May 22, 2018

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Advisor (Full time) Melbourne or Brisbane

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The main purpose of this role is to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients of knowmore to receive legal assistance, and work closely with other multi-disciplinary team members to deliver services in a culturally safe and respectful manner.

This role reports directly to the Manager, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Team, who has inclusive responsibility for the day to day management, involvement in all activities related to the Aboriginal and Torres Islander team and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement practices across the organisation.

This role delivers front line services and case management as part of knowmore’s multi-disciplinary model.  The role may be requested to participate in projects that would involve internal and external stakeholders from time to time.

Guided by the organisation’s service plan, the role will involve regular intrastate, and some interstate travel (for up to a week at a time), including regular visits to urban, regional and remote areas of Australia to deliver services to clients on an outreach basis and to undertake community engagement activities as per the Community Outreach Policies and Procedures. Accordingly, a current driver’s licence is highly desired, along with the ability and willingness to travel.

To be appointed to the role, an applicant will also need to comply with the requirements of any applicable legislation relating to legal practice (i.e. not be a person disqualified from employment by a legal practice) and will also need to meet the entry requirements for professional visitors to correctional centres across Australia.

How to Apply

Inquiries about the role should be directed to Ainsley Jardine-Wilson, knowmore’s Human Resources Manager, on 02 8267 7400.

Your application must include:

  • A cover letter outlining why you are applying for this position
  • A resume with your skills, experience and qualifications
  • A written response outlining your responses to the key selection criteria (maximum of four pages)

Applications should be emailed to recruitment@knowmore.org.au by 5.00pm on Friday 8 June 2018.

Further information including the job description can be found here.

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