- Job posted on: 27th Jun 2022
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This is an opportunity for the right candidates to be part of a reputable Organisation with fantastic career progression and professional development prospects.
knowmore is a nation-wide independent community legal centre providing free legal information, advice, representation and referrals, financial counselling and systemic advocacy for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. Since 2022 our service has expanded to provide legal advice and financial counselling for people applying to the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme, and free legal advice for survivors of child sexual abuse that are not eligible to apply to the National Redress Scheme. We continue to provide free legal advice and financial counselling in relation to the National Redress Scheme.
knowmore uses a multidisciplinary model bringing together lawyers, intake officers, social workers and counsellors, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement advisors and financial counsellors to provide trauma-informed, client-centred and culturally safe legal assistance to clients. Services are provided through a national phone line and face-to-face services in key locations, supported by a comprehensive program of outreach and community engagement across Australia. knowmore currently has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and opening an office in Darwin.
This role supports survivors of the Stolen Generation seeking to engage with knowmore’s Territories Stolen Generation Redress Scheme Service, and receive services that high quality, trauma-informed and culturally safe. Specifically, the role will assist in the provision of key community and stakeholder engagement and the provision of expert cultural advice to knowmore in relation to working with Stolen Generation survivors, as well as support to survivors during their legal and financial counselling engagement with knowmore.
Based in the Darwin office the role will be part of the Territories Scheme Service, and also a member of the multidisciplinary Darwin office of knowmore. Reporting to the Manager of the Territories Stolen Generation Redress Scheme Service, this role will also work closely with knowmore’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Team to provide culturally safe services across knowmore.
The role will be responsible for ensuring all client record keeping, data and reporting is completed in a timely manner, and to a high-quality standard. Client and community-focused outreach, and intra and interstate travel to office sites is expected to be a regular part of the role.
Tertiary qualifications are preferred though not required, however significant relevant work experience and a dedication to ensuring Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and communities receive high quality services is what we are seeking.
This is an identified position. To be appointed to this position the applicant must be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who identifies and is recognised as such within the community in which they live.
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Please see the attached Position Description for a complete outline of the role.