Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Engagement Officer (Identified position) – Bimberi Youth Justice Centre

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $83,135 – $95,146
Position No: 07829
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 May 2019
Contact Officer: David Fulton on david.fulton@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 5558


Details: An opportunity exists in the role of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Engagement Officer. This position is a senior role at Bimberi Youth Justice Centre, designed to assist young people and their families to stay connected and support cultural practices in the day to day running of the Centre. The Family Engagement Officer works closely with young people and their families to provide culturally appropriate support programs as well as encouraging Indigenous young people with their culture through education, activities and programs. In this role you will have an opportunity to provide staff and Centre Management, with advice on the cultural needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and their families.
Note: This is a temporary position available asap for a period of up to six months. Potential candidates will be asked to participate in psychometric assessment as part of the recruitment process. Applications may be assessed on a combination of written application and/or a short interview. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Please note, this is an Identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders or People with a disability.
How to apply: Expressions of Interest are sought from potential candidates and should include a supporting statement of no more than two pages highlighting their motivation for the role and demonstrated experience in a relevant field. The attached position description is for reference only. Please include the contact details of at least two referees, one being a current Supervisor and a current Curriculum Vitae.
Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.

Note

This is a temporary position available asap for a period of up to six months. Please note, this is an Identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders or People with a disability.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Disability identified positions
Indigenous

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