Employment

Welcome,

Here at Gunditjmara we are pleased to offer our staff a comprehensive induction process to ensure your first day is 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 employees handbook, we will step you through the day to day running of the organization, introduce you to staff and provide you with information relating to our policies and the services we provide.

As a valued staff member of our team you will also have opportunities for further professional development, development of your cultural awareness, be a part of staff meeting, organizational lunches and be included in team meetings.

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interesting working at Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative.

See Current Vacancies Below:

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE OFFICER – Casual

 Are you an Accounts Payable superstar? We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and is available on a casual basis. Working closely with our busy Finance Manager, the role involves accounts payable/receivable, invoicing, Medicare refunds, rental receipts and more!

What we are looking for

  • Ability to work with Aboriginal organisations and people
  • Committed work ethic and a high level of accuracy
  • Great Accounts Payable/Receivable skills
  • An eye for detail and relevant work experience

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 and 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. Surrounded by a stunning coast line and lush countryside with extensive bushwalking tracks, we also have a wide range of sporting opportunities and a thriving arts community.

How to apply

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

Please include in your application:

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

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

 Application deadline is Wednesday 4 December 2019 


MANAGER OF CHILDRENS SERVICES

Exciting leadership opportunity! We are on the lookout for a dynamic and effective leader to oversee the dat to day operations for our expanding Children’s Services with 14 dedicated staff and 10 specialised programs. This role is part of the executive leadership team with 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 sector

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 and 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. Surrounded by a stunning coast line and lush countryside with extensive bushwalking tracks, we also have a wide range of sporting opportunities and a thriving arts community.

How to apply

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

For further information, or to forward your application, please contact Elizabeth Pinson on ph. 03 5559 1234.

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 22 December 2019


ABORIGINAL FAMILY LED DECISION MAKING COMMUNITY CONVENOR – Identified

 Providing a direct link between community and government, you will co-convene family decision making meetings with DHHS, working with children, young people and families in contact, or at risk of contact, with Child Protection services. Advocating and educating families about the processes and requirements of Child Protection ensuring children remain in the care of family. SCHADS Award Level 4. Full-time.

What we are looking for

  • Cultural knowledge and connectedness to the community
  • Ability to work with Aboriginal families and Elders in culturally appropriate ways
  • Demonstrated ability to convene and mediate outcomes with groups

 This is an Indigenous Identified role only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

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. Surrounded by a stunning coast line and lush countryside with extensive bushwalking tracks, we have a wide range of sporting opportunities and a thriving arts community.

How to apply

Specific queries about this role should be directed to Skye Munro, Acting Manager, Children’s Services 03 5559 1234.

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Elizabeth Pinson, People and Wellbeing Officer, on ph. 03 5559 1234 to forward your application and answer any further questions for you.

 Please include in your application:

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

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

 Application deadline is Sunday 22 December 2019


ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUGS FEMALE CASEWORKER

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role providing services to women experiencing substance misuse issues and reducing the uptake of alcohol and other drugs by Aboriginal women? This role empowers and motivates the community in making positive changes in their lives by prevention, early intervention, group support, basic counselling and referral to specialist services. Full-time. SCHADS Award Level 4.

What we are looking for

  • Solid understanding of issues confronting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Exceptional people skills
  • Sound knowledge of the social and emotional wellbeing framework (Balit Murrup)
  • Relevant qualification or significant experience and training

This is a designated position established as a special measure under s 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic). Only female candidates are eligible to apply for this position.

 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 and 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. Surrounded by a stunning coast line and lush countryside with extensive bushwalking tracks, we also have a wide range of sporting opportunities and a thriving arts community.

How to apply

Specific queries about the above role should be directed to Les Miller, Manager, Community Services on ph. 03 5559 1234.

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Elizabeth Pinson, People and Wellbeing Officer, on ph. 03 5559 1234 to forward your application and answer any further questions for you.

 Please include in your application:

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

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

 Application deadline is Sunday 5 January 2020


GENERAL PRACTITIONERS

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 Elizabeth Pinson 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


SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL WELLBEING KOORI CASEWORKER – FEMALE CASEWORKER

This role facilitates healing and improvements in the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their families, affected by past policies and practices of forced removal, using culturally appropriate support and counselling. 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

This is an Indigenous Identified role only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

This is a designated position established as a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only female candidates are eligible 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 and 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. Surrounded by a stunning coast line and lush countryside with extensive bushwalking tracks, we also have a wide range of sporting opportunities and a thriving arts community.

How to apply

Specific queries about the above roles should be directed to Les Miller, Manager, Community Services on ph. 03 5559 1234.

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Elizabeth Pinson, People and Wellbeing Officer, on ph. 03 5559 1234 to forward your application and answer any further questions for you.

Please include in your application:

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

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

Application deadline is Sunday 5 January 2020