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POLICY OFFICER (0.6 eft) – 1 year Maternity leave position from January 2018

Seniors Rights Victoria ( 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 at an exciting time of change 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, one year contract (maternity leave) commencing January 2018. The annual salary for this position is $72,776.08 – $77,123.28 (pro rata), depending on experience.  Salary sacrificing is available.

Applications must address the key selection criteria and be sent to

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

Email application in confidence to using the subject line ‘SRV Policy Officer via website’.

Applications close 9 am, Tuesday, 31st October, 2017

For position description please see here



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