Koori Cultural Awareness Trainer

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email recruitment@justice.vic.gov.au

If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/_DJ0606
Closing Date: 01-May-2017
Salary Range: $90,890 - $109,969
Job Duration: Six months
Attachments: Position Description DJ0606 Koori Cultural Trainer.doc (Word, 863KB)
Job Specification

Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)


Contact: Julian King - Justice Learning Manager
(03) 8684 0113

Position Details

  • Directly contribute towards the organisation’s understanding of Koori cultures
  • Work closely with Aboriginal staff across the department and community

About us

The Learning and Development team within People and Culture is responsible for four areas of learning and development activities in the department – Corporate, Corrections Victoria, learning and performance systems and accredited training.

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic trainer to deliver our Koori Cultural Awareness Training program, which is an integral part of the department's commitment to creating a culturally inclusive workplace under our Koori Inclusion Action Plan. This role will work in partnership with the Koori Employment team in order to build the attraction and career development of Koori staff across the organisation.

This is a fixed-term role for six months.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • detailed knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Koori community, both society and culture, and the issues impacting on it
  • a demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with members of the Victorian Koori community
  • excellent interpersonal, presentation and organisational skills.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

This is an Aboriginal Designated Position, classified under 'special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.


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