- Job posted on: 8th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
Speak Out is a state-wide advocacy organisation that works together with people with disability about rights. We want an energetic, keen Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander person to join our dynamic team. The position is based in Burnie, NW Tasmania.
You will mostly work with individual advocacy clients, the Speak Out Disability Royal Commission team, and walk alongside communities.
The position is classified as Social and Community Service Employee under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. Pay level 4 or 5 depending on experience and qualifications.
This position is fixed term till 1 July 2022 with a 6-month probationary period.
We would like you to work with us full-time.
Individual advocacy is issues-based. The Disability Advocate provides information, options and referral so each client can make informed decisions about what they want to do. The Disability Advocate is directed by the client and works to get the outcome the client wants through an Advocacy Agreement. This part of the role is working with Indigenous people and non-Indigenous people.
With the Disability Royal Commission part of the role, there is a focus on Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people. The Disability Advocate will:
It is desirable if you have:
All staff employed at Speak Out must complete a Working with Vulnerable People check and Police Check. Speak Out will pay for this.
Ring or email Julie if you want to know more or to talk about the position:
03 6108 2188 / email@example.com using the subject line: Disability Advocate - Disability Royal Commission and General Advocacy enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Speak Out considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s 41 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas).
A position description is attached.