10 May Client Skills Development Officer – Connecting Pathways Initiative – NEW PROGRAM
Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service (WWHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation that prides itself on delivering a range of health services to the community in a style and manner that makes clients feel welcome and comfortable. WWHS operates a range of clinics and provides a range of primary health care and other services which include our Main Clinic (acute and general care), Gudbinji Chronic Disease Clinic, Binjari Health Centre, Women and Children’s Health and Men’s Health. We also deliver Community Service programs which aim to achieve better outcomes in early intervention, treatment and management through an integrated approach in a primary health care setting like our Alcohol and Other Drugs Program, Social and Emotional Wellbeing program, Katherine Individual Support Program and our Strong Indigenous Families program. As well as providing Clinical and Community Services WWHS also provides Professional Development and Training, as well as Corporate Services being: Human Resources, Finance, Infrastructure, Work Health and Safety, Compliance and Administration Support.
The Connecting Pathways Initiative is a program designed to deliver a holistic healing activity that supports local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, men, young people, children and their families, including grandparents and carers, who are, or at risk of, experiencing family violence to heal from all forms of family violence.
The Client Skills Development Officer is a pivotal role in the delivery of health and wellbeing services for a range of programs at Wurli and provides a professional linkage between Wurli, Individuals, Families and Communities to establish and maintain positive relationships.
The Client Skills Development Officer is predominantly responsible for the delivery of client assessments and the development and ongoing monitoring of client healthy living skills, training and employability skills development.
In addition to this the Client Skills Development Officer must ensure that the program provides holistic, person centred and culturally appropriate case management, education advocacy and therapeutic services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Individuals, Families and Groups in accordance with the requirements of the program specific funding agreement.
Ideally we are seeking candidates with the following
- Certificate IV In Training and Assessment
- Minimum of two years in support or case worker roles that incorporates client liaison, education, advocacy and support
- Exposure and experience in support services in a particular field such as AOD, Social and Emotional Wellbeing, Family and Domestic Violence, Mental Health etc.
- Previous experience working with Indigenous communities
For more information regarding the position specifics please review the Position Profile _Client Skills Development Officer
Please ensure your application includes:-
- A current resume or curriculum vitae (cv)
- A cover letter / email which provides a clear and concise overview of your ability to meet the key requirements of the role (prerequisites, qualifications / experience and competencies)
- Current National Police Certificate (no less than 3 months from issue date)
- Current Northern Territory Driver’s Licence
- Current Working with Children’s Clearance (Ochre Card)
To apply for this job please submit your online application.