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SENIORS RIGHTS VICTORIA

Seniors Rights Victoria (www.seniorsrights.org.au) is the leading state-wide organisation tackling elder abuse. Elder abuse is a critical social justice issue and a form of family violence intersecting with ageism. This position is a rare opportunity to contribute to community coalitions and structures to prevent elder abuse across various service sectors; non-government and government. The project has a community development approach.

PROJECT OFFICER, Elder Abuse Prevention Networks

We seek a skilled, organised and enthusiastic person to:

· Provide guidance and expert advice to lead agencies to develop and implement a local elder abuse prevention strategy;
· Support lead agencies to establish or strengthen existing elder abuse networks in Victoria of local agencies and community representatives working together to prevent elder abuse
· Organise awareness raising activities

This is a full time position for 21 months. The annual salary for this position is $65,500 to $70,700, depending on experience. Salary packaging is available up to $15,900.

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Applications must address the key selection criteria.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please call Jenny Blakey, Manager, on (03) 9655 2104.
Email application in confidence to info@seniorsrights.org.au using the subject line ‘SRV EA Prevention Networks via COTA’.

Applications close 9 am, Monday 3 April 2017

POLICY OFFICER

Seniors Rights Victoria (www.seniorsrights.org.au) is the leading organisation tackling elder abuse in Victoria. Elder abuse is a critical social justice issue and a form of family violence intersecting with ageism. This policy position is a unique opportunity to empower older people, positively impact social structures and further law reform.

We seek an experienced and motivated person to:

  • Develop policy positions to advance the interests of older people experiencing abuse
  • Identify and respond to new and emerging issues in conjunction with older people
  • In collaboration with staff and external stakeholders, prepare briefs, reports, articles, and submissions
  • Support advocacy to governments, services and others for social, policy and law reforms

This is a 0.6 EFT permanent position. The annual salary for this position is $63,450 to $69,121 (pro rata), depending on experience.  Salary sacrificing is available.

Click here to view the position description

Applications must address the key selection criteria.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please call Jenny Blakey, Manager, on (03) 9655 2104.

Email application in confidence to info@seniorsrights.org.au using the subject line ‘SRV Policy Officer via COTA VIC’.

Applications close 9 am, Monday 20 March 2017

 

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