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:


MANAGER OF CHILDRENS 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 16 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, or to forward your application, please contact Susan Kay 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 27 October 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


SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL WELLBEING KOORI CASEWORKERS – 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, 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 above roles should be directed to Danny Pearson, Acting Manager, Community Services on ph. 03 5559 1234.

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Susan Kay, People and Wellbeing Coordinator, 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 15 September 2019


SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL WELLBEING KOORI CASEWORKERS – MALE CASEWORKER

This role facilitates healing and improvements in the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men 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 male 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, 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 this role should be directed to Danny Pearson, Acting Manager, Community Services 03 5559 1234.

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Susan Kay, People and Wellbeing Coordinator, 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 15 September 2019


KOORI OUTREACH WORKER – Identified

The role provides leadership and guidance in ensuring the cultural safety of Aboriginal community members experiencing homelessness. Part-time 0.8 FTE. SCHADS award Level 3.

What we are looking for

  • Ability to assist Aboriginal people experiencing homelessness access specialist services
  • Provide cultural advice and leadership to the Housing Support and Linkages team
  • Broad knowledge of the issues facing Aboriginal people experiencing homelessness

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. We are surrounded by stunning coast line, lush countryside, bushwalking tracks and sporting opportunities.

How to apply

Specific queries about this role should be directed to Danny Pearson, Acting Manager, Community Services 03 5559 1234.

For further information please download the Position Description below or contact Susan Kay, People and Wellbeing Coordinator, 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 15 September 2019


Aboriginal Family Led Decision Making Community Convenor – Identified

Co-convene family decision making meetings with DHSS; working with children, young people and families in contact or at risk of contact with Child Protection services. Advocacy and education for families about the processes and requirements of Child Protection and ensuring children remain in the care of family.

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. We are surrounded by stunning coast line, lush countryside, bushwalking tracks and sporting opportunities.

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 Susan Kay, People and Wellbeing Coordinator, 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

Application deadline is Sunday 15 September 2019


Contact our People & Wellbeing Coordinator for information on any of the listed vacancies!