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Coordinator - Mimili Family Wellbeing Centre

MoneyMob Talkabout Limited

About MoneyMob Talkabout

We are a values and evidence driven for-purpose organisation.

We work in the remote Indigenous communities of the APY Lands, far north SA.

We advocate, influence, build & share knowledge to tackle inequality. Our programs include the Mimili Family Wellbeing Centre, financial counselling & capability, No Interest Loans and energy efficiency education. We are developing our knowledge in trauma-informed practice, critical to achieving wellbeing.

Our vision: Aboriginal people and communities are empowered to achieve economic wellbeing and self-determination. In this, Aboriginal people are equal partners in and co-creators of our practice.

We're a young organisation that's achieved big things. Our advocacy work on unconscionable mobile phone sales to Indigenous clients led directly to the imposition of Australia's second-largest corporate fine. We've had over half a million dollars in debt waived for our clients since 2018.

At MoneyMob, you won't be bored. We're always learning, and we want you to as well. We work hard, but care about each other. Our culture is informal but smart; we value transparency, accountability, self-awareness and a thoughtful approach. Plus laughing and chocolate!

Applying a trauma-informed lens, the Centre Coordinator will promote, organise and deliver multi-disciplinary services and activities to support community/cultural wellbeing and capacity building. You'll be guided by the Centre's Wellbeing Action Plan, developed with strong community consultation. You'll oversee Centre bookings and maintenance, and provide case management to people at risk of social isolation. You'll supervise a small group of part-time and casual staff. You'll develop a Centre Steering Committee.

This opportunity will suit an insightful professional who can adapt their pace to the community. With your deep relationship, case management and capacity building skills, you'll have the chance to influence a newly emerging program area.

The Mimili Family Wellbeing Centre Coordinator should have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Community Development, Social Work, Community Psychology, Family Therapy, Counselling or a related discipline
  • Experience in community development and community planning, particularly in a remote Indigenous community environment
  • Outstanding relationship management/diplomacy skills and the ability to navigate challenging environments
  • Experience managing small teams and budgets
  • Experience working with a board or steering committee
  • Case management/coaching/empowerment skills with vulnerable populations
  • Great organisational skills

In your first six months, you'll:

  • Finalise and commence implementation of the Centre wellbeing action plan, including promoting and collaborating with other services and directly delivering activities and programs consistent with the plan
  • Collect evaluation data in line with the plan
  • Establish a Centre steering committee with associated policies, procedures and governance training
  • Implement all aspects of the new Community Connections program for socially isolated people
  • Support client case conferencing
  • Coordinate tenancy and service provider meetings/discussions
  • Provide varied assistance to Mimili residents
  • Report regularly to management, funders and the community

Like the rest of MoneyMob's team, you'll benefit from:

Attractive remuneration $102,281 to $106,558 depending on qualifications and experience

Plus super and remote salary sacrificing options

  • Relocation assistance
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 5 days mandated annual breaks
  • $500 annual wellbeing payment
  • External professional supervision
  • Highly subsidised housing in Mimili (ideally suited to singles or couples) shared roughly one week a month with visiting colleagues.
  • Career satisfaction
  • Development and training opportunities

What are the next steps?

If you're looking for a role with meaning - Apply Now!

MoneyMob is committed to Indigenous employment and a culturally competent workplace. Suitably qualified Indigenous applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

You will be welcomed into a friendly, passionate team.

To view the full position description, please see attached document or visit moneymob.org.au/jobs.

To discuss the position, please contact Carolyn Cartwright - Managing Director on (08) 8953 2410.

Please Note: if shortlisted, applicants must be willing to provide written answers to key criteria about the position and two referees who are recent direct supervisors.

To be eligible you must have a current (preferably manual) Driver's Licence, right to work in Australia and access to your own AWD/4WD vehicle for personal use and travel. A work car is available for use during business hours. Employment will also be subject to a National Police Clearance, Working with Children Check and pre-employment medical check.

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