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 Elizabeth Pinson, People and Culture Officer on 0467 777 396. Applications must include your CV, a covering letter, 2 referees and how you meet the essential criteria. 

Social & Emotional Wellbeing Koori Male Case Worker

If you have the passion, we will provide the training required to fulfil this challenging and rewarding role. You will facilitate healing and improvements in the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and their families, affected by past policies and practices of forced removal, using culturally appropriate support and counselling. This role is only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander men. Full time, SCHADS Award, Level 3.

 

What we are looking for

  • Sound knowledge of intergenerational challenges faced by Aboriginal people

  • Community knowledge

  • Relevant experience in a professional support role

  • Willingness to complete a counselling qualification, funded by Gunditjmara

  • Case management experience

 

How to Apply

Specific enquires about the role should be addressed to Danny Pearson, Team Leader, Family & Community Services on 5559 1234. Position descriptions, general enquiries and applications to Elizabeth Pinson, People and Wellbeing Officer, 0467 777 396. Applications must include your CV, a covering letter, 2 referees and how you meet the essential criteria.

Intensive Family Violence Practitioner - Male

Bring your wealth of experience and compassion to this role to reduce the incidence of violence and abuse perpetrated by Aboriginal men against their families and in the community.

Based in Warrnambool you will proactively engage and provide support to male perpetrators to effect lasting behavioural changes across the south west. Our organisation provides holistic care to our members, so you will be supported by and work closely with our dedicated teams of health professionals. Collaboration with external agencies in the region is a major part of this role. This role is only open to men. Full time SCHADS award, Level 4.

 

What we are looking for

  • Minimum Bachelor level (or working toward) qualifications in a relevant field

  • Ability to mentor and support staff in the Family Violence team

  • Experience in advocacy, client service delivery, case management and referrals

  • Ability to support clients as they navigate the legal system

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

 

How to Apply

Specific enquiries should be addressed to Skye Munro, Manager, Family & Community Services on 5559 1234. Position descriptions, general enquiries and applications to Elizabeth Pinson, People and Wellbeing Officer, 0467 777 396. Applications must include your CV, a covering letter, 2 referees and how you meet the essential criteria.

Administration Officers - 2 positions

Administration Officer -
Generalist

Administration Officer -
Quality & Primary Healthcare

Are you a champion administration all-rounder? Then we have the job you are looking for! You will provide administration support across the Organisation at our Kepler Street office and to the CEO. So if you love to work for an Organisation that is committed to supporting our Community and thrive in a fast paced and supportive environment we want to hear from you! Full time, SCHADS award, Level 2.

 

What we are looking for

  • Commitment to the Gunditjmara community

  • Relevant qualification in administration or extensive experience

  • Ability to self-manage and prioritise your work

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office software

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

 

How to Apply

Specific enquiries should be addressed to Greg Reiffel, Manager, People & Culture on 5559 1234. Position descriptions, general enquiries and applications to Elizabeth Pinson, People and Wellbeing Officer, 0467 777 396. Applications must include your CV, a covering letter, 2 referees and how you meet the essential criteria.

Aboriginal Hub Practitioner - The Orange Door

The Orange Door is a service that is free for all adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need support with the care of their children.  The Orange Door is due to open in Warrnambool in September 2021. 

The Orange Door Team will include a mix of staff employed by local Community Service Organisations (CSO’s) for the South West region together with Family Safety Victoria and the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH).  These organisations include Brophy Family and Youth Services, Emma House, Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation and Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative working collaboratively to provide and deliver services for The Orange Door across the breadth of the South West Region.

Bring your wealth of experience and compassion to this role to provide comprehensive intake, assessment and planning to Aboriginal community members seeking support around family violence and child well-being.

Based at The Orange Door in Warrnambool you will assist members of our community throughout the south west. Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative provides holistic care to our members and you will work closely with our dedicated teams of health professionals as well as those at The Orange Door. There will be some outreach work and home visits outside of normal office hours. Full time, SCHADS award, Level 4/5.

What we are looking for

  • Minimum Bachelor level (or working toward) qualifications in a relevant field

  • Sound knowledge of and commitment to Aboriginal health, culture and the philosophy of Aboriginal Community Control

  • Experience in culturally safe intake, assessment and planning

  • Ability to deliver screening and triage, assessment, crisis responses and more

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

How to Apply

Specific enquires about the role should be addressed to Megan Hussey-Hall, Team Leader, Family & Community Services on 5559 1234. Position descriptions, general enquiries and applications to Elizabeth Pinson, People and Wellbeing Officer, 0467 777 396. Applications must include your CV, a covering letter, 2 referees and how you meet the essential criteria.

 

Business Administration Traineeships

Earn while you learn!

We are excited to be able to offer several traineeships in Business Administration across our organisation! Whether you are a new school leaver or looking for a new start, if you are interested in Administration and identify as being an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, then this is your chance to shine! Working full-time you will undertake a Certificate in Business Administration and be offered full support and mentoring throughout your journey.

 

We are looking for people who show:

  • A commitment to the health and culture of our Gunditjmara community.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software.

  • Being open to trying new ideas and enthusiastic about learning.

How to Apply

Specific queries about this role should be directed to Greg Reiffel, Manager, People & Culture on 03 5559 1234. Applications to Elizabeth Pinson, 0467 777 396. Applications must include your CV, a covering letter, 2 referees and how you meet the essential criteria.