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 and provided with opportunities to meet with everyone within our organisation 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 recognised 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 Below:

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

A highly rewarding opportunity for a Chief Executive Officer to lead our professional multi-disciplinary teams. The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for ensuring the organisation achieves its strategic objectives in accordance with the strategic plans. This role includes business growth initiatives; strengthening of external stakeholder partnerships and relationships; financial oversight and accountability; and overarching accountability to funding bodies, the community, stakeholders and the Board of Directors. You will be supported by a dynamic and competent leadership team across the organisation.

What we are looking for

  • Our ideal CEO will have a passion for the Community and will be competent working within Aboriginal organisations within a Victorian context.
  • Previous senior management experience is essential, preferably in community-controlled Aboriginal Health organisations.
  • Sound knowledge of financial management, legislative and corporate accountability, strategic development, negotiation and change management.
  • Ability to shape strategic thinking, communicate with influence and make sound decisions, whilst achieving results and exemplifying personal drive and integrity.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Business Management, Health Management etc. will be looked upon favourably, but are not essential.
  • People-focused leader with outstanding communication and listening skills

How to apply

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their relevant experience and/or qualifications and how they meet the essential criteria for the position. Further information, and applications to Susan Kay Human Resources 0427 058 467 or (03) 5559 1234 susan.kay@gunditjmara.org.au.

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

Applications close Sunday 26 May 2019

Gunditjmara is a Child Safe Organisation


MANAGER CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Exciting leadership opportunity! We are on the look out for a dynamic and effective leader to oversee the day to 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. Full-time position.

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

How to apply

Specific queries about the role should be directed to Ashley Couzens, Interim CEO, 5559 1234, ceo@gunditjmara.org.au. Position descriptions, general enquiries and applications to Susan Kay susan.kay@gunditjmara.org.au Applications must include your CV, cover letter defining how you meet the essential criteria and 2 referee’s.

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

Application deadline is Sunday 2 June 2019.

Gunditjmara is a Child Safe Organisation


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 principally 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 Practice Nurses, Practice Manager and Aboriginal Health Workers and a clinic culture of preventative medicine. Our GPs enjoy having time to develop rapport with patients and doing comprehensive assessments. Onsite services include dental, dietetics, psychology, maternity and optometry clinics. Established client base. Standard 7.6 hour work day, no weekends or on call work. F/T or P/T hours negotiable. Attractive salary package with maximum salary packaging scheme. 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 

How to apply

Specific queries and expressions of interest should be directed to Julieanne Crow, Manager, Primary Health Care Services, 0438 606 072 julieanne.crow@gunditjmara.org.au. General enquiries and applications to Susan Kay susan.kay@gunditjmara.org.au.

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No application deadline apply.

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

Gunditjmara is a Child Safe Organisation.


TEAM LEADER CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Exciting new leadership opportunity! We are on the look out for a dynamic and effective team leader to lead the day to operations for our expanding Children’s Services programmes, currently 9 in total, and approximately 15 staff. The Team Leader role is a vital role within our Children’s Services with responsibility for supervising and mentoring our people, programme reporting requirements, accreditation and compliance standards. Full-time position. SCHADS Award level 5.

What we are looking for

  • A commitment to improving overall health of Aboriginal families
  • Overseeing case management
  • Strong supervision & mentoring skills
  • Knowledge and experience in children’s services

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

How to apply

Specific queries about the role should be directed to Ashley Couzens, Interim CEO, 5559 1234, ceo@gunditjmara.org.au. Position descriptions, general enquiries and applications to Susan Kay susan.kay@gunditjmara.org.au. Applications must include your CV, cover letter defining how you meet the essential criteria and 2 referee’s.

Please Click Here for a copy of the Position Description.

Application deadline is Sunday 9 June 2019.

Gunditjmara is a Child Safe Organisation


Social And Emotional Wellbeing Koori Female Caseworker

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative is in an exciting phase of growth. Our dynamic team at Kepler Street provide a range of high quality community health and social support programs principally to the Aboriginal community and other residents in Warrnambool and surrounding areas. We are currently looking for a Social and Emotional Wellbeing Koori Youth Caseworker to join our expanding team.

About The Opportunity

We are looking for an emerging young leader. Reporting to the Manager, Community Services, you will facilitate healing and improvements in the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and their families, affected by past policies and practices of forced removal, using culturally appropriate support and counselling.

What We Are Looking For

-Community knowledge and / or other relevant experience in a professional support role
-Leadership and mentoring for Aboriginal people Case management

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 s12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

Applicants for the above position must be able to demonstrate their relevant experience and/or qualifications and how they meet the essential criteria for the position. . Further information, and applications to Susan Kay ph. 03 5559 1234  susan.kay@gunditjmara .org.au

Please Click Here for a copy of the Position Description.

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

Applications close Sunday 10 February 2019

Gunditjmara is a Child Safe Organisation


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