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Aboriginal Liaison Officer - STEP

Neami National

Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society

  • Aboriginal identified position
  • Full Time, Maximum Term contract until May 2022
  • CSD Level 3 from $74,253 - $79,890 pa dependent on skills and experience

About the role

The Aboriginal Liaison Officer will be part of a small team that works within an integrated service delivery model to provide health, housing, rehabilitation and support services to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The ALO will not only work with Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander clients but also non-Aboriginal clients working under an assertive outreach model aimed at providing integrated services that focus on transitioning from homelessness or risk of homelessness to safe, secure and sustainable long term accommodation, prevention of re-offending and improved health outcomes

Core duties

  • Provide direct support to clients within a transitional, crisis and home based setting, including those who may be rough sleeping
  • Engage all clients and develop trusting and professional relationships, with a focus on clients who identify as Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander
  • Assist clients to connect with appropriate services to gain support around physical/mental health needs
  • Work with individual strengths, identify goals and support them to work towards their goals
  • Work with partners, such as Community Corrections, Probation and Parole, Department of Communities and Justice and the client to ensure clients are meeting all obligations
  • Assist clients in attaining appropriate Centrelink benefits and make referrals for employment programs (WorkWell) if required

Mandatory requirements:

  • Current NSW Working with Children Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Drivers licence
  • Police check – outcomes considered

Why work with us?

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program
  • Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
  • Excellent conditions including paid parental leave, a monthly accrued day off, generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How to apply:

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Fiona Murray, Service Manager: 0438 431 054

Applications remain open until successful applicant identified

No recruitment agencies candidates need apply

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