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Organisation : Seniors Rights Victoria, a program at COTA Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Support Services, Families, Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : 65000

Application Closing Date : 12 Nov, 2018

About the Role

  • Fixed term part time (0.8 EFT) position for 12 months
  • SCHCADS Award – Community Development Worker Level 5 (pay point subject to experience and qualifications)

Seniors Rights Victoria leads in 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 older people. This Advocate position plays a key role in our Advocacy Team and works closely with our Legal Team to deliver a multidisciplinary service to older people. Our work reflects a strong rights based 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

Seniors Rights Victoria is a program of Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria, the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged 50+.

To be successful in this positon you will have relevant qualifications and experience in the community sector, preferably working with issues relevant to older people, a strong rights-based approach, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team, and a commitment to addressing the needs of older people.

 

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Seniors Rights Victoria, a program at COTA Victoria

Seniors Rights Victoria is a program of Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria, the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged 50+.

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Position Description : 20181025 PD SRV Advocate

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Please quote in application: Advocate via Pro Bono Australia.


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