- Brisbane & Gold Coast > Southern Suburbs & Logan Brisbane
- Job posted on: 25th Jan 2022
- Applications close:
People with Disability Australia (PWDA) is a national disability rights organisation. Its membership is made up of people with disability and organisations primarily constituted by people with disability. PWDA was founded in 1981, the International Year of Disabled Persons, to provide people with disability with a voice of our own. PWDA has a cross disability focus – we represent the interests of people with all kinds of disability. PWDA is a non-profit, non-government organisation. We employ over 50 staff with 25% working in regional areas.
The Individual Advocate provides advocacy support to people with disability, to promote and protect their human, legal, and service user rights, in accordance with the National Disability Service Standards.
At all times, working within a supported decision-making framework that champions people with disability having choice and control over our own lives.
PWDA is a registered employer under the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act, 2012. The successful applicant must be approved under the Working with Children Check prior to taking up appointment.
PWDA receives funding from the Department of Social Services (DSS, under then National Disability Advocacy Framework and the Disability Services Act 1986 (DSA).
People with Disability Australia – Individual Advocacy Queensland is a registered employer under the Disability Services Act 2006.
This role is set up to work from home. This is a full-time role of 35 hours per week. It will be a maximum term contract role till 30th June 2023, with a possibility of extension, dependent on funding. Award Classification is Level 5 under the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Award 2010. PWDA pays above Award, and the salary on offer is $89,092 per annum plus salary packaging and superannuation.
PWDA is a proud employer of people with disability, and people with disability are strongly encouraged to apply for these positions. We are an EEO employer and we embrace the diversity of our people, such as diversity in disability, race, cultural background, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or intersex status.
For more information about this role, please contact:
Senior Manager, Individual Advocacy (Queensland)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Individual Advocate enquiry via EthicalJobs
Phone: 0409 205 496
If you need to submit your application in an alternative format, please contact Hollee James by email email@example.com or by phone on (02) 9370 3100.
A position description is attached.