- Job posted on: 4th May 2021
- Applications close:
Reporting to the Manager, Program Effectiveness & Development, we are seeking a Safeguarding Technical Advisor - AFNP to lead the development and implementation of strong safeguarding practice, approaches and culture across the Australia First Nations Program (AFNP).
The primary focus is on contextualising WVA’s safeguarding policy for First Nations programs and strengthening the safeguarding capability of staff and communities in which we work through guidance and training.
Through technical advice and direction, this role supports the implementation of WV’s Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy & Guidelines and works closely with the WVA Safeguarding Unit.
This role is 2 years fixed term contract operating in a full-time capacity. We will consider applicants-based Australia wide subject to the person having the flexibility to travel as required to fulfil the requirements of the role.
This is an Indigenous-identified position. Applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent.
World Vision Australia takes our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we provide an environment that is safe for our child and adult beneficiaries. We have strong recruitment procedures to make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with child and adult beneficiaries.
World Vision is a global community, working together for the one purpose – to bring about positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work for us because they want to contribute to making a difference. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow. As a global Christian humanitarian organisation, we provide short-term and long-term assistance and have impacted the lives of over 200 million vulnerable children and people worldwide. With approximately 37,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries, World Vision has been engaging people to work towards eliminating poverty and its causes for almost 7 decades.
World Vision has been partnering with First Nations communities in Australia for more than 40 years through our Australia First Nations Program. We are committed to supporting First Nations communities achieve their own development goals, build on their strengths and create solutions to their own challenges. World Vision is committed to ensuring First Nations staff are well represented and supported within the staff team. The Australia First Nations Program has a First Nations staff network that acts as a support network and safe space for First Nations staff who are separated by distance but connected by culture and their collaborations in the program. The network also provides advice to the Australia First Nations Program and the broader World Vision organisation regarding our work with First Nations organisations, communities and families.
When it comes to our people, as an organisation we embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds.