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Project Officer – Delegated Authority

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  • Seeking a Project Officer – Delegated Authority
  • Full time, permanent position.
  • Brisbane based position.
  • $95,000 + superannuation + salary sacrificing options

About us

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) is the peak body representing, advocating, and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child protection and family support sector in Queensland.

By sharing our collective knowledge and experience, we can all make a positive impact on policies and practices to combat the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Queensland’s child protection system.

About the role

The Project Officer – Delegated Authority will be part of a team dedicated to resource, support and strengthen the capacity and capability of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled Child and Family services and communities to implement Delegated Authority across Queensland by:

  • Supporting the development, implementation, and project management of the Strategic Blueprint to implement Delegated Authority.
  • Work closely alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled Child and Family services, and the Delegated Authority team within the Department of Children, Youth Justice, and Multicultural Affairs to implement the Strategic Blueprint; and
  • Develop the tools and resources to support services to implement DA across Queensland.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing specialist knowledge of delegated authority
  • Engage and consult with QATSICPP staff, members, and key stakeholders.
  • Supporting and guiding the skills and knowledge of others within the sector.
  • Supporting the implementation of relevant legislation, delegations, policies, procedures, and quality standards.
  • Supporting ongoing improvement of delegated authority.
  • Preparation of various documentation including internal briefings, reports and presentations.

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community-Controlled child protection and youth justice services.
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder engagement and co-design methodologies.
  • Highly developed conceptual, strategic, and analytical skills.
  • Experience in preparing high level documents, including project plans, briefs, and submissions.
  • Demonstrated experience of delivering projects with limited resources and tight timeframes to a high standard.

Mandatory requirements

  • Possession of a degree and/or post graduate studies in Social Science, Social Policy or Human Services is highly desirable.
  • A current valid Queensland Working with Children’s Card (Blue Card) or eligible to apply.
  • Drivers Licence
  • Ability to travel within Queensland to support activities.

Why join us?

Our vision is a future where all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people are physically, emotionally, and spiritually strong, live in a safe, caring and nurturing environment within their own families and communities, and are afforded the same life opportunities available to other children and young people to fully realise their potential.

This is what our team members say about working at QATSICPP:

“The QATSICPP team are an amazing group of diverse, talented, and passionate individuals. The work we do in the community-controlled sector on family led decision making has provided me with a sense of pride and achievement in my role. I have truly gained a sense of belonging in this team and I am excited to see where my journey at QATSICPP will take me.” Olivia, Project Officer

“I really enjoy working in such a caring, respectful workplace, where our diversity is our strength and you can learn from some truly amazing people doing some really important work.” Lucas, Policy Officer

“Joining the QATSICPP team has been one of the best career moves I have made. I love the opportunities to reinvest creative skills I acquired in years of volunteer work into our projects.” Paula, Communication and Events Co-ordinator


  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 for general expenses plus additional salary packaging of $2,650 for entertainment expenses
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements and work from home options
  • Paid continuous professional development
  • Gifted leave days for end of year office shut-down period
  • Gym membership contribution

Further Information and Application Process

If you would like further information, please email [email protected], using the subject line: Project Officer – Delegated Authority enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please note, we reserve the right to appoint to the position before the published closing date. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible.

No recruitment agencies please.

Your application will include:

A cover letter (1 page) demonstrating your key capabilities and experience supported by your current resume. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide two professional referees.

QATSICPP is an equal opportunity employer that fosters a positive culture and offers a safe and supportive work environment. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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