- Job posted on: 17th Oct 2021
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Pursuant to Section 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act, 1984 only people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Descent may apply for this role.
OzChild is committed to the effective delivery of Evidence Based Services to Aboriginal Children, Young People and their Families/Kin/Carers.
OzChild began delivering TFCO in Australia in 2017. Starting in Victoria with one team we are now delivering the program in NSW and QLD with five teams on the ground across the three states. The program supports children and young people aged 7-17, who are at risk of, or currently living in residential care facilities.
Due to the successful outcomes being achieved we have now expanded delivery of the program into South Australia to support young people aged 12-17 years (TFCO-A).
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.
For more information see https://www.ozchild.org.au/service/treatment-foster-care-oregon-tfco/.
You can apply for the role today by clicking APPLY NOW.
Please submit a resume with a cover letter. We would like you to address your experience against the Position Specific Responsibilities, Key Accountabilities, in your cover letter. There are 6 points to consider 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 HR@ozchild.org.au using the subject line: Aboriginal Practice Lead enquiry via EthicalJobs.
A position description is attached.
Successful candidates will be required to complete all necessary safety screening including National / International Police Check and Working with Children Checks relevant to South Australia.
Please do visit our website to understand more about who we are and why we do what we do https://www.ozchild.org.au/.
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.