- Melbourne > Werribee
- Job posted on: 5th Jul 2022
- Applications close:
This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander designated position, classified under Section 12 Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. This employment opportunity is only available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
We are currently looking for an applicant who identifies as Aboriginal or of Torres Strait Islander background to work with our Navigator program, which is an innovative, research-informed program that assists disengaged learners to re-connect back into education and learning.
You will be working with Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Youth and Families to support young people (12 - 17yrs) who have disconnected from school. With a focus on connection to culture and community, you will help young people identify their skills, interests and aspirations and alleviate barriers to their participation in education alongside their parents/carers. You will work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team, comprising of a Team Leader, Intake and Assessment Workers, Case Managers, Youth Counsellor, a Groups Facilitator and other relevant services, bringing expertise and valuable understanding of Indigenous culture.
Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement. AV employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 or have a medical exemption. AV will require evidence that you are compliant with these requirements.
In joining our team you will enjoy a positive and supportive team environment, access to extensive professional development and training opportunities and, as part of one of the largest community service organisations in Victoria, outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.
At Anglicare Victoria we understand that working in Community Services can at times be challenging; we have a strong focus on supporting the health, wellbeing and resilience of our staff. In working with AV you will have access to a range of free wellbeing activities including Yoga and meditation, discounted health insurance and access for you and your partner to free and confidential professional counselling and support via our professional Employee Assistance Program.
Click apply below and submit your resume with a cover letter that describes your passion for working with vulnerable children, young people and their families and any experience you have in the Education sector.
Detailed Position Description: Position Description - Aboriginal Youth and Family Case Manager (Navigator - Part-Time Limited Tenure July 2022).pdf
For further enquiries regarding this Navigator position contact Sandra Inserra, Team Leader Navigator on 03 9731 2500 or email email@example.com using the subject line: Aboriginal Youth & Family Case Manager - Navigator Program enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.
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