Careers
SA Cultural Practice Lead

Location:
Adelaide  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Permanent  
Department:
SA Assistant Director
Salary:
+ Salary packaging for Not-for-Profit
Closing Date:
30/10/2021

Cultural Practice Lead – Part Time Permanent -  Adelaide based

  • Charity Salary Sacrifice options available to increase take home pay, competitive salary
  • Laptop and mobile phone included
  • 4 weeks holiday, increasing to 5 weeks after 2 years continual service
  • Modern office with secure onsite parking

About Our Organisation - KEY ASSETS - The Children’s Services Provider (Not-For-Profit Agency)

  • National organisation providing child, youth and family services including out of home care, family preservation and intensive support, early intervention
  • View our current Reconciliation Action Plan here: https://keyassets.org.au/our-reconciliation-action-plan-rap/
  • Committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce, AWEI Bronze Employer of Choice for 2015 & 2016, AWEI Gold Employer Award for 2017, AWEI Silver Employer Award for 2018, finalist for the Australian HR Awards 2017

Key Responsibility

This role will lead Key Assets South Australia’s cultural responsiveness, cultural awareness, and the provision of cultural safety for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people accessing Key Assets South Australian services.

The aim of this role is to promote the wellbeing of vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people by culturally supporting and building the capacity of those adults responsible for their care.

This is an Aboriginal identified position Key Assets considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s 47 of the Equal Opportunity Act .

About the Role

Working alongside the SA Leadership team you will:

o lead sector partnerships and engagement

o participate in case consultation

o attend case conferencing

o participate in Operational Governance arrangements

o link with quality assurance teams

o provide cultural training and support with foster carer assessments

Experience and Skills Required

  • Hold a strong knowledge of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.
  • Must have a minimum five years’ experience as a qualified practitioner in a children and family setting of which two years must have been gained working directly with caregivers and the children placed with them or with a family focussed counselling or support service.
  • Must hold recognised Social Work Qualification, if qualification is from overseas then proof of validation by the AASW required. Qualification in Psychology, Counselling, Behavioural Science or other relevant degree may be considered.
  • Experience working with a child protection context.
  • Hold an open Australian driver's licence and satisfactory complete statutory checks

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For a private conversation regarding this exciting new opportunity, please call Michael Ainsworth, SA State Director on 08 8274 5900

(KEY ASSETS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO INTERVIEW SUITABLE INDIVIDUALS PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS CAMPAIGN, THIS CAMPAIGN MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED AT ANY TIME)

KEY ASSETS THE CHILDREN’S SERVICES PROVIDER is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and minority groups are encouraged to apply.