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Social and Emotional Wellbeing Koori Female Caseworker - Identified Position - Warrnambool

Employer: Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Indigenous, Mental Health & Counselling, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC

Job posted on: 02 July, 2019.
Applications close: 21 July, 2019. (Expired)

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative is  a not for profit Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) providing culturally attuned, integrated health and community services in Warrnambool and regional South West Victoria.  

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager, Community Services, you will facilitate healing and improvements in the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their families, affected by past policies and practices of forced removal, using culturally appropriate support and counselling. Full time.

What we are looking for

  • Community knowledge and relevant experience in a professional support role
  • Willingness to complete a counselling qualification, funded by Gunditjmara
  • Sound knowledge of intergenerational challenges faced by Aboriginal women
  • Case management experience

This is an Indigenous Identified role only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

This is a designated position established as a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only female candidates are eligible to apply.

The benefits

Classified as Level 3 under the SCHADS award. Salary package includes attractive salary sacrificing benefits (salary sacrifice your home loan, car loan, superannuation etc.) plus additional paid leave over Christmas / New Year. Warrnambool offers low cost living and affordable housing and is a well serviced regional hub of South West Victoria. We are surrounded by stunning coast line, lush countryside and bushwalking tracks.   

Gunditjmara is a Child Safe Organisation.

Position descriptions can be accessed below or via our website

How to apply for this job

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