Aboriginal Community Development Broker

Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/1354160
Closing Date: 23-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS5 - Aboriginal Community Development Broker - Aboriginal Victoria - August 2018.docx (Word, 183KB)


Contact: Jon Kanoa
03 8392 5334

Position Details

Aboriginal Victoria is looking to appoint an engaging and passionate Aboriginal Community Development Broker (Broker) for the Bendigo and North West District region of Victoria.

The role of a Broker is to engage with the local Aboriginal community to build on the existing Local Aboriginal Networks (LANs). The role of the Broker is to facilitate LAN operations, broker partnerships between LANs and local stakeholders and are also responsible for leading and facilitating the ongoing development and implementation of the LANs' community plans, in alignment with the Victorian LANs Five Year Plan 2016 - 2020 (state wide plan).

The Broker role engages with the local Aboriginal community, organisations, local government, and partners, to respond to community needs, implement initiatives and projects, and facilitate practical solutions to drive the LAN's Community Plans and in alignment with the Five Year Plan and six priority areas. With a team of more than 12 Brokers throughout the state, you will meet, share and collaborate together through quarterly state-wide meetings whilst fostering growth in LAN participation. There are currently 39 LANs operating across the State with over 2,300 Aboriginal Victorians regularly participating.

The closing date for this position is Sunday 23rd September 2018.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date via the http://careers.vic.gov.au website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Please refer to the contact on the position description if you have any questions regarding the job vacancy.

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. We work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. We do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs and Veterans, as well as the Cabinet.

DPC is proud to participate in Recruit Smarter, an initiative of the Victorian Government to address unconscious bias in recruitment practices. For more information on Recruit Smarter, please visit www.vic.gov.au/recruit-smarter or call 13 22 15.


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