Suicide Postvention Advocates (ATSI Identified)
All Aspects Recruitment & HR Services
NGO / Non-profit
Between 3 and 5 Years
$60,000 - $80,000 pa
All Aspects Recruitment are seeking applications for Suicide Postvention Advocates for full time vacancies across multiple locations and exact locations are flexible within the Region: Top End (NT) –Darwin, Palmerston or Katherine; Central Australia (NT) –Alice Springs or Tennant Creek; Perth (Southwest/Wheatbelt) –Perth, or other towns across the Wheatbelt and great Southern – for example, Albany, Busselton, Bunbury or Merredin. WA – Midwest, Murchison, Gascoyne: Geraldton, Carnarvon, Meekatharra, Mt Magnet, Northampton, Kalbarri, Shark Bay or anywhere else within the Region.
The national Indigenous Postvention Advocates (NIPAs) will act as a local response contact point for critical incident needs, and as required, leads local critical responses to suicide events, trauma or circumstances that could trigger suicide or other traumatic events by the provision of practical support to individuals, families and communities, and support colleagues attending incidents with them.
Providing bereavement support to families and communities; and engaging with services to support our Clients, you will need to engage with Aboriginal community led and controlled organisations; Government agencies; and other services and supports available in local and regional areas.
Applicants for this role must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander decent, identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be accepted in the community. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996 (NT). The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.
It’s also required that you hold relevant experience and/or qualifications in strengthening the health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; that you are able to demonstrate and provide statements addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.
To apply please email a current copy of your resume including a brief cover letter detailing your skills and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org