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May

Identified Cultural Specialist

ProCare Australia - Brisbane City, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

ProCare Australia are the leading specialist recruitment agency for the community and social services sector in Australia and expertise in providing Contract, LOCUM and Permanent career opportunities for Not For Profits, NGO's and the Department.

The Organisation

Our client is a leading service in the sector who specialise in helping families become stronger, more capable; and able to build the lives that they want to live. Their vision is for a society where all children, adults and families are living safely in thriving, resilient communities and have the opportunity to reach their potential and play a positive role.

About the Role

An opportunity has arisen for a full time Identified Cultural Specialist within the Intensive Family Support Service team in Underwood.

We are seeking an experienced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural specialist who is able to build strong internal and external relationships, someone who is able to lead and develop others towards meeting organisational objectives through coaching, feedback and regular connections. The individual will have the ability to build strong internal and external relationships and bring a sense of inclusivity and innovation. The ideal candidate will display a strong customer-focussed attitude, commitment to display organisational values and contribute to team goals and wider organisational success.

To Be Successful

In order to be successful for this position, you will display and have experience / knowledge in the following:

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Degree in Human Services or similar with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in this area of work particularly specialising in Cultural Practices and Cultural delivery.
  • Sound knowledge of and demonstrated experience in applying, therapeutic processes and practices, particularly in relation child protection. Analysing, evaluating and making objective judgements and recommendations.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team to achieve service performance outcomes together with an ability to provide quality cultural supervision and training.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and maintaining client documentation to a high standard.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in ways that are innovative and culturally appropriate for Indigenous and linguistically diverse groups.
  • Ability to work within the beliefs, missions, values and policies of Uniting Care and adhere to the provisions of the Workplace Health and Safety and other relevant Legislation as they apply to the region’s services.
  • Drivers Licence
  • Positive Blue Card

Additionally you will have the ability to display:

  • Demonstrated skills and sound knowledge gained through substantial experience working with children and families including providing culturally appropriate advice.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cultural practices/protocol/engagement and barriers.
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in negotiation, interpretation, advocacy and conflict resolution alongside emotionally regulated responses.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication frameworks and practices, that are congruent with a strengths based approach and demonstrated professional integrity with respect to such matters as confidentiality and client interests.
  • Proven ability to develop resources and delivery effective education, training and awareness sessions to professionals and volunteers.
  • Extensive specialist knowledge of at least one of the core service delivery areas and a working knowledge of a further core service delivery area.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate cross culturally including speaking publicly to diverse groups of people while applying cultural sensitivity and understanding.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues to positively influence outcomes.

If you believe you meet the above mentioned criteria and wish to apply, please attach your resume and complete a covering letter outlining your interest in the role and addressing the selection criteria listed.

The salary is paid at SCHADS Level 6.1 $90,439.44 PA + 9.5% super + salary sacrifice.

A vehicle will be available for work purposes and any travel that may be required.

Brisbane City, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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