Employment

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer. When you commence work with us you will be provided with a comprehensive induction, including a copy of our employee handbook and provided with opportunities to meet with everyone within our organization and gain an insight into how we function as a service provider.

Throughout your time with the Cooperative you will be provided opportunities for professional development, be engaged in our engagement process making through community lunches, staff meetings and team meetings.

You will work within a recognized structure where you report to either a team leader or divisional manager, have access to information on your program funding, KPI’s and outcomes, have a work plan, prepare a monthly report on your progress towards achieving outcomes and engage in reflective practice.

See current vacancies listed below:

MIDWIFE – KOORI MATERNITY SERVICES (KMS)

The Koori Maternity Service is the primary antenatal and post natal arrangements, including a range of health and self-help educative learning programs for new mothers. The Midwife works in partnership with women providing support, care and advice during pregnancy through to the postnatal period up to eight weeks. Importantly the Midwife works in partnership with our Aboriginal Maternity Health Workers. KMS care includes preventive measures, promotion of normal birth, detection of complications in mother and child and accessing medical or other assistance.

 What we are looking for:

  • Ability to work with Aboriginal women and understanding of Aboriginal culture
  • Registered Nurse with midwifery endorsement
  • Ability to work in equal partnership with Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Ability to explain medical procedures to women and families

Application deadline Sunday 7 October 2018

PSYCHOLOGIST

Working within a small clinical mental health care team that integrates with non-clinical staff and provides wrap around services to clients.  Responds to the needs of Aboriginal people facing significant disadvantage such as homelessness, dual disability and dual diagnosis. Provision of clinical interventions focusing on clients’ life impairments, as a result of high levels of psychological distress or illness. Part-time, 2 days per week.

 What we are looking for:

  • Commitment to improving the overall health of Aboriginal families
  • Ability to work in culturally appropriate ways
  • Ability to integrate mental health within the social, emotional and cultural wellbeing of the Aboriginal community
  • Registered Psychologist with APS

Application deadline Sunday 14 October 2018

REGISTERED NURSE – MENTAL HEALTH

Working within a small clinical mental health care team that integrates with non-clinical staff and provides wrap around services to clients.  Responds to the needs of Aboriginal people facing significant disadvantage such as homelessness, dual disability and dual diagnosis. Role includes mental health assessments, crisis management, general health check-ups, psycho-education and treatment interventions. Part-time, 4 days per week.

What we are looking for

    • Commitment to improving the overall health of Aboriginal families
    • Ability to work in culturally appropriate ways
    • AHPRA nursing registration
    • Extensive experience in the provision of mental health care to clients

 

Application deadline Sunday 14 October 2018

 

 

All positions will be advertised in the Warrnambool Standard and circulated at Winda-Mara, Wathaurong, Kirrae, Goolum Goolum, Dhauwurd Wurrung, and BDAC and listed on Gunditjmara website, and Facebook and Linkedin, and WDEA Employment Warrnambool. The ITAR and Koori IFS roles are additionally listed on Ethical Jobs.

 

Contact our Human Resource Coordinator for information on any of the listed vacancies!