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Human Rights Project Officer – (State Peak Body)

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Organisation : Queensland Council of Social Service Ltd

Location : Brisbane (West End)

Work type : Full-time

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

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $82,478 - $86,647

Application closing date : 23 Nov, 2020

About the role

Key elements of the position:

  • Deliver a project building the capacity of the housing and homelessness sector to implement the Queensland Human Rights Act, and document that journey of implementation through a public-facing campaign.
  • Design and implement contemporary, participatory and engaging human rights education resources and a community of practice to assist the housing and homelessness sector to understand how they can use the Human Rights Act to improve the lives of service u
  • Create new and enhance existing working relationships and networks internally and externally.
  • Prepare high-quality written communication including reports, briefing papers, surveys, evaluation and

 About you:

  • Are you passionate and committed to the principles of social justice and the role of the community services sector in delivering services to vulnerable Queenslanders?
  • Do you hold relevant qualifications and experience to fulfil the requirements of the role including a working knowledge of the Qld Human Rights Act, law and policies relating to different types of housing including residential tenancies, rooming accommodation and social and public housing?
  • Do you create, build and maintain positive work relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders to deliver mutually beneficial outcomes?
  • Do you possess high-level written, interpersonal, facilitation and engagement skills and use a range of contemporary engagement and capacity-building practices in your work?
  • Can you manage diverse and complex projects within agreed timeframes and with competing priorities?

If yes – then we would love to hear from you!

What you will get:

We offer a fixed-term, full-time, exciting and rewarding position, as well as a great place to work. The role comes with a competitive salary including access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements, 10.5% superannuation and a supportive, flexible, work environment.

Find out more:   

If you require any further detail, please contact Monica Taylor on (07) 3004 6900.

Inclusion and diversity:

QCOSS is an inclusive employer.  We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional custodians of the land in which we live and work and therefore, support their right of self-determination.

We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where employee diversity such as gender, age, culture, disability (physical or mental health), religion, sexual orientation is recognised and celebrated.

We encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds and people with disability.

We respectfully request no recruitment agency approaches


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Queensland Council of Social Service Ltd

About us:

We are Queensland’s peak body for the social service sector.  We create positive social change through our work in effective advocacy, policy development, engaging and empowering our members, the social service sector and communities across the State.  Our vision is to achieve equality, opportunity and wellbeing for every person, in every community.

As a conduit for change in our sector, we are always looking at creating interesting and innovative ways to connect and engage with our many stakeholders and broader community.

How to apply

Position Description : PD Human Rights Project Officer

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Human Rights Project Officer – (State Peak Body) via Pro Bono Australia.



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