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Social Workers

4 May, 2023

A wonderful opportunity to make a difference in a rewarding job, while enjoying the laidback lifestyle of the beautiful Kimberley.

  • Rewarding opportunity to work as part of a truly passionate, highly experienced multidisciplinary health team!
  • Attractive remuneration ranging from $91,558 – $116,175 plus super and salary packaging!
  • Additional benefits include relocation assistance, an opportunity to explore remote Australia, five weeks annual leave & more!


Established in 1978, Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) was the first remote Aboriginal Medical Service in Western Australia. Our commitment to the core principles of Aboriginal self-determination, access, equity, empowerment and reconciliation is unwavering. As an Aboriginal community-owned and controlled health service, we strive to offer a holistic, culturally appropriate approach in all our services.

Our vision is one of; Healthy People, Strong Communities, and Bright Futures.

We are experiencing a phase of expansion, with our client base doubling over the past three years. Our team comprises 15 dedicated Aboriginal health workers who play a crucial role in our efforts to align with our care model and work cohesively with the rest of our team.

Our Opportunities

Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) now has an exciting opportunity for full-time, part-time, and flexible Social Workers to join the multidisciplinary healthcare team in Broome, WA, collaborating closely with both internal and external service providers to enhance the health outcomes of our Aboriginal community.

You will have a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers by providing person-centred social work support, across various programs.

As an Aged and Disability Social Worker you will have the opportunity to provide personalised support to frail aged people and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, you will support the delivery of groups within the Psychosocial team as a Psychosocial Social Worker, provide crisis interventions and safety planning for Aboriginal women and families as a Family and Domestic Violence Social Worker, and offer both individual and group-based services across several programs as an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker.

These roles also offer the chance to gain experience in remote areas, including Fitzroy Crossing, giving you the opportunity to grow your skills in a diverse and challenging environment, taking on a new adventure.

For specific duties of the roles, please refer to the position descriptions below:

About the Benefits

These are unique and highly rewarding opportunities to provide vital health services to some communities that need it most, working with a dedicated, multidisciplinary team.

You will be rewarded with a highly attractive salary circa (commensurate with skills and experience) as per below:

  • Aged and Disability, Psychosocial, and Family and Domestic Violence Social Workers: $91,558 – $96,158 PLUS super!
  • Accredited Mental Health Social Workers: $110,616 – $116,175 PLUS super!

Additionally, we offer generous salary packaging options and five weeks of annual leave to help you achieve a healthy work-life balance and enjoy your downtime to the fullest.

It’s a fantastic time to join BRAMS during a period of exciting change. You will become an integral part of the local community in an environment that recognises and rewards hard work. 

  • Comprehensive professional development with an experienced team at BRAMS;
  • Pursue your specialisation and interest areas while gaining exposure to diverse clients, treatments, and experiences and;
  • Experience an exciting opportunity for personal growth and contribution to the greater good!

Enjoy the benefits of an amazing lifestyle opportunity with relocation assistance provided, allowing you to make Broome your new home with ease! Additionally, you can take advantage of the chance to immerse yourself in the unique and remote parts of Australia by working closely with the local community to provide social and emotional wellbeing support to those in need through BRAMS services.

Join our team and enjoy a flexible, family-friendly work schedule with no weekends, just like the many satisfied parents who work around their children’s school hours. 

About You

With a relevant tertiary qualification, you will also bring a current registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). Accredited Mental Health Social Workers will also possess a current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). In addition, you should thrive in a team environment and prioritise collaboration over isolation. A solutions-focused mindset and a willingness to take on varied work, regardless of whether it is structured or non-structured, are essential qualities for this position.

Your commitment to the principles of primary health care and your comprehensive understanding of the health concerns impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities will be critical to the success of this role. Flexibility in your approach to care is also essential to ensure that patients receive the best possible treatment and support.

As a collaborative team member with exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities, you are able to flexibly adapt to interact effectively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Compassion and dedication are paramount as a self-motivated professional passionate about your chosen field.

Prior to commencement, you will need to have a National Police Clearance, Current Working With Children Check (WWCC), a Current Driver’s License, and the ability to drive to communities as required. You must also be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About Broome

With a rich history and extraordinary natural landscape, Broome is synonymous with the turquoise waters, red pindan soil and white sandy beaches that have drawn visitors from across the globe. You can sail, snorkel, or dive in their pristine waters, spot rare dolphins from their wide empty beaches, or adventure through the nearby ancient gorges to marvel at the vast untouched landscapes that make Broome truly unique.

However, there’s a lot more to Broome than just tourism – with strong population growth and significant investment in infrastructure, it’s quickly becoming a destination of choice for families and individuals who want to take advantage of the region’s welcoming and laid-back lifestyle whilst enjoying all of the amenities and facilities of a modern town.

These are diverse and fulfilling roles making a difference in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Enjoy the perfect work-life balance you’ve been searching for – Apply Now!

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