Wellbeing Support Worker – Wadeye, Northern Territory

Opened 788 days ago
Closes 16 August 2022
Northern Territory, Regional Northern Territory
Community Services, Support Officer
$85,811 (base salary inclusive of allowances) plus super.
Wellbeing Support Worker – Fixed Term 12-month contract
$85,811 (base salary inclusive of allowances) plus super.
Wadeye Safe House, NT


Relationship builders thrive here. People who can bend, flex, innovate and move at speed are also welcome. Make no mistake, there will be challenges. If you’re ready to tackle them, we’ll back you all the way. Training, mentoring, support, and coaching comes standard at One Tree. Along with the opportunity to innovate, make your mark and discover the far-flung corners of Australia. The only question is, are you up for the adventure?

You’ll make a difference by

  • Supporting women and their families experiencing or at risk of domestic, family, and sexual violence.
  • Developing and running supportive education programs that focus on early intervention for teenagers.
  • Use your knowledge of evidence‐based trauma-informed practices to deliver psychosocial support, therapeutic programs, and early intervention to support emotional wellbeing.
  • Share what you know with your team to help them grow skills and confidence to support clients.
  • Build working relationships with local government, organisations, groups, and services so you can help families to access local support networks and specialist agencies.
  • Co-create programs with local government, organisations, groups, services, and the community to grow your positive impact.
  • Use your strong computer skills to maintain reports, help with administration and contribute to grant applications.
  • Learning about local culture and language from the community you work with. It’s an opportunity to shift your perspective, build your skills and have an experience unlike any other.

On offer to you

  • Above award salary
  • Shared housing
  • Relocation allowance
  • Six weeks leave per year
  • Free quarterly return flights to Darwin
  • Support, coaching and mentoring provided
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Rewards program for people who stay with One Tree long term
  • Join a successful national not-for-profit with room to grow your career

About You

You will be incredibly versatile; able to provide holistic therapeutic support, run educational programs, and work with the broader community to achieve genuine outcomes – all in a day’s work. A relevant qualification in social work, psychology, welfare or community services is a requirement of this position.

Wadeye, NT  

Located in the small coastal community of Wadeye, 420kms from Darwin. Living in Wadeye truly gives you the opportunity to experience and understand the benefit and challenges of living and working in remote Australia. Working alongside locally employed staff, you can learn from the local Aboriginal people. All while being supported by a small team, where your ideas and input can have genuine impact on the service and community.

What we need from you

  • Update your resume
  • Write a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Join http://edutribe.com.au if you would like a free resume template
  • Be eligible to work in Australia and have a clear working with children check
  • Click on “Apply”.

For more information or to request a copy of the position description, call or email us on (08) 6250 4103 or recruitment@onetree.org.au

One Tree, the place to be

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