If you have trouble accessing this information, please email mail@palmerston.org.au or phone Palmerston Corporate Services. You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for any positions with Palmerston Association. 

Why choose Palmerston:

Supporting over 5500 individuals and their families each year, Palmerston strives for excellence in service and support to our clients.  Providing a full range of services from counselling, family support, residential services and educational initiatives in the community, we operate throughout the metropolitan and Great Southern regions. Palmerston is an accredited not for profit service and is the recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Diversity award from AIM WA. We are a strong and dynamic place to work.

As an employer, Palmerston offers:

  • an organisation that understand the importance of diversity
  • excellent working conditions and environment
  • salary packaging benefits
  • attractive conditions of employment
The following positions are currently available:
  • Suicide prevention coordinator - Albany
  • Aboriginal youth worker - Albany


Suicide Prevention Coordinator

Fixed term full time contract to 30 June 2019

The suicide prevention coordinator will work with relevant service providers at a regional and local level to support the development and implementation of programs that increase local community and service provider capacity to identify and respond to suicidal ideation and related behaviour in an appropriate manner, reduce stigmatising behaviour towards mental health and support services and community in post-venation responses.           

The role of the coordinator will be to:
  • initiate, coordinate, manage and support the development, implementation and evaluation of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention activity targeted at a local, community and regional level in designated regions of WA
  • build the capacity of the community and relevant service providers to enable them to identify and address local suicide-related issues through evidence based prevention activity

For further information please download the JDF below:

JDF - GSCADS - Suicide Prevention Coordinator JDF - GSCADS - Suicide Prevention Coordinator (112 KB)

Applications addressing the selection criteria are to be emailed to jobs@palmerston.org.au

For further information about this position, please contact Ben Headlam, Manager on 9892 2100 or bheadlam@palmerston.org.au


Aboriginal Youth Worker

Fixed term full time contract to 30 June 2018

This job description has been developed in consultation with and endorsed by local Noongar Elders. The project aims to support Aboriginal people and their communities in the Great Southern Region of WA to reduce the harms associated with alcohol and other drug use through evidence-based treatment, support and community development.  Reporting to the branch coordinator and working in partnership the Elders’ Advisory Group, the project officer is responsible for the delivery of the two key objectives of the program as they relate to Aboriginal young people: community engagement and capacity building as well as facilitating treatment and support to young Aboriginal people (12 years to 24 years) and their families.

For further information please download the JDF below:

JDF - GSCADS - Aboriginal Youth Worker JDF - GSCADS - Aboriginal Youth Worker (111 KB)

Applications are to be emailed to jobs@palmerston.org.au

For further information about this position, please contact Deb Slade, Coordinator on 9892 2100 or dslade@palmerston.org.au


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