EMPLOYMENT

Ngata

Welcome, we are pleased to offer you a comprehensive induction process on your first day to ensure you're off to a great start. We are an equal opportunity employer and we want your transition into your new role to be as smooth and informed as possible. You will receive a copy of our employee’s handbook, we will step you through the day to day running of the organisation, introduce you to staff and provide you with information relating to our policies and all the services we provide.

As a valued staff member of our team you will also have opportunities for professional development, development of your cultural awareness, attend organisational lunches and be a part of staff and team meetings.

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest in working at Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative.

You will note that we do not have closing dates for our advertised positions. We will wait for the right candidate and review all applications weekly. So please do not hesitate and apply now!

General Practitioner (FRACGP)

  • Fantastic opportunity to provide positive health outcomes.

  • Community focused.

  • Competitive remuneration & flexible hours.

 

Through our expansion plans and current local marketing, we are experiencing unprecedented growth.

Our bulk billing medical clinic, currently based at Banyan Street is a thriving medical practice providing GP, preventative, and allied health services. We are a fully accredited “one-stop shop”.

 

Whilst our focus is on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) community health, we welcome all comers. It is this inclusion, our high standards, and modern medical resources that has led to a whole of family approach to our services.

This is a culturally safe place, and you will be providing positive medical outcomes for our most vulnerable community members. Importantly you will have the resources to refer on to our preventative and allied health services. You will also provide mentoring to less experienced GP’s, providing them with your invaluable experience.

 

Apart from the reward botained by providing a valued and essential service, we offer competitive and flexible remuneration. There are also tax advantages for working for our Not-for-Profit organisation.

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

  • Must have Full AHPRA Registration as a Medical Practitioner (Specialist Registration).

  • Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) or Vocational Registration (VR).

  • Patient focused.

 

Whilst not essential, experience working with the ATSI community would be well received, and we encourage applications from duly experienced and qualified Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

 

How to Apply

For further information, please contact Tara Smith, Manager Primary Healthcare, on 0438 777 514. Confidentiality is assured. Position descriptions, general enquiries and applications to Aliza Johnson, People and Culture Officer on 5559 1234. Applications must include your CV, a covering letter, 2 referees and how you meet the essential criteria. 

Harm Minimisation Case Worker - Full Time

Full-time, ongoing. SCHADS Level 4

Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the successful applicant will work with people who inject drugs (PWID) to reduce the harms that may be associated with the use of illicit drugs and to improve their health and well-being, operating in accordance with best practice, by:

  • Provide injecting equipment including needles/syringes, swabs, and sharps containers; in conjunction with 

  • Education on safer drug use and safer sex;

  • Appropriate disposal of used equipment.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential

  • Training (or willingness to undertake training) in Cert IV AOD/ 4 Core Competencies and a current First Aid Certificate.

  • Computer skills including the use of MS-Office based systems.

  • Demonstrated understanding of harm minimisation policy and harm reduction in relation to illicit drug use and health.

  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the range of issues that impact people who use illicit drugs and relevant support strategies.

  • Understanding of co-occurring drug use and mental health and harm reduction in the context of illicit & other drugs and risks associated with the use of these.

  • Knowledge of local agencies and services relevant to the client group.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution and negotiation, and the ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds.

  • Ability to multi task, prioritise effectively and achieve quality outcomes in a busy, client focused environment.

  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently with minimal supervision.

Desirable

  • Identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

HOW TO APPLY

Position descriptions are available at https://www.gunditjmara.org.au/employment.

Please forward your covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) and resume to recruitment@gunditjmara.org.au .

We are looking to fill these position ASAP, however we will wait for the right candidate, so get in quick.

We are a Child Safe organisation. This means that any job offer will be subject to strict screening processes and proof of immunisation (both childhood & Covid). See the position description for further information. 

For further information, please contact Tara Smith on 5559 1234.

Home & Community Care Worker (various positions) - Casual 

Casual. $27.35 to $29.19 per hour (inclusive of casual loading).

Flexible and rewarding work providing culturally appropriate home support to the disabled and/or older people, and their carers. You will assist our clients with domestic duties such as vacuuming, cleaning, laundry, food preparation and shopping. Positions are also available for general maintenance, mowing, and gardening.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

Essential

  • Certificate III in Aged Care and / or Certificate III in Individual Support or working towards.

  • Experience and understanding of working with Aboriginal people.

  • Demonstrated experience in working with frail aged and/or disabled people and their carers.

  • Ability to communicate sensitively and appropriately with and understand the needs of frail older/disabled people and their carers from a diverse range of socio-economic and Aboriginal/Torres Strait backgrounds.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and report accurately to supervisor.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the demonstrated ability to communicate with service users and their carers, staff, and range of service providers.

  • Ability to provide quality services that assists people to maintain their independence, dignity, cultural values, and religious beliefs.

  • Flexibility to work as required.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the key challenges of the elderly and people with disabilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and cooperatively as part of a team.

  • Current Victorian driver’s licence.

  • Physical and mental capability of fulfilling the requirements of the position.

Desirable

  • Previous employment experience in the health/aged care, community services sector.

  • Identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

HOW TO APPLY

Position descriptions are available at https://www.gunditjmara.org.au/employment.

Please forward your covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) and resume to recruitment@gunditjmara.org.au .

We are looking to fill these position ASAP, however we will wait for the right candidate, so get in quick.

We are a Child Safe organisation. This means that any job offer will be subject to strict screening processes and proof of immunisation (both childhood & Covid). See the position description for further information.

For further information, please contact Tory Winsall on 5559 1234.