Employment

Hello, 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. We will ensure you have the opportunity to introduce you to others within our organisation, stepping you through the processes of how we function as a service provider.

Throughout your time with our organisation you will be provided with opportunities for your professional development. You will be invited to actively become involved with our community through organizational lunches, staff meetings and team meetings.

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

See Current Vacancies Below:


MANAGER OF COMMUNITY SERVICES

 Exciting leadership opportunity! We are on the lookout for a dynamic and effective leader to oversee the day to day operations for our expanding Community Services programmes, currently 8 in total, and approximately 14 staff.  The role is part of the executive leadership team and reports directly to the CEO and is a critical role within our organisation. Responsibility for financial management, leading and mentoring our people, meeting service delivery targets and ensuring accreditation and compliance standards are met. SCHADS Award Level 7. Full-time.  

 What we are looking for

  •  A commitment to improving overall health of Aboriginal families
  • A commitment to Aboriginal culture
  • Ability to lead diverse teams and programs
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to mentor staff
  • Knowledge and management experience in Children’s Services

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply

 Benefits

 Generous annual salary, including 9.5% superannuation, attractive salary packaging benefits (salary package your home loan, car loan, superannuation etc.), annual leave loading, early finish  Fridays, free car parking, plus additional paid leave over Christmas / New Year. Warrnambool offers low cost living and affordable housing and is a well serviced regional hub of South West Victoria. We are surrounded by stunning coast line, lush countryside, bushwalking tracks and sporting opportunities.

 How to apply

Specific queries about the role should be directed to Ashley Couzens our Chief Executive Officer on ph. 03 5559 1234.

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Susan Kay on ph. 03 5559 1234 to forward your application to and answer any further questions for you.

Please include in your application:

  • Your current resume
  • A cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria
  • And 2 referees

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

 Application deadline is Sunday 18 August 2019


HOME CARE SUPPORT WORKER – CASUAL

We are currently looking for additional workers to join the Home Care Support Workers casual pool.

What we are looking for

  • A commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and culture
  • Experience and understanding of working with Aboriginal people
  • Interest in and ability to work with the elderly and young people with disabilities
  • Ability to empower clients and work in other people’s homes
  • Flexibility around work hours
  • Certificate III in Aged Care, Individual Support or Disability, or working towards one

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Susan Kay on ph. 03 5559 1234 to forward your application to and answer any further questions for you.

Please include in our application:

  • Your current resume
  • A cover letter explaining explaining your interest in the position and working for Gunditjmara.
  • And 2 referees

For all general enquiries and forwarding your applications please contact Susan Kay the  People and Wellbeing Coordinator. 

How to apply

Specific enquires about the the position and the role should be addressed to Glenda Thompson, Manager Elders and Homecare Services on ph. 0428 529 752.

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

 Application deadline is Sunday 25th August 2019


PREVENTION & EARLY INTERVENTION COORDINATOR

Are you passionate about improving the health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? We are currently recruiting for a Prevention & Early Intervention Coordinator who will be responsible for implementing and coordinating intervention and prevention activities. You will contribute to the promotion of health care, client support and mentoring. The role is a regional position in which you will be working with South West Aboriginal Health Partnerships and involves travel across South West Victoria. This is a full-time position with a maximum term contract.

 What we are looking for

  • Commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and culture
  • Clinical experience or practice experience in a health setting
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Qualifications in nursing, health care or significant relevant work experience and training.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply

Benefits 

Generous annual salary, including 9.5% superannuation, attractive salary packaging benefits (salary package your home loan, car loan, superannuation etc.), annual leave loading, early finish Fridays, free car parking, plus additional paid leave over Christmas / New Year. Warrnambool offers low cost living and affordable housing and is a well serviced regional hub of South West Victoria. We are surrounded by stunning coast line, lush countryside, bushwalking tracks and sporting opportunities.

How to apply

Specific queries and expressions of interest should be directed to Julieanne Crow the Manager of the Primary Health Care Services on mobile 0438 606 072.

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Susan Kay on ph. 03 5559 1234 to forward your application to and answer any further questions for you.

Please include in your application;

  • your current resume
  • a cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria
  • and 2 referees

Click Here for a copy of the Position Description

Application deadline is Sunday 11 August 2019


MANAGER OF CHILDREN’S SERVICES

 Exciting leadership opportunity! We are on the lookout for a dynamic and effective leader to oversee the day to day operations for our expanding Children’s Services programmes, currently 9 in total, and approximately 15 staff.  The role is part of the executive leadership team and reports directly to the CEO and is a critical role within our organisation. Responsibility for financial management, leading and mentoring our people, meeting service delivery targets and ensuring accreditation and compliance standards are met. SCHADS Award Level 7. Full-time.  

 What we are looking for

  •  A commitment to improving overall health of Aboriginal families
  • A commitment to Aboriginal culture
  • Ability to strategically grow services
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to mentor staff
  • Knowledge and management experience in children’s services

 We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply

 Benefits

 Generous annual salary, including 9.5% superannuation, attractive salary packaging benefits (salary package your home loan, car loan, superannuation etc.), annual leave loading, early finish  Fridays, free car parking, plus additional paid leave over Christmas / New Year. Warrnambool offers low cost living and affordable housing and is a well serviced regional hub of South West Victoria. We are surrounded by stunning coast line, lush countryside, bushwalking tracks and sporting opportunities.

 How to apply

Specific queries about the role should be directed to Ashley Couzens, Chief Executive Officer on  03 5559 1234.

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Susan Kay on ph. 03 5559 1234 to forward your application to and answer any further questions for you.

Please in include in your application:

  • Your current resume
  • A cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria
  • And 2 referees

 Click Here for a copy of the Position Description

 Application deadline is Sunday 18 August 2019.


GENERAL PRACTITIONER

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative is in an exciting phase of growth. Our passionate teams provide a range of quality, holistic community health and social support programs to the Aboriginal community as well as other residents in Warrnambool, South West Victoria and outlying areas.

Exciting opportunity for a true lifestyle GP in our community based bulk billing general practice, providing culturally sensitive care for Aboriginal families and other residents. Our GPs are well supported by other GPs, our great nursing staff, the General Practice Manager, Aboriginal Health Workers and a clinic culture of preventative medicine. Our GP’s enjoy having time to get to know their patients developing a comprehensive assessment and sense of rapport with their clients.

Onsite services include dental, dietetics, psychology, maternity and optometry clinics with an established client base. You will enjoy a standard 7.6 hour work day, no weekends or on-call work. F/T or P/T hours are negotiable. This position also includes an attractive salary package with a maximum salary packaging scheme and DWS status.

What we are looking for

  • A commitment to Aboriginal health and Aboriginal culture
  • Provision of services that are inclusive of Aboriginal Communities and people
  • Case management of patients with complex and chronic conditions
  • Supervision of medical students 

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply

How to apply

Specific queries and expressions of interest should be directed to Julieanne Crow the Manager of the Primary Health Care Services on mobile 0438 606 072.

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Susan Kay on ph. 03 5559 1234 to forward your application to and answer any further questions for you.

Please include in your application;

  • your current resume
  • a cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria
  • and 2 referees

Please Click Here for a copy of the Position Description

No application deadline applies


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