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

Intensive Family Services Case Manager

Are you passionate about ensuring our Gunditjmara community’s children are provided with the very best culturally safe and nurturing environments in which to live, learn and grow? If you have the skills and training required to preserve or reunite families who are facing challenges then we want to hear from you. Full time, fixed term until March 2022, SCHADS Award, Level 3 or 4 depending on experience.

 

What we are looking for

  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and understanding of the local Aboriginal Community

  • Dedication to supporting the best interests of children and young people

  • Ability to provide a high-quality service to families with complex needs

  • Case management experience

  • Demonstrated experience in working within a multi-disciplinary team

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

 

How to Apply

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