Strengthening Cultural Safety Advisor

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Strengthening Cultural Safety Advisor position description

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The key selection criteria must be addressed for applications to be accepted.

closing date: 15 July 2019

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30.4 hours per week

based in Morwell VIC

Key selection criteria

A comprehensive understanding of the dynamics and impact of family violence on Aboriginal families

Demonstrated experience in championing change at an organisational level for the benefit of Aboriginal families

Existing networks and relationships with Aboriginal Communities across Victoria, including IFVRAGs and RAJACs and/or family violence services

Demonstrated ability to build positive and effective professional networks across a range of ACCOs, organisations and individuals which promote collaborative working

Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver a train the trainer package

The Royal Commission into Family Violence reported that the entire family violence system should be culturally appropriate and easy to access to provide choice for Aboriginal people.

About the role

Strengthening Cultural Safety in Family Violence Services is a state-wide project which project ensures mainstream family violence organisations undertake cultural safety reviews and action plans in all areas of operations, governance, workforce and relationships with Community. This occurs through cultural safety education and secondary consultation to mainstream family violence services on how to build their cultural safety capacity and complete cultural safety plans.

The project has a State-wide Coordinator who supports a state-wide network of 15 Cultural Safety Advisors located in a range of ACCOs who will work in alignment with the DHHS Aboriginal Cultural Safety Framework.

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