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Family Worker / Cultural Consultant

Job No.:561007

Work type:Fixed Term

  • Part-time (0.6FTE), Fixed term position for approximately 12 months
  • Located at The Bouverie Centre, Brunswick Campus
  • HEO7 Classification

About the position

This position provides support within Bouverie’s Women in Prison project both within the project with the project team, other relevant work and also helping the women build up and strengthen their family connections. The successful applicant will also be able to provide input around culturally safe work practices and provide guidance for the team when needed. The position also requires a commitment to the development and maintenance of the group and family therapeutic approach.  It also provides family therapy services and consultations within Bouverie’s ‘Working with The Mob’ Clinical program to Indigenous families.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have experience working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Families.  You will have demonstrated strong connections with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, as well as experience of community work, group work and/or family support/counselling/case management, with children and families in the Indigenous Community.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

How to apply

Closing date:  Sunday, 2 May 2021 by 11.55pm AEST.

Position Enquiries:  

Alison Elliott, Family Therapy Indigenous Workforce Development Trainer, TEL: 03 8481 4800   Email: a.elliott@latrobe.edu.au

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: 

Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Family Therapist_Cultural Consultant.docx

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

Please scroll down to apply.


La Trobe Cultural Qualities: 
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.


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