COMMUNITY FACILITATOR
ABORIGINAL IDENTIFIED ROLE

FULL TIME 

About the Role

Bourke and District Children’s Services (BDCS) is a recent recipient of Connected Beginnings funding in Bourke.

Within the role of Community Facilitator, you will work with the Project Director and Capacity Facilitator to collaborate with stakeholders and community members as part of the Maranguka Early Childhood Working Group and align the work of the Connected Beginnings Project. 
 

Essential Criteria

  • Aboriginality 

  • Significant experience in education, community development, social services, health, business or related area, and demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development 

  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills 

  • High level interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and the ability to resolve conflict 

  • Experience in community led change and building relationships with a broad range of stakeholders 

  • An understanding of the issues affecting the local Aboriginal community 

  • Ability to generate concise and accurate reports, briefing papers and other documentation  

 

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • Understanding of children’s services, funding and gaps in current service delivery environment 

  • Existing relationships with a range of stakeholders in the local or regional area

We offer:
• Flexible working arrangements
• Above award wages

Requirements

  • Hold a current class C, P1 or P2 drivers licence or be eligible to obtain.

  • You must not have any criminal history or record which would prevent you from working for the Employer in the position, a satisfactory criminal record check must be completed before you may commence employment, and you must consent to criminal record checks being conducted at other times during your employment if requested; 

  • You must be eligible and not restricted from working with children, a satisfactory working with children check must be completed before you may commence employment, and you must consent to a working with children check being conducted at other times during your employment if requested; 

  • Be an Australian Resident or equivalent or holder of a visa allowing permanent employment in Australia.

  • You must meet any other conditions required from time to time by the Employer’s funding provider(s) relevant to the performance of your duties. 

To Apply

For more information and a full position description please contact:

Tanya Mitchell, Project Director for Connected Beginnings on 0408 151177 or tmitchell@bdcs.org.au  
Written applications addressing the Selection Criteria, along with a copy of your resume and referee details can be submitted by email to tmitchell@bdcs.org.au