13 Mar 2018

Contract Witness to War Project Officer # 1180 (2 x Positions available)

STARTTS – Posted by Tully BatesCarramar, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Description

Do you want to work in one of Australia’s leading organisations providing treatment and rehabilitation to torture and trauma survivors; that’s quality focused, diverse & committed to making a difference in the lives of vulnerable people in communities?

Come & join us!

The Organisation

“STARTTS is a not-for-profit Affiliated Health Organisation focused on providing a broad range of services to refugees in NSW. The focus of STARTTS approach is on building capacity and empowering people and communities to take control over their own lives, using a strengths-based approach and building on individual, family, community and cultural strengths.”

The Role

Witness to War (W2W) is a humanitarian service that will support and assist individuals, families and communities directly exposed, or otherwise impacted by overseas conflict, based on the idea that that conflict can have detrimental impacts locally.   Through the provision of targeted support and case management of target groups, the W2W project is aimed to build community resilience and reduce negative health, social and other impacts resulting from overseas conflict.  The successful applicant will be part of a multicultural and multi-disciplinary team.

Skills Required

Qualifications or significant experience in Social Work, Psychology, community development, social science, counselling or other relevant disciplines.  Demonstrated experience in planning, implementing and evaluating projects in a cross-cultural context.

You will be a highly motivated person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively within a multicultural team setting.

For full selection criteria please see the position description

Position No: 1180

Closing date: COB on Friday 16th March 2018

Enquiries: Ms Jasmina Bajraktarevic-Hayward on 02 9794 1900

Work Type: Full-time, 12 months contract.  (Continuation subject to ongoing funding)

Location: Carramar

Salary: Health Education Officer, or other relevant classification based on qualifications, experience and requirements of the role.

A generous salary packaging scheme is also offered to reduce the taxable income and increase the take home pay.

How to apply for this job

Applicants must submit a statement against the selection criteria as per the position description together with a STARTTS application form and a current CV.

To view the position description (including selection criteria) and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the jobs section of STARTTS website: www.startts.org.au.

Job Categories: Job Vacancies. Job Types: Contract and Full-Time. Job Tags: NSW.

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