|Posting||Trauma Informed Care Coordinator/Clinical Supervisor (Identified)|
|Job Employer||Gallang Place Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Corporation|
|Location||CBD & Inner Suburbs|
|Job Sector||Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services|
Gallang Place is a not-for-profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community based organisation, providing trauma informed, culturally aware healing programs.
We offer our staff:
- Experience in a leading and well respected Not-For-Profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community based organisation
- Ongoing training and professional development provided
- Salary Sacrifice benefits.
ABOUT THE POSITION
We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified Trauma Informed Care Coordinator/Clinical Supervisor to join our team. This is a full-time position reporting to the Chief Executive Officer with 1 direct report.
It is important that this position be filled by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person. Please identify your Aboriginal and Torres Strait connection in your application.
This is an identified position to be filled by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander as permitted by and arguable under sections 25, 104 and 105 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act (1991).
The Trauma Informed Care Coordinator/Clinical Supervisor will work closely with the CEO, the leadership team, and staff of Gallang Place to identify opportunities, develop programs and connections and deliver healing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The Trauma Informed Care Coordinator/Clinical Supervisor will support our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff who deliver counselling, support work, program facilitation through professional and cultural supervision, while also ensuring that all mental health and social and emotional wellbeing services delivered by Gallang Place are person-centred, trauma informed, and self-determined to support independence and sustainable health and wellbeing in community.
Position duties include but are not limited to:
- Provide culturally appropriate clinical direction for Gallang Place, delivering a Trauma-Informed and culturally-aware practice for clients and employees.
- Work collaboratively with the Leadership Team, to develop and deliver programs to meet funding and reporting obligations.
- Provide support to the strategic direction of Gallang Place services, and support the development of new Programs, including contributing to appropriate funding submissions.
- Coordinate supervision, debriefing and mentoring for all counselling and support staff and identify any appropriate professional development / training needs.
- Support Gallang Place to meet legislative / regulatory obligations.
- Be committed to continual service improvement and include consumer perspectives and input into the development, implementation, monitoring, and review of the services.
- Protect the Organisation’s reputation and standing in the community.
- Manage a direct minimal case load of clients, applying evidence-based practice to contribute to multidisciplinary complex case management to achieve best practice outcomes.
Please note that the duties above are not exhaustive, and are only an indication of the work of the role. Gallang Place can direct you to carry out duties which it considers are within your level of skill, competence and training.
In addition to a competitive salary we are offering a generous salary sacrifice + car + laptop and phone.
Our ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to healing and extensive experience working within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healing space. You will have strong connection to culture and community, be trauma informed, healing focused, and person centred.
This is a senior position that requires high-level decision-making skills, effective internal and external communication skills, and would best suit someone reliable and impartial who is able to appropriately manage confidential and highly sensitive information.
You will also be able to demonstrate:
- knowledge of the complexities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lived experience
- at least 10 years’ experience working within Aboriginal Social and Emotional health and wellbeing in a similar role
- experience leading, managing and supporting mutli-function teams
- active engagement with Elders, families, community networks, government departments and other stakeholders, to improve coordinated service supports for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- collaboration with key support services including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services, and experience developing positive partnerships to ensure clients have access to quality culturally appropriate services and supports
- a commitment to building and maintaining a healthy and effective work environment
- Tertiary qualifications – for example a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s in Psychology, Social Work or a related field (minimum suitable to support staff delivering Level 3 Support Coordination for complex cases)
- Qualifications in mediation, supervision, or other appropriate courses.
Have a current:
- Suitability Card from the Commission for Children, Young People and Child Guardian (blue card)
- Criminal history check (be willing to undertake)
- Open Class Licence
- COVID-19 Vaccination as per Queensland’s health workforce requirements
- First aid and CPR
HOW TO APPLY
Use the Apply Now button to submit your application.
- your resume
- a cover letter of one to two pages outlining a little about yourself, your suitability for the position, and your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander connection.
Applications close 5pm, Friday 4th February 2022.