Principal Advisor Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

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Principal Advisor Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

Job Description

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

About the role:

In this newly created position, the Principal Advisor – Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation will develop a best practice framework within Kids Helpline to respond to children and young people who have been, or are at risk of being, sexually abused or exploited. As the subject matter expert, you will provide specialist advice to the broader organisation in regards to national and international best practice for the prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation. You will develop new and innovative interventions, resources and frameworks and will act as a key advisor to service delivery staff. You will establish and facilitate a Community of Practice with experts in the field to build cross sector knowledge and enhance practice.

About you:

You will have postgraduate qualifications in a relevant field and at least 5 years’ experience supporting victims of childhood exploitation and abuse. Along with a strong child protection background, you will have demonstrated expertise in the issues relating to child sexual exploitation and sound understanding of attachment and trauma theories. You will demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to engage with and influence a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

Our head office is located in Milton Qld, however we are open to this position being a work from home position.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and enhance practice across the sector, we would love to hear from you. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit:

Contact: Marnie Elliot, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 07 3867 1376

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National  Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"  

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