Position Details
Reference Number 34890
Position Title Koori Social and Emotional Wellbeing Officer, Mental Health
Employment Type Ongoing
Location Other
Position Summary

Koori Social and Emotional Wellbeing Officer


  • Full Time Ongoing role
  • Hub of medical precinct & leading Children’s Hospital 
  • Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging and onsite carpark

The Hospital: 

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

This position aims to improve access to mental health services for Aboriginal children, adolescents, their families and carers, and support the delivery of clinical, cultural and spiritual healing journeys.


This position is based in Flemington and is an Aboriginal identified role. You will work with mental health clinicians, members of the Wadja Family Place and members of Aboriginal community organisations to improve mental health for children and their families. The role includes important functions of engaging young people and their families, working alongside mental health clinicians and contributing a vital role to culturally-sensitive care.


Please consider applying if you have experience in the delivery of social and emotional wellbeing or mental health services in the Aboriginal community and want to work in a well-functioning team committed to culturally appropriate services and healing for children and families. The role will be well supported with operational as well as cultural supervision.


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Other information and how to apply:

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check.


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Joy Goubran
Contact Number 93455511
Alternate Contact Person Dr, Ric Haslam
Alternate Contact Number 93454133
Closing Date 30/10/2019
Position Description Koori Social & Emotional Wellbeing Officer Mental Health 1.0FTE PD 2019.pdf