Housing Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) Support Worker

Full time - 38hrs per week

Nowra

Applications Close July 15, 2018

Grand Pacific Health (GPH) is looking for a talented and passionate individual with a commitment to improving the mental health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with mental health issues. The HASI Support Worker (Aboriginal identified) will work to improve the housing outcomes and quality of life of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Nowra area by building natural supports, addressing housing outcomes and linking to communities of their choice.

GPH offers a great place to work with a commitment to flexibility, quality and teamwork along with the availability of excellent salary packaging benefits and a strong focus on Aboriginal health and wellbeing across our programs.

To discuss this opportunity further please contact George Hamza, HASI Team Leader on 4454 7900

To apply: Download a copy of the position description.  Applications should address the selection criteria and include a copy of your current CV. Email all applications to jobs@gph.org.au

 Applications close 13 July 2018 

Aboriginality is a genuine requirement of the position under Section 50 (d) of the Equal Opportunity Act

Successful applicants will be appointed subject to a national criminal record check, a Working with Children Check and checks with work related referees

How to Apply for GPH Positions

Grand Pacific Health is committed to fair, equitable, merit-based recruitment practices to ensure we select the best people with the most appropriate skills, knowledge and qualities for our organisation.

1. Read the position description

The position description describes the tasks and responsibilities of the role. It includes selection criteria (sometimes referred to as competencies) which are the qualifications, skills and experience required to successfully carry out the role. 

Before you apply, read the position description to determine whether the job is right for you and if you have the right skills and experience for the role.

2. Address the selection criteria in your cover letter

A covering letter, or statement addressing the selection criteria, is your opportunity to demonstrate you meet the essential requirements of the position. Your letter should clearly state which position you are applying for and succinctly address the selection criteria outlined in the position description. Your letter should be no more than three pages.

To assist the reader, you may wish to use each of the selection criteria as a separate heading. Under each heading explain how your qualifications, skills and experience enable you to meet the specific requirements of the role. Use examples and emphasise relevant achievements.

3. Include an up-to-date resumé / curriculum vitae

Your resumé should be up to date and provide an overview of your work experience, educational qualifications and professional development. It is also beneficial to include skills and experience gained outside of paid employment that may be relevant to the position.

4. Speak to the Contact Person

Telephone the contact person to ask questions about anything that you do not understand about the position and to find out more about the work environment/ conditions.

5. Find out more about the organisation

Read information about our organisation from the website so that you understand what we do, our values and our key priorities.