- Brisbane & Gold Coast • South Brisbane
- Job posted on: 23rd Nov 2021
- Applications close:
Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI) is an independent advocacy organisation whose mission is to advocate for the protection and advancement of the needs, rights and lives of people with disability in Queensland. We do this by engaging in systemic advocacy through campaigns and submissions directed at attitudinal, law and policy change, and by supporting the development of a range of advocacy initiatives throughout our state. We also provide advocacy to individuals with disability through our three advocacy practices, Human Rights, Mental Health and NDIS. We are a registered charity and community legal service that works to uphold the principles of fundamental human rights, social justice and inclusion in community life.
QAI will shortly commence operating an inaugural Statewide disability advocacy network, which this role will fall under.
The Information and Referral Officer will provide a high standard of information, referral and assessment to clients and organisations contacting QAI. The Information and Referral Officer is responsible for undertaking a wide range of client and administrative support duties to deliver quality services to our community.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion within our workplace and were the first organisation to opt-in to being bound by the Queensland Human Rights Act (2019). We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and people with disability to apply.
We pride ourselves on fostering a friendly and supportive workplace culture as we take the well-being of our staff seriously. We often organise staff activities such as walks by the river or potluck lunches to create opportunities to connect with each other and take a break from our screens.
This position falls under the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SCHDS Award) and will be paid at Level 4 with Pay Point commensurate with experience. We also offer salary sacrificing options, a flexible work environment and portable long service leave, which is now standard across the sector.
A position description is attached.
There are 2 openings for this position which may be filled on either a full-time or part-time basis.
These positions are 18-month contracts, starting on 5 January 2022.
Please address any questions to Megan Pearce, COO on 07 3844 4200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Information and Referral Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.