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||Male-Cultural and Community Advocate
|Status of Employment:
||Full-time- Fixed Term end date 31/12/2021
|| Thursday Island
|$72,000.00-$85,000 Wage rate will be based on experience and suitability to the role.
(+ 9.5% Superannuation, + 17.5% Annual Leave Load)
||a. Professional Development Allowance;
b. Four (4) weeks annual leave;
c. Flexible work hours; and
d. Specialist skill development opportunities.
||Fri 10/7/2020 at 5:00 PM
The following are key requirements of this position;
- Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community;
- Must be willing to travel to the Outer Islands of the Torres Strait;
- Hold a C Class Open drivers licence.
Successful applicants are expected to possess the following;
- Some demonstrated willingness and ability to consult and collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders, inclusive of Aboriginal communities, government and non-government agencies, and mainstream services to improve mental health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders;
- Some demonstrated knowledge of the causes of poor mental health/social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities;
- Some demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the local Aboriginal community and the health needs and priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Torres Strait region;
- Some demonstrated knowledge or willingness to learn about the key State/Territory and Federal policies and resources on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health/ social and emotional wellbeing;
- Some demonstrated willingness and ability to develop and implement innovative solutions that are culturally sensitive;
- Some demonstrated willingness and ability to communicate well (written and verbal) with diverse target groups and work with diverse stakeholders;
- Demonstrated ability to manage projects/ multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
- Demonstrated experience in the delivery of healing focused services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
- Demonstrated knowledge of or ability to acquire knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Policy, Mental Health Legislation, Queensland Mental Health Policy and a understanding of the interaction between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the criminal justice systems and Child Safety System; and
- Demonstrated ability to actively participate in a working environment supporting quality human resource management practices including employment equity, anti-discrimination, occupational health and safety, and ethical behaviour.
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