Have a real impact on the health and wellbeing of our Indigenous communities
Work with a down to earth team, dedicated to what we do
We have a great opportunity for dedicated and experienced individual to join our Social and wellbeing team as the Redress Co-Ordinator. Take on an important role improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by reaching out to the community and promoting better health choices. We will provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.
Established in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination and collaboration.
About the role
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting survivors who are considering applying to the National Redress Scheme.
You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, one helping hand at a time.
You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for.
You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what we do.
You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.
You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to progress your career - follow your path at Danila Dilba.
Direct caseload: Support survivors to make an application to the National Redress Scheme
Where required, support survivors with participating in a Direct Personal Response
Participate with external stakeholder organisations for the purpose of making appropriate client referrals
Lead and contribute towards the development of DDHS Redress promotional material
Contribute towards the delivery of promotional education to community members and service providers alongside the other NT Redress stakeholder organisations.
Work collaboratively with other services to identify and address services gaps and client needs.
Lead the implementation and delivery of the DDHS Redress Activity work plan.
Are you the right person?
The successful candidate will have:
Must hold Territory qualifications in Psychology or Social Work, Counselling or have substantial similar experience working in the child sexual abuse and trauma field.
Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history and knowledge of issues impacting on Aboriginal children and families, youth and adults and those affected by Stolen Generations’ policies and practices;
Demonstrated Knowledge and understanding of issues relating to sexual assault, particularly institutional child sexual assault, and how they may impact on victim’s lives and community attitudes about sexual assault
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to effectively engage and to provide support services within a multidisciplinary team setting to people who have experienced complex trauma, supporting clients in crisis, and to interact with people who may be in an emotional state.
Demonstrated ability to prepare written reports of a high standard and; proficiency in the use of electronic information systems for the maintenance of clinical and service delivery records.
We want you to be proud of both the work you do and of who you work for! Follow your path at Danila Dilba - where every person matters!
For further information, please contact Jahmayne Coolwell on (08) 8942 5308 or 0418 536 507 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications must be submitted by 01 November 2021 via the online portal.
To be considered all applications must include:
Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria, andCurrent Resume (CV)