- Job posted on: 15th May 2020
- Applications close:
Casual Police Station Support Workers deliver timely support to young people & adults with cognitive impairment when they are in NSW police custody, after hours & on weekends. A Casual Police Station Support Worker may be engaged between the hours of 5pm and 9am seven days a week. The minimum engagement is three (3) hours.
The Justice Advocacy Service (JAS) supports young people and adults with cognitive impairment in contact with the NSW criminal justice system, including as victims, witnesses and suspects/defendants to exercise their rights and fully participate in the process. JAS uses an individual advocacy approach by arranging a support person to be with victims, witnesses and suspects/defendants when they are in contact with police, courts and legal representatives.
JAS is delivered by the Intellectual Disability Rights Service (IDRS) and is available across NSW. IDRS is committed to the safety and well-being of every vulnerable person who engages with our services including children and young people.
Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SCHADS)Level 2.4 (Casual rate).
The frequency of engagement is dependent on demand. It is not possible to guarantee frequency of engagement.
Casual employees are not considered to be on-call.
Casual employees will be asked to indicate their availability for work on appointment.
A Casual Police Station Support Worker will perform their main duties at a police station.
Casual employees will be asked to nominate police stations that they would be willing and able to attend for this work.
A position description is attached.
Please note email applications will not be accepted.
For more information please email Kelly Watson email@example.com or Michael Young firstname.lastname@example.org (Regional Managers), using the subject line: Police Station Support Worker - Justice Advocacy Service - Various locations enquiry via EthicalJobs.