Transcultural Capacity Building Team Leader

jobscrop250ADEC currently has a vacancy for a part-time (3 days per week) Transcultural Capacity Building Team Leader based at ADEC’s Werribee Office located at 1 Watton Street in Werribee.

The Transcultural Capacity Building Team Leader will work closely with ethnic communities, local organisations and networks to develop and implement well-being initiatives. The role is to understand needs of different ethnic communities and enhance awareness and access to services.


The role:

  • Consultation with ethnic communities and community leaders, and ethno-specific organisations to create a dialogue around service access issues
  • Develop and implement wellbeing initiatives to strengthen the capacity of ethnic communities
  • Develop collaborative capacity building strategies
  • Provide information to assist people from ethnic communities to make informed choices about service options
  • Work closely with Capacity Building Officer and bi-lingual facilitators to further develop the Capacity Building Program
  • Develop and sustain meaningful partnerships


Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (Community Development, Psychology, Public Health, Counselling, Social Work or related field) and/or experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community development skills and processes
  • High level ability to work effectively with culturally and linguistically diverse communities (CALD)
  • High level ability to liaise, network and maintain effective partnerships
  • Understanding of social change processes
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven leadership skills and excellent time management



  • Project management and facilitation skills and an understanding of mental health services, philosophies and trends
  • Knowledge of NDIS
  • Current Police Check and Working With Children Clearance


Closing date for applications is Friday 11 August 2017. The selection criteria must be addressed for further consideration for this role.

For any enquiries please contact Ian Dempsey, HR Coordinator on: 03 9480 7000 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A position description is available to download HERE

Please address the Key Selection Criteria as part of your application. Email your Resume and Key Selection Criteria to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

ADEC is an equal opportunity employer; we value and strongly support the principles of equal opportunity in the workplace.