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Advocate - NDIS Appeals and Individual Advocacy - Alice Springs

Disability Advocacy Service

A wonderful opportunity exists to assist people with disability and join an award-winning Advocacy Service!

We are a rights-based community-oriented advocacy and support service for people with disability, their carers and family.

We are looking for a compassionate person who is interested in Advocating on behalf of people with disability their family or carers

People with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Hold tertiary qualifications, relevant to the position which may include: Disability or Health related studies, Social work or Educational qualifications. OR
  • Significant experience in the field of disability, human rights, or social justice sectors will be considered.
  • Experience in a training environment with an ability to deliver training modules in support of people with disabilities and their carers
  • Well-developed communication skills, including the ability to successfully negotiate with, and influence, diverse groups and to communicate complex issues in plain language effectively
  • Sound knowledge of legislation relevant to supporting / advocating for people with disabilities. For example, the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and N.T. Disability Service Standards.
  • Experience working with persons with disability, or experience of disability.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; and sound organisational, planning and time management skills.

For further information please call Disability Advocacy Service on (08) 8953 1422.

A position description is attached.

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