Social and Emotional Wellbeing Case Worker Coonamble Aboriginal Health Service


SEWB Case Worker

Dubbo Regional Aboriginal Health Service has an opportunity for a compassionate Aboriginal Social Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Worker to join their multidisciplinary team.  You will be responsible for providing direct support, counselling and intervention to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. You will assist with ongoing development and delivery of SEWB programs and training; and provide cultural safety and education, which contributes to understanding of the mental health and well-being needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  It is essential that the successful applicant has significant experience working with, and has connections to, Aboriginal communities in Western NSW.


Note: This is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identified position authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW



  • Must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (N.B. An applicant’s race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW); (Proof in writing of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent has been passed by a resolution at a Board meeting by an Aboriginal Incorporated Organisation will be required)
  • The minimum qualification is a Cert IV in Social Emotional Wellbeing  (or closest similar course) from a currently endorsed National Training Package or a willingness to enrol in a course.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the history and effects of the forcible removal of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children, and a comprehensive understanding of social and emotional wellbeing issues affecting Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to operate autonomously with limited direct supervision
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal people.
  • Ability to set priorities and monitor own workflow.
  • Computing skills relevant to the position and competent in the use of information and communication technology including MS Office
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with external providers
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check
  • Current National Criminal History Check
  • Possession of a current ‘C’ Class Open Driver’s Licence valid in NSW is required


Additional Factors:

  • Proof of vaccination must be provided upon acceptance
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate


Salary will be based on experience and qualifications


All applications must include a cover letter addressing all selection criteria along with current resume and a minimum of two references and be received by 5pm Friday 22nd July 2022. Applications can be sent to [email protected] 



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