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Social and Emotional Wellbeing Koori Youth Caseworker - Identified - Warrnambool

Employer: Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Indigenous, Social Work, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 10 February, 2019. (Expired)

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative is in an exciting phase of growth. Our dynamic team at Kepler Street provide a range of high quality community health and social support programs principally to the Aboriginal community and other residents in Warrnambool and surrounding areas. We are currently looking for a Social and Emotional Wellbeing Koori Youth Caseworker to join our expanding team. 

About the Opportunity

We are looking for an emerging young leader. Reporting to the Manager, Community Services, you will facilitate healing and improvements in the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and their families, affected by past policies and practices of forced removal, using culturally appropriate support and counselling.

What we are looking for

  • Community knowledge and / or other relevant experience in a professional support role
  • Leadership and mentoring for Aboriginal people
  • 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). 

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.  

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.