- Remuneration: $36.54 – $39.28 per hour (depending on experience) plus regional allowances
- Employment Type: permanent full-time (38 hour week)
HelpingMinds® is a highly-regarded carer support and mental health services organisation, established over 40 years ago. Our compassionate team throughout the metro and regional areas, provide quality services and support to more than 10,000 children, youth, adults and families affected by mental illness every year.
We’re seeking an enthusiastic person to join our Child, Youth and Family services team to engage and build relationships within the community, ensuring increased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement with HelpingMinds services. The successful candidate will bring their innovative ideas to the team.
This position is identified under section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act as a role requiring an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
Key Responsibilities (not limited to):
- Engaging with the Broome community with regular outreach work to Derby and Fitzroy Crossing which may include overnight stays;
- Manage a case load, providing support services to children at risk and carers of people with mental illness;
- Establish, foster and maintain close working links with relevant service providers specific to Aboriginal and CaLD communities;
- Develop and Facilitate activities and workshops based on community needs with the plan to build a strong and resilient community;
- Develop networks, participate in community projects and provide support to local committees and other community groups in the interest of HelpingMinds.
For more information please review the Position Description
This is an opportunity for an experienced Senior Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer with a genuine interest in working collaboratively to ensure effective team goals and client outcomes are met.
You have demonstrated experience working in mental health.
You have excellent networking skills.
And finally, you’re someone who’s passionate about making a difference and working in the NFP sector, whilst using your experience of supporting and mentoring a team.
- A relevant qualification in the area of Aboriginal Health, Community Services or Mental Health
- Proof of Australian Working Rights, current Driver’s License, First Aid Certificate and a Working with Children Card
We are a value-driven organisation that encompasses the values of Hope, Collaboration, Trust, Integrity, and Respect to provide quality service. We welcome your individuality, your ideas, your passion, and your drive. Our people focused culture and flexible approach will help you to succeed both professionally and personally.
- Generous tax-free salary packaging benefits where you can package up to $15,900 per annum
- 5 weeks annual leave per year (pro rata), increasing to 6 weeks (pro rata) once reaching 3 years of continuous service
- 2 wellness days per year
- Generous superannuation: 11.5%
- Additional remote allowances
- Learning culture supportive of professional development opportunities
- The opportunity to have a real impact with the work you do!
To apply for this position and take the next steps towards a rewarding career with HelpingMinds, please submit a resume and cover letter. For more information, contact the Recruitment team on 08 9427 7100 or email email@example.com
HelpingMinds Limited is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQIA, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with lived experience of mental health issues and of supporting family members with mental health issues
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.