Koori Engagement Worker
Job no: 495441
Work type: Full Time
Location: Regional Victoria – North
Categories: Community Development, Counselling
- Full time until 30 June 2018
- Mildura location
- Salary packaging available
At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.
In this important role, you will work together with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations with the aim of assisting victims to manage the damaging consequences of violent crime against the person.
You will achieve this aim by providing quality services that meet the practical, emotional and psychological needs of the victim, prepare victims and support them to navigate the criminal justice system and establish and maintain strong work relationships with people and agencies to assist the delivery of seamless services to victims.
To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:
Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Human Services, Clinical Mental Health, Criminal Justice or a related field and/or experience within the community sector in a trauma related field.
Identify as a member of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
A demonstrated knowledge of the issues potentially faced by people with have experienced a violent crime, particularly those faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.
The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) and s 8(4) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic).
How to Apply:
Detailed Position Description PD - Koori Engagement Worker - St Lukes - Nov 2017.pdf
To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.
For further enquiries contact Tracey Grinter on 03 5448 1000.
Applications close: Wednesday 13 December 2017
We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
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