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.
Koori Maternity Service Nurse
Live and work in Warrnambool and the South West – the most liveable region in Australia.
Build your career, not just a job.
Competitive salary, including tax savings.
Are you bored with the humdrum of your current job and/or looking for a position that will see you achieve real and meaningful outcomes that positively affect our community?
Do you understand and are committed to improving the health and family issues that effect Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders?
Are you experienced in working with Aboriginal pregnant women, their babies, and families?
Are you a Registered Midwife?
If you answered ‘yes” to these questions, we want to hear from you – now!
Reporting to our Clinical Coordinator, working closely with our Aboriginal Health Team, the Koori Maternity Service (KMS) Nurse is a full-time, ongoing position that provides access to much needed holistic, culturally appropriate care for Aboriginal women and their families during pregnancy.
You will be at the forefront of our KMS program ensuring best practice and client participation in:
Postnatal support; and
Fostering relationships between women and their birthing hospitals.
This is a regional role, that will see you supporting women and families who reside in the Warrnambool, Portland, Heywood, and Hamilton local government areas.
Closing date? What closing date? We will wait for the right candidate for this much sought-after role, and whilst we would like to employ you yesterday, we will respect any notice periods, etc that you may need. So, get your application in as soon as you can.
We treat all applications as precious, ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of all our applicants.
We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.
How to apply
Specific queries about the role should be directed to Tara Smith, Manager, Primary Healthcare Services on 5564 3344. Position descriptions, general enquiries and applications to Elizabeth Pinson, 0467 777 396. Applications must include your CV, a covering letter, 2 referees and how you meet the essential criteria.
Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health Cultural Support (AMCHI)
In conjunction with Warrnambool City Council, the role provides cultural support to women and their babies, with a focus on improving outcomes, cultural connections and linkages for Aboriginal families to mainstream service providers. Full time, 18 months contract, SCHADS Award Level 3.
What we are looking for
A commitment to Aboriginal health and culture
Experience working with pregnant women, new-born babies and families
Understanding of early childhood development
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).
How to apply
Specific queries about the role should be directed to Skye Munro, Manager, Child, Youth and Family Services on 5559 1234. Position descriptions, general enquiries and applications to Elizabeth Pinson. Applications must include your CV, a covering letter, 2 referees and how you meet the essential criteria.