Aftercare Worker (Identified)

Full Time, Fixed term until 30 June 2025

Based in Cairns

Salary $93,860 – $98,113


The Aftercare Worker will work in the Culture Care Connect program which brings together key streams of suicide prevention, planning, coordination, and activity across the network regions, including raising awareness, early prevention, crisis management and aftercare services.

The successful applicant will hold a Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care and Mental Health qualifications or equivalent training and/or experience. Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is highly desirable.


Benefits of working with Wuchopperen:

· Generous salary sacrifice benefits

· 5 Weeks annual leave

· 15 days personal leave

· Commitment to professional development

· 12% Superannuation Contribution


How to Apply:

To be eligible for interview, applicants must:

· Provide a cover letter of no more than two pages, addressing the Core Capabilities in the Position Description

· Provide an Identified Reference

· Hold AHPRA registration or a current Blue Card (for suitability to work with children and young people)

· Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least first 2 vaccinations) and provide evidence

· Possess a current driver’s licence

Applicants who do not address these requirements, will not be considered for shortlisting.


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

The above is an Identified position. It is a genuine occupational requirement that an Identified position be filled by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, as permitted by and arguable under section 25, 104 and 105 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act (1991).


For more information or to apply please review the Position Description or contact Korrie Brown, Manager Allied Health on 07 4080 1158.

Closing date for applications: 5 pm on Monday, 5 February 2024.