Family Support Worker (Identified)


'Keeping Our Generations Growing Strong'

Wuchopperen is a Community Controlled Aboriginal Health Organisation providing holistic health care services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Cairns.

Full Time, Temporary to 31 March 2021

Based in Cairns

The Family Support Worker (Children and Family Centre) will deliver programs and services that promote positive approaches to parenting, early childhood education and care, and child and family health and wellbeing.

The above is an Identified position. It is a genuine occupational requirement that an Identified position be filled by an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person, as permitted by and arguable under section 25 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act (1991).

Benefits of working with Wuchopperen:

  • Generous salary sacrifice benefits
  • 5 Weeks annual leave
  • Commitment to professional development
  • 12% Superannuation Contribution

Applicants for the above position will:

  • Demonstrate relevant experience and/or qualifications
  • Possess a current driver’s licence
  • Hold a current Blue Card (for suitability to work with children and young people)

Note: Revised legislation requires applicants to hold a blue card prior to commencement. Refer to Qld Government’s Blue Card Services for more information.

How to Apply:

Applicants must respond to the selection criteria in the position description and provide an identified reference; applicants who do not provide this will not be considered.

Please download Position Description for more information.

Closing date for applications:  5 pm on Monday, 26 October 2020.


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