5 Dec 2017

Contract Policy Officer #1115

STARTTS – Posted by Tully BatesCarramar, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Description

Do you want to work in one of Australia’s leading organisations providing treatment and rehabilitation to torture and trauma survivors; that’s quality focused, diverse & committed to making a difference in the lives of vulnerable people in communities?

Come & join us!

The Organisation

“STARTTS is a not-for-profit Affiliated Health Organisation focused on providing a broad range of services to refugees in NSW. The focus of STARTTS approach is on building capacity and empowering people and communities to take control over their own lives, using a strengths-based approach and building on individual, family, community and cultural strengths.”

The Role

The Policy Officer will be responsible for developing awareness of current legislation, policy and service provision issues affecting STARTTS client group. The successful candidate will in consultation with STARTTS Management, plan, implement and evaluate a systemic approach to policy and advocacy work within STARTTS Context.

The successful applicant will be part of a multicultural and multi-disciplinary team.

Skills Required

Tertiary qualifications in policy, community development, social work, social sciences and significant experience in the field.  Demonstrated effectiveness in policy research and analysis and associated high level planning, research and analytical skills.

You will be a highly motivated person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively within a multicultural team setting.

For full selection criteria please see the position description

Position No: 1115

Closing date: COB on Friday 8th December 2017

Enquiries: Ms Jasmina Bajraktarevic-Hayward on 02 9794 1900

Work Type: Part-time 24 hours per week. Contract up to 2 years (continuation subject to ongoing funding)

Location: Carramar

Salary: Health Education Officer, or other relevant classification based on qualifications, experience and requirements of the role.

A generous salary packaging scheme is also offered to reduce the taxable income and increase the take home pay.

How to apply for this job

Applicants must submit a statement against the selection criteria as per the position description together with a STARTTS application form and a current CV.

To view the position description (including selection criteria) and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the jobs section of STARTTS website: www.startts.org.au

Job Categories: Job Vacancies. Job Types: Contract and Part-Time. Job Tags: NSW.

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