- Job posted on: 19th Jan 2021
- Applications close:
ADEC is a not for profit organisation assisting people with a disability, their families and carers from diverse cultural backgrounds by empowering them to fully participate as members of the community. Operating out of 3 locations across Melbourne, we currently have a vacancy for a full time Advocacy Supervisor to join our Programs department based out of our Preston office.
As the Advocacy Supervisor you will coordinate the daily activities and casework of the Advocacy unit to ensure that clients’ needs are met. You will work one-to-one with people from ethnic backgrounds with a disability and/or their carers to ensure and facilitate access to services, and equitable treatment within services. The foundation for this work is to work in partnership with people to enable them to improve their ability to access and participate in community life, and achieve their goals.
Other responsibilities and duties will include:
You are a passionate and dedicated individual who is looking to make a difference in the community with a demonstrated commitment to bridge building, inclusion, empowerment, and philosophy and how this is translated to supporting people with disability making their own decisions. You will have the capacity to work with a diverse range of people, including people with disability, ethnic communities, service providers and funding bodies.
As the successful candidate, you’ll be offered the opportunity to work within an ethical organisation where you can make a positive impact to the community.
Please submit your application by pressing ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV and cover letter. ADEC is an equal opportunity employer. We value and strongly support the principles of equal opportunity in the workplace. People with disability and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for this position.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.