Local Aboriginal Justice Worker
About the role
In this position you will closely work with other justice agencies to support Aboriginal people throughout their engagement with the criminal justice system. You will work closely with Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) and Justice stakeholders to build relationships with Aboriginal communities in the region.
To be considered for this role you must demonstrate
Commitment to Kirrip’s vision
Ability to demonstrate community connectedness, understanding of Aboriginal people, culture and the issues that contribute to Aboriginal contact with the justice system
Demonstrated knowledge of the Aboriginal and mainstream service system and resources available to support Aboriginal people in contact with the justice system.
Ability to demonstrate and model high morale, resilience, and a genuine desire to work with Aboriginal communities and provide support to outreach clients
Ability to maintain and develops stakeholder relationship with clients and justice stakeholders to establish goals and outcomes
Desirable experience in coordinating and delivering effective case management ie, create and revise case plans, report writing, advice, support, and services to Aboriginal people.
This Aboriginal identified position is a special measure under section 12 of the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act 2010
For a copy of the Position Description (PD) or further information please contact:
03 8088 0764 or
Application Deadline is Friday 30 October 2020
About the organisation
Kirrip Aboriginal Corporation provides services to the local Aboriginal communities in and around Melton and surrounding areas. Kirrip Aboriginal Corporation works in partnership with Community, businesses and government to strive for excellence in meeting Community needs, through the provision of information, recreational, cultural and welfare programs. Kirrip Aboriginal Corporation provides a safe, caring, inclusive and supportive environment for the Aboriginal Community.