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Aboriginal Outreach Worker - Coffs Harbour / Newcastle / Regional NSW

Carers NSW

Carers NSW

Carers NSW is the peak body in NSW for carers of all ages and circumstances. We are a not-for-profit organisation connecting and empowering carers and improving their quality of life through support, referrals, capacity building and training.

As the Carer Gateway Service Provider (CGSP) in Region 4 of NSW (Central Coast, Hunter New England and North Coast) we are excited to be growing our team and are looking for an Aboriginal Outreach Workers. We are looking for this role to be based in Coffs Harbour, Newcastle or based in the New England Region.

Aboriginal Outreach Worker

This is an Aboriginal Identified position and is responsible for connecting with Aboriginal services and community organisations to create awareness, generate referrals and encourage access to Carer Gateway services throughout Gateway Region NSW 4. This is a contract position with possible extension.

Essential requirements:

  • Identify as an Aboriginal person
  • Demonstrated experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, service providers and elders in the local community
  • Knowledge of, and experience working in, the community care, health and disability service systems and other programs relevant to carers
  • Strong commitment to teamwork and good practice
  • Understanding of and commitment to carer issues and needs
  • Current NSW drivers licence and the capacity to travel across the region

In addition, existing networks across Region NSW 4 (Central Coast/Hunter/New England/North Coast) will be highly regarded.

Benefits

We can offer you a competitive salary plus not for profit salary packaging benefits and a friendly team committed to the organisation's purpose. To learn more about what we do, please visit our website.

For further information, please contact Josette from our HR Team on: (02) 9280 4744.

A criminal record check and working with children check will be required as a condition of employment.

An applicant’s race is a genuine occupational qualification for the purpose of promoting welfare and authorised by Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Carers NSW recognises the value of diversity in its workplace and acknowledges the contributions that people of diverse backgrounds bring to the organisation.

A position description is attached.

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