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Location : Australia (Melbourne)

Organisation : Seniors Rights Victoria at COTA (Vic)

Work Type : Contract/Temporary

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : 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.

Application Closing Date : 30-01-2017

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

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Seniors Rights Victoria at COTA (Vic)

Apply for this Job

Position Description : Advocate Contract 2017 PD

For details concerning this role, please contact

Jenny Blakey

Phone : 0396552104

Email : info@seniorsrights.org.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Advocate via Pro Bono Australia.


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