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Early Linker Worker - Ability Links - Nowra

Apply now Job no: 982578
Work type: Fixed Term (Full Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Community Services

Early Linker Worker – Ability Links

  • Not for profit salary packaging plus other benefits
  • Fixed term full time contract – September 2018
  • Nowra

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

Ability Links works closely with people whom have disabilities, their families and carers to support them to fulfil their goals, hopes and dreams.

The Early Linker Worker will support clients in the provision of support services, to face related family issues.


  • Respond to referrals of clients to the service from support services
  • Work with clients to create individualised support plans including referral to supplementary services
  • Provide ongoing support with clients and review progression against case plans
  • Respond to region specific needs for clients
  • Build supportive networks for clients
  • Complete a range of other administrative duties including case management plans, reports, risk assessment and statistics

Qualifications & experience

  • 2 year diploma in Social Welfare (or higher) or relevant industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Senior first aid certificate
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check.   In addition there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons to apply for work with children, and, as such, prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.


  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Purchase additional annual leave
  • Discounted childcare rates of up to 50% at participating Centres (conditions apply)
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling service
  • Volunteering opportunities

Click "APPLY NOW" noting applications close 21st March.

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Download File Level 3 Earlylinks Worker.doc

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