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Advocacy Support Worker – Housing Justice

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Organisation : ARC Justice

Location : VIC Regional (Bendigo)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Homelessness & Affordable Housing, Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 3 Aug, 2020

About the role

The role

An integral client focussed role that will provide support and advocacy to vulnerable clients who are at risk of homelessness and/or are seeking assistance relocating and linking in with local services.  The role provides multiple facets of support, including assisting with external referrals, advocacy for the client and support and representation during VCAT matters. Service delivery entails managing a caseload that will at times require travel to outreach areas.

The position suits a passionate community services candidate who can provide holistic, high-quality telephone and face to face services to address complex housing issues.

The incumbent will have the opportunity to provide their clients with wrap around service, working collaboratively with the housing justice team, community services and partners. This role involves proactive networking, community engagement, and the opportunity to identify systemic issues and think strategically.

The offer

  • An attractive salary, training, and professional development opportunities.
  • Up to 3 days ex gratia between Christmas and New Year’s Day is provided.
  • Salary packaging and accommodation and meal/entertainment packaging is also available.
  • Remuneration for this position will be at SCHADS Level 3 with a salary range of in the range of $61,000 – $65,750 per annum/pro-rata, dependent upon skills and experience.

The Position Description can be downloaded from http://arcjustice.org.au/about-us/employment/.
Enquiries can be directed to Kirsty Waller on 03 5445 0909 or via recruitment@arcjustice.org.au.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : ARC Justice

ARC Justice is an independent, not-for-profit, human rights organisation that incorporates the Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre, the Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre, and Housing Justice.

Our programs deliver accessible legal services, tenancy advice and support to those in our community in the greatest need. We deliver community education and advocate for systemic change that enhances the rights of rural and regional Victorians. We recognise that housing and legal issues do not occur in isolation and we work with local partners to ensure a whole-of-person approach to our work.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Advocacy Support Worker – Housing Justice via Pro Bono Australia.


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