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Community and Social Justice Officer / Supervisor / Manager

Diverse Communities and Social Services Australia Inc. (DCSS Australia Inc.)
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We are a unique organisation as we are not limited to a specific community services sector, therefore, we are in a position to be able to assist the community where it is deemed required and that are in alignment with the capabilities of our team.

Responsibilities • Establish the eligibility of a person on whose behalf the organisation will submit an application for a WDP • Keep abreast of the types of activities our organisation proposes to provide under the WDP scheme (for example, unpaid work, courses, counselling, mentoring) and advise clients accordingly • Calculate and propose the work-off rate for satisfaction or part satisfaction of an infringement penalty based on details of infringement or details of outstanding penalties • Evidence the participation of an eligible person in WDP activities • Handle all collection, use and disclosure of information relating to a person applying for a WDP scheme including their consent, in a confidential and professional manner • Keep record of all information relating to the organisation’s involvement in WDP scheme as required by WDP guidelines • Providing specialist interventions, if required and support for people with in/out of LGBTIQ community

Skills, Qualifications and Experience • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Social Welfare, Psychology or related discipline • Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds and ages • Ability to work as a part of a team and independently • Demonstrated ability to write reports to a professional standard • Experience in Case Management • Working knowledge of the various legislations that govern the WDP/ WDO scheme