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SENIORS RIGHTS VICTORIA – ADVOCATE

Seniors Rights Victoria is the leading organisation 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 the most vulnerable members of society. This Advocate position will play a key role in our Advocacy Team and work closely with our Legal Team to deliver a multidisciplinary service to older people. Our work reflects a strong rights 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

This is 0.8 EFT contract position for twelve (12) months. SCHCADS Award- Community Development Worker – Level 5, (with pay point level subject to experience and qualifications).  Salary sacrificing is available.

Applications must address the key selection criteria.

Click here to view the position description

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 Advocate” via COTA’.

Applications close  9am, 30 January, 2017


SENIORS RIGHTS VICTORIA – ACCREDITATION COORDINATOR

Seniors Rights Victoria is the leading specialist community legal centre 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, often with legal consequences. This Accreditation Coordinator position will champion the organisation’s commitment to and compliance within a community legal centre quality assurance framework.

We seek an experienced and motivated person to:

  • Undertake a review of operational policies and recommend/ implement changes as needed
  • Provide the organisation with practical support and professional advice in quality systems and processes
  • Oversee and implement the preparation for and compliance against the National Association of Community Legal Centers (NACLC) National Accreditation Scheme (NAS) Phase 2
  • Secure staff contribution to the review and accreditation process through effective engagement and training

This is 0.4 EFT contract position for nine (9) months. SCHCADS Award- Community Development Worker – Level 5, (Salary is above award, $25,300).  Salary sacrificing is available.

Applications must address the key selection criteria.

Click here to view the position description

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 Accreditation Coordinator via COTA’.

 Applications close: 9am, 30 January, 2017

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