We’re hiring: Client Support Officer

 

Walk alongside our clients as they fight for justice

 

We are seeking an skilled and committed youth worker knowledgeable about the experiences and needs of young people who are criminalized and racialised.

Client Support Officer is a specialist role which acts as a conduit of active support between our clients, their families, the Peer Advocacy Team and the PAP legal teams. The Client Support Officer walks alongside our brave clients as they progress through long and complex legal processes.

The Client Support Officer coordinates support for clients throughout legal proceedings and related advocacy work,  assesses individual client needs, links in with local services and works with our partners in the community, legal and Government sectors to develop and implement support structures. The integrated health and legal nature of this program means the worker needs to hold knowledge of the legal processes as well as non-legal support needs.

The Walking Alongside Program is partnership between cohealth and the Police Accountability Project (PAP) and funded via the Lord Mayors Charitable Foundation.  The program provides community outreach, and client engagement and builds community capacity and individual resilience in the work for police accountability.

This is a flexible 3 day (22.5 hour) part-time position on a 12 month contract.

Salary is $86,365 (pro rata), employer funded superannuation (9.25%) and the benefits of tax-free salary packaging

The Position description is available here (PDF)

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of policing or racialisation are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 9.00am Thursday 7th March

How to Apply

All applications must address the selection criteria (100-200 words each) and include a current CV.

Applications should be marked as confidential and submitted via email: ceo@fkclc.org.au

If additional information is required contact Anthony Kelly, Executive Officer, on 03 9376 4355.

For more information and background to the Walking Alongside Program see here.

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