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Advocate, Seniors Rights Victoria

Status Part Time/Full time (some flexibility available)
Hours of Work 0.8 EFT 1.0 EFT, Monday to Friday (up to 38 hours per week)
Award Classification As per Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award, Community Development Worker Level 5
Reports To Manager, Seniors Rights Victoria, and Advocacy Coordinator, Seniors Rights Victoria

Position Summary 

Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV) provides leadership across Victoria by preventing and responding to older people experiencing abuse. As an Advocate you will part of a small team assisting older people who have experienced abuse by providing advice, short term casework, referral and advocacy as required. You will work alongside the Legal team to deliver an integrated service to older people experiencing abuse. SRV is a program of COTA Victoria.

Position Objective: 

The Advocate provides advice, short term casework, referral and advocacy on an as needed basis to SRV clients.  The position is part of a small SRV advocacy team, which works alongside the Legal team to deliver an integrated service to older people experiencing abuse.

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Community Lawyer, Seniors Rights Victoria

Status Full Time (some flexibility available)
Hours of Work 1.0 EFT, Monday to Friday (38 hours per week)
Award Classification As per Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award, Community Development Worker Level 6
Reports To Principal Lawyer, Seniors Rights Victoria

Position Summary 

Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV) provides leadership across Victoria by using its expertise gained over 10 years to help prevent and respond to older people experiencing abuse. As a Community Lawyer you will part of a small team assisting older people who have experienced elder abuse by providing advice, casework, referral and advocacy as required. You will work alongside the Advocacy team to deliver an integrated service to older people experiencing abuse. Depending upon your experience and the demand on the service, there may also be a role in providing community legal education sessions aimed at the prevention of elder abuse, and contributing to responses to policy initiatives in the sector. SRV is a program of COTA Victoria.

Position Objective

The Community Lawyer provides legal advice, casework and representation to SRV clients.  The position is part of a small SRV legal team, which works alongside the Advocacy team to deliver an integrated and holistic service to older people experiencing abuse.

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