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Aboriginal Youth Support Workers

Website Goodradigbee Cultural & Heritage Aboriginal Corporation

About the job

Support Worker – Youth work (Identified Role) 

Goodradigbee Cultural & Heritage Aboriginal Corporation 

  • Casual | Penrith, NSW 
  • VARIOUS CASUAL AND PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE 
    • Mentors
    • In Home Support Workers
    • Family Time Supervisors. 

ABOUT US

Our Purpose 

Our organization is dedicated to delivering culturally appropriate support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities. We are committed to delivering a holistic model that provides the whole person care without discrimination. This includes underpinning social determinants that impact heavily on the health and well-being of individuals and families in our community. Our Organization also provides advocacy in areas including housing, education, child safety and protection.

Our Vision

To be an esteemed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service provider to improve the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, so, they can stay safely in their home, receive a good education, and grow up healthy and proud of who they are.  Aboriginal Support Workers – Targeted Positions

ABOUT THE ROLE

At GCAHAC, our Support Workers work towards supporting vulnerable families who are at risk of further escalation in the child protection system because we believe that supporting families before a crisis improves family resilience and reduces harm to children.

You will be a self-directed person passionate about working directly with families experiencing trauma and committed to providing the best level of care and support possible to our families.

Essential criteria

  • Minimum Cert III in Community Services or similar qualification
  • Have an understanding of the impacts of intergenerational trauma and the affects this has on Aboriginal persons and their families.
  • Availability to work flexible working hours including shift work, weekends and awake and sleepover shifts.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of trauma-informed care.
  • Current unrestricted drivers’ licence and Reliable vehicle
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Willingness to obtain a national criminal history check.

Desirable criteria

  • Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

Note – Aboriginality is a genuine occupational requirement and falls within the exceptions set out in section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)

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Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you have a current Working with Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have experience working in the not-for-profit sector?
  • Which of the following First Aid accreditations do you currently hold?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver’s licence?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • Have you completed a qualification in community services?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • Do you have a current NDIS Worker Screening Check?
  • Do you have a registered vehicle with CTP and Comprehensive insurance?

Working at Goodradigbee Cultural and Heritage Aboriginal Corporation

Join our team and make an impact
At Goodradigbee Pty Ltd, we believe in supporting local organisations and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with cultural appropriate support services.

To apply for this job please visit gcahac.au.deputy.com.

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