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Culture Care Connect Suicide Prevention Worker

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
  • Base Salary: $83,089 - $96,895 (p.a.)
  • Total Effective Package: $103,197 - $118,732 (p.a.)*
  • Full Time, Maximum Term contract until June 2025

Working with Central Australian Aboriginal Congress not only offers rewarding career options, but a wide range of employee benefits including;

  • Competitive salaries
  • Six (6) weeks' annual leave
  • Generous salary packaging
  • A strong commitment to Professional Development
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)

Why Central Australian Aboriginal Congress?

Congress has expanded to become the largest Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in the Northern Territory and are one of the most experienced Aboriginal primary health care services in the country.

Congress provides a comprehensive, holistic and culturally - appropriate primary health care service to Aboriginal people living in and nearby Alice Springs, including eight remote communities, it is a strong political advocate of closing the gap on Aboriginal health disadvantage and a national leader in improving health outcomes for all Aboriginal people.

About the role

This is an exciting new position within Congress.

We are looking for the right person to come and join our team as a Culture Care Connect Suicide Prevention Worker.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities continue to be significantly impacted by suicide and suicidal ideation. The Culture Care Connect program seeks to overcome the inequality experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, integrating suicide prevention planning and response activity by developing and delivering trauma-aware, healing-informed aftercare services which take into consideration the intersection between AOD, SEWB and other complementary programs.

The Culture Care Connect Suicide Prevention Worker is responsible for providing assertive and timely follow-up care for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people referred to this service following a suicide attempt or suicidal crisis, in line with the co-designed aftercare model of care.

The person in this role will be resourced with strong training and ongoing support mechanisms including clinical and cultural supervision.

For more information on the position please contact Reece Cossar, Acting SEWB Manager on 0409 921 656.

Applications will close when a suitable applicant is found.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

*Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, and estimated tax saving from salary packaging options.

Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.

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