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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

Support Worker 50D- Kambarang Place- Casual

Ruah Community Services is seeking a Support Worker to join Kambarang Place team.

The Aboriginal Support Worker provides support to women escaping family violence in women’s refuge specialising in work with Aboriginal women.  This role is a 50D position and requires completion of or progress towards a relevant TAFE qualification (Certificate III), and/or relevant work experience (1-3 years).  The Aboriginal Support Worker requires the ability to engage well with women affected by family violence and other associated issues.  The successful applicant has demonstrated ability in building and maintaining professional boundaries. Other key skills and attributes include; Conflict resolution skills to handle disruptive behaviour and critical incidents, ability to work independently and contribute to the functioning of the team, ability to model positive behaviours, emotional maturity, coping skills and resilience.  You will need good interpersonal and effective communication skills. You will need to have well developed computer skills including Microsoft office and client reporting system. This role requires familiarity and knowledge as well as understanding of diversity, gender and social inclusion, particularly Aboriginal culture.

Ruah considers that being an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under Section 50D Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).

Position Description

For further information about the position please contact:

Holly Wells

Family Services, Manager

holly.wells@ruah.org.au

If you are interested in this position, please prepare a covering letter (no more than two pages),  outlining your interest in the role and how it fits with your experience and skill-set. Please submit this along with a current resume to HR@ruah.org.au

The closing date for applications is 9am, Tuesday 30 April 2019.

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