42175, several


Assessor - Financial Assistance Scheme
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 26 February 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary: $74,081 - $78,415
Position No: 42175, several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 01 February 2019
Contact Officer: Katrina Platt on katrina.platt@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 4941


Details: Victim Support ACT is seeking a highly organised individual with strong assessment and interpersonal skills to join the Financial Assistance Scheme within the ACT Human Rights Commission. Duties of the Assessor include progressing a caseload of less complex applications for victims of crime financial assistance; making timely, accurate and well-reasoned decisions in accordance with legislation; providing information and referrals for clients with additional support needs. See attached role description for further information regarding duties and responsibilities. The ACT Human Rights Commission values its diverse work team. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability are encouraged to apply. If you are a person with a disability and would like assistance to apply for this position, please contact the position Contact Officer.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Prior to commencing in this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -  https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804
Note: There are several positions available, one permanent position available as soon as possible and one temporary position available up to a period of 18 months.
How to Apply: Your application should consist of the Application Coversheet, a current Curriculum Vitae and your response to the Selection Criteria. Please limit your response to the Selection Criteria to three A4 pages in total.

Career interest categories:

Accounting, Banking and Economics
Administration and Governance
Justice, Policing and Corrections