Description

Duties:

  1. Participate in the development and implementation of mental health services to promote the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal people and the wider community.
  2. Learn about, observe and develop skills to provide responsive and culturally appropriate mental health services to consumers across the life span.
  3. Actively contribute to multidisciplinary discussions and planning.   

Qualification, skills and experience:

Essential

  • Willingness and commitment to complete a three-year full-time Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) degree at Charles Sturt University via mixed mode learning including four week-long residential intensives per annum.
  • Be of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background (as defined by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)). Charles Sturt University may request confirmation of identity may be requested (for a list of approved identify-verification documents go to www.humanservices.gov.au/identity).
  • Demonstrates competent level of written, verbal and electronic communication skills.
  • Demonstrates an aptitude to undertake this course through previous relevant experiences in the field of mental health and Aboriginal issues.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of and/or experience working within Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities and understanding of social and emotional issues experienced by Aboriginal people

Benefits:

We value our staff and provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Great salary packaging conditions
  • Excellent leave entitlements
  • Ongoing training and full orientation
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including: Staff gym and pool, Staff health service, Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs.
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