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Social Worker

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Job Listing Date
28 Nov 2019
Location
Brisbane, Northern Suburbs
Salary
$70,000 to $79,999 plus superannuation
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Social Worker

The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health Limited (IUIH) is a not-for-profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation, which leads the planning, development and delivery of comprehensive primary health care for the Indigenous population of the South East Queensland region.

IUIH and its Members serve Australia’s largest and fastest growing Indigenous populations, predicted to reach 131,000 in 2031.

With the goal of improving health outcomes, this position plays a key role and is responsible for supporting the multi-disciplinary team to work within a strength based approach that supports the broader social and environmental influences on health and wellbeing as well as providing individual and family assessment, management and support to our clients throughout the MATSICHS clinics.

Benefits:

  • An organisation that supports growing our own and provides development opportunities
  • Competitive Salary on offer with Salary Sacrifice of $15,886
  • Excellent working environment and team-based culture
  • Supportive and dynamic leaders
  • Work-life balance with Flexible working arrangement on offer

About the Role:

  • Provide culturally appropriate human services for women, children and their families; which includes psycho-social assessments, interventions and family focused therapy and support, in accordance with statutory requirements, prescribed professional and ethical standards to ensure client focused outcomes
  • Apply specialist skills to address intergenerational trauma that restores and reaffirms women and families pride in their cultural identity
  • Use trauma informed and strengths based approaches to create a safe, supportive environment for women, children and their families to grow healthy and strong in mind, body and spirit

Essentials:

  • Relevant degree in Social Work or behavioural sciences
  • Current Blue Card
  • Drivers Licence
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Criminal History Check (willing to obtain)
  • Demonstrated skill in working in a primary care setting, in particular the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and contribute to a healthy team dynamic
  • Knowledge of the impact of trauma (inter-generational and intra-generational) on child and family functioning and the ability to provide a therapeutic response

Desirable, but not mandatory:

  • Ability to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Service sector

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 3.00pm Friday 13 December 2019








The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health Limited (IUIH) is a not-for-profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation, which leads the planning, development and delivery of comprehensive primary health care for the Indigenous population of the South East Queensland region.

IUIH and its Members serve Australia’s largest and fastest growing Indigenous populations, predicted to reach 131,000 in 2031.

With the goal of improving health outcomes, this position plays a key role and is responsible for supporting the multi-disciplinary team to work within a strength based approach that supports the broader social and environmental influences on health and wellbeing as well as providing individual and family assessment, management and support to our clients throughout the MATSICHS clinics.

Benefits:

  • An organisation that supports growing our own and provides development opportunities
  • Competitive Salary on offer with Salary Sacrifice of $15,886
  • Excellent working environment and team-based culture
  • Supportive and dynamic leaders
  • Work-life balance with Flexible working arrangement on offer

About the Role:

  • Provide culturally appropriate human services for women, children and their families; which includes psycho-social assessments, interventions and family focused therapy and support, in accordance with statutory requirements, prescribed professional and ethical standards to ensure client focused outcomes
  • Apply specialist skills to address intergenerational trauma that restores and reaffirms women and families pride in their cultural identity
  • Use trauma informed and strengths based approaches to create a safe, supportive environment for women, children and their families to grow healthy and strong in mind, body and spirit

Essentials:

  • Relevant degree in Social Work or behavioural sciences
  • Current Blue Card
  • Drivers Licence
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Criminal History Check (willing to obtain)
  • Demonstrated skill in working in a primary care setting, in particular the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and contribute to a healthy team dynamic
  • Knowledge of the impact of trauma (inter-generational and intra-generational) on child and family functioning and the ability to provide a therapeutic response

Desirable, but not mandatory:

  • Ability to work effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Service sector

APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 3.00pm Friday 13 December 2019








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