APS5 Provider Relations Officer - Indigenous Identified



Government / Local Government
Federal Government


  • Salary Package - $58.14 per hour excluding superannuation
  • Contract Employment Opportunity
  • Indigenous Identified Positions

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

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a Federal Government Agency to engage an APS5 Provider Relations Officer. This position is located in their busy Penrith, NSW office for an initial contract until 08.12.2025/12 month contract.
About the Position
Are you passionate about leading a team and contributing 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.

You will support a whole-of-Government Closing the Gap strategy. You will be part of a high-performing team and exemplify Commission’s Values and Behaviors. You will leverage key relationships to embed inclusion and drive outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities. 

The successful candidate will undertake the following key duties:

  • Assist in the develop and implement an Indigenous Compliance Strategy and a Remote area Compliance Strategy.
  • Contribute to high quality end-to-end compliance monitoring. 
  • Provide support to manage and guide compliance operations in Indigenous communities
  • Collaborate and manage the development and dissemination of policies, guidelines, resources, and procedures for the conduct of the team’s activities and continuous improvement undertakings
  • Support compliance promotion and education campaigns to inform and educate department providers, participants and the public. 
  • Develop and maintain excellent and collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholder.
  • Work collaboratively with other agencies or authorities and where appropriate refer matters to them under the relevant jurisdictional law
  • Assist with the planning, coordination and the implementation of legislative and regulatory reforms across the Regulatory Operations Division
  • Other duties as required
  • Regular travel may be required


  •  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.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and/or communities. Have local knowledge about the community and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with community members.
  • Comprehensive understanding of contemporary regulatory practices and approaches.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to identify opportunities for continuous improvement to achieve quality outcomes.
  • 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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