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South East Region Disability Advocate - Mt Gambier

Disability Rights Advocacy Service Inc.

Disability Rights Advocacy Service Incorporated (DRAS) is part of the national network of Disability Advocacy Services funded by the Australian government. DRAS provides individual and systemic advocacy for people with disabilities, their families and their carers.

The DRAS South East Region - Disability Advocate will be responsible to the CEO and will work under the general supervision of a senior DRAS Advocate, and the Disability Royal Commission Advocacy Coordinator. The role of the Disability Advocate is to provide high quality advocacy services to and on behalf of people living with disability, their families and carers provide support to people wishing to make submissions to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

DRAS South East Region provide advocacy support services to people living in the southeast region of South Australia and includes the District Councils of Lacepede, Naracoorte and Lucindale, Robe, Tatiara, Grant, Wattle Range, Mt Gambier and the Coorong region.

Special Conditions: The position is offered on a work from home basis and is offered as a full-time, fixed term contract until 30 June 2022 with a possible extension dependent on funding.

The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a DCSI Working with Vulnerable Persons and Working with Children screening prior to being employed. Applicants will also be required to hold current First Aid and Child Safe Environments Certificates.

The successful applicant must also hold a current Australian issued Drivers Licence (equivalent to minimum class C South Australian Licence – provision would be made if the successful candidate has a disability that precludes them from being able to drive).

Remuneration: The position is covered by the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Award 2010 (SCHCADS)


To David McGinlay:

Ph: 0433774681 or E: dmcginlay@dras.com.au, using the subject line: South East Region Disability Advocate enquiry via EthicalJobs

A position description is attached.

Disability Rights Advocacy Service is an equal opportunity employer where selection is based on merit regardless of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

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