10 May Trauma Informed Counsellor (Female Position) – 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.
Component One of the initiative is to deliver activities that deliver an age targeted family violence healing initiative for women and their children experiencing, or at risk of experiencing family violence to support participants to take ownership and control of their lives, tackle issues associated with family violence and ensure healthy living.
Component Two of the initiative is to deliver an age targeted family violence prevention healing activity that supports local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men by equipping them with practical tools and skills to recognise and prevent family violence and make meaningful contributions to their family, community and culture.
Component Three of the initiative is to deliver a family violence prevention and education healing activity that supports local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people at risk of experiencing and/or using family violence who are in school and/or whose parents or carers are accessing Wurli services.
Ideally we are seeking candidates with the following
- A Diploma of Counselling, Bachelor of Counselling, Graduate Diploma of Counselling or equivalent related qualification / experience
- Previous experience working from a holistic and culturally safe blue print.
- Previous experience with trauma informed counselling
- Previous experience working with Indigenous communities
For more information regarding the position specifics please review the Position Profile _Trauma Informed Counsellor (Female Position)
Applications can be submitted online or to . 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)
- COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
If you have any queries regarding this position please contact a member of the Human Resource team on 8972 9195.