External Employment Opportunities

Support Worker - Australian Red Cross

Support Worker – Dandenong (Applications close 29 October 2015)

  • Full time position
  • Maximum term, 6 months
  • Dandenong location

Applicants must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. This is a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1995 (Vic).

The Program
The overall objective of Red Cross Migration Support Programs is to provide effective and responsive services to people who are vulnerable as a result of migration, such as those separated by war and disaster, refugees, asylum seekers and immigration detainees

The Role
Provide support services and education to eligible clients referred by DIBP through a client services environment. Assist with the provision of general information to clients such as Welcome Kits and appointments for initial needs assessments.
This role also provides essential administrative support to client services teams and is responsible for ensuring data in relevant databases is accurate and complete.

About You
You will have experience working with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. You will also have an understanding of the needs of clients within the refugee, asylum seeker and immigration detention sector.

Excellent record management and officer administration skills as well as highly developed communication and interpersonal skills are required to be successful in this role.

A tertiary qualification and/or demonstrated experience in a related field (administration/community services) will be highly regarded.

The Benefits
Know that you are contributing to the wellbeing of vulnerable people within the community. Access generous salary packaging options that increase your take home pay.

For more information visit the website here, the attached position description or contact Lina Hernandez on (03) 8327 7351.

Position description


Senior Koorie Employment Advisor - Department of Justice & Regulation

Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/_DJ93201
Closing Date: 25-Oct-2015
Salary Range: $86,493 - $104,650

The Department of Justice & Regulation are now seeking a Senior Koori Employment Adviser is a senior member of the Koori Employment Team within People and Culture.

The Koori Employment Team is responsible for the implementation of the department’s Koori Employment Strategy, which seeks to build the department’s attraction and retention of Koori staff towards a 2.5% Koori workforce.

Reporting to the Manager of the KET, this role has responsibility for managing and promoting high level Koori employment, development and retention programs across the department. With primary responsibility for coordinating key initiatives such as the Koori Graduate Program, the Koori Tertiary Scholarship program and the Koori Mentoring Program.

The Senior Koori Employment Adviser will require a high level of relationship building and negotiation skills to engage with a large array of internal and external stakeholders, including the wider Victorian community. The successful candidate must also be able to communicate sensitively and effectively with the Koori community.

The Department of Justice & Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

This is an Aboriginal Identified Position. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position description