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Community Worker – Family Mental Health Support Service, APY Lands

Community Worker – Family Mental Health Support Service, APY Lands


Multiple positions available

Casual Employment

SACS Level 3 or 4

Based on APY Lands with accommodation in Ernabella provided 

Through partnership and consultation with Anangu the Community Development Coordinator will coordinate, deliver and evaluate Family Mental Health Support Services to children, adults and families within APY Lands communities.

Under the general direction of a Manager or delegate, the Community Worker will assist in the development, delivery and evaluation of high quality Skylight programs. The Community Worker will contribute to a collaborative and flexible team culture to build and maintain respectful and compassionate relationships with program participants. This will include working closely with community partner organisations and key stakeholders in a range of locations, including Skylight sites, community centres, local community settings, within people's homes and residential group accommodation.

The successful applicant will have the ability to be flexible and adaptable in a dynamic setting, to work both autonomously and in small teams, and also meet the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the Selection Criteria, including:

  • Demonstrated experience in working sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and of the issues affecting these communities
  • Demonstrated Ability to take initiative, problem solve and work autonomously when required
  • Ability to develop, deliver and evaluate after school activities and school holiday activities

A current Drivers License is essential.

Click here to view the Job Description.

To be considered, please address the following questions in a maximum of one page, together with your cover letter and your resume:

  1. Describe what skills, knowledge and attributes you believe to be most important when delivering groups for children
  2. Describe what skills, knowledge and attributes you believe to be most important for successfully working in an Aboriginal community
  3. Please describe a time when you have had to work through a challenge and how this has improved your practice

Skylight is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and values the experience and skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged.

Enquiries to Jessamin: jessamin@skylight.org.au or phone 8378 4100.

Applications to recruitment@skylight.org.au

This recruitment is open and ongoing. Applicants will be contacted for an interview when vacancies arise.

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