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Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Mar 7 2019
Wunan are seeking applications for the position of House Parent, Kimberley Excellence Education Program (KEEP). The position is based in Sydney with some travel required. KEEP aims to transform lives through the power of education. The program provides Aboriginal high school students with ‘home like’ accommodation to enable them to attend school in Perth or Sydney. The House Parent is responsible for the care of students, parental engagement, liaison with schools, and day-to-day management of the facility. In addition, the House Parent undertakes administrative, financial and reporting tasks related to KEEP. The successful applicant must have: Be a non-smoker A current Working with Children Check (WA) National Police Clearance Valid Driver licence C and F required Relevant previous experience working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people How to Apply: Please upload a comprehensive resume,  cover letter and response to essential criteria from the wunan website www.wunan.org.au .  Ensure your […]   Read More.
Topic: Jobs
Feb 20 2019
Wunan has been established since 1997, Wunan’s purpose is to ensure Aboriginal people in the East Kimberley enjoy the capabilities and opportunities necessary to make positive choices that lead to independent and fulfilling lives. . AR, AP, Payroll and BAS lodgements as required • Preparation of grant acquittals including maintenance of supporting documentation • Preparation of end of month reconciliations • Maintenance of asset register • Generating accurate & timely periodical reports • Analysing financial information and presenting to the relevant decision makers • Liaising successfully with stakeholder: auditors, funding organisations, regulators etc. • Identifying and implementing system improvements • Optimising resources and improving operational efficiencies • Assisting with team and workflow management as required • Any other duties that may be reasonably expected by the organisation • Fleet management   The successful applicants must have: A current Working with Children Check. National Police Clearance. Valid Driver licence. Relevant previous […]   Read More.
Topic: Jobs
Feb 19 2019
Wunan is in the process of restructuring the Kununurra Home Interaction Program for Parent and Youngster (HIPPY) program with the anticipated funding that will be available this calendar year. The position of a full time Senior Support Worker will be available for members of the community to apply for. The primary purpose of this role is to manage the day to day delivery of services on behalf of the Wunan Foundation in a functional area or in a geographic location. Successful candidates will be responsible for: Leading a team of HIPPY support workers advisors to implement community capacity building activities. Managing and supervising a team of Job and Skills Advisors and administrative support workers. Establishing and maintaining strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, including funding bodies and service delivery partners. Modelling compliance with workplace health and safety responsibilities, including policies, operating procedures and instructions. Advocating in support of the service in […]   Read More.
Topic: Jobs
Feb 15 2019
We are seeking a mature person passionate about the value of a safe and secure early childhood for creating future well being of the individual. The job involves coordinating an outreach parent support outreach program in the small town of Wyndham , W.A., The work focuses on newborns to 3 year olds and particularly supporting their parents in the parenting role. The coordinator will need good interpersonal skills, be able to network, be IT proficient and be able to manage a small team of workers. It is a mostly aboriginal population. The town is friendly and set in a spectacular landscape and would suit anyone interested in outdoor activities including fishing and bushwalking. Tertiary qualification is ideal but not essential. The successful applicant must have: A current Working with Children Check (WA) National Police Clearance Valid Driver licence C and F required Relevant previous experience working with Aboriginal and/or Torres […]   Read More.
Topic: Jobs
Feb 13 2019
Wunan are seeking expressions of interest from job seekers who would like to be drafted into a casual pool of support workers. The casual pool would be utilised in Wunans social programs including Family Support and Wellbeing, Child & Parent Centres, Parent and Community Engagement located in Halls Creek, Kununurra or Wyndham. The successful applicant must have: A current Working with Children Check (WA) National Police Clearance Valid Driver licence Relevant previous experience working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people How to Apply: Please submit a comprehensive resume and a cover letter to humanresources@wunan.org.au.  Ensure your application clearly addresses your suitability for the position according to the selection criteria in the Position Description. View our full Position Description HERE.   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. Closing Date: 15 March 2019     Read More.
Topic: Jobs