The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health Ltd was established by its founding members to provide a coordinated/integrated approach to the planning, development and delivery of comprehensive primary health care services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations within the Southeast Qld Region.
IUIH established the Moreton Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (MATSICHS) in 2011 as a strategic response to the significant growth and geographic dispersion of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Moreton Bay area.
About the Role?
This role will provide coordination of supports to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients who experience complex social and mental health conditions and to work effectively with other social and health practitioners to identify and access appropriate services and supports to meet their needs. This position is embedded in the MATSICHS clinics and works collegially with Counsellors, Psychologists, and other social health team members along with the Family Wellbeing Service ensuring optimal client outcomes.
- Develop and implement strategies to encourage access and engagement by vulnerable and at-risk Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Children and Families.
- Work alongside network services and collaborate with stakeholders to support families and children to identify community needs, develop strong referral pathways and coordinate holistic supports to support families and children.
- Manage a caseload of identified families ensuring effective engagement, and establishment of family care plan goals for walking alongside supporting families and maintaining comprehensive client files. Direct support and advocacy work to facilitate case management goals.
- Guide, support and allocate program and client/family work activities for the Child & Family Wellbeing Support Worker/s.
- Current C Class Drivers Licence (QLD)
- Current Criminal History Check
- Current Blue Card
- Relevant qualifications and/or experience in a related field eg. Social Work, Early Childhood, Community Services, Psychology, Counselling, or a related field.
Desirable, but not mandatory:
- Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and /or communities
What Can we Offer?
At IUIH we recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability.
- At IUIH ‘Our Collectivity is Our Strength’.
- We are a diverse and inclusive workplace that invites applications from all people.
- Be part of Australia’s largest community controlled Aboriginal Health Service.
- Access to “Growing Our Own Opportunities” through in-house training and programs.
- Weekly Staff Wellness activities and all staff ‘Gather and Grow’ yarns and award ceremonies.
- Opportunities to attend community events such as NAIDOC, Rugby League Carnivals and more.
- A range of Salary Sacrifice options including Novated Leasing, Meal & Entertainment Cards and lots more.
- Onsite Presto’s Café at our Windsor Office providing a range of hot and cold beverages and healthy breakfast and lunch options.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE – Monday 18th September 2023