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Manager, Community Wellness - Mala'la Health Service Aboriginal Corporation - Maningrida

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  • Join an influential organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of remote Aboriginal communities!
  • Work and live in the stunning Maningrida region - A remote Aboriginal community 520km east of Darwin, in Australia's gorgeous top end!
  • Attractive base salary circa $95,000 - $115,000 PLUS super and a wide range of benefits!
  • Enjoy salary sacrifice options, free accommodation, vehicle, 6 weeks' annual leave & relocation allowances!

About the Organisation

Mala'la Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (MHSAC) is an incorporated community controlled Aboriginal organisation that provides primary health care services and programs to the Maningrida region. MHSAC provides funding to the Maningrida health clinic and the Mala’la Flexible Aged Care Centre, alongside providing the “GREAT” Youth Services program and the Community Wellness program to the community.

MHSAC’s vision is to improve the health and well-being of their people in the Maningrida community and surrounding outstations.

About the Opportunity

MHSAC now has an opportunity for a full-time Manager, Community Wellness to join their dedicated team in Maningrida, NT.

Reporting to the CEO, this autonomous role will see you supervising and managing all staff employed within the Community Wellness and Youth Services Programs, with the goal of enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of individuals and families within the community.

Some of your key responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Overseeing the development and review of the Community Wellness and Youth Diversion programs;
  • Ensuring Aboriginal values, cultural knowledge and traditions have a prominent place in the development of the Community Wellness team;
  • Delivering evidence based practices aimed at improving outcomes across family counselling, suicide intervention, alcohol and drug addiction, etc.; and
  • Integrating mainstream practices in therapy and counselling with local cultural healing practices.

About the Benefits

MHBAC would like to offer the successful candidate an attractive base salary circa $95,000 - $115,000 (determined by qualifications and experience) plus 9.5% super, alongside a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Salary sacrificing options;
  • Funding up to $4000 annually for return airfares to point of hire;
  • Free accommodation and ancillary benefits (utilities etc.);
  • A vehicle for use around the Maningrida region;
  • Relocation and repatriation expense assistance;
  • 6 weeks annual leave + additional leave over the Christmas / New Years period; and
  • 17.5% leave loading!

This role presents the opportunity to join an influential community controlled Aboriginal organisation that makes a significant impact on Maningrida and the surrounding homelands. You’ll gain invaluable experience working within remote Aboriginal health, whilst also making a real difference to the lives of local community members.

In addition, you’ll enjoy fantastic career progression and growth, with the opportunity to further your leadership and management skills in this pivotal role. MHSAC encourages ongoing professional development, and offers support for attendance at relevant conferences and workshops.

About the Region

Maningrida is a coastal Aboriginal community in the heart of the Arnhem Land region, located about 520km east of Darwin. The town is a major services centre for the region with a school, health clinic, multiple food outlets and two supermarkets, service station, arts centre, swimming pool, crèche, and a tarmac airport, with commercial flights operating twice daily to Darwin.

Maningrida and the surrounding homelands are an ideal location for keen fishers, with waterways teeming with a wide array of fish such as salmon, barramundi, mangrove jack, golden snapper, Spanish mackerel, trevally and coral trout. With an incredibly diverse backdrop of rugged coastlines, remote islands, flowing rivers, lush rainforests, towering escarpments and savannah woodlands, living and working in Maningrida is a truly breathtaking experience.

Take the next step in your therapeutic services career with this rewarding community opportunity - Apply Now!

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