Youth and Family 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.

2 x Full Time

Based in Cairns

The Youth and Family Worker is responsible for implementing a culturally relevant, strengths-based, family centred support service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and young people, particularly those who are at risk of or already involved in the youth justice system.

The position would suit an applicant who holds a relevant qualification together with experience in the Youth Justice or similar field.

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).

To be eligible for interview, 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.

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:

Please download Position Description for more information.

Closing date for applications:  5pm on Monday, 21 September 2020


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