Cultural Safety Advisor – Strengthening Cultural Safety – Family Violence

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The Key Selection Criteria must be addressed for applications to be accepted

closing date; Wednesday 11th December 2018

About us

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation (RDAC) was established as an Aboriginal Community Controlled organisation in 1992 to improve the social, health and economic outcomes for Aboriginal people.  RDAC is a leading provider of primary health care and related social and family support services to Aboriginal people and communities across Gippsland. RDAC’s services are provided at the following locations: Sale, Morwell and Drouin. RDAC’s services include: general practice; health assessment and education; dental, audiology; chronic disease management; drug and alcohol counselling; child and family services; child and maternal health; home and community care; immunisation and vaccinations; social and emotional wellbeing support and counselling; allied health; client transport and corporate services; child care service and Aboriginal Best Start program

The role

  • Uses the materials, guidelines, and tools developed for the project to work with mainstream organisations in their region to undertake cultural safety reviews and develop actions plans.
  • Develops and maintains a working relationship with all services in the locality who provide family violence services to Aboriginal people.
  • Builds knowledge and practice about cultural safety as it relates to providing services and support for Aboriginal clients in the area
  • Provides training to staff from all mainstream services on the cultural safety of their services
  • Build relationships with local Indigenous Family Violence Regional Action Groups, RAJACs and existing family violence workforce.
  • Present information about the project in Aboriginal community forums

 

Key Selection Criteria

  1. A comprehensive understanding of the dynamics and impact of family violence on Aboriginal families
  2. Demonstrated experience in championing change at an organisational level for the benefit of Aboriginal families
  3. Existing networks and relationships with Aboriginal Communities across Victoria, including IFVRAGs and RAJACs and/or family violence services
  4. Demonstrated ability to build positive and effective professional networks across a range of ACCOs, organisations and individuals which promote collaborative working
  5. Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver a train the trainer package

 

 

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