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Social and Emotional Wellbeing Team Leader

9 Nov, 2023

About the Opportunity:

Do you want an exciting and rewarding opportunity to have a positive impact on the health outcomes of Indigenous communities in the spectacular Broome region? Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) is seeking an enthusiastic Social and Emotional Wellbeing Team Leader to lead the Social and Emotional Wellbeing team to deliver a range of services including information and education, advocacy, external referrals, case management, counselling, coordinated care and group work.

Our Story:

The Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service which has been caring for the Broome community for more than 40 years. When we first opened our doors in 1978, BRAMS was the first remote Aboriginal Medical Service in Western Australia.

BRAMS provides comprehensive, holistic and culturally responsive primary health care, social and emotional wellbeing services, and NDIS support to Aboriginal people living in Broome. BRAMS delivers more than 40,000 occasions of service each year. BRAMS delivers services in accordance with our Model of Care.

Our mission is to provide holistic and culturally responsive health and wellbeing services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. That means making our Mob healthy. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Some of your key tasks will include:
  • Oversee and ensure that the Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Program is delivered in strict accordance with the SEWB Service Delivery Manual.
  • Provide strong leadership, support, clear direction, and mentorship to SEWB Workers to enhance their performance and professional development.
  • Play a role in the recruitment, onboarding, induction, and ongoing support of SEWB positions to ensure the team is well-equipped and supported.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to SEWB staff to ensure that program standards and contractual specifications are met.
  • Advocate for and champion approaches that drive continuous improvement in clinical practice and care pathways, with a focus on providing the best services to clients.
  • Monitor program performance through regular SEWB meetings, conducting weekly sessions to review and enhance program performance.
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of strategies to ensure the delivery of social and emotional wellbeing services that are culturally responsive and integrated, catering to the specific needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

What You Will Bring to the Team:

To be successful in this role, you will have the following:

Essential Criteria

  • Qualification in Community Services.
  • Previous leadership experience.

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience working in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation.
  • Advanced skills and demonstrated experience in a range of mental health services.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, including the ability to priortise competing priorities and deliver to agreed deadlines.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills and ability to deliver innovate solutions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the social determinants of health that have a profound effect on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Demonstrated ability leading a team including case workers, social workers and psychologists.

Employment Screening:

Employees are required to demonstrate that they have undergone appropriate employment screening in accordance with BRAMS Employment Screening Policy, including:

  • National Police Check
  • Working With Children Check
  • Identification Check
  • Qualification Check
  • Pre-employment medical assessment
  • Drivers License Verification Check
  • Influenza Vaccination 

About the Benefits:

In addition to a rewarding role and great place to work, you will enjoy an attractive remuneration package, including:

  • Base salary of $95,000 – $110,000
  • Professional development opportunities, so you can sharpen your skills and broaden your horizons during your time with us
  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Annual airfare allowance so you can journey home or visit family
  • Relocation allowance of up to $5,000

Ready to Apply:

Join our vibrant and dedicated team and make a real difference in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and please outline your experience and interest in this position. 

For any inquiries or to obtain a copy of the position description, please email hr@brams.org.au 

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