Victims Register Advocate

$91,315 - $104,509 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 26 Jul, 2022
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Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 16 August 2022

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $91,315 - $104,509 plus superannuation
Position No: 45616, several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 26 July 2022
Contact Officer: Allison Munro on or (02) 6207 4065

Details: Victim Support ACT (VSACT) is seeking highly motivated individuals with excellent advocacy and communication skills to join our team at the ACT Human Rights Commission. Working under the direction of the Victims Register Manager, this role will administer the Adult Offenders Victims Register, the Youth Justice Victims Register and the Affected Persons Registers in accordance with the Charter of Victims Rights and other legislation.

Duties of the Victims Register Advocate include:

  • working collaboratively with external stakeholders to advocate for the rights and interests of victims of crime and affected persons;
  • working directly with victims of crime and affected persons to provide trauma-informed support and advocacy, including the provision of information, risk assessment and safety planning;
  • providing advocacy and assistance to victims of crime should they wish to make submissions in relation to an offender parole application, release on license application and/or external leave application;
  • providing advocacy and assistance to affected persons and appearing at ACAT Hearings and making submissions on behalf of affected persons.

If you want to work in a collaborative, fast-paced team where there is opportunity for initiative and innovation, this role is for you.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply

Note: Several positions are available, including permanent and temporary.

A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to apply: Please review the Position Description for the role and provide a written pitch up to two pages demonstrating your ability and experience to perform the role, addressing both the professional/technical skills and knowledge and the behavioural capabilities. Please also provide a current curriculum vitae including the details of two referees with your pitch.

Applications are to be submitted via the “Apply Now” button below.

Job Closing Date

16 Aug, 2022