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Position reference no: 2019JA009

Part Time21 hours per week

Immediate Start – fixed term up to 30 June 2020

We are currently seeking to employ a part-time Multicultural Sector Support Development Officer (MSSDO) for a fixed term contract with immediate start through to 30 June 2020.

The MSSDO is to improve access and cultural responsiveness of available Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) to meet the needs of CALD target population, by undertaking the following core activities:

  • Increase awareness, knowledge and understanding of CHSP among CALD target population groups and other relevant stakeholders
  • Identify the current and future needs of CALD target groups including developing appropriate strategies
  • Support local CHSP and aged care services to develop culturally and linguistically competent practices
  • Strengthen the capacity of the CHSP service system by developing policies and activities to respond to the specific needs of the CALD target population.
  • Develop sustainable partnerships between CALD communities and CHSP services.

This position requires a strong background in communication skills and community development skills including developing and delivering information session and training, development of resources, consultation and research.

All applicants must obtain a job information package and submit a written application addressing each of the following selection criteria.

Essential:

  1. Tertiary qualifications in Social Science, Community Services or relevant discipline.
  2. Min. of two-year experience in community development, developing and delivering training, developing resources, group facilitation, demographic research and report writing.
  3. An understanding of and commitment to working with people from a CALD background.
  4. Sound knowledge of community services and the ability to navigate the CHSP services system.
  5. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  6. Highly developed communication skills.
  7. Good time management and administrative skills.
  8. Demonstrated computer literacy.
  9. A current National Police/Criminal Check.

Desirable:

  1. Experience working with the CALD communities, particularly with the CHSP target group.
  2. Cert IV Training & Assessment.
  3. A current driver’s license and a reliable vehicle with comprehensive insurance for work.

Conditions:

  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Service Industry (SCHCADS) Award, NSW and salary packaging.

For an information package please email employment@advancediversity.org.au

You must quote the job reference in the subject line of your email.

Applicants who fail to address and/ or submit all components of the application will not be considered for the position.

For further information please contact Antoinette Chow on (02) 9597 5455.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 10 May 2019.