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Mt Druitt is looking for a Youth Cell Support Officer

Youth Cell Support Officer

For position description and application details – click here

Contract type Full-time

12 – month contract (with possibility of extension)

Salary range $75,000 – $80,000 subject to candidate experience
Location Mt Druitt, NSW
Submit applications to Lisa Stanford

Project Officer, Just Reinvest NSW

lisa@justreinvest.org.au  

Applications close 5:00 pm Wednesday, 22nd June 2022
Identified position This is an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander identified position which is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorized under section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience 

Essential Criteria

• Knowledge and appreciation of the cultural and social needs of Aboriginal people including a commitment to
Aboriginal self-determination, a demonstrated understanding of the justice system, and its impacts on
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
• Understanding of the need for community-led justice reinvestment initiatives alongside a continuing respect
and support for Aboriginal cultural practices in dealing with community members and staff
• Good understanding of the issues impacting on Aboriginal young people and their interactions with the justice
system
• Commitment to working alongside Aboriginal communities to lead solutions that create better outcomes for
Aboriginal young people
• Good understanding of the service system in Mt Druitt
• Project management experience
• Demonstrated ability to manage a small team and/or a small project
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Ability and willingness to work with a range of stakeholders and organisations to create partnerships

Desirable Criteria

• Experience working directly with Aboriginal young people
• Experience in coordinating training

 

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