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Counsellor / Social Worker - WYDAC - Remote Communities

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About Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation (WYDAC)

Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation (WYDAC) has dedicated itself to developing the strength, health, confidence and leadership of Warlpiri youth since 1993. The program aims to promote positive and meaningful future pathways for all young Warlpiri people.

The notable and sustainable success of the program has been firmly based on the strength of Warlpiri youth, families and their communities, as well as the ongoing commitment of staff. The program was created by, and for, Warlpiri people, and is governed by a Warlpiri Committee.

For more information about WYDAC, please click here.

About the Opportunities

The Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation (WYDAC) are currently seeking Counsellors and Social Workers to join their Warra Warra Kanyi - Counselling and Case Management teams based in either Yuendumu, Lajamanu or Willowra in the Northern Territory.

Reporting to the WWK Coordinator and working as part of a supportive team of Indigenous and non-Indigenous staff, your primary responsibility will be to provide high quality, effective and culturally appropriate counselling and case management for Warlpiri young people. You will work closely with Warlpiri colleagues and with the WWK Coordinator to ensure that practice approach reflects and upholds WYDAC’s values, and is congruent with the WWK program logic.

For more information regarding the role, please contact recruitment@wydac.org.au.

About the Benefits

These roles aren't for everyone. They are based in remote locations and can often be challenging - as such we require resourceful, flexible, driven and hard-working individuals to succeed. For the right person, however, this is a rewarding and life-changing opportunity that will allow you to become a part of these unique community environments!

Successful candidates will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package of $80,500, which includes a base salary & penalties; mobile phone and salary sacrificing options available!

In addition to the above your benefits include:

  • Fully furnished accommodation;
  • Utility (Internet, water, and electricity) costs covered; and
  • A Special Area "A" tax offset providing significant tax savings!

You will also be joining a professional, multidisciplinary team and supportive team environment. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to provide real, hands-on support to at-risk youth - Apply Now!

Please note: Applicants must be eligible to live and work in Australia, with no restrictions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

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