- Job posted on: 23rd Mar 2021
- Applications close:
Social Security Rights Victoria (SSRV) is a state-wide community legal centre specialising in social security and related law, procedures and policy. Financial Counselling Victoria (FCVic) is the peak body and professional association for financial counsellors in Victoria. SSRV and FCVic have established a partnership to bring together social security law experts and financial counsellors to work together more effectively to improve client outcomes.
The Integrated Services Project is funded by the Victorian Department of Justice and Community Safety, with the funding administered by the Federation of Community Legal Centres. The Integrated Services Project team includes a Financial Counsellor and a Community Lawyer.
The Community Lawyer contributes to the ongoing development and implementation of this innovative integrated service. Key responsibilities include delivery of legal information, advice, casework and representation services; providing secondary consultation and casework support to other professionals; developing and championing integrated practice; participating in and developing cross sector engagement; designing and delivering professional development activities and resources; identifying and responding to policy and systemic issues arising through client services and project implementation; and contributing project accountability and reporting.
For further information please call Gillian Wilks on (03) 9481 0299.