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Bfriend Community Worker

Uniting Communities

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for-profit community services organisation working alongside more than 74,000 South Australians each year as they strive for bright futures and great lives. Through the dedication of over 1,500 passionate staff and volunteers, we offer a range of services to support the needs of individuals and our community to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can.

We offer services across a range of areas including mental health and counselling; residential and community aged care; housing crisis and emergency support; disability services; services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; financial and legal support; drug and alcohol counselling; family relationships; and respite and carer support. Uniting Communities also operates a number of additional services and businesses including Goodwill, Lifeline Adelaide & U City. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services to all.

About the Role

This is an exciting time for Bfriend, currently commemorating our 25th year of supporting the LGBTIQA+ community across South Australia. The Community Worker role is a unique opportunity to join our team, and contribute to positive outcomes for assisting LGBTIQA+ community members to feel safer and more secure in their expression of self. As well as assisting with capacity building in the wider community to establish social and employment environments where LGBTIQA+ community members will feel safe and secure in their expression of their gender and/or sexuality.

Please view our story for more information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfeZuk8EIPM

About You

You will have demonstrated experience working within community services, as well as:

  • Relevant qualifications
  • Professional experience in the delivery of support services for LGBTIQA+ community members
  • Understanding of the South Australian LGBTIQA+ community/communities
  • Knowledge of client engagement approaches for disadvantaged and isolated clients

About the Remuneration

The Salary range will be dependent on experience and/or qualifications. We provide generous salary packaging benefits that enable you to increase and maximise your take home salary. In addition, other available benefits include; paid maternity leave, early intervention Physio Program, and discounted private health insurance. Check out our benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

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