Our People to Live Stronger & Longer

Mental Health Worker

  • Excellent salary packaging benefits + 11.5% superannuation
  • This is an Identified Aboriginal position. Only applicants with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island heritage will be considered.

Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service (AWAHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation that provides first-class primary health care services to the Aboriginal community in Albury, Wodonga, and surrounding areas. Our mission is to deliver comprehensive, quality health and family services that respect Aboriginal culture

As a Mental Health Worker, you will assess the mental health wellness needs of clients and their families and join us in promoting acceptance of people with mental health issues and reducing stigma in the community.

The role will require you to:

  • Engage with families, carers, and clients affected by issues using a client-focused approach.
  • Provide case management to support clients effectively.
  • Deliver culturally sensitive and holistic programs and services to promote social and emotional wellbeing among Aboriginal people.
  • Increase accessibility of mental health services within the local Aboriginal community.
  • Empower the local Aboriginal community to take charge of their health and family wellbeing.
  • Foster relationships with mainstream health providers to enhance mental health service delivery.

You will bring to this role:

  • Experience working in the mental health sector and/or a Certificate in the field of health/social or behavioural sciences,
  • Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures with established local community connections
  • Ability to cultivate effective relationships with peers and clients
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Commitment to collaborative teamwork and the delivery of comprehensive community services

Apply today and make a real difference, supporting community wellbeing with care that’s respectful and empowering.

Submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to chiquita.walsh@awahs.com.au or call 0414 713 430 for a confidential discussion.

Applicants must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (NB Race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW)

Visit https://awahs.com.au/careers/

Applications close: 29/07/2024

AWAHS is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all individuals are valued and respected.

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