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Victims Register Advocate

ACT Government

Details: Victim Support ACT (VSACT) is seeking highly motivated individuals with excellent advocacy and communication skills to join our team at the ACT Human Rights Commission. Working under the direction of the Victims Register Manager, this role will administer the Adult Offenders Victims Register, the Youth Justice Victims Register and the Affected Persons Registers in accordance with the Charter of Victims Rights and other legislation.

Duties of the Victims Register Advocate include:

  • Working collaboratively with external stakeholders to advocate for the rights and interests of victims of crime and affected persons
  • Working directly with victims of crime and affected persons to provide trauma-informed support and advocacy, including the provision of information, risk assessment and safety planning
  • Providing advocacy and assistance to victims of crime should they wish to make submissions in relation to an offender parole application, release on license application and/or external leave application
  • Providing advocacy and assistance to affected persons and appearing at ACAT Hearings and making submissions on behalf of affected persons
  • If you want to work in a collaborative, fast-paced team where there is opportunity for initiative and innovation, this role is for you

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply

Note: Several positions are available, including permanent and temporary.

A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to apply: For further information, please visit www.jobs.act.gov.au

Contact Officer: Allison Munro (02) 62074065 Allison.Munro@act.gov.au using the subject line: Victims Register Advocate enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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