Position Details
Reference Number 16586
Position Title Social and Emotional Wellbeing Worker
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Location Hendon, 47 Tapleys Hill Road
Award Classification General Staff Agreement 2015 - Professional Services Level 3/1 to 3/4
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

The Aboriginal Community Connect team are seeking an experienced Social and Emotional Wellbeing Worker (Counsellor/Case Manager) for Full time 12 months maternity leave contract. This position will be based in Hendon, Adelaide.


About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading not-for-profit community service and welfare organisation in South Australia. With over 1,500 employees and volunteers, we offer a range of multi-dimensional services across the State. Our vision is of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish.


The Role

As a Social and Emotional Wellbeing Worker, (Counsellor/Case Manager) working within the Alcohol and other Drugs team, you will provide effective counselling, case management and group work to Aboriginal individuals and families.


Responsibilities and duties may include:

  • Be responsible to provide culturally appropriate counselling / case management services to Aboriginal individuals and families;
  • Ensure that clients receive quality care service;
  • Develop and implement early intervention group work, incorporating cultural practices;
  • Work from community development approaches;
  • Deliver health promotion projects; and
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders and community groups. 

The successful applicant will possess a passion and commitment for helping Aboriginal individuals and families to make long-term change and have a desire to work in an integrated manner with other team members and external services to achieve this. They will be willing to work within Uniting Communities' philosophy and values.



Salary will be reflective of your experience and qualifications.

Uniting Communities' employees may take advantage of significant salary packaging arrangements which provide substantial financial benefits. In addition, other available benefits include; flexible work arrangements, paid maternity leave, early intervention Physio Program, and discounted private health insurance. 


Your Application

Please attach a cover letter and a current resume including the names of 2 current referees.


As an organisation we take the responsibility to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and all staff recruited to work in those areas are required to sign off on and work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

Contact Person Robert Spaan
Contact Number 82025610
Closing Date 02/06/2020
Position Description
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