Counselloron October 30, 2021 at 12:56 am

Yoo-rrook has been established as an independent Royal Commission under the Inquiries Act 2014. It will focus on truth-telling and healing for First Peoples, by inquiring into historic and ongoing systemic injustices perpetrated against First Peoples in Victoria by State and non-State entities since colonisation until today. Yoo-rrook is the first Aboriginal truth-telling body to be established in Australia. Click here to see the letters patent that set out Yoo-rrook’s historic mandate.

As part of the Yoo-rrook Justice Commission’s Social and Emotional Wellbeing team, this role delivers frontline trauma-informed, person-centred and culturally safe services to participants.

The key function of this role is to support participants in a trauma-informed way that minimises the potential for traumatisation/re-traumatisation through the truth-telling process, and helps them to understand the information, advice and options provided to them to assist healing.

This is a fixed-term role until 30 June 2024.

ABOUT YOU

Tertiary qualified with appropriate membership or registration, you will have relevant counselling experience with a strong understanding and application of culturally-oriented social and emotional wellbeing practice frameworks and models.  You will have a deep knowledge, understanding and respect for Aboriginal culture. You will have an understanding of colonisation in Victoria and its impacts along with an understanding of First Nations people who have experienced trauma.

You will have deep understanding of working in trauma-informed and multidisciplinary contexts and demonstrated ability to provide immediate and autonomous clinical judgement and crisis intervention in highly stressful, complex and sensitive situations.   You will have a high level of commitment to self-care and reflective practice.

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Yoo-rrook has been established as an independent Royal Commission under the Inquiries Act 2014. It will focus on truth-telling and healing for First Peoples, by inquiring into historic and ongoing systemic injustices perpetrated against First Peoples in Victoria by State and non-State entities since colonisation until today. Yoo-rrook is the first Aboriginal truth-telling body to be established in Australia. Click here to see the letters patent that set out Yoo-rrook’s historic mandate. As part of the Yoo-rrook Justice Commission’s Social and Emotional Wellbeing team, this role delivers frontline trauma-informed, person-centred and culturally safe services to participants. The key function of this role is to support participants in a trauma-informed way that minimises the potential for traumatisation/re-traumatisation through the truth-telling process, and helps
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