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Aboriginal Family Research Officer

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Job Listing Date
30 Jun 2020
Sydney, South West & M5 Corridor
$64,000 - $75,592
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Indigenous & Multicultural Services

KARI Foundation

Aboriginal Family Research Officer

Salary Package $75,592

(Inclusive of $64,000 base salary including leave loading plus superannuation and salary sacrifice opportunities)

KARI is the largest accredited Aboriginal Out of Home Care (OOHC) service in NSW. There is currently the opportunity to join this ever growing service located in Liverpool.

Do you want a job that will give you the opportunity to make a real difference in the day to day lives of Aboriginal children of all ages who are in need of support?

The Aboriginal Family Research Officer is an integral member of the OOHC team. As an active member of the Aboriginal community this worker will provide the OOHC team with support in following Aboriginal Placement Principles, locating possible kinship placements for children and young people as well as assisting to identify other cultural opportunities that may provide the child, young person and family with a strong cultural heritage.

If you have experience working with Aboriginal children, young people, families or communities, we want to hear from you. We are looking for an individual with a sound understanding of what is involved in Family History Research, the ability to demonstrate their capacity to collaborate research findings and or have a sound knowledge and understanding of National Archives and Library processors. This is an identified position.

For more information on the Aboriginal Family Research Officer position, or to apply, please contact Donna Anderson on (02) 8782 0300 or

Please Note: Roles which involve directly providing programs and services to Aboriginal people for the purposes of promoting their welfare are considered to be ‘Aboriginal identified roles’ and are as such restricted to Aboriginal people only. This is permitted under Section 14(d) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have experience working with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island communities?

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