- Job posted on: 6th Apr 2021
- Applications close:
This is a great opportunity for an individual with strong cultural expertise to provide high-quality support plan strategy to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people and families within CASPA, based in Coffs Harbour on a part-time basis, involving approximately 2 days per week.
CASPA Services Ltd is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of specialised care services to support complex trauma-based needs for children, young people and families, people with disability, and people with mental illness. Our programs include Therapeutic Intensive Residential Care, Intensive Family Preservation, Therapeutic Foster Care, Restoration, and other associated care types, we are a registered NDIS provider and operate a social enterprise Maintenance and repairs business. As a growing and diversifying organisation, we have approximately 500+ employees working in communities across NSW, Queensland, and the Northern Territory.
We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our young people to ensure we can support each individuals need and wants. We value equal employment opportunity and encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.
As a Cultural Support Worker you will be responsible for the provision of supports that successfully develop resilience, empowerment, and maintenance of connections to family, community, and culture for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people, and their families. The role is designed to successfully enhance and build a strong sense of identity and overall wellbeing for these individuals, while strengthening knowledge of and connection to culture through effective cultural consultation, cultural planning, and advocacy.
We are looking for someone with extensive experience working with children and young people who have experienced trauma and whose values align with ours:
'Inspiring People to Thrive.'
Working with Children and Criminal History Checks are requirements for all child related employment at CASPA.
Please submit your application via the CASPA Careers page by 5pm Monday 12 April 2021.
Applications will be assessed as received. A comprehensive induction and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training will be provided upon commencement.
To ensure that your application is reviewed, include a current Resume, together with a Cover Letter that outlines your suitability to work with traumatised young people.
For further information please visit CASPA's Careers page at caspacareers.connxcareers.com