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Aboriginal AOD and Mental Health Counsellor

Womens Health & Family Services is seeking a suitably qualified Aboriginal Counsellor. This position will be based in Joondalup, Wanneroo and Northbridge, with outreach locations as required.

This position is for 4 days per week, with a pay rate pro-rata of $73,261- $77,883 with attractive salary sacrifice entitlements and superannuation in a dynamic family friendly organisation and is available for immediate start.

This position is responsible to the Aboriginal Client Services Manager. The role involves providing counselling support to at risk Aboriginal women and their families which may include individual, couples, family outreach and group approaches as well as development and delivery of education training programs and/or workshops with focus on culturally secure approaches.

Please view the job description outlining the essential selection criteria for the role here:

It is desirable for applicants to meet the 50 D Exemption requirement, however applications will be considered if applicants prove to have cultural competency and have experience working with aboriginal communities.

For confidential discussions regarding questions specific to this role please email Fiona Reid freid@whfs.org.au or telephone 6330 5400.

Applications addressing the selection criteria from the job description, with CV and nominated referees should be submitted by email no later than 4:00pm Friday 29 May 2020 to Sarella Kessel at WHFS HR@whfs.org.au

Being Aboriginal is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement for this position under the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 – Section 50(d) Exemptions.  This allows for the employment of Aboriginal persons with services for the purpose of promoting their welfare where those services can most effectively be provided by an Aboriginal person.

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