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Geraldton (Non-Legal Advocacy) x 1 position
Kalgoorlie (Non-Legal Advocacy) x 1 position
Sussex Street Community Law Service
Sussex Street Community Law Service Inc is a non profit non government community based organisation that provides access to accountable, non judgemental and effective legal and non legal services to low income people in the community. Services provided include disability justice and discrimination advocacy, tenant advocacy, welfare rights and legal advice.
Increase community access to justice for people who are socially disadvantaged.
Deliver legal and social services, community education and law reform to promote social justice.
Sussex Street Community Law Service provides Individual Disability Advocacy Services (IDAS) across the Midwest and Goldfields/ Esperance regions. There is currently one (1) vacancy for a Disability Royal Commission Advocate based in Geraldton and one (1) vacancy for a Disability Royal Commission Advocate based in Kalgoorlie.
The position seeks to support people with a disability, their families, carers and the wider community who have concerns or experienced violence, abuse, neglect and/or exploitation of people with a disability share their story through the Disability Royal Commission.
The right person for this role will have the following profile:
COMMUNITY INFORMATION AND ADVOCACY
OTHER DUTIES AS REQUIRED
Knowledge and Skills
One of these positions will be based in Geraldton and the other will be based in Kalgoorlie. Both positions are directly supported by the DRC Team Leader.
A Driver's License is desirable as travel in and around regional WA is likely.
Whilst the hours have been designed to meet the needs of clients and applicants who are working parents, we also encourage applications from candidates who are interested in working flexibly between the hours of 7.00am and 7.00pm on weekdays. Attending events outside of working hours will be managed in accordance with the organisation’s time-off-in-lieu policy.
We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from diverse cultural and or linguistic backgrounds.
For further information about this role, please contact the SSCLS Operations Manager Andre De Barr on 08 6253 9500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Disability Royal Commission Advocate - Geraldton & Kalgoorlie enquiry via EthicalJobs.