- Contract, Part Time
- Family Services, Social Work, Indigenous
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Brisbane & Gold Coast
- Job posted on: 13 Aug 2019
- Applications close: 22 Aug 2019 (expired)
Anglicare’s Children & Families teams have been supporting families, youth and children since the 1800’s, offering assistance in foster and kinship care, relationship and counselling, residential care and much, much more. We acknowledge, and are committed to, ensuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who are under our care are connected to the their family, kin, community and culture.
As we continue to increase our understanding, we require the expertise of a Cultural Support Worker within our Gold Coast team. This role is responsible for the support and guidance of Foster Carers and staff to improve their knowledge and awareness of the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people. We aim to respond in a holistic way that considers family, spiritual, community and individual needs to achieve better outcomes.
This is a part time role, working four days per week on a twelve-month contract.
It is a genuine occupational requirement of this role to identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, under S25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld).
Our supportive and collaborative team of 18 are based predominantly in the Anglicare offices on the river in Nerang – a site that offers easy access to the highway and free parking. We are also within 2km of the Nerang train station and have a picturesque park nearby for lunch or a short walk. There are a number of other benefits in joining our team:
Having a real connection to culture, you will be passionate about supporting both young people and those who care for them to increase their knowledge and understanding. To join our team you will also need to display the following:
Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues. We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.