Rural Counsellor Position –
The Bila Muuji Aboriginal Corporation Health Services Incorporated (BMACHS)
comprises Aboriginal Community Controlled Medical Services from,
Coomealla, Coonamble, Dubbo, Forbes, Orange and Orana Haven and we are
very active in trying to address the health inequality in each of our local
communities. Our approach is to “provide health services addressing not just
the physical well-being of the individual but also the social, emotional and
cultural well-being of the whole community”.
BMACHS has an opportunity for 2 fulltime Rural Counsellor positions.
One of these positions will be based in Dubbo NSW the other in Orange NSW.
In line with the Towards Zero Suicides Initiative and in partnership with the
WNSW Local Health District this role will be providing professional
counselling services while working within the governance of Bila Muuji.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants strongly encouraged to apply.
Position Rural Counsellor Position
Primary Purpose To increase the psychological and emotional support available to
people, communities, and workplaces in rural areas in Western
NSW so they can better cope with natural disasters, economic
changes, and severe adversity. This includes providing dedicated
clinical interventions to people experiencing suicidal ideation or
recovering from a suicide attempt.
Duration April 2021 – April 2023
Location The positions will be managed within Bila Muuji Aboriginal
Corporation. One position will be located within the Dubbo
Aboriginal Medical Service with outreach to Aboriginal Health
Services in the northern region of WNSWLHD. One position will
be located in the Orange Aboriginal Medical Service with
outreach to Aboriginal Health Services in the southern region of
WNSWLHD (including Coomealla).
May 4, 2021
Posted by: Jordyn Townsend