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Aboriginal Peer Worker - Streetlink

Uniting Communities

Are you a passionate about your community and looking to be part of something meaningful? Uniting Communities is on the lookout for an enthusiastic and dedicated Aboriginal Peer Worker to join our team. If you have a passion for helping homeless and vulnerable young people take control of their health and well-being, and if you're committed to reducing harm for individuals, families, and communities, then we want to hear from you!

To be eligible to apply for this position, applicants must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

This will be a Permanent Part time Position 3 days per week.

Your Impact:

As an Aboriginal Peer Worker, you will:

  • Provide vital AOD harm minimisation information to our clients, following evidence-based best practices.
  • Offer clients valuable insights into accessing our services and what they can expect.
  • Co-facilitate engaging group sessions and one-on-one interactions with our clients.
  • Empower clients from a peer perspective.
  • Contribute to our Clean Needle Program, making a positive impact on public health.

Full Position Description here.

About You

You will have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

  • Personal experience within the Community Services Sector
  • Knowledge of the AOD sector, health sector and harm minimisation strategies
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to connect with and engage a diverse range of people.
  • A strong commitment to ethical customer service.

About the Benefits

  • In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 per year pre tax and additionally a $2,650 Meals and Entertainment card. 
  • To see how this could potentially benefit your take home pay, visit our salary packaging provider - Access Pay
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Early Intervention Physio Program
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

Check out our additional benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org

Your Application

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

Apply early; closing date subject to change.

Uniting Communities considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under sub-s 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

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