We are looking for the right people to come and join our Culture Care Connect team.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders continue to be significantly impacted by suicide and suicide ideation. The Culture Care Connect program seeks to overcome the inequality experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, integrating suicide prevention planning and response activity by developing and delivering trauma-aware, healing-informed services which take into consideration the intersection between AOD, SEWB, primary health and other complementary programs.

Important Information

An offer of employment will be a fixed term arrangement until 30 June 2025.  Ongoing placement in the role is subject to continued role availability, funding, and satisfactory performance.

Galambila Aboriginal Health Service considers that being Australian Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s.14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 NSW – the successful applicant will need to provide documentation that they are recognised by the Aboriginal Community as being of Aboriginal descent.

Galambila is an equal opportunity employer and all applications for vacancies are based on merit. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents or have legal entitlement to work in Australia.

The successful applicant must be eligible for registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers as an accredited Social Worker or Mental Health Social Worker.

This is a unique opportunity in a successful organisation that will is rewarding and supports ongoing professional development.  For more information on the tasks and functions of the role please download the application package.

Benefits and Perks

This is a full time role with an offer of  fixed term arrangement to 30 June 2025.

A competitive salary package with a base salary of up to $92,872.00 – $101,680.00 depending on skills and experience with the ability to salary sacrifice up to $31,177 as a PBI organisation.

  • 11% superannuation;
  • Additional 5 days sick leave per year;
  • Additional leave for NAIDOC and Christmas is also available; and
  • Flexible working hours with monthly Rostered Days Off.

Galambila also provides support for staff with access to EAP and ongoing professional development opportunities.

This is a competitive package located in a beautiful part of Australia.


  1. Demonstrated knowledge of understanding the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector including a high level of understanding of government policy, processes and community needs
  2. Ability to balance current issues impacting Aboriginal Health in regional settings with competing tasks while working within a primary health context

 Essential capabilities

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Social Work including current registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)of Australia) with minimum of 3 years experience. Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal communities, an understanding of cultural protocols and sensitivities along with expertise in suicide prevention, postvention, and trauma-informed care approaches.
  • Experience delivering evidence-based therapeutic interventions within a stepped model of care and collaborating within multi-disciplinary teams, including but not limited to Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (TF-CBT).
  • Facilitation and coordination of group work sessions eg healing circles, wellbeing education groups, support groups, community development and awareness/advocacy groups.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish trust and rapport across diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Commitment to ongoing cultural learning, self-reflection, and professional development.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams and community-based settings, with a team player and strength-based approach.
  • High level of integrity and professionalism.


It is a pre-requisite for the following qualification:

  • Bachelor or Master of Social Work
  • First Aid Certificate


Current ‘C’ Class driver’s licence is mandatory for this role.


The successful applicant must be eligible for registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers as an accredited Social Worker or Mental Health Social Worker.

How to apply:

To apply for this role you will need to provide:

  • A completed Applicant Details Form;
  • Your updated Resume; and
  • A cover letter addressing the capabilities of the role.

Applications need to be received by Monday, 13 May 2024 . You can submit your application directly by email to HR@Galambila.org.au or online by clicking Apply Now.

For further information please ring Jen Blackburn 02) 6652 0850.

The application package on the Galambila website contains full details of the role and duties.  Please download here.


To apply please fill in the form below.

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