- Job posted on: 19th Jul 2019
- Applications close:
As with most regional or remote operations, working in these environments can come with a range of great experiences and challenges beyond what you might experience elsewhere. You will develop and nurture relationships with local communities while embracing the unexpected, as every day will be different.
In return for your commitment to our vision, Anglicare WA provides the opportunity to make a positive contribution, and use your creativity and innovation to really explore your passion.
Anglicare WA is a highly regarded not for profit organisation, delivering a diverse range of community services throughout Western Australia. With over 600 staff and 320 volunteers, we are passionate about having a real and sustainable impact in the Western Australian community and to do this we need talented and engaged people who share our drive to achieve positive outcomes. The StandBy Support After Suicide Service, which Anglicare WA is a partner agency in, is one of Australia’s leading suicide postvention program dedicated to supporting people and communities affected by suicide
The pivotal role of the StandBy Suicide Response Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and delivering support to individuals, couples, families and groups who have been affected by suicide. You will deliver culturally appropriate interventions including initial phone support and brief counselling, organising care arrangements for the bereaved and coordinating community-based responses. You will develop and deliver broader community engagement initiatives as well as community education in the areas of suicide prevention and bereavement and by doing so effectively promote the benefits of the service to engage stakeholders and increase engagement by community members.
You will also lead a team of Crisis Team members providing them with debriefing/supervision support and ensuring they remain trained and engaged in the service.
This is a full time contact until 30 June 2020 based in Kununurra.
To achieve success in this role you will have:
The successful candidate must possess a current National Police Clearance valid within one year, a WA Working with Children Check and WA Drivers Licence.
While your skills and experience tell part of your story, your values and attitude speak louder still. At Anglicare WA we are all about people, placing people at the heart of our work. We are focused on strengths, believing in and amplifying the strength of people and communities. We are fiercely inclusive, making sure everyone can belong. As trusted partners we are curious and creative, always looking for new ways to do better. We are courageous and gutsy, tackling difficult issues, even when it’s hard. Do these values resonate with you?
If the opportunity excites you to develop your career in an organisation whose values align with yours then we want to hear from you.