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Aboriginal Mentor - Bendigo


Employer: Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-op
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Family Services, Indigenous, Youth, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC

Job posted on: 10 January, 2019.
Applications close: 30 January, 2019. (Expired)

The Aboriginal Mentor will work with clients to assist in working towards and achieving their individual goals and aspiration. They will provide assistance and support as required including linking the client into other BDAC programs and services.

  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award (Level 3)
  • Casual Employment (as per contract)
  • 9.5% Superannuation and access to Salary Packaging

Key selection criteria

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the local Aboriginal community
  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and their families, the Aboriginal community, service providers and colleagues
  • Professional experience in supporting clients to identify their goals and put in place strategies to achieve these
  • Experience in young people’s activities and events
  • Written and computer literacy skills with the ability to prepare reports, maintain client files and case notes.
  • Organisational skills with a demonstrated ability to manage competing demands and work as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of local service providers and referral pathways
How to apply for this job

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