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Advocates x3

ACT Government
  • Justice and Community Safety
  • ACT Human Rights Commission
  • Public Advocate and Children and Young People Commissioner
  • Administrative Services Officer Class 6
  • Salary Range: $85,394 - $97,732 (PN: 19652, several).

The ACT Human Rights Commission is seeking three (3) experienced, motivated and passionate people to join our business unit as Advocates. Duties of Advocates include advocating for the rights of children, young people and adults whose condition or situation gives rise to the need for protection from abuse or exploitation, including by liaising with government and non-government agencies, and intervening in the ACAT and/or Court.

The positions are also responsible for contributing to the objective and independent oversight of services and systems, including by providing policy advice and advice about client matters to the Senior Advocate, Deputy Public Advocate and/or Public Advocate and Children and Young People Commissioner as appropriate. Please see the position description for a list of duties/responsibilities, and the capabilities for the role.

The ACT Human Rights Commission values its diverse work team. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability are encouraged to apply. If you are a person with a disability and would like assistance to apply for this position, please contact the contact officer for the role.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer here.

Note: There are two permanent positions and one temporary position available immediately up until December 2020 with the possibility of permanency.

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