Employment 

Project Officer

About the Opportunity
The Aboriginal Family Planning Circles (AFPC) is an innovative service model that was developed by members of the Aboriginal Family Workers Support Group (AFWSG).  The model was developed to assist Aboriginal families to work toward self-determination and empowerment.   The aim of the AFPC is to work with Aboriginal families to identify their complex needs and work in collaboration with specific service providers to address their complex issues.  Create support networks and resources to enable Aboriginal families to make informed decisions.
The Project Officer promotes the AFPC and increase the number of referrals.  The key function of this role will be to facilitate change for Aboriginal families who have complex issues by working in collaboration and partnership with other service providers.
Essential Requirements:
Aboriginality.
Minimum two years working with Aboriginal families within a welfare framework.
Demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal families who experience complex issues.
Demonstrated written and oral communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills.
Ability to maintain client records, statistics and report writing.
Ability to work in a non-judgemental, highly confidential manner with a multi-disciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised.
Proven ability to work within agreed timeframes with excellent planning, analytical and coordination skills.
Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft applications.
Current NSW driver's licence
How to Apply
Your application should consist of a covering letter, a resume and a statement in response to the two (2) targeted questions below that clearly states details of your skills and experience relevant to this role. The response to the targeted questions is limited to two (2) pages and should be a standalone document.
Targeted Questions;
1. Provide an example of your experience working with Aboriginal families with complex issues.
2. What is your understanding of the Project Officer role in the Aboriginal Family Planning Circle context and how do your skills align with this role?

Email to: mel@marrinweejali.org.au

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