About the Role
Seniors Rights Victoria is the leading organisation addressing elder abuse in Victoria. As a form of family violence and stemming from attitudes of ageism in our community, elder abuse is a critical social issue, sometimes having lifelong impact on the most vulnerable members of society. This Advocate position will play a key role in our Advocacy Team and work closely with our Legal Team to deliver a multidisciplinary service to older people. Our work reflects a strong rights approach.
We seek a suitably qualified and experienced person to:
• Provide advice, referral, short term case work and advocacy for older people seeking support
• Support the Seniors Rights Victoria telephone helpline service
• Contribute to systemic advocacy and law reform projects
• Facilitate education and training to service providers and members of the general public
This is 0.8 EFT contract position for twelve (12) months. SCHCADS Award- Community Development Worker – Level 5, (with pay point level subject to experience and qualifications). Salary sacrificing is available.
For position description please attached. Applications must address the key selection criteria.
For a confidential discussion about the role, please call Philippa Campbell, Advocacy Co-ordinator, on (03) 9655 2124.
Applications close 9am, 30 January, 2017
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