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Why Work for Ruah?

By choosing to work with Ruah, you are transforming the lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in our community.

We take our legacy and inspiration from courageous individuals doing what nobody else dared to do. Not because it was asked of them, but because it was needed.

Our staff go boldly toward not just helping people who are homeless, but ending homelessness. Ending domestic violence. Changing the lives and creating opportunities for people experiencing mental health issues.

We choose to work with the most vulnerable and challenged because it makes a difference.

Open your heart. Embolden your stride. Ruah.

Some of the other great benefits of working at Ruah include:

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • Leave loading of 17.5% on annual leave (applicable to award based staff)
  • Ability to be a mobile workforce
  • Flexible office locations (if applicable)

Vacancies at Ruah

Fremantle Coordinator – Mental Health and Wellness (Full-Time Permanent)

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This exciting position involves leading a community mental health and wellness team that provides psychosocial support to individuals with a mental illness. This position includes overseeing case management of clients, building and strengthening local networks and supervision of team members.

This role is full-time and based in our Fremantle office.

For further information about the position please contact:

David Wray – Manager, Mental Health and Wellness South Coast – dave.wray@ruah.org.au

Applications close on Tuesday 24 April


Peer Community Worker – Choices (Casual)

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This is a casual position based at Royal Perth Hospital, Perth Watch House and Rockingham Hospital.

The Western Australian Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) has engaged Ruah Community Services to design and deliver an integrated service that takes vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals who have been discharged from the care of Emergency Departments or Police services and provide a dedicated, multi-agency resourced, clinical and allied health team, designed around the known health and social care needs of this group.

For further information about the position please contact:

Talia Van Niekerk – Coordinator, Choices – talia.vanniekerk@ruah.org.au

Applications close on Thursday 26 April


Community Worker – Kambarang (Casual)

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The Community Worker provides support to women escaping family violence in women’s refuge specialising in work with Aboriginal women. This role is a 50D position, it is a casual role and located close to the Perth CBD.

For further information about the position please contact:

Holly Wells – Coordinator, Family Services – holly.wells@ruah.org.au

Applications close on Monday 30 April


Community Worker – Family Services (Part Time)

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This role sits in two programs, Coordinated Response Service and Belmont Safeguarding Families Advocacy Service, providing crisis interventions to families experiencing high risk family and domestic violence. The Community Worker role is responsible for undertaking assessments, providing interventions (crisis interventions) in collaboration with police and child protection officers and is co-located with Belmont (one day) and Cannington Police (two days).

This role is permanent part-time 22.8 hours per week.

For further information about the position please contact:

Holly Wells – Coordinator, Family Services – holly.wells@ruah.org.au

Applications close at 9am on Monday 30 April


Community Worker – Harmony Place (Casual)

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This role is responsible for undertaking assessments, interventions (including crisis interventions) and recovery support interventions to women in a family and domestic violence crisis accommodation service.

This is a casual role and is located close to Perth City. This role requires high flexibility around day/evening shifts and possible night shifts.

For further information about the position please contact:

Holly Wells – Coordinator, Family Services – holly.wells@ruah.org.au

Applications close at 9am on Monday 30 April


Senior Community Worker – Harmony Place

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Family Services are seeking an experienced senior community worker to join a supportive, team environment. This position is responsible for delivering a quality service to women and children who are at risk of homelessness due to domestic/ family violence. The aim is to work in collaboration with partner agencies to assist women in managing crisis responses to immediate risk of harm associated with family and domestic violence. This role works collaboratively and in partnership with other programs in the Justice and Family Services stream and other relevant internal and external referral sources.

This role is permanent full-time and is located close to Perth City.

For further information about the position please contact:

Holly Wells – Coordinator, Family Services – holly.wells@ruah.org.au

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 27 April

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