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Stigma and Discrimination Case Manager

Queensland Positive People

QPP is a peer-based community organisation that has been committed to improving the quality of life of all PLHIV across Queensland since 1989. Our organisation seeks to create a safe supportive environment where people living with HIV (PLHIV) are well informed, and empowered to lead optimistic, healthy lives free from stigma and discrimination, and have the capacity to determine our futures.

QPP is dedicated to providing access to a comprehensive range of services that promote the health and well-being of PLHIV in Queensland, delivered in accordance with internationally recognised best practices. QPP provides non-judgemental, person centred services that build the capacity of those living with and affected by HIV.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The primary purpose of the Stigma and Discrimination Case Manager is to provide time-limited advocacy and referral for those PLHIV who experience HIV related stigma, discrimination or other HIV related legal problems affecting their quality of life. The position will assess individuals for legal/advocacy support and provide information or refer as necessary to relevant external legal, government and non-government services. The position will build and develop referral pathways and enhance the capacity of the team through the development of resources and education.

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Tertiary qualification in law, social work, community development and or social/human services or legal and advocacy experience with minimum 2-years study completed towards a law degree.
  • Well-developed understanding and knowledge of the legal and non-legal sectors/systems, including legislation relating to discrimination, legal/rights advocacy, and referral.
  • The provision of a National Police Check of six months currency AND a current Queensland Blue Card (or evidence that a Blue Card has been applied for) at interview date.
  • Possession of current provisional or open Australian Driver’s Licence.

Further Details 

For additional information about this position or about the recruitment process, contact: 

Sue Gilling 
Treatment Support program Team Leader
M:  0497 296 401 
E: sgilling@qpp.org.au, using the subject line: Stigma and Discrimination Case Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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