Aboriginal Mental Health Support Worker

Location: Albury, NSW
Date Posted: 13-11-2017
This is an Identified Position. An applicant’s race is a genuine occupational qualification, and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1997.
 
Our client, a well respected Aboriginal community controlled health organisation are currently seeking to employ a suitably qualified and experienced Aboriginal Mental Health Worker (AMHW) to work in the Albury area.

This position will work toward increasing access to Mental Health Services within the local Aboriginal Community. This role will be directly responsible for promoting a client focused approach to engaging with family, carers and clients affected by mental health issues, and build productive and meaningful relationships with mainstream health providers.

The successful applicant will have; tertiary or other relevant qualifications in the field of health/social or behavioural sciences, the willingness and commitment to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and deliver services to the whole community.

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of local Indigenous communities, cultures and health issues is an advantage, as is the ability to communicate sensitively with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

Attractive salary and work conditions apply to this interesting and rewarding position.

Contact Dan Sawyer dan@mptrainingandrecruitment.com.au for a Position Description and further information

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