To give some sense of where we are now, it is important to look at where we have come from in a short period of time, the transformation seen through the prism of the shift pre and post 2015, from 2010 to 2019, tells its own story:
Wungening has increased its revenue from $1.8million to $22.4million from 2010-2019.
Since 2017, Wungening’s revenue has increased by an extraordinary 450%.
Wungening has experienced substantial growth with a workforce made up of 70% Aboriginal people.
In context, the average number of Aboriginal people in employment in WA is 40%, nationally 46.6%. For non- Aboriginal people it is 76%.
Since 2010, Wungening has increased its full time equivalent from 23 to 189.
Last year the Corporate Services Team recruited 150 people.
From 570 in 2010 to 154320 in 2019. That is 4449 clients not including service provision at ReSet Family Centres. The centres have seen 150,054 people in 2018/19.
From 570 in 2010 to 154,320 in 2019. That is 4266 clients not including service provision at ReSet Family Centres. The centres have seen 150,054 people in 2018/19.
Children supported and accommodated at Wooree Miya safely away from FDV
Wungening service site locations
Full Time Equivalent positions at Wungening
Children referred to Wungening Moort that have remained safely at home
People supported to address alcohol or other drug problem use
Occasions of Service
People escaping FDV accommodated
Safe nights of accomodation
Stronger TogetherClients Supported
FSN IntensiveCase Management
Unit 11, 49 William Street, Armadale WA 6112
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
08 6558 1000
The Specialist Housing First Rapid Response Team is a new initiative led by St Patrick’s Community Support Centre alongside Ruah, UnitingWA and Wungening Aboriginal Corporation. The Housing First Rapid Response Team is a multi-agency response to help alleviate some of the growing pressures on homelessness in the Perth metropolitan area, whilst supporting the groundwork for the roll-out of the Housing First Homelessness Initiative programs funded by the State Government.
St Patrick’s Community Support Centre, Wungening and Uniting are recruiting for a team of specialist housing supports workers/outreach workers dedicated to moving street present people into secure affordable and stable accommodation. These positions are fixed short term contracts with an immediate start.
Assertive Outreach Worker
We are looking for people with front line experience working with rough sleepers to join part of a specialist rapid response team to work with a group of people experiencing long term homelessness. You will be connecting them to secure accommodation and linking them into health, mental health, AOD and mainstream services.
Successful candidates will:
How to apply and job descriptions are available on the following websites.
www.stpats.com.au / www.unitingwa.org.au / www.wungening.com.au
Please apply at your preferred organisation and in your cover letter nominate if you are willing to be considered for a position at another organisation if not successful with your first preference.
If you would like to discuss an application please contact 08 9221 1411 or email [email protected]
Wungening Aboriginal Corporation reserves the right to appoint this position prior to the application closing date or by invitation
95 Middle Swan RoadWest Swan WA 6055
To visit a family member or friend, phone Bandyup Prison’s Visit Bookings line:Phone (08) 9374 8710Booking line hours 8:30am–12pm and 12:30pm–3:45pm, Monday to Friday (Closed weekends and public holidays)
For more details on visits check out the Bandyup Family Centre brochure below!
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply
Wungening Aboriginal Corporation in partnership with Centrecare Incorporated, have established an integrated approach to delivering the Department of Communities – Child Protection and Family Support (CPFS) Building Safe and Strong Families: Earlier Intervention and Family Support Strategy (the EIFS Strategy).
The overarching outcome will be to have children living in safe, stable nurturing environments, achieving good life outcomes, protecting from abuse and neglect and to support families and individuals who are at risk of crisis.
Case Coordinator Package
Reporting to the Team Leader this position will provide assessments, case planning and support for families with high level of complexity who are most at risk of child protection intervention. You will provide direct support, advocacy and referrals to families and their children to deal effectively with trauma caused by sexual abuse, family violence, alcohol and substance abuse, housing, health and justice issues by working alongside them to develop skills to enhance their safety and life skills. You will also ensure consistency in program design, program application (integrity), service delivery and outcome measurement.
Applications close Wednesday 10th February 2021
All applications submitted through www.seek.com.au
All Enquiries should be directed to [email protected] or contact Mabel Hayles on 08 9221 1411
The Moorditj Mia (Strong Home) program is an Aboriginal Housing First Support Service (AHFSS) delivered by a consortium of ACCO’s (Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations) led by Noongar Mia Mia, with Ngalla Maya Aboriginal Corporation and Wungening Aboriginal Corporation.
The Moorditj Mia service model is based on an exciting “One Team” approach, an ACCO consortium model, shared between Noongar Mia Mia, Ngalla Maya, and Wungening Aboriginal Corporation, and is committed to ending rough sleeping for Aboriginal people. Services are delivered by Aboriginal organizations for Aboriginal people.
The Consortium will draw on its strengths and expertise in housing, alcohol and other drugs, family, mental health and relationships, adult and youth justice, intensive child and family support, family and domestic violence, training and employment and Aboriginal case management, to deliver the necessary holistic approach to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Perth metropolitan region.
Case Worker Package
Reporting to the Moorditj Mia Coordinator, this positions provides culturally appropriate assertive outreach and in-reach case work. The keys functions of the role are to:
Enquiries should be directed to [email protected]
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply
Connect Wanju, the General Court Intervention Program aims to improve access to treatment and support services for accused persons within the court system through connecting people to opportunities for long term change across a range of areas including social, emotional, AOD, socio-economic needs and homelessness.
Palmerston Association and Wungening Aboriginal Corporation have partnered to provide the Connect Wanju program under a one team philosophy and positions will be with either organisation.
The team of Connect Wanju Case Workers will collectively provide individualised, culturally secure case management across a range of areas including;
Case Worker Application Package
Connect Wanju Case Workers will manage a caseload of participants providing individual and group counselling services and onward referrals where needed, identifying and supporting engagement with community programs and services.
To be considered you will be able to demonstrate the following;
You will form part of the Alliance team and will provide assessment, case planning and support for families with medium to low risk factors who are most at risk of child protection intervention. You will provide direct support, advocacy and referrals to families and their children to deal effectively with trauma caused by sexual abuse, family violence, alcohol and substance abuse, housing, health and justice issues by working alongside them to develop skills to enhance their safety and life skills.
All applications must be submitted through www.seek.com.au
288 Orton Road Casuarina WA 6167
To visit a family member or friend, phone Casuarina Prison’s Visit Booking Line:Phone (08) 9411 5579Booking line hours 7:30am–4pm, Monday to Friday (Closed weekends and public holidays)
For more details on visits check out the Casuarina Family Centre brochure below!
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Counsellor Educator Package
The AOD Counsellor Educator is responsible for providing counselling and education services to clients with alcohol and other substance abuse issues. This will involve the Initial assessment of the client and their presenting situation in order to develop an appropriate counselling and case management intervention plan. You will also be required to work with internal and external stakeholders.
All enquiries should be directed to Brett Ingra 08 9221 1411 or via email [email protected]
Wungening Aboriginal Corporation reserve the right to close applications prior to this date or to appoint through invitation
211 Royal Street, East Perth WA 6004
PO Box 8105 PBC, WA 6849
08 9221 1411
(08) 9221 1585
Email: [email protected]
Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)Phone: 08 9442 5000Toll Free: 1800 198 024
Parent Drug Information Service (PDIS)Phone: 08 94425050
Health Direct (24 Hour Service)Toll Free: 1800 022 222
Mental Health Services (24 Hour Service)Phone: 1300 555 788Toll Free: 1800 676 822
Crisis CarePhone: 08 92231111Toll Free: 1800 199 008(free call)
Women’s DV Helpline(08) 9223 11881800 007 339 (free call)
Kid’s Help Line1800 551 800
Men’s DV Helpline(08) 9223 11991800 000 599
Homelessness Advisory Service1800 065 892
Sexual Assault Resource CentreAdmin: 08 6458 1820Emergency Crisis line: 08 6458 1828Free call number: 1800 199 888
Wungening Moort Consortium comprises four Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) – Wungening Aboriginal Corporation (Lead Agency), Coolabaroo Community Services, Ebenezer Home Aboriginal Corporation and Moorditj Koort, and is a first of its kind In-home Support Service. The service will provide intensive in-home practical support to Aboriginal families throughout the metropolitan area to address safety issues, strengthen family functioning and parenting skills and create possibilities for significant change within high-risk families in contact with the child protection system.
Family Support Worker Package
The Wungening Moort program operates out of four hubs – As a Family Support Worker you will provide a culturally appropriate in depth family support outreach service to assist Aboriginal families with children aged 0-17 in contact with the child protection system within the Perth metropolitan area. You will work within a small team to engage and assist parents/caregivers to build their capacity to provide ongoing support and protection for their vulnerable and at risk children in a home setting. The service will encompass strengths based therapeutic approaches to resolve personal and family issues and build resilience and capacity to respond to crisis, create a safe, protective environment and improve connectedness to the community and to available resources.
If you would like to discuss an application please contact Keiran on 08 9221 1411 or via email [email protected].
The overarching outcome will be to have children living in safe, stable nurturing environments, achieving good life outcomes, protecting from abuse and neglect and to support families and individuals who are at risk of crisis. These services focuses on the needs of vulnerable Aboriginal children and families experiencing significant disadvantage and adverse consequences. Providing culturally secure, family focused services to support families to minimise risk to children and young people and to divert them from the child protection system.
To provide a culturally appropriate family support outreach service to assist families with children aged 0-17 to engage and assist them to build their capacity as parents and provide protection to their vulnerable and at risk children. The service will work holistically with families and priority access will be given to Aboriginal families. The service encompasses strength based approaches to enhance capacity of families, children and individuals to create a safe, protective environment, to develop skills to enhance their safety and life skills and improve their connectedness to the community and to available resources.
Nicholson RoadCanningvale WA 6155
To visit a family member or friend, phoneHakea Prison’s Visit Bookings line:Phone 1800 050 155Booking line hours 8:30am–12pm and 12:30–4:15pm, Monday to Friday (Closed weekends and public holidays)
For more details on visits check out the Hakea Family Centre brochure below!
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Wungening AOD program T: (08) 92211411
DV Advocacy Counselling (Nardine) T: (08) 9472 9470
DV Children’s Counselling (Pat Giles) T: (08) 6444 7684
DV Women’s Counselling (Pat Giles) T: (08) 9300 1022
Relationships Australia WA T: (08) 9489 6363 / 1300 364 277 (Info Line)
Waratah Support Centre (Bunbury) T: (08) 9791 2884 / 1800 017 303 (Country)
Multicultural Women’s Advocacy Service(MWAS)T: (08) 9328 1200
Tenancy WA T: (08) 9221 0088 / 1800 621 888 (Country)
Ruah Tenancy Support T: (08) 9493 5021 / 1800 065 892 (Country)
1800 Respect National Sexual Assault, Domestic & Family Violence Counselling Service 24/7 Call: 1800 737 732
Crisis Care T: (08) 9223 1111 / 1800 199 008 (free call)
Women’s DV Helpline T: (08) 9223 1188 / 1800 007 339 (free call)
Kid’s Help Line T: 1800 551 800
Men’s DV Helpline T: (08) 9223 1199 / 1800 000 599
Entry Point T: (08) 6496 0001 / 1800 124 684
Sexual Assault Resource Centre Admin T: (08) 6458 1830
Emergency Crisis line T: 08 6458 1828Free call number T: 1800 199 888
Missing Person’s Unit T: (08) 9267 5800
Police Headquarters T: (08) 9222 1111 / 131 444
DVAS Central T: (08) 6496 0001 / 1800 124 684
DV Legal Unit (LEGAL AID) T: (08) 9261 6254 / 1300 650 579
Women’s Law Centre of WA T: (08) 9272 8800 / 1800 625 122 (Country)
Nicholson RoadCanning Vale WA 6155
To visit a family member or friend, phone Melaleuca’s Visit Bookings line:Phone (08) 6258 0205Booking line hours 9:30 –3:30pm, Monday to Friday (Closed weekends and public holidays)
For more details on visits check out the Melaleuca Family Centre brochure below!
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1/32 The Crescent, Midland WA 6056
08 6330 7070