Family Led Decision Making – Full time Student role Ngunya Jarjum Aboriginal Child and Family Network


Family Choices – Full time Student role
Expressions of interest now open
Ngunya Jarjum Aboriginal Child and Family Network
Service delivery area – Northern NSW

Salary – SCHADS award Level 3 Paypoint 1 – $71,128.72

An unusual opportunity has opened up for Ngunya Jarjum to be funded through Attorney Generals Dept to support a full-time student employee to complete CHC81115, Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) graduate certificate – fully funded.

The role will complete study before 30 May 2024 as well as be trained in Family Group Conferencing and support the Agency development of policies and procedures that support family led decision making, prioritizing cultural integrity.
Reporting to the Partnerships and Engagement Manager this role will:

i. Complete CHC81115 study by 30 May 2024
ii. Complete Family Group Conference Facilitator training
iii. Support Ngunya jarjum teams by facilitating family yarns as identified and suitable.
iv. Draft processes and policies for Ngunya jarjum based on learning

You may be required to work remotely and independently as well as within the Ngunya Jarjum team. An exciting challenging role with diverse outcomes for a person with creative mind and demonstrated ability to complete studies.

Please submit your Resume and application letter outlining the following selection criteria
• You identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
• Demonstrate understanding of family led decision making and alternative     dispute resolution processes from informal to formal.
• Demonstrate understanding of Australian Family law, State law and informal family agreements that support adults to meet needs of children. 

• Hold strong interpersonal and communication skills – especially in facilitation / leading group discussions.
• Show ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines.
• Demonstrate ability to work independently as well as within a team.
• High level of computer literacy; sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
• Current NSW driver’s licence.

Appointment to this position will be subject to a National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check clearance. Two reference checks will be required including one recent supervisor.

Ngunya Jarjum Aboriginal Corporation has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy in place which applies to Employees. If you would like further information regarding this policy, please email [email protected]

We offer an excellent range of benefits including:
• Full non-profit status with salary sacrifice available to reduce tax and increase your take home pay
• An opportunity to make a difference to Aboriginal Jarjum’s and families across our community
• Located on beautiful Bundjalung Country

To find out more please contact Michelle Rogers on (02) 6626 3700 Partnerships and Engagement Manager
All applications will be received via SEEK or [email protected]
76 hour Fortnight contract available.
The project has confirmed funding until June 2024. 

The closing date for this role is Monday 14th of August 2023
This position is identified for Aboriginal people and exemption is claimed under 14d of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.
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Ngunya Jarjum Aboriginal Child and Family Network

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