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Aboriginal Permanency Support Program (PSP) Transition Project Manager

  • 494653
  • Aboriginal Identified/Targeted Positions
  • Youth and Families - Practice, Quality and Support
  • Part time closed period contract

Aboriginal Permanency Support Program (PSP) Transition Project Manager – Greater Western Sydney – 12 month position part time           

  • Lead an exciting project working with Uniting, Goodradigbee and NSW Department of Communities and Justice, supporting the transition of Permanency Support Program services currently held by Uniting, to Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisational delivery.  
  • Greater Western Sydney (GWS)

 

About Goodradigbee  

Our purpose and values:      

Goodradigbee Cultural and Heritage Aboriginal Corporation (GCAHAC) is a non-government, not for profit corporation. We are dedicated to delivering cultural appropriate support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Goodradigbee delivers a holistic model that provides whole of person care without discrimination. This includes under pinning social determinants that impact heavily on the health and well-being of individuals and families in our community. GCAHAC also provides advocacy in areas including Housing, Mental health, Centrelink, Schools, Child Safety & Probation & Parole.

 

About Uniting

Our purpose:               To inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our values:   As an organisation we are Imaginative, Respectful, Compassionate and Bold.


About the opportunity 

This role is responsible for leading, resourcing and capacity building to establish, develop and transition an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation with the responsibility to deliver Permanency Support Program (PSP) services for the Greater Western Sydney (GWS) communities. Based between Goodradigbee and our Uniting Burnside North Parramatta campus, you will manage and lead this unique project aligned with operational and strategic directions of our regional Aboriginal services offering.


About You

  • Aboriginality and demonstrated ability in working with Aboriginal people, families and communities in Greater Western Sydney
  • 5 years’ experience working in areas of business development, capacity building, Aboriginal community engagement, project management and people leadership
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and / or significant experience in project management equating to Recognised Prior learning of same
  • Experience in delivering services in conjunction with community committees  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Community Services and Child Protection Sector
  • Policy & procedure writing  
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills.
  • Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills

Even Better

  • Research and evaluation skills
  • Small Group Training experience

 

For more information about what it’s like to be one of the 273 Uniting employees who identify as Aboriginal click here -

https://www.uniting.org/community-impact/aboriginal-inclusion

 

Click here copy of the position description 

Please contact Alex Sullivan from Uniting if you have any questions or might like more information; 0466801937 / asullivan@uniting.org 

 

Closing date: 11:55pm Thursday 17th June 2021

 

Closing date: Jun 17, 2021

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