Employment

Nunkuwarrin Yunti works to promote and deliver improvement in the health and wellbeing of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the greater metropolitan area of Adelaide and to advance their social, cultural and economic status.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti works to promote and deliver improvement in the health and wellbeing of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the greater metropolitan area of Adelaide and to advance their social, cultural and economic status. The Organisation places a strong focus on a client centred approach to the delivery of services and a collaborative working culture to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients.

 

Benefits of working with Nunkuwarrin Yunti

Nunkuwarrin Yunti has its own Enterprise Agreement. To view it, click on the link below in the related resources or click here

Recognising that our people are the key to our ongoing success we offer the following benefits:

  • Generous Salary Sacrifice
  • Extra Leave entitlements
  • Good Work-Life Balance Career
  • Development Opportunities
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Training Opportunities

When submitting your application, you must also complete and submit the following application form:

Application form

Further information about how to apply is contained in the following applicant kit:

Applicant kit

 

Working with children check

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is a Child Safe Organisation. All positions at Nunkuwarrin Yunti are ‘prescribed positions’ in line with our Child Safe Organisation policy. As a result, all employees, volunteers and students on placement will require a National Police Certificate no more than 12 months old prior to commencement.

To apply for a National Police Check, click on the following link. The category to be ticked on the application form is 'Working with Children/Vulnerable Groups':

National Police Check Application

 

Resumé register

Nunkuwarrin Yunti maintains a resumé register and when a vacancy arises, those on the register who appear suitable for the role are informed of it. They can then submit an application if they choose.

It is preferable that you submit your resumé by e-mail. It should also be accompanied by a completed ASCO form, which allows you to nominate your job preferences.

ASCO form

'ASCO' stands for the Australian Standard Classification of Occupations. The ASCO form provides a list of job categories for jobs that are currently available within Nunkuwarrin Yunti or are within the scope of its objects. It allows you to tell us the type of jobs that you would be suitable for and are interested in, without having to know the actual jobs that are available within Nunkuwarrin Yunti at any point in time.

Working for an Aboriginal health service

If you have never worked for an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation, then you might find it a bit different to where you have worked before.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti works to promote and deliver improvement in the health and wellbeing of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the greater metropolitan area of Adelaide and to advance their social, cultural and economic status. The Organisation places a strong focus on a client centred approach to the delivery of services and a collaborative working culture to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Increasingly, there is recognition that the social determinants of health have had and do have a major impact upon the health of Aboriginal people. Innovative solutions are required.

The following skills and knowledge of all positions within Nunkuwarrinn Yunti:

  • a demonstrated understanding of the contemporary issues facing Aboriginal people and the impacts these issues have on Indigenous Australian societies and cultures; and
  • a demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal people.

Being attune to the needs of the Aboriginal community serves to ensure that Nunkuwarrin Yunti's programs and initiatives remain effective and provide some expression to Aboriginal people's right to self-determination.