- Job posted on: 7th Oct 2021
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This position will work within the Scarlet Alliance Tasmanian Sex Worker Project. The worker will fluently speak and write Mandarin, and/or Thai, and/or Korean and/or Cantonese.
The CALD Casual Outreach Officer will contribute to the engagement of sex workers in the Tasmania Project and play an important part in progressing the Project’s objectives.
Scarlet Alliance, Australian Sex Workers Association Inc. is the national peak body representing sex workers and sex worker organisations, projects, groups and networks. Scarlet Alliance conducts projects in Australia and internationally. The organisation has a head office in Sydney as well as a project in Tasmania.
The Scarlet Alliance Tasmanian Sex Worker Project aims to engage sex workers in Tasmania and through a health promotion framework, provide peer education, information, and support to both existing sex workers and new workers entering the industry. The project contributes to improving legal and social barriers and development of evidence based policy to improve rights for sex workers in Tasmania and increase social inclusion. The project will work with other relevant stakeholders in Tasmania to improve understanding of the issues impacting on sex workers and promote evidence based policy implementation.
While hours can vary for this casual position, this position is 12 hrs per fortnight on Wednesdays, Thursdays and/or Fridays at times set by your supervisor. Scarlet Alliance work priorities and travel commitments may require variation.
The successful applicant will participate in orientation to the organisation and the role, handover and training from current staff. Training includes online study with the Scarlet Alliance outreach training resource.
The position will be based at the Scarlet Alliance Hobart office located within the TasCAHRD offices at 319 Liverpool Street Hobart. Some evening and weekend work and regional and interstate travel may also be required at times.
This is a part time position subject to ongoing funding and organisational change, The current funding agreement ends on 31st December 2022. Staff are covered by the terms and conditions of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry (SCHADS) Award and the National Employment Standards. The position will be paid at the equivalent of pro-rata (0.15) of the MA SCHADS Award Level 5, Pay Point 1 at $42.94 per hour. Salary packaging is available to employees.
An application kit is attached.
if you are interested in the position but are unsure whether you have the skills or knowledge required, please call Andrew on 0451 835 897 to discuss or email firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Peer Education and Outreach Officer (CALD), Tasmania enquiry via EthicalJobs.