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Administration Officers, Child and Family Advocacy and Support - Dubbo and Moree

Dubbo and Moree  |  Full-time  |  Fixed-term to June 2026

These are Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander identified positions which is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

The Aboriginal Legal Service is offering an exciting opportunity for two administrators to be part of the new ALS Child and Family Advocacy and Support (ACFAS) program in Dubbo and Moree. Enjoy coming to work each day with a purpose-driven organisation that makes a real difference.

These roles would suit experienced administrators who would enjoy establishing and overseeing administrative systems and processes for a new family-oriented justice program. 

 

About the ALS

Born out of a protest movement, the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Limited is the primary legal service for Aboriginal people in NSW and the ACT. Our vision is to achieve social justice and equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families and communities.

We offer a diverse, inclusive and supportive work environment. We’re passionate about what we do and we work hard. The ALS values the health and wellbeing of our employees and we are proud to offer flexible work practices. Staff can choose to take advantage of benefits including salary packaging to maximise take-home pay.

 

About the role

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative support to assist in the delivery of high-quality legal and wraparound services to families involved in the early stages of the child protection system.

 

About the ALS Child and Family Advocacy and Support Program

ACFAS is a new family-oriented justice program that aims to keep Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families safe and out of the child protection system. The program will encompass legal and wraparound services that support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families at risk of having their children removed and work together to prevent them from ending up in the Children’s Court.

 

Your skills and experience

  • Identify and be recognised in the community as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person – this is an identified position under Section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the cultural and social needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people combined with continuing respect and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices when considering service delivery and other support for clients, their families, communities and employees
  • Demonstrated experience in administration
  • Intermediate computer and typing skills, including using the Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent communication skills and respectful phone manner
  • Demonstrated organisational, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and work independently in a team environment with limited supervision
  • Ability to adapt to change and work in a start-up environment

 

How to apply

  • Download the application package for this position 

  • Please go to www.alsnswact.org.au/jobs to download the application package for this position. Please submit the completed application package to Rebekah Woodward, Recruitment Manager (New Programs) at [email protected]
  • If you have any enquiries or would like to discuss the role, please contact Rebekah Woodward, Recruitment Manager (New Programs) at [email protected] or 02 6120 8815

 

Please apply promptly, as we may shortlist and interview within the vacancy period.

Applications for this position close 9am Monday 29 May 2023.

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