#7201 Coordinator – Strong Mob Program Apunipima Cape York Health Council

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: Community Based – Hope Vale, Laura or Wujal Wujal  
Status: Full Time Fixed Term (until 30 June 2024)
Salary: $86,215 – $92,447 p.a. + 11% superannuation contribution

Recruitment of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under s 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and s 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld). The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

About Us
Apunipima Cape York Health Council is a community controlled Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health service, which provides culturally appropriate, family centred, primary health care services to the communities and people of Cape York.

About the Opportunity
As Coordinator – Strong Mob Program, you will be responsible for developing and implementing Stay Strong Plans for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people with a mental health condition, in partnership with government agencies, children and their families, carers and other stakeholders.

It is a condition of employment for this position that the employee be vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with organisational policy requirements.

Pre-employment screening for vaccination against Vaccine Preventable Diseases will be conducted for the successful applicant.

About You
To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Certificate IV in Community Services, Certificate IV in Indigenous Mental Health (Suicide Prevention) Certificate IV in Mental Health or equivalent in a relevant disciplines
  • 2 years experience as a social and community worker
  • Experience in a similar position developing and implementing care plans for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people with mental health support needs
  • Knowledge of current casework practice for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people with mental health support needs
  • Ability to work autonomously and carry out agreed Stay Strong Plans for multiple clients simultaneously
  • Understanding of the historical and contemporary issues that impact on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and their communities, particularly in Cape York
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in accordance with community protocols and customs
  • Current Blue Card positive notice or exemption, or willing and able to obtain prior to commencement

Why Apunipima?
Apunipima is a great place to work, with opportunities to grow and develop and an environment of respect. As Coordinator – Strong Mob Program, you will enjoy an attractive remuneration package, 5 weeks annual leave, annual leave loading, generous salary packaging opportunities, remote allowance and more!

How to Apply
Don’t miss the opportunity to join Apunipima. If you’re interested in this role, visit our website to view the Position Description and submit your application Work For Us (apunipima.org.au), including your resume, referee details and answers to the screening questions. Applications close on Sunday, 05 November 2023.

If you would like to have a confidential discussion about this role, or if you have any questions, please contact Janita Gibson, Team Leader – SEWB Centre via 0458 080 539 or [email protected].

 

Vacancy Reference Number: 7201

Apunipima Cape York Health Council is an equal opportunity employer.

www.apunipima.org.au

 

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Apunipima Cape York Health Council

Job Salary

Full time