check (where required)
    • Manual handling training
    • Senior First Aid Certificate
    • Demonstration of working in an effective team
    • Demonstrated effective communication skills and written skills
    • Willingness to work in a diverse range of settings

    Qualifications Desirable

    • Certificate 3 or higher in Disability Work
    • Certificate 3 or higher in any relevant community services certificate
    • Certificates and recognised training in medications, positive behavior support, manual handling, autism or other relevant qualification.

    Service Delivery Coordinatior

    Job Type: Direct Service Delivery

    Apply Now Download full position description
    Service Delivery Coordinatior
    KununurraRecruitment@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    • The primary role of the Service Coordinator is to develop and maintain strong positive relationships with individuals and their families that lead to a partnership approach to setting and achieving goals in a person and family centred way. Specific tasks include;
      • The Service Coordinator understands and respects that individuals and families have the right to exercise choice and control in the delivery of their supports.
      • The Service Coordinator works in partnership with them to develop and implement plans that have short, medium and long term goals
      • The Service Coordinator ensures 100% of plans meet all Qualitative Criteria for the Quality Management Framework and all reporting requirements to NDIA
      • The Service Coordinator is proactive in reviewing and monitoring individuals plans.
      • The Service Coordinator seek regular feedback from staff and the individual, their family and carers to update or change strategies where required
      • The Service Coordinator develops care plans to support the overarching plan where required for positive behaviour support, epilepsy, gastronomy feeds, mobility, hoisting, safe transport
      • The Service Coordinator ensures supports provided are not over and above the funded plan
      • The Service Coordinator provides individuals and families with a package statement that details supports provided, cost to date and the individuals’ package balance at a time determined by the participant
      • The Service Coordinator keeps up to date, accurate and professionally written case notes, progress notes towards goal achievement and operational notes on
      • The Service Coordinator is to action incident reports lodged including investigating the incidents.
      • The Service Coordinator develops corrective actions as required and closing off when Serious incident reports to be immediately escalated to the DSM.

    Required

    • Demonstrated values driven and person centred approach to providing support for people with disabilities, their families and carers.
    • Minimum Certificate IV in disability or in human services
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in planning, coordinating and monitoring
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the National Standards for Disability Services
    • Demonstrated ability to lead a work group, set priorities and monitor work flows
    • Demonstration of working as a team member, taking leadership roles where required
    • Commitment to supporting people to achieve goals and be empowered to have greater quality of life, choice and control
    • Demonstrated high level of verbal, written and / or communication skills
    • Commitment to the principles of equity, fairness, social justice and upholding of human rights in all communications,
    • Respect for peoples cultural, religious and spiritual beliefs

    Qualifications Desirable

    • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets

    Therapy Positions

    Speech Pathologist

    Job Type: Therapy Services

    Apply Now
    Speech Pathologist
    Valerie@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    Work within a transdisciplinary team of passionate therapists in Broome and throughout the Kimberley. We provide therapy in our well-equipped facilities but mainly visit our participants in their own homes. Furthermore we provide therapy services in very remote areas and communities. Therefore we offer professional 4WD courses to make sure you have the best experience reaching your clients in our company cars on dirt roads or through river crossings. We also charter private aircrafts to get you in some of the most remote and pristine communities that Australia has to offer. You will have the opportunity to work with children and adults who are culturally and linguistically diverse and have a wide range of disabilities. We believe in flexibility and have casual, part-time and full-time fixed contracts available immediately. Benefits
    • Relocation allowance and accommodation support considered for the right candidate
    • Above award salary
    • Salary sacrificing and remote allowances
    • Generous professional development allowance and supportive supervision structure
    • Use of company pool car
    • Supportive transdisciplinary therapy team environment that values you and supports your development
    • Travel opportunities to some of the most pristine areas of Australia.
    If you enjoy finding meaningful and functional approaches to therapy input and are keen for the unique Kimberley life then we would like you on our team. Come grow with us and live and work in one of Australia’s most unique/sought-after tourist destinations!

    Required

    • Bachelor degree in Speech Pathology or equivalent
    • Current membership with SPA
    • Excellent interpersonal manner and cross-cultural skills for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • Willingness to learn and grow
    • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
    • Willing to obtain NDIS Worker's Clearance
    • Current Australian Driver’s License
    • Current Working with Children's Check (or willing to obtain)
    • Current First Aid Certificate including CPR

    Senior Occupational Therapist

    Job Type: Therapy Services

    Apply Now
    Senior Occupational Therapist
    Valerie@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    The Role Work within a transdisciplinary team of passionate therapists in Broome and throughout the Kimberley. We provide therapy in our well-equipped facilities but mainly visit our participants in their own homes. Furthermore we provide therapy services in very remote areas and communities. Therefore we offer professional 4WD courses to make sure you have the best experience reaching your clients in our company cars on dirt roads or through river crossings. We also charter private aircrafts to get you in some of the most remote and pristine communities that Australia has to offer. You will have the opportunity to work with children and adults who are culturally and linguistically diverse and have a wide range of disabilities.   Benefits • Relocation allowance and accommodation support considered for the right candidate • Above award salary • Salary sacrificing and remote allowances • Generous professional development allowance and supportive supervision structure • Use of company pool car • Supportive transdisciplinary therapy team environment that values you and supports your development • Travel opportunities to some of the most pristine areas of Australia. If you enjoy finding meaningful and functional approaches to therapy input and are keen for the unique Kimberley life then we would like you on our team. Come grow with us and live and work in one of Australia’s most unique/sought-after tourist destinations!

    Required

    • Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy, or equivalent
    • Current registration with AHPRA
    • Excellent interpersonal manner and cross-cultural skills for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • Willingness to learn and grow
    • Current NDIS Worker's Clearance (or willing to obtain)
    • Current Australian Driver’s License
    • Current Working with Children's Check (or willing to obtain)
    • Current First Aid Certificate including CPR
    • Well-developed oral and written communication skills

    Finance & Administration

    No positions available.

    Support Coordination

    Support Coordinator

    Job Type: Support Coordination

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    Support Coordinator
    KununurraRecruitment@farnorth.org.au

    About the Role

    The primary role of the Support Coordinator is a capacity building role to support implementation of all supports in a participants NDIS plan, including informal, mainstream, community and funded supports.

     

    SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:

    • Maintaining, the database and connected systems for Support Coordination at Far North
    • Assess mainstream, community, informal and provider options for NDIS participants
    • Meeting with and supporting participants to refine their chosen goals
    • Negotiate services to be provided and their prices
    • Develop service agreements, quotes and store documentation within Policy Guidelines
    • Arrange any assessments required to determine the nature and type of funding required
    • Decide the budget and agree with the participant for each support service requested
    • Link participants to mainstream and/or community services (Housing, education, transport and health)
    • Engaging with NDIA staff and other relevant stakeholders
    • Responding to crisis situations for NDIS participants in receipt of support coordination
    • Assist participants to review their plan and prepare for their plan review

    Required

    • Strong person centred approach to coordination of services
    • Ability to work in culturally relevant and respectful ways
    • Ability to coach, empower and support people with disabilities to exercise choice and control in the implementation of their NDIS plan
    • Attention to detail and accuracy in data entry
    • Ability to prioritise and plan your daily work
    • Ability to work with multiple service providers, contractors and organisation’s
    • Comprehensive understanding of the NDIS Support Coordination role
    • High level of verbal, written and oral communication skills
    • National Police Certificate (less than 3 months old)
    • NDIS Workers screening
    • Working With Children Check

    Qualifications Desirable

    • Minimum Certificate IV in community services or equivalent experience
    • Minimum 2 years experience in community services or related
    • Demonstrated team player
    • Demonstrated understanding of the National Standards for Disability Services
    • Demonstrated ability to work within policies and procedures

    We are always looking for people to join our growing team.

    If you’d like to enquire about any of our current vacancies please fill out the form and we will contact you as soon as possible.

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