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Social & Emotional Wellbeing Support Worker

Kalwun Development Corporation

Kalwun Development Corporation Ltd is an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community controlled organisation currently seeking to fill the following vacancy within our Health and Wellbeing Services division.

Kalwun Health and Wellbeing Service delivers a primary health care service to the people of the Gold Coast & surrounding communities.

About the Role

Kalwun is seeking to recruit a Social & Emotional Wellbeing Support Worker to the Social & Emotional Wellbeing team.  The Support Worker is responsible for providing support in the delivery of Social & Emotional Wellbeing care to referred clients for mental health & substance misuse.

 The SEWB Worker will focus on providing support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients to strengthen their wellbeing in a variety of ways including connection to health services and culturally appropriate activities. This position is full time at the Miami clinic. 

This is an identified position, applicants must be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.

Position Duties

  • Provide cultural support to clients seeking mental health and substance misuse support
  • Work collaboratively with the Social & Emotional Wellbeing Care Coordinator, co-managing a caseload of clients
  • Facilitate and co-facilitate groups
  • Support the goals of the client and that the goals are focussed on building resilience and capacity of the client
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team to provide holistic and client centred approach to clients mental health and substance misuse
  • Contribute to case reviews.

Essential Selection Criteria

  1. Able to communicate sensitively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients
  2. Demonstrated experience in delivering programs and activities
  3. Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and ability to work with Aboriginal and culturally diverse people
  4. Experience is desirable in the delivery and care coordination services for mental health, alcohol and other drugs or other social supports.
  5. Current Qld C class drivers licence.

What we offer

Kalwun values the contributions of all staff and is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all staff feel accepted, included and welcomed. Our Employees enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Salary sacrifice of $15,000 per annum which can significantly increase your take home pay
  • Company that is focused on improving the health and wellbeing of our community
  • Five weeks of annual leave per year
  • Additional paid personal leave

Additional Information

  • This position requires the successful applicant to satisfy a national criminal history check and hold a current drivers' license.
  • A Blue Card for working with children is a mandatory requirement. The 'No Card No Start' law applies to this position - a Blue Card must be obtained prior to commencement.
  • *IDENTIFIED POSITION - To perform this role it is essential that the person who holds the position be an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that applicants are Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders. A Confirmation of Aboriginality will need to be provided. 

To apply

Please send a current CV with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position and addressing each of the selection criteria.

How to apply

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