Position Vacant – Student Wellbeing Officer

Alesco Illawarra is recruiting for a new position at our Wollongong Campus – Permanent, Full-Time Student Wellbeing Officer. 

This position would be suitable for someone with youth work, community services, social work or similar qualifications and experience in case management. 

Applications close midnight on Tuesday 10 December and interviews will be held on Tuesday 17 December, with the position commencing late January 2020.

Navigating End of Life Issues Forum

Book your place now for our FREE Navigating End of Life Issues Forum

Community Industry Group is proud to present the final of our ‘navigating’ forums for the year. Navigating End of Life Issues will address all of the subjects which need to be considered when caring for or supporting a client or loved one as they approach end of life.

Suitable for service providers, carers, frontline workers and the general community, this Forum will provide information about such issues as:

  • Advanced Care planning,
  • Death in different cultures,
  • Working with the bereaved,
  • Wills and estate planning, and much more.

Thursday 28 November 2019
9:30 am – 12:30 pm 

The Diamond Room, Warilla Bowls Club
Jason Ave
Warilla, NSW 2528

Book your free place here.

FREE Stepping forward workshop for families or friends of people who use drugs (or people who work with these families)

ISLHD Drug & Alcohol Services is partnering with Family Drug Support to host FREE (includes lunch) STEPPING FORWARD.

Saturday 23rd Nov in Wollongong.

These very practical and interactive workshops are designed for families and friends of people who take drugs, or those that work with families or others impacted by someone else’s drug use. To ensure this is interactive places are limited.

Cost: Free

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/wollongong-stepping-forward-information-session-tickets-78551053315

If you can please assist by forwarding this invitation to your carer groups, or networks/ colleagues that may benefit from this training opportunity.

Thankyou for your support.

Cullunghutti Aboriginal Child and Family Centre

Early Learning Centre

Director Early Childhood Teacher Fulltime

Cullunghutti Aboriginal Child and Family Centre is a not for profit Aboriginal community controlled organisation which brings together a range of early childhood, health, and family support services to improve education, health, wellbeing, and quality of life for Aboriginal children and families. The Early Learning Centre is a 40 place long day care service open from 7.30am-5.30pm.

“This is are Targeted Position. Preference will be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. Exemption is claimed under Section 21 of the Antidiscrimination Act 1977. In the event that there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, applications from non-Aboriginal people will be considered.

Non-Aboriginal applicants will need to demonstrate an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people”

For further information and an application pack please contact Tara Leslie or Whitney Fordham on 02 44286900 or Email taral@cullunghutti.org.au or apply online via seek.com.au

Closing date – 15th November 2019 by C.O.B 5pm

Aboriginal Employment Recruitment and Retention training – CHSP providers

The Training for the Aboriginal Employment Recruitment and retention Tool Kit will be offered 2020 including in the Shoalhaven and Far South Coast. 

There is a training session on Wednesday 6 November 2019 in the Community Industry Group training rooms at Oak Flats. 

There are some spaces left in this session. 

All the details including time/cost etc can be found in the link below or by going to our website http://www.communityindustrygroup.org.au  and clicking the training link.



Recruitment: Senior Aboriginal Health Worker, HIV Related Programs SLHD

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Senior Aboriginal Health Worker
Remuneration: $82,995 – $86,215 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ133235

An exciting opportunity to join Sydney Local Health District!

We are looking for a Senior Aboriginal Health Worker to join our dynamic and dedicated team.

Your new role…

Will be based at Population Health at Camperdown

The primary role of this position is to develop, implement and evaluate health promotion activities, with a focus on Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs), HIV and viral Hepatitis prevention. 

The ideal candidate will have… 

  • This is an identified Aboriginal position. Applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent through proof of Aboriginality. Exemption if claimed under section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or experience in a health, community or educational field and a current New South Wales Driver’s Licence (P2 licence accepted).
  • Good understanding of NSW and local STIs, HIV and viral Hepatitis strategies.

This is a Category A position.  To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy (PD2018_009)

SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/

For further details on the role, please view the  Position Description

For enquiries please contact Brooke Dailey on 9515 1291 or Brooke.Dailey@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 22 November 2019              

Indigenous Pathways at UOW

Woolyungah offers our Indigenous Admission Program (IAP) is a three-day workshop and assessment process that offers an alternative pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the age of 17, to seek entry into UOW’s undergraduate programs.

More information and how to apply – https://www.uow.edu.au/about/services/woolyungah-indigenous-centre/future-students/

Information about our Nursing degree – https://coursefinder.uow.edu.au/information/index.html?course=bachelor-of-nursing

Possible supported pathway option through the UOW College’s Diploma of Nursing   – https://coursefinder.uow.edu.au/information/index.html?course=diploma-nursing-uow-college

Nursing Scholarships – https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/nursing/scholarship/Pages/aboriginal-undergraduate-scholarships.aspx

Health Scholarships – https://iaha.com.au/allied-health-careers/scholarships/

Questions please contact Andrew Sulter, Indigenous Future Student & Engagement Coordinator, ph 4298 1941, Thursdays or Fridays