Men’s (Yijtawudik) Residential Rehabilitation Support Worker Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal Corporation


About Ngwala 

Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation that is dedicated to delivering quality specialist Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Housing and Homeless and other services to meet the needs of Aboriginal people and their families. These services operate in greater metropolitan Melbourne and Mooroopna in rural Victoria


The job 

The Residential Support Worker provides a safe and culturally appropriate environment for clients and support a range of program activities to help clients overcome their substance abuse.

The position works alongside a team with clients during their stay at Yitjawudik, the men’s residential rehabilitation centre, located in regional Toolamba, Victoria. A typical day may include the running of program activities, supporting clients with daily chores, transportation of clients to appointments, advocacy and completing administrative requirements associated with case management of clients and daily reporting as the women work towards their goals of rehabilitation.

We are looking to recruit for the following positions:

1x Night Shift Worker – Monday – Friday

1x Day Shift Worker – Saturday & Sunday

1x Night Shift Worker – Saturday & Sunday


About you

  • Certificate IV in Alcohol & Other drugs, or willingness to complete
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal history and/or culture and commitment to the Aboriginal community
  • A demonstrated understanding of the issues associated with AOD and their effects on the Aboriginal community 
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multi skilled team
  • Skills in working independently, generally within defined guidelines, and as a team member
  • Able to develop positive relationships with clients and work within a stressful environment
  • Well-developed interpersonal communication and self-management skills


About the perks

  • 3x Ongoing part time positions
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 2
  • NFP Salary Packaging Benefits up to $15,900
  • Grow your career at a thriving organisation invested in your development
  • Work for a dynamic, family-friendly and inclusive NFP organisation
  • Flexible work arrangements


To Apply 

If this sounds like you, please provide the following:

  • A cover letter outlining why you would be a great fit for this role
  • A resume which outlines your educational and employment background 

*Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete pre-employment checks including a Police Check, Working with Children Check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check as well as right to work in Australia Check. 

Employing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People at Ngwala is integral to keeping our services culturally aligned so we strongly encourage Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander People to apply for this role and others as they become available.



Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal Corporation

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