Aboriginal Community Convenor, Aboriginal Family Led Decision Making**

Location: Mildura
Tenure: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Open until filled
Enquiries: MDAS Human Resources (03) 5018 4100

Position Description
Application Form
Job Description:
The role of the Aboriginal Community Convenor is to work collaboratively with Child Protection to maximise service delivery to Aboriginal clients of Child Protection and their families by: leading and modelling collaboration to achieve reconciliation; identifying and engaging family members in the AFLDM process; providing information and support to the Child Protection convenor; and assisting in communicating the family’s issues and needs to Child Protection.
The Aboriginal Community Convenor is also responsible for gathering cultural information for Aboriginal children and young people to develop and implement the cultural support plan. The Aboriginal Community Convenor will be required to consult with and work in partnership with families, children and young people, the Aboriginal Child Specialist Support Service (ACSASS), Child Protection and members of the community to compile, implement and monitor cultural support plans.
Travel between all MDAS locations including overnight travel to maximize work schedules may be required from time to time.

Please download the full Position Description and Application Form at left, and submit your completed application form to positionvacant@mdas.org.au

MDAS is committed in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children

Please note, COVID-19 Vaccination is an employment requirement at MDAS

**This position is authorised under the special provisions of the Equal Opportunity Act (Vic) because Mallee District Aboriginal Services considers Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are the most qualified persons for this role. A Certificate of Aboriginality is required.


MALLEE DISTRICT ABORIGINAL SERVICES  “Our Vision: "Self-determined, healthy, robust and culturally strong Aboriginal communities across the Mallee region."

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