Mental Health Support Worker (Female Identified)

Part Time, Permanent

$48.13 – $50.31 per hour

37.5 Hours per fortnight

Based in Cairns


This Mental Health Support Worker will deliver trauma aware, healing informed models of recovery orientated, non-clinical psychosocial supports tailored to the needs of the individual in a culturally appropriate way.


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:

Applicants for the above position will:

  • Provide a cover letter of no more than two pages, addressing the Core Capabilities in the Position Description
  • Provide an Identified reference.
  • Hold a current Blue Card (for suitability to work with children and young people)
  • 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 a Female Identified position. It is a genuine occupational requirement that this Identified position be filled by a female Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person, as permitted by and arguable under section 25, 104 and 105 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act (1991). 


Wuchopperen is a Child Safe Organisation and the safety and wellbeing of children is of utmost importance.


For more information or to apply please refer to the Position Description

or contact Samantha Bullio, Coordinator, Social Emotional Wellbeing

on 07 4255 6402

Closing date for applications:  5 pm on Monday 8 July 2024

Please send all applications to