- Job posted on: 22nd Jan 2021
- Applications close:
We have an exciting new role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Community Liaison and Advocacy Officer. The primary responsibility of this role is to ensure that Aboriginal People living with a disability, their families and support people understand the services available to them by the SCIA advocacy team, feel welcomed, and are encouraged to reach out for advocacy support. The initial focus of this role is primarily community liaison and this will transition to include advocacy support to clients as the role becomes established.
Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a member-based national for purpose organisation that promotes independence and provides services to people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities to assist them to achieve their goals. Working together with our customers, we assist in the elimination of barriers that prevent social inclusion for people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities, ensuring that the society in which we live is accessible in every way.
The Advocacy Northern Rivers Services team is at the forefront of advocating for the rights of people with disabilities at the individual level. We provide individual advocacy to people with disability experiencing any issues related to services and supports across the NDIS, health, housing, employment, transport, education et cetera.
In this role you will:
To succeed in the role you will have experience and skills in the following areas:
SCIA offers a flexible, supportive and inclusive work environment and an attractive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options.
The position is a part-time role working 24 hours p/w.
You may also contact Doug Hollingworth on 1800 819 775 for more information.
Successful candidates are required to complete pre-employment screening including a criminal background check.
We encourage people with a disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for roles and talk to us about opportunities with SCIA.
If you are interested in this rewarding and challenging opportunity, please use the “APPLY NOW” button.