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Officer - Community Programs (Justice Program)

123 Elizabeth St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia Req #341
Wednesday, 17 April 2024
  • Part time hours (22.8 hours per week)
  • Maximum term position until 31 December 2024
  • Hobart location

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

About the role

The role will support the Justice Program Coordinator in the planning and delivery of the Justice program and provide cultural advice, experience, and guidance to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Integrated within the prison environment and working directly with Justice involved peoples in and out of the prison, the role will work with a range of stakeholders including Tasmanian Aboriginal Organisations, the Tasmanian Prison Service, Government Departments, service providers and persons with lived experience of the Justice system.

What you will bring

  • Demonstrated experience working with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and awareness of cultural practices and norms
  • Relevant experience working with First Nations organisations in the delivery of a community service
  • An understanding of the justice, and community services sectors within Tasmania 
  • Experience in the implementation, coordination and delivery of programs 
  • Current Driver licence
  • Ability to obtain a Tasmanian Prison Service Identification Card
  • Relevant experience, and / or tertiary qualifications
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Benefits that act for you, while you act for humanity

Financial wellbeing: In addition to your salary, you can take advantage of salary packaging that could provide you with a great way to reduce the amount of tax you pay - and get more from your salary. You can salary package up to $15,900 for living expenses (such as rent, groceries, utility bills); up to $2,650 for holiday accommodation and meals when dining out; Novated car leases; superannuation and purchase additional annual leave.

Health & Wellbeing: You can tap into specialist advice for nutrition, sleep, resilience and mindfulness. And access guided meditation and other wellbeing programs.

Work/Life Flexibility: You can access flexible working arrangements, paid ‘Me’ day just for you and a wide range of other paid leave options

Career development: Access to ongoing learning, training, and development courses

Further information 

This role is covered by the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award - Level 4. Salary from $82,063.28 + superannuation + access to salary packaging.

For additional enquiries, please contact Paul Mallett on 0459 572 949 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close at close of business on 1 May 2024

Job Ref #: 341



Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.
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Other details

  • Job family Community & Social Services
  • Job function Individual Contributor
  • Pay type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • 123 Elizabeth St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia