careers with us

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative is a fast growing and innovative organisation that aims to provide the local Aboriginal community with culturally appropriate services.

We offer employees:

  • award wages or above, depending on qualifications and/or experience
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • 5 weeks annual leave (pro-rata)
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • salary packaging
  • training
  • study leave for approved courses.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are one of the biggest employers of Aboriginal people in the region.

If you have extensive experience in related areas of work and a solid understanding of the issues confronting Aboriginal communities then we want to hear from you.

  • A police check, Working with Children Card and a driving license are required for all positions.

Applications to be sent to HR Manager preferably via email jobs@wathaurong.org.au or post to Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative, PO Box 402, North Geelong 3215. Applications that fail to answer the key selection criteria will not be considered.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are interested in these positions are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Wathaurong is a Smoke Free Workplace
  • Wathaurong is a Child Safe Organisation

Click on the links below for position descriptions.

We are currently seeking to recruit for the following positions:

Home Care Workers (Casual) - click for Position Description

Applications are invited for casual Home Care Workers to provide assistance and support with all activities of daily living in a culturally appropriate manner to NDIA/HACC clients. You will be part of a casual team of staff required to fill a range of shifts including mornings, afternoons, weekends and sleepovers. Would you like to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities living in a supported accommodation setting? Do you enjoy working in a dynamic, encouraging team environment?

This position does not have a closing date as we are always seeking suitable applicants.

Aboriginal Cradle to Kinder Senior Case Worker - 

Full Time (Fixed Term 12 Months)

The Cradle to Kinder service provides intensive casework and direct support to highly vulnerable Aboriginal women (under 25 years) and their families, ante and postnatal, with complex needs that are in contact with or in risk of contact with Child Protection Services. To be successful you will need to be able to provide culturally appropriate parenting support, mentoring, advocacy and guidance to vulnerable Aboriginal women and families with complex needs. The role will also include building capacity of the parent/s to provide for their child health, safety and development, and support the parent/s self-reliance and sustainability through access to education, training and employment.

Closing date for this position is 15 January 2018