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Senior Capability Development Officer

Justice and Community Safety Directorate
  • Senior Officer Grade C
  • Salary Range: $119,595 - $128,465 
  • Position Number: 11396

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Are you a dynamic, creative and collaborative change-maker with a passion for creating a safer world for children and young people? 

If this sounds like you, read on…

The ACT Children and Young People Commissioner is seeking a Senior Capability Development Officer to contribute to the strategic delivery and implementation of the ACT Child Safe Standards Scheme by supporting organisations to build their capability in becoming child-safe, child-friendly and child-aware. Our ideal candidate will share our commitment to upholding the rights of children and young people, create opportunities for children and young people to participate in the work of the Commission, and place their best interests at the heart of our work. 

The role involves the development of communication, marketing and online resources, designing and delivering online and face to face training, consultation and engagement with children and young people, and broader policy and project work to support the Children and Young People Commissioner’s statutory responsibilities within the ACT Human Rights Commission.

The ACT Human Rights Commission values its diverse work team. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/ Other Requirements: 

  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to: https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804position.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in communications/public relations or training are highly desirable.
  • Experience in sector development and relevant fields of practice that support the rights, interests, safety, wellbeing and participation of children and young people will be well regarded.

Note: Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: 

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For further information, please visit www.jobs.act.gov.au 

Contact Officer: Rosanne Nash on [email protected] using the subject line: Senior Capability Development Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs or (02) 6205 1293.

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