Aboriginal Community Engagement

Aboriginal Community Engagement

Job Title: Aboriginal Community Engagement
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney - Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Reference: 3087004
Contact Name: Chloe Barton / Krstelle Budd
Contact Email: krsytelle@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: January 09, 2020 16:16

Job Description

Aboriginal Community Engagement
Beaumont People are excited to partner with a small NFP organisation who provide crucial services nationally to support for male survivors of child sexual abuse.
The organisation delivers groups and workshops for men, their families, service providers and health professionals; While working to increase public awareness of the effects that childhood sexual abuse can have on men and their families.
This is an extremely exciting time to join the team following ongoing growth and development of crucial services and support team.

Full time, perm role based in Parramatta with the opportunity to travel to regional and rural communities.
In the role of Aboriginal Community Engagement Worker you will be responsible for;
  • Working collaboratively with the team to continue implementation and roll out of the community engagement strategy – which aims to reach aboriginal men, their families and the wider community through forums, direct contact, services, interagency and training.
  • Identify and collaborate with targeted services and stakeholders in the communities to reach harder to reach groups such as:
    • Men from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities
    • Young men (including young men becoming fathers)
    • Men in regional and rural communities
    • Men exiting prison & rehab services
  • Identify and support Aboriginal male survivors who may be eligible to apply for the National Redress Scheme in a trauma informed and culturally safe way.
  • Support the organisation with their ongoing commitment to ensuring a culturally safe space.
To be successful in the role of Aboriginal Community Engagement Worker you will need;  
  • A qualification in related community or human services discipline
  • Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage under section 14(d) of the NSW Anti- discrimination Act 1977, with knowledge and experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
  • Knowledge and understanding of the dynamics and impact of child sexual abuse across the lifespan of a person.
  • Willingness and capacity to travel to regional and rural communities.
  • Ability to network and work collaboratively with a wide range of people to establish and maintain strong and trusting relationships with individuals with complex needs, their families and the community.
  • Unrestricted NSW driver's licence and be open to undertaking pre employment checks including WWCC and national police check
  • Understanding of community development principles and practice with experience in a similar Community role.
Benefits to you
  • Join a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment.
  • Internal regular supported supervision
  • Opportunities for grow and professional development.
  • Attractive above award remuneration package
If you are looking for a diverse role where you can make a real difference to survivors and their supports and families then this may just be the role for you. Apply today and submit your resume and a short cover letter expressing your interest in this role.
For more information, please get in touch with Chloe or Krystelle on 02 9133 9322.
This role is advertised without a closing date, all applications will be reviewed as they are received so please send your application through A.S.A.P.