Cobaw employs about 100 staff and engages with about 25 volunteers. Our team works across children and adult allied health, family services, counselling, drug and alcohol, housing, aged and disability. We work across the Macedon Ranges Shire and beyond, and partner with many other organisations across the State.
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Statement of Diversity
Cobaw Community Health values diversity in its workforce. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with disabilities; lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people and culturally and linguistically diverse people.
Staff Health and Wellbeing
Cobaw is committed to supporting the positive mental health of our staff, believing that good mental health and wellbeing of all staff contributes to staff satisfaction, the provision of quality services and organisational sustainability. At Cobaw we encourage staff to engage in:
- Self-care practices
- Healthy eating
- Physical activity
- Gym membership discounts
- Walking group
- Ukulele group
- Work life balance
- Flexible work arrangements
- Employment Assistance Program
- Supervision practices.
All new Cobaw staff undergo induction in respectful workplace behaviours which includes training in inclusive practice, cultural competency, gender equity, equal opportunity, discrimination, bullying and harassment, and occupational health and safety.
Cobaw has sites in Kyneton, Woodend and Romsey and staff also provide outreach services across the Macedon Ranges. The Macedon Ranges is about 1 hour north of Melbourne, and is an easy commute by train, or by car on the freeway.
The Shire of Macedon Ranges is a region in Central Victoria, Australia, best known for its expansive native forests, iconic geographical attraction Hanging Rock, and thriving artisan food and wine industries. The region covers an area of 1,747 square kilometres. At the 2016 Census, had a population of 46,100.Wikipedia