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Organisation : STARTTS

Location : Sydney (Carramar)

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Mental Health

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 8 Dec, 2017

About the Role

The Role
The Policy Officer will be responsible for developing awareness of current legislation, policy and service provision issues affecting STARTTS client group. The successful candidate will in consultation with STARTTS Management, plan, implement and evaluate a systemic approach to policy and advocacy work within STARTTS Context.

The successful applicant will be part of a multicultural and multi-disciplinary team.
Skills Required
Tertiary qualifications in policy, community development, social work, social sciences and significant experience in the field. Demonstrated effectiveness in policy research and analysis and associated high level planning, research and analytical skills.
You will be a highly motivated person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively within a multicultural team setting.

For full selection criteria please see the position description

Position No: 1115
Closing date: COB on Friday 8th December 2017
Enquiries: Ms Jasmina Bajraktarevic-Hayward on 02 9794 1900
Work Type: Part-time 24 hours per week. Contract up to 2 years (continuation subject to ongoing funding)
Location: Carramar
Salary: Health Education Officer, or other relevant classification based on qualifications, experience and requirements of the role.
A generous salary packaging scheme is also offered to reduce the taxable income and increase the take home pay.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : STARTTS
Do you want to work in one of Australia’s leading organisations providing treatment and rehabilitation to torture and trauma survivors; that’s quality focused, diverse & committed to making a difference in the lives of vulnerable people in communities?
Come & join us!
The Organisation
"STARTTS is a not-for-profit Affiliated Health Organisation focused on providing a broad range of services to refugees in NSW. The focus of STARTTS approach is on building capacity and empowering people and communities to take control over their own lives, using a strengths-based approach and building on individual, family, community and cultural strengths."

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Please quote in application: Policy Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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