POLICY OFFICER (0.6 eft) – 1 year Maternity leave position from January 2018
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a confidential discussion about the role, please call Jenny Blakey, Manager, on (03) 9655 2104.
Email application in confidence to email@example.com using the subject line ‘SRV Policy Officer via website’.
Applications close 9 am, Tuesday, 31st October, 2017
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