EL1 Assistant Director - Indigenous Identified



Government / Local Government
Federal Government


  • Salary Package - $84.34 per hour excluding superannuation
  • Permanent Employment Opportunity
  • Indigenous Identified Positions

  • Contract until 08.12.2025 /12 month contract 
  • Federal Government Agency 
  • Australia Wide  

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a Federal Government Agency to engage an EL1 Assistant Director. This position can be located across Australia for an initial contract until 08.12.205 /12 month contract.
About the Position
Are you passionate about leading a team within the Department and Safeguards Commission that works towards, and contributes to improving the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples? Are you driven to build capability through inclusion of First Nation’s Peoples? If so, the Indigenous & Remote Operations team is the place for you. 

The successful candidate will undertake the following key duties:

  • Supervise a small team, supporting learning, skills development and performance.
  • Manage, mentor and develop a small team, including providing direction, human resources, conflict resolution, coaching, workload.
  • Develop and implement an Indigenous Compliance Strategy and a Remote area Compliance Strategy.
  • Provide advice and support to manage and guide compliance operations in aboriginal communities.
  • Contribute to high quality end-to-end compliance monitoring and investigations work into disability service providers and workers
  • Work Collaboratively and actively participate in the development and dissemination of policies, guidelines, resources, and procedures for the conduct of the team’s activities. 
  • Lead, plan and coordinate the implementation of legislative and regulatory reforms
  • Support compliance promotion and education campaigns to inform and educate department providers, participants and the public.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and guidance to others 


  • A positive, contemporary attitude to people with disability and to develop excellent working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders across Indigenous communities. 
  • Previous experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and/or communities required.  
  • An understanding of contemporary regulatory practices and approaches.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to identify opportunities for continuous improvement to achieve quality outcomes.
  • An understanding of the Department Quality, Safeguarding, Framework and the Act.
  • Experience in or demonstrated understanding of disability services in a State or Territory Government context.  

Benefits working with Karlka Recruiting Group 

  • Weekly pay  
  • Ongoing support: Pre, during and post placement 
  • Dedicated consultant per contract
  • Employee Assistance Program available
  • Our agency supports Indigenous communities 

How to Apply
Apply now to be considered for submission to our client by Friday 10/05/2024, 5:00pm. 
Consultant: Gina 
Email for questions only: recruitment@karlkarecruiting.com.au
*Please apply through this portal. Any applications through email may be missed.

Nyiyaparli and other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion.
Applications received after the due date may be considered for similar roles.


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