Social and Emotional Wellbeing Worker (HOPE) Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-Operative


Social and Emotional Wellbeing Worker (HOPE)

  • Make a real difference to the local community
  • Generous Annual Leave
  • Salary Packaging Options

The Role

We currently have 1x Full Time position in our Mental Health team. The Social Emotional Wellbeing Worker (SEWB) will enhance the effectiveness of the Wathaurong Aboriginal Health Services, working closely with the Barwon Health HOPE services to improve interfaces, transfers between services and support connections for people to link with Wathaurong and Barwon Health HOPE services.

About You
The successful candidate will have:

  • Relevant qualification (or working toward) in Community Services, Social Work, Psychology, or related area and/or experience providing support services.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in AOD and mental health assessment and screening.
  • Demonstrated high level of knowledge and understanding of the drug and alcohol treatment sector, the mental health sector and community support services.
  • Sound Knowledge of Aboriginal Culture, issues affecting Aboriginal people, and Aboriginal Service Sector.
  • Understanding of the purpose and expectations of the Victorian Child Safe Standards and demonstrated commitment to contributing to a child safe organisation in both practice and culture.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to develop positive stakeholder relationships and communicate with diverse individuals in a culturally appropriate manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate resilience and work in challenging and high-pressured environments.
  • Strong written communication skills including a high level of accuracy, record keeping, and report writing abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as part of a team and follow processes.


  • Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations

*A police check, Working with Children Check, Vaccination Certificate and current Driver Licence are required for all positions.


About Us

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How to Apply

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Applications and enquiries should be sent via SEEK or emailed to [email protected] 

Applications close on Friday 15 September 2023.




Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-Operative

Job Salary

Full time