Aboriginal Community Liaison Officer – SDN Beranga

Aboriginal Community Liaison Officer – SDN Beranga

SDN Beranga in Rooty Hill


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part-time Aboriginal Community Liaison Officer within SDN Beranga in Rooty Hill. This role is to work three days per week, 22.8 hours per week (days are flexible).


The role

In this role, you will work with SDN Beranga staff and partners (satellite centres) to ensure services offered by SDN Beranga are founded on community engagement practice, and designed to build capacity of Aboriginal children and families.  You will also work directly with Aboriginal children, families and communities as well as relevant organisations, groups and professionals to provide access and support to Aboriginal families with children who have an autism spectrum disorder


 The program

 SDN Beranga is a project developed by SDN Child & Family Services and funded by NSW Government.  Based in Rooty Hill, SDN Beranga is a demonstration centre for the most effective and exemplary practice in the field of early childhood education for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The service integrates both early childhood intervention and mainstream early childhood education.


 About you

You will have:

  •  SDN considers that being Indigenous Australian is a genuine occupational qualification under s.14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)
  • University qualifications in early childhood education, community welfare /social science or a related discipline and/or significant experience in working with young Aboriginal children and families.
  • Proven ability to negotiate and mediate with Aboriginal communities, government agencies and other organisations
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and foster relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders including community groups, government and non-government service providers, children and families.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment, promote consultative work practices and the capacity to work unsupervised.
  • Experience in project design, implementation and evaluation.



Our culture


SDN’s values and philosophy are at the heart of everything we do. If you share our values and believe that through working together we can make the world a better and more equitable place then we want to hear from you! 



Next steps


For further information, please contact Amy Fossett; Recruitment Advisor on (02) 9213 2414.  Applications must address the selection criteria and should be received by close of business, Wednesday 25 September 2013.


Close Date: 25th September 2013


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