Disability Justice Liaison Officer
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 13 April 2020

Classification: Administrative Service Officer 5
Salary: $79,251 - $83,887 plus 15.4% employer superannuation plus superannuation
Position No: 1149
Directorate: Legal Aid Commission
Advertised (Gazettal date): 27 March 2020
Contact Officer: Yasmin Elferkh on yasmin.elferkh@legalaidact.org.au or (02) 6173 5413

Details: Legal Aid ACT is seeking a suitably qualified person to fill a newly created Disability Justice Liaison Officer role as part of our commitment to partner in the Disability Justice Strategy.
The successful applicant will work with legally impacted persons with a disability and their families to navigate and support them through the legal system, including building organisational capacity to better meet the needs of persons living with a disability.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Lived experience of disability is highly desirable including being a person with disability, a supporter of people with disability or having significant experience in understanding issues experienced by people with disability. Prior to commencing in this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 may be 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: This is a temporary position available immediately for three years. Further information is available from the attached position description or by contacting the Contact Officer. An attractive salary packaging benefit is also available for all staff engaged with Legal Aid ACT.
How to Apply: Applications should address the selection criteria in no more than two pages, include a curriculum vitae and be forwarded to hr@legalaidact.org.au or the HR Manager, GPO Box 512, Canberra, ACT 2601 by close of business 13 April 2020.


This is a temporary position available immediately for three years.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Community Support and Inclusion