Aboriginal Project Officer - OOHC and Child Protection

Aboriginal Project Officer - OOHC and Child Protection

Job Title: Aboriginal Project Officer - OOHC and Child Protection
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Sydney - CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Reference: 3113827
Contact Name: Chloe Barton
Contact Email: chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: March 06, 2020 16:02

Job Description

Aboriginal Project Officer – OOHC and Child Protection

Immediate start!!
Are you an Aboriginal person with experience in the community development and child and family sector? Then this might be the role for you!
Beaumont people are looking for 2 Aboriginal Project Officers to work with a NFP that delivers meaningful and effective services for Aboriginal children and families.
Based in the inner west, this is a fulltime short-term contract to end of June 2020, with possibly of extension.
The Aboriginal Project Officer will work as part of a small and supportive team where you will be responsible for running a number of projects focusing on community development and building the practice and capacity of agencies across the state. Ensuring child protection and out of home care requirements are met to a high and effective standard and meet the needs of Aboriginal children, family and communities. 

About you;
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues facing Aboriginal families in the delivery of quality services to meet outcomes for children in a sustainable and viable way
  • Knowledge of the child protection and OOHC systems and policy.
  • Be a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills and have the ability to address and negotiate sensitive matters
  • Highly organised and able to manage a number of projects at the same time. 
  • Have excellent documentation and written skills to be able to provide reports to inform continuous improvement
  • Be passionate about building capacity for organisations, staff working in the sector and for Aboriginal children, families and community. 
  • Ideally be available to start in 2 weeks time.
Desirable Criteria:
  • Tertiary qualification in human services or or a minimum of three years' experience performing a similar role
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 on 02 9279 2777 or email chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au.  
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.