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The Yoorrook Justice Commission is expanding and is always on the lookout for passionate and talented people who can help support us on our historic path to truth-telling and healing for First Peoples in Victoria.

See below for current opportunities. First Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply for all positions at Yoorrook.

Counsellor (Designated)

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Yoorrook’s Letters Patent requires it to prioritise the employment of First Peoples. This role is classified as designated positions under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 where only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people will be eligible to apply. The Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) team at the Yoorrook Justice Commission works in partnership with First People’s Health and Wellbeing (FPHW) to provide culturally appropriate, trauma-informed third-party counselling and wellbeing services to Yoorrook participants and staff. Yoorrook SEWB staff are seconded from Yoorrook to FPHW to ensure that clinical records are kept securely by FPHW (completely independent of Yoorrook’s records) in accordance with professional standards and applicable laws, in each case, as identified by FPHW as being applicable to the performance of the services. This also ensure that counselling and general wellbeing services provided to Yoorrook participants and staff are independent of Yoorrook’s operations.

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Manager – Research and Policy

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Description

This role will suit you if you have experience in providing expert analysis and advice on policy and research priorities and recommendations, including preparing clear, succinct evidence-based and solution-focused written and verbal briefings for information and decision. You have led strategic policy analysis and research outputs, including internal and external research and briefs, summaries of research and analysis, issues papers and major public reports. You would have extensive experience in managing complex policy and research projects to strict deadlines, including quality assurance of deliverables.

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Yoorrook’s Letters Patent requires it to prioritise the employment of First Peoples. First Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply for all roles at Yoorrook. Some roles as marked may be classified as designated positions under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 where only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people will be eligible to apply.

Yoorrook actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including people who identify as LGBQTI+, people with disabilities and those from culturally and linguistically different backgrounds.

All roles at Yoorrook can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Preferred candidates may be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent Form. Employment of successful candidates may be subject to a National Police Check.