38846, several


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victim Liaison Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 26 February 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $79,824 - $91,356
Position No: 38846, several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 01 February 2019
Contact Officer: Heidi Yates on heidi.yates@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 0399


Details: Victim Support ACT is seeking two highly motivated and enthusiastic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victim Liaison Officers. The Aboriginal Victim Liaison Officers will be proactive about outreach and play in integral role in raising awareness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities about the rights of victims of crime and services available; facilitating access to the services of Victim Support ACT; and delivering a range of services with flexibility including advocacy, group work and case management. Proactive outreach in the community is a core element of the role. Aboriginal Victim Liaison Officers work closely with team members across Victim Support ACT seeking to deliver relevant and culturally responsive services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims of crime. See the attached role description for further information regarding duties and responsibilities. The ACT Human Rights Commission is an Equal Opportunity employer. We support workforce diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and would like assistance to apply for this position, please reach out to the Contact Officer.
Note: This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.
How to Apply: Interested applicants should prepare a response that addresses the Selection Criteria in no more than three A4 pages (maximum). Please send your response along with the Application Coversheet, your Curriculum Vitae and the contact details of at least two referees to jobs@act.gov.au

Note

This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Indigenous
Justice, Policing and Corrections