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Cultural Liaison Officer


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Job Description:

Applicants must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. This is a special measure under section 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld)
 
 It is an occupational requirement that the holder of this position be female and this is arguable under Section 25 of the QLD Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (QLD)
* Part time position
* Maximum term until January 31 2019
* Townsville location

The Role
The role will support the development and implementation of the Community Based Health and First Aid in Action Prison Program (CBHFA), ensuring a culturally appropriate approach.
 
The Cultural Liaison Office will provide essential cultural advice, leadership and guidance to support the development of the CBHFA program and its resources in Australian correctional facilities. The role will provide knowledge and skills as well as cultural competency that will guide the programs adaption to ensure the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners are met through program delivery.
 
Additionally, the role will further support and guide Red Cross and external partners to help achieve common goals by influencing changes within correctional facilities to maintain engagement from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners and staff within the prison community.
 
About You
You will have experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and awareness of cultural protocols when consulting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Additionally, experience and understanding of the Australian justice system and the specific needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
 
You will have established communication and interpersonal skills and a natural ability to build rapport and establish positive and constructive relationships with potential partners, community members, Red Cross staff and other key stakeholders.
 
Evident in your application will be your previous experience facilitating sessions, activities and group work, within challenging environments.
 
Benefits
 Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work that you do will help improve outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers excellent salary packaging option which allows you to increase your net income.
 
For further information, please view the position description below or contact Luke Wenitong on 07 4052 2511.
 
Position Description: 507013 PD Cultural Liaison Officer (Justice).pdf

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Job ID:

4718

Employment Type:

Part time

Location:

Queensland, QLD, Australia

Title:

Cultural Liaison Officer

Category:

Nonprofit-Social Services
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Posted:

10.01.2018