Authored by Wendy Bonnarens – Head of Education Australis College Covid-19 has created a new way of life for nearly everyone. It’s been a long time since the world has seen so much heartache with job losses, loss of lives and people isolated from one another. Any loss on a person’s life can have the […]
NDIS Job roles and opportunities for Leisure and Health workers – What are they? The implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has only increased opportunities for Diversional Therapists and Leisure & Health workers.
How to Become a Community Services Case Manager: A Community Services Case Manager will generally perform two roles, the first is to work directly with clients by conducting risk assessments, advocating on their behalf and assisting them in liaising with various agencies. Secondly, Case Managers oversee other frontline staff such as Case Workers or Support […]
Regularly, you will find yourself in highly challenging situations where you’ll need to make difficult decisions for the protection of a child at risk of harm, which can, of course, be quite stressful and confronting
How to become a Counsellor in Australia: Counsellors in Australia perform an important role by providing support to people who are, or have, suffered physical or emotional difficulties. By becoming a Counsellor you have an incredible opportunity to assist these individuals to identify and then work through their various issues and ultimately move past them. […]
Residential Care workers support the client in their daily living activities, life skills and personal growth. They work as part of an interdisciplinary team with a focus on client-centred practice, enabling them to heal from past trauma. Daily tasks may include cooking, cleaning, organising appointments, activities, homework and supporting them in general wellbeing. Residential care workers provide 24-hour care in staggered shifts.
How to Support and Lead Colleagues in Case Management Practice Case Management Practice is described in terms of its tasks which include, the assessment of needs; the planning of appropriate services; and the coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of services on behalf of clients. Case management supervision, therefore, follows task-oriented themes such as: Focusing on the […]
If you’re looking for a meaningful, rewarding career and want to make a genuine difference to people’s lives, then a career in community services might be just up your alley! Here are just a few of the reasons why people choose to work in community services. 1. Sense of Helping One of the most common […]
A number of students ask us what it is like to work in the community services sector, there is no easy answer as it is such a diverse sector that encompasses many skills and duties. Over the past 25 years, I have been blessed with the opportunity to volunteer for several different community organisations. One […]