- Job posted on: 26th Mar 2020
- Applications close:
Jimaylya Topsy Harry Centre (JTHC) is a unique service, located in Mt Isa, that provides transitional accommodation for up to 60 adults, both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, who are homeless or in a crisis situation.
In addition to temporary accommodation, JTHC offers intense case management and facilitates assistance from support agencies for people in crisis due to addiction, domestic and family violence, lack of affordable housing or unemployment.
You will lead a team of support workers, administrative and facilities staff and manage the day to day operations of the JTHC services, to ensure a safe, secure and client-focused environment that enables residents to access the support they need to move back into community, and where people and cultural ways and practices are at the heart of all that happens.
Specifically you will:
You are an engaging leader experienced in providing culturally safe services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples or people with a diverse range of backgrounds and challenges. You have a strong ability to connect with community and to lead in complex environments, you model professional, ethical and culturally sensitive behaviours, and you can demonstrate:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience are encouraged to apply.
If you are motivated to work with and make a difference to the lives of people in remote and rural communities facing homelessness and crisis situations, then this is the opportunity for you.
Please click here to submit your CV and a cover letter responding to the skills required section above. Alternatively, please call Louise Furlong on 07 5530 8066 to discuss.