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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Support Worker

Australian Red Cross

Australian Red Cross considers that being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification of this role under s 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

  • Ongoing position
  • Part time hours
  • Blacktown, NSW location

About us

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Support Worker (ATSISW) in consultation with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Engagement Officer (ATSICEO) will contribute to the delivery, promotion and participation in new and existing Red Cross services for Aboriginal Clients and volunteers within Greater Sydney.

What you will bring

  • Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and empathy for the social, health and community needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and consultation skills including the ability to communicate effectively and work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from other cultures
  • Demonstrated work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and problem solve
  • Basic proficiency in MS Office or similar software and experience using databases

A current Working with Children Check and Australian Drivers licence is mandatory for this role.

Why work with us

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Debra Hansel on 0400 234 586.

Position description: Download File Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Support Worker.pdf

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