• Provide culturally safe support to Koori people involved in the coronial process • Be part of a supportive, professional, and multi-disciplinary team • Flexible work options between the office and home This position is classified under ‘special measures' section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander woman are eligible to apply.
About us The Coroners Court of Victoria (CCOV) has three roles: Independently investigating deaths and fires. Certain deaths and fires are reported to Coroners for independent investigation. Their investigations seek to establish the facts – when, where, how, and why the death or fire happened. Reducing preventable deaths. Wherever possible, the Coroner will suggest ways to prevent similar deaths or fires by making well-informed and practical recommendations, based on the evidence before them. Promoting public health and safety and the administration of justice. CCOV regularly reports on data and trends regarding preventable deaths in Victoria to help inform public health responses. For more information on CCOV please visit www.coronerscourt.vic.gov.au About the role: The purpose of the Koori Family Engagement Officer is to provide assistance when coronial investigations involve an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander deceased person. The role provides culturally safe support to family, friends, and the community throughout the coronial process, while also offering culturally focussed advice and support to Coroners on aspects of their coronial investigations as requested. An important part of this role is to provide understanding and support of Woman's Business and Sorry Business within Victorian communities.
As the successful candidate, you will have excellent communication skills with a focus on delivering exceptional outcomes for the Koori community. You will also demonstrate: • Knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Koori community, both society and culture and the issues impacting on it • An ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with members of the Koori community in potentially difficult and complex situations • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills including the ability to liaise and engage with a diverse range of stakeholders
• Ongoing position • Flexible • VPS4 position
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