Project Officer (SEQ)

Employer: QATSICPP

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 11 December 2022

Job Description:

Full time, permanent position

$85,000 – $95,000 per annum + super + salary sacrificing option and meal entertainment

Brisbane based position

About us

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) is the peak body representing, advocating, and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child protection and family support sector in Queensland.

By sharing our collective knowledge and experience, we can all make a positive impact on policies and practices to combat the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Queensland’s child protection system.

About the role

This role focuses on active engagement with our member organisations as well as supporting effective communication between QATSICPP members and their key stakeholders. A typical day may include facilitating a workshop or liaising with stakeholders regarding program delivery.

Desired skills and abilities

  • Ability to build strong, effective, and engaging relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Display strong communication skills through the development of and contribution to culturally appropriate implementation plans, briefings, presentations, strategies, frameworks, and projects
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise and create a knowledge sharing environment
  • Project or Program experience
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field (e.g., Social Work) and/or relevant work experience

Mandatory requirements

  • A current Queensland Working with Children Card (Blue Card) or eligible to apply
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to undertake intrastate travel for short periods of time

Why join us?

Our vision is a future where all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people are physically, emotionally, and spiritually strong, live in a safe, caring and nurturing environment within their own families and communities, and are afforded the same life opportunities available to other children and young people to fully realise their potential.

This is what our team members say about working at QATSICPP:

  • “The QATSICPP team are an amazing group of diverse, talented, and passionate individuals. The work we do in the community-controlled sector on family led decision making has provided me with a sense of pride and achievement in my role. I have truly gained a sense of belonging in this team and I am excited to see where my journey at QATSICPP will take me.” Olivia, Project Officer 
  • “I really enjoy working in such a caring, respectful workplace, where our diversity is our strength and you can learn from some truly amazing people doing some really important work.” Lucas, Policy Officer 
  • “Joining the QATSICPP team has been one of the best career moves I have made. I love the opportunities to reinvest creative skills I acquired in years of volunteer work into our projects.” Paula, Communication and Events Co-ordinator

Benefits

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 for general expenses plus additional salary packaging of $2,650 for entertainment expenses
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements and work from home options
  • Paid continuous professional development
  • Gifted leave days for end of year office shut-down period
  • Gym membership contribution

Further Information and Application Process

If you are interested in applying for this role or would like further information, please email [email protected] Applications close on Sunday, 11 December 2022.

Please note, we reserve the right to appoint to the position before the published closing date. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible.

Your application will include

A cover letter (1-2 pages) demonstrating your key capabilities and experience supported by your current resume. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide two professional referees.

QATSICPP is an equal opportunity employer that fosters a positive culture and offers a safe and supportive work environment. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Location

Address: 411 Vulture Street
Suburb: Woolloongabba
Postcode: 4102

Contact

Name: Lacreicha Major
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