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Aboriginal Practice Lead

OzChild

This is an Aboriginal identified position and is sanctioned under Section 14d of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

OzChild is committed to the effective delivery of Evidence Based Services to Aboriginal Children, Young People and their Families/Kin/Carers.

The Job

The Aboriginal Practice Lead will contribute to the provision of culturally sensitive services and a culturally safe working environment through consultation and engagement with OzChild staff, Aboriginal Peoples, and relevant Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations.

The Aboriginal Practice Lead is a role specifically created within OzChild that will work to ensure that participating Aboriginal families can benefit from the services we provide and employees are culturally informed.

Who we are looking for:

  • A person to provide ongoing cultural guidance and support to (other) OzChild colleagues regarding the cultural context for Aboriginal families, and its implications for the most effective engagement, assessment and intervention practices to provide optimal outcomes
  • Extensive knowledge of issues impacting on Aboriginal people and communities, in contemporary society and an ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal people
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals, families and communities from a strength-based, culturally appropriate perspective
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build relationships and rapport with Aboriginal families and young people

OzChild offers:

  • Permanent contract, full-time hours
  • Unique training and professional development journey
  • A dedicated Bridging Cultures Unit Dhiiyaan Mirri
  • Flexible working hours between the hours of 8am and 8pm
  • Salary is on the SCHCADS award at level 6
  • The opportunity to work directly with Aboriginal families and make a difference
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
  • A collaborative and cohesive working culture

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a police check and provide a WWCC for NSW.

How to Apply

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Please view the position description which is attached and then submit a resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as your motivation for applying, it doesn't have to be more than 1 page.

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Paul Ridley HR Advisor on 03 9695 2243 or email pridley@ozchild.org.au, using the subject line: Aboriginal Practice Lead enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please do visit our website to understand more about who we are and why we do what we do https://www.ozchild.org.au/.

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