COVID-19 Downtime Support

We hope you and your families are keeping safe.

The Northern Centre are continuing to deliver our services to the community.

If you need support, please call 9334 0111 or email intake@thenortherncentre.org.au or visit The Northern Centre - Individual Support Request

We have recommenced face-to-face services in combination with ZOOM and/or phone, as have some of our collocated partners.

Please do not hesitate to make contact at any time Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm.

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Thank you for your interest in working with The Northern Centre.

There are no positions available at this time.

Positions Vacant

 

Intake Coordinator

 

12 month part-time contract (5 days per week – Monday to Friday for 6 hours a day (including unpaid 30 minute lunch break)

Applications close: 9:00am on Monday 10 August 2020

The Northern Centre (formally Ryde Family Services) is a dynamic community service NGO that provides early intervention and prevention services to our community specifically in the areas of family and parenting, homelessness and domestic violence.  We provide support in the form of casework, counselling, advice, referrals, advocacy and group work.

The important role of Intake Coordinator works across the organisation and is the first point of entry for clients to our service.  The organisation operates a client-centric, strength based and trauma informed approach to care.  We are culturally accessible and we value respect, integrity, innovation, collaboration and generosity in how we work with one another, our clients, our partners and the sector.

The salary will be in accordance with the SCHADS Award and in line with your demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience. There is generous salary packaging, a professional development training budget and EAP support available for this role. The TNC office is located in West Ryde, and is a three minute walk from the West Ryde train and bus station.

Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant qualifications and demonstrated experience in the Community Welfare and/or Human Services sector
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise empathy, discretion and sensitivity when communicating with clients
  • Demonstrated understanding of a range of issues facing vulnerable families and individuals including, but not limited to, domestic violence, homelessness, mental health, family breakdown, drugs and alcohol and parenting stress
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound organisational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to prioritise and be hands on in all aspects of workload.
  • Understanding of WHS
  • Familiar with CRM systems and database management

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in engaging with a vulnerable client cohort
  • Experience working with clients at risk of homelessness
  • Knowledge and experience of Social Housing Pathways
  • Bilingual/community language

For more information, please contact:

Cassie Cox on 02 9334 0111 or connect@thenortherncentre.org.au

Applicants must send their resume with a covering letter addressing the selection criteria to connect@thenortherncentre.org.au.  Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Record and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

Positions Vacant

 

Administration & Reception Coordinator

Permanent part-time (2 days per week on Friday and Saturday)

Applications close: 29 March

The Northern Centre (formally Ryde Family Services) is a dynamic community service NGO that provides early intervention and prevention services to our community specifically in the areas of family and parenting, homelessness and domestic violence.  We provide support in the form of casework, counselling, advice, referrals, advocacy and group work.

The important role of our Administration and Reception Coordinator works across the organisation and is the first point of contact for clients and visitors to the service.  The organisation operates a client-centric, strengths based and trauma informed approach to care.  We are culturally accessible and we value respect, integrity, innovation, collaboration and generosity in how we work with one another, our clients, our partners and the sector.

The salary will be in accordance with SCHADS Award Level 4 and in line with your demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience. There is generous salary packaging, a personal training budget and EAP support available for this role. The TNC office is located at West Ryde, a 2-minute walk from the West Ryde train station.

Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant qualifications in Administration and/or demonstrated previous experience in an Administration role within a busy office in a complex environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability  to  exercise  empathy,  discretion  and  sensitivity  when  communicating  with clients.
  • Demonstrated understanding of a range of issues facing vulnerable families, youth and individuals including but not limited to domestic violence, homelessness, mental health, family breakdown, drugs and alcohol and parenting stress.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sound organisational and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and team work skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and be hands on in all aspect of workload; and be self-directed
  • Understanding of WHS.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Familiarity with Social media and web maintenance, CRM systems, database management and excellent IT literacy.
  • Bilingual/community language, preferably Korean and/or Mandarin.
  • Current driver’s license.

For more information, please contact:

Cate Sinclair on 0409 685 334 or connect@thenortherncentre.org.au

Applicants should send their resume with a covering letter addressing the selection criteria to connect@thenortherncentre.org.au.  Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Record and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.