Aboriginal Cultural and Religious Advisor
Location: Grafton, New South Wales AU
Job Number: 593
This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for an Aboriginal Cultural and Religious Advisor. You will join Australia’s most innovative and largest correctional centre and have the opportunity to play a key position within the Serco team.
A rewarding career opportunity awaits you as an Aboriginal Cultural and Religious Advisor with Serco. We celebrate diversity and are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.
The Clarence Correctional Centre is due to open in mid-2020, with a 1700 bed facility, making it the largest and most state-of-the-art correctional centre in Australia. Serco Australia has a 20 year contract to operate and maintain the centre, creating the opportunity for long-term, rewarding and secure employment with exciting career prospects in one of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and country locations.
You are looking for a new exciting career or may have experience in a correctional environment. You are motivated and ready to take the opportunity. You will be working and creating a culture of openness, trust and transparency coupled with your focus on living and instilling our values, while promoting equality and removing barriers to diversity will ensure you succeed in this role. You also have strong communication skills and are respectful with a commitment and passion for the on-going rehabilitation working towards making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care.
About the opportunity
As an Aboriginal Cultural and Religious Advisor, you will be responsible for promoting and increasing diversity knowledge, providing cultural and religious advice as well as managing world faith activities.
An integral part of your role will include providing advice in the field of religious/cultural affairs, investigate and report all racial incidents, develop strong networks with various religious organisations. Cultural and Religious advisors will coordinate the use of the Centres Multi Faith Accommodation to ensure that the appropriate provisions are made for all faiths.
To be successful in this role you will
- Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Social Sciences and/ or relevant industry experience
- A recognised qualification in Religious or Cultural Affairs (desirable)
- Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) course qualification or willing to undertake in the first year of employment.
- Experience in service delivery in a human service industry.
- Cultural awareness including understanding the impact and management of different ethnic backgrounds, customs and contemporary issues.
- Knowledge of the all equal opportunity and race relations legislation as well as variety of religious persuasions.
- Effectively communicate in both oral and written forms.
At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people working across more than 20 countries worldwide. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. Serco is a business where people and values matter. We have a strong public service ethos, and we employ people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of Serco Asia Pacific Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). This position has been identified for an Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander in accordance with the Anti-discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.
Interested to be part of our brand new team?
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To find out more about us visit https://serco.gr8people.com/
Job Number: 593
Community / Marketing Title: Aboriginal Cultural and Religious Advisor
Location_formattedLocationLong: Grafton, New South Wales AU