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Skout Solutions ABN: 40 614 706 526

Level 8/80 Pacific Hwy
North Sydney 2060, NSW, Australia

Phone: 02 9464 1000
Web Site: http://www.broadspectrum.com/

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Cultural Advisor


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Job Description:

Thanks to a newly awarded contract by the Department of Corrective Services, MTC-Broadspectrum Joint Venture is an exciting new enterprise, delivering correctional services to the Parklea Correctional Centre in Western Sydney. As part of the Broadspectrum family, we one of the most diverse and inclusive employers: promoting flexible work options; a healthy work-life balance; and sponsoring a number of diversity and inclusion programs within our business. 

 

The Cultural Services Advisor plans and coordinates appropriate programs and services for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) inmates at Parklea Correctional Centre. This enables inmates to express their identity and beliefs in culturally appropriate ways without compromising the safety, security and good order to the centre. 
The Cultural Services Advisor works with CALD and ATSI inmates to enhance cultural identity that enables better rehabilitation and assists reintegration into community.

The Cultural Services Advisor also provides advice and guidance to correctional, Casework & Interventions and Release & Reintegration staff in relation to the cultural needs and expectations of inmates from various cultural backgrounds.

 

The successful candidate will display: 
•    An ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment
•    Engagement with culturally, linguistically and intellectually

     diverse inmates
•    Sound judgment, communication and interpersonal relationship

     skills
•    Resilience and accountability

 

Experience and Qualifications:
•    Demonstrated previous experience working with CALD and

      ATSI people is necessary.
•    Experience in a similar role in a correctional or institutional

      environment is desirable.
•    Must obtain and maintain a First Aid accreditation in the form

     of a current Statement of Attainment for HLTAID003 Provide

     First Aid
•    Must complete the Certificate III in Correctional Practice and

      Certificate IV in Correctional Practice within the first 12 months

     of service in the role if not already achieved.

 

MTC-Broadspectrum provides all required training. Employees are also provided with a competitive salary and benefits, ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities. Employees at the Centre are provided with uniforms and footwear if required by the role.
 

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 106935

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Job ID:

9517

Employment Type:

Full time

Location:

Parklea, NSW, Australia

Title:

Cultural Advisor

Category:

Nonprofit-Social Services
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Posted:

16.01.2020