ECEI Cultural Coordinator

ECEI Cultural Coordinator

UnitingCare Company Queensland | Brisbane, QLD, 4001, AU

Posted 24 days ago

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Award UnitingCare Community Enterprise Agreement 2012-2014

Schedule Professional and Administrative Workers

Classification level range PA51

Position Summary
The Opportunity 

We are seeking a Cultural Coordinator to establish, promote, develop and extend the cultural capacity and capability of the UnitingCare Early Childhood (also known as Early Childhood Early Intervention – ECEI) to deliver services, programs and projects which are accessible, inclusive, have relevance and are culturally appropriate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities. 

Under the leadership and guidance of the Statewide Manager and working in collaboration with Service Managers across QLD, the Cultural Coordinator will ensure that staff from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are appropriately recruited, inducted, oriented and supported in the ECEI service delivery and practice for the programs. 

This role is being offered to applicants seeking full-time employment and will be offered on a 12 month maximum term basis, with extension beyond this date to be determined. 

This position has been identified - it is an occupational requirement that this position be filled by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person as permitted and arguable under Section 25 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991. 

What you'll need 
Tertiary Qualification in a relevant field (e.g. Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, Community Development, Community Services etc) and experience with social inclusion.
Demonstrated knowledge of Cultural practices/protocol/engagement and barriers.
Proven ability to induct, orientate and support staff in a culturally safe and sensitive way.
Demonstrated experience in working with Culturally diverse communities including ATSI communities is preferred.
Knowledge and experience in Early Childhood will be an advantage.
Current Drivers Licence - presentation of a current Drivers Licence must be made before your appointment to the position can be confirmed. Ability to use a private vehicle and manage tax reimbursements.
All adults who work with people under 18 years and with a disability in QLD are required to undergo a “Working with Children Check” under the screening provisions of the Commission for Children and Young People Act (2000) and NDIS Worker Screening and obtain a Suitability Card (Blue Card). Employment is conditional upon presentation of a current Suitability Card.
Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at UnitingCare Queensland, individuals are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and UnitingCare's vaccination requirements policy, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. 

Supporting you to support others 

Family and Disability Services is a respected industry leader and one of Queensland’s largest community service providers, with a wide range of services that provide support to vulnerable individuals, families and communities in metropolitan, regional and remote locations across the State. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:
Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits 
Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance 
Employee assistance, health & wellness programs 
Values-based culture & rewards and recognition 
Ongoing learning & development 
 Ready to work together?
Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter. Our team are available to answer any questions you may have. We’ll do our best to get back to you 2 weeks from the closing date. 
Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their gender, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity.
We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

Contact Person Nandi Hettitantri

Contact Number 0408 583 144

Closing Date 11/02/2022

Position Description and/or
Supporting Information PD ECEI Cultural Coordinator - ATSI identified - 19.11.21.pdf Open