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Women's Therapeutic Group Facilitator - Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service

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About the Organisation

Established in 2006, Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service (BWAHS) provides a range of services and programs to Aboriginal individuals and families who are experiencing, at risk of experiencing family violence, or use violence. Currently BWAHS is one of 4 Aboriginal specific state funded healing services in Victoria.

BWAHS has skilled qualified staff and comprehensive experience with culturally safe delivery of child, youth and family services for Aboriginal people. They provide family violence risk assessment, safety planning, case co-ordination and support including referrals to the Risk Assessment Management Panel. They have developed an excellent record for providing high quality family violence and trauma informed Intensive Case Management, Integrated Family Services responses and evidence-based therapeutic programs to individuals and groups for a whole of family approach.

About the Opportunity

BWAHS is currently seeking a Women's Therapeutic Group Facilitator to join their team on a part-time basis, located in Lilydale, Melbourne on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Manager Practice and Development, you will be responsible for collaboratively supporting clients to attend to groups and counselling programs, you will be involved in the design and facilitation a range of culturally safe healing group programs with Aboriginal women, adolescents and children who are impacted by or have experienced or are users of family violence.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifying opportunities to support strong positive connection between participants and their families, culture, Country and Community to promote healing and recovery;
  • Engaging with clients through in-service and outreach appointments as appropriate;
  • Collaborating and consulting with internal and external stakeholders to reduce identified barriers and support to clients to attend therapeutic groups and programs;
  • Maintaining records; including notes, reports, plans and data within required timelines;
  • Ensuring that client records are in accordance with BWAHS quality/audit requirements; and
  • Identify family violence risks and strategies to support safety and the healing journey.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive remuneration package commensurate with your skills and experience, plus super and salary packaging up to $15,999.

In addition, BWAHS also provides ongoing professional development opportunities!

This is a rare opportunity to work with Aboriginal families and make a genuine difference in their lives - Apply Now!

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