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South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation is a “not-for-profit Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation” providing Health and Wellbeing and relevant services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Shoalhaven area.



Applications must address the key competencies (selection criteria):  For an Information Package containing position description, selection criteria and an employment application, please visit www.southcoastams.org.au or contact Human Resources on hr@southcoastams.org.au or 02 4448 0200.


Preferred applicants will also be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain a new paid employee Working with Children Check (as required by the Act) prior to appointment with South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation.


Salary will be in accordance with the South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2012 – 2015.


Applications closing date:29th January 2018


Executive Officer – Permanency Support Program -Full-Time, Ongoing

An exciting Executive level opportunity exists in managing and leading South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation’s Permanency Support Program. The Permanency Support Program introduces a series of changes that commenced 1 October 2017, which shifts the current placement-based service system to one that is centred on safety, permanency and wellbeing for children, young people and their families and kin. The Permanency Support Program is one of the most significant changes to the child protection and out-of-home care system and is part of a broader suite of reforms.

The position will be responsible for ensuring the program works effectively with children, young people, siblings, foster carers, birth families and significant others, to support, stable, positive and sustainable permanent placement options. The role will be responsible for ensuring delivery of a therapeutic case management model that ensures all domains of a child or young person's life are addressed and birth families are supported to improve their overall wellbeing and functioning. Where possible, permanency goals should be focused towards family preservation and/or restoration, however where this is not possible, permanency goals for Aboriginal Children and Young Person/s look to support guardianship or long-term foster care.

An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with relevant qualifications and experience.

For further information about this position please contact Tanya McGeachie on                  

02 4448 0200 or TanyaM@southcoastams.org.au


A Police Check, and Working with Children Check (at own expense) are a requirement for this position. Employment at SCMSAC is subject to a probationary period with option of extension.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. People living with a disability are also encouraged to apply.





(Designated Position)



* Aboriginal Designated Positions.  Aboriginality is a genuine occupational requirement and racial discrimination is a prohibition as outlined under Section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.  Proof of Aboriginality must be provided at interview.

Date Posted
Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Nowra, NSW 2541
Job Type
Full Time, Temporary/Contract
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