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Senior Project Officer - Forced Marriage

Australian Red Cross
  • Maximum Term role until December 2021
  • Part time hours, 30.4 hours per week
  • 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 Senior Project Officer – Forced Marriage will work within the NSW Red Cross Migration Support program and more specifically will lead the “Empowered to Respond Project” funded by Department of Communities and Justice NSW.

This role will manage the Project ensuring that it meets the funding deliverables and the Key Performance Outcomes. To achieve sustainable outcomes, the project will utilise human centred design principles and work alongside clients to develop evidence based activities and workshops, bringing in subject matter experts as required. This includes creating a safe and welcoming space for clients, and being available to de-brief and where needed referring them to specialised services

What you will bring

  • Demonstrated understanding of family violence including its interjections with forced marriage and issues of humanitarian concerns
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in community engagement and development including adult style learning
  • Proven experience in operating within a confidential and politically sensitive service environment and managing sensitive and confidential material
  • Demonstrated competency working in a computerised environment (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and ability to learn new database applications where required)
  • Knowledge of relevant Australian legislative and regulatory frameworks within the Family Violence Setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in working with culturally appropriate and sensitive services supporting people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

A current Working with Children Check 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 Seema Verma on 0467 766 610.

Position description: Download File Snr Project Officer - Forced Marriage (NSW) approved.pdf

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