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Koori Youth Justice Worker, Identified - Warrnambool

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative

About us

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative is a not for profit Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) providing culturally attuned, integrated health and community services in Warrnambool and regional South West Victoria.

About the role

Are you passionate about reducing the number of young Aboriginal people coming into contact with the Justice system? The ideal person for this role will have a holistic approach, sound assessment skills and can engage with Aboriginal community supports. Full-time position. SCHADS Award Level 3.   

What we are looking for

  • Ability to mentor and role model positive behaviour to young Aboriginal people
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal social and cultural history, and the impacts on young Aboriginal people
  • Relevant qualification and case management experience

This is an Indigenous Identified role only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

The Benefits

Generous annual salary, including 9.5% superannuation, attractive salary packaging benefits (salary package your home loan, car loan, superannuation etc.), annual leave loading, early finish Fridays, plus additional paid leave over Christmas / New Year. Warrnambool offers low cost living and affordable housing and is a well serviced regional hub of South West Victoria. Surrounded by a stunning coastline and lush countryside with extensive bushwalking tracks, we have a wide range of sporting opportunities and a thriving arts community.

More information

Specific queries about the role should be directed to Skye Munro, Manager, Child, Youth and Family Services, 0439 141 070, Skye.Munro@gunditjmara.org.au using the subject line: Koori Youth Justice Worker, Identified - Warrnambool enquiry via EthicalJobs. General enquiries to Elizabeth Pinson, People and Wellbeing Officer, 0467 777 396, recruitment@gunditjmara.org.au.

A position description is attached.

Gunditjmara is a Child Safe Organisation.

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