- Full-time, permanent role
- Based at Hindmarsh with travel to outreach as required
- Provide guidance and assist us to effectively respond to the cultural needs of First Nations Customers
- Flexible working options - tell us what you need for that work-life balance*
- Access to our fantastic salary packaging options - increase your take home pay by decreasing the amount of tax you pay with $15,899 tax free each year
- Meal Entertainment and Holiday Accommodation Card provides you with an additional $2,650 tax free per year
- Paid parental leave, including superannuation paid on parental leave
- Paid study leave, and financial education assistance up to $6,000
- Genuine career development opportunities across the organisation
- Discounted motor vehicles and gym memberships
- BUPA and Medibank health cover discounts
- Access to our Employee Assistance Program for you, and your family
Who are we looking for?
We are seeking a passionate First Nations person to join the Community Aged Care Leadership team, supporting AnglicareSA to effectively respond to the cultural needs of First Nations Clients. The Principal First Nations Cultural Practitioner will also provide culturally safe, trauma-responsive interventions to facilitate effective, sustainable change within individuals within Community Aged Care.
What can you expect to be doing?
Provide leadership, practice support and cultural guidance to ensure employees and services effectively respond to the cultural needs and aspirations of First Nations customers and support successful customer outcomes.
- Assess the quality of care and services being provided in meeting the cultural needs of First Nations customers and inform and manage program reforms.
- Effectively communicate with First Nations Elders, older people, and their families to promote understanding and provide navigation assistance of the aged care system that maximises their individual choice.
- Co-design achievable goals, pathways and plans with First Nations Elders, older people, and their families, in a strength-based and self-determining approach.
- Provide flexible responses and coordinate assistance for individuals and their supporters.
- Using strengths-based approaches to enable customers to enhance their personal knowledge.
- Manage a range of caseloads ensuring high standards and quality of work.
- Lead case conferences to ensure multidisciplinary/multi-agency integrated responses to customer needs and goals, as required.
- Provide cultural advice.
- Develop and maintain strong professional relationships with My Aged Care and health care and community services including Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and First Nations service providers.
- Relevant tertiary education in health and/or social and community services or demonstrable extensive experience in a related field/sector.
- Must be of Aboriginal and or/ Torres Strait Islander decent and identify and be accepted within Community as being Aboriginal and or/ Torres Strait Islander.
- Proven experience engaging and building trusting relationships and codesigning with First Nations Elders, older people, and their families who need support to engage in their community and navigate relevant services.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of matters concerning the health and wellbeing of First Nations people.
- Proven leadership experience in service development and providing cultural supervision, guidance and support to employees and teams that are supporting First Nations customers.
- Demonstrated track record of being a highly motivated and innovative thinker who is skilled at anticipating issues and confident in escalating, and developing and implementing solutions to complex challenges that result in effective outcomes
As one of SA's largest social services provider, AnglicareSA makes a positive difference to the lives of more than 50,000 people each year. Our 2300 employees, and 300 volunteers support individuals, families and communities, responding to their immediate need and working with them to build capacity to restore and maintain dignity and control in their lives. Our services are broad, supporting people at every stage of life.
We believe in social justice, the equal worth of each citizen, equality of opportunity and the importance of strong communities. Together we change lives.
How to Apply:
View the attached Job Description via the vacancy's application page on the AnglicareSA website for further details on the role requirements.
If this sounds like you please click on Apply and submit your application!
We do not accept applications via email but, for more information, please contact: XX, Recruitment Business Partner at email@example.com
Applications close October 15th
Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the closing date. Applications may also close before this date.
At AnglicareSA, we want everyone to feel that they can be themselves and that they belong. We value diversity and inclusion and the benefits this brings to the people who work with us and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
We are committed to the employment of First Nations people. Please contact the person listed above to discuss joining AnglicareSA and visit our for details on our Aboriginal Services and to access AnglicareSA's Reconciliation Action Plan.
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