NSW Position however exact location will be negotiated with the preferred candidate
- One full time position (37.5hpw) Applications close 22 January 2020 @ 10pm.
- Opportunity to make a difference
- Contract position up to 30 June 2021 – extension dependent on on-going funding
- Salary range $79,362 $83, 224 plus 9.5% super + Not for Profit salary packaging benefits
Intellectual Disability Rights Service (IDRS) operates a disability advocacy service and community legal centre. IDRS aims to ‘make rights real’ for people with intellectual and other cognitive impairments through a variety of legal and advocacy services. We strive to demonstrate our values of justice, respect and persistence in all our work.
Visit our website www.idrs.org.au for more information about IDRS.
About the Justice Advocacy Service
The Justice Advocacy Service (JAS) is funded by the NSW Department of Communities & Justice. The Justice Advocacy Service provides support persons for people with cognitive impairment in their interactions with police, courts and lawyers across NSW. The Justice Advocacy Service works with people with cognitive impairment arising from intellectual disability, borderline intellectual function, acquired brain injury, alcohol and drug related brain injury (including foetal alcohol spectrum disorder), autism spectrum disorder, or dementia.
With the generous support of our Volunteers, we support victims of crime, witnesses, suspects and defendants across NSW.
Educator Role – Key Responsibilities
You will be a highly motivated person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. As an Educator you will develop and deliver Justice Advocacy Service (JAS) education programs to JAS employees, clients with cognitive impairment, our volunteers and our partners across the criminal justice system.
IDRS is very serious about its duty to provide clients with a safe and professional service and to providing all people working at IDRS with a safe and healthy working environment.
We aim to be a child safe organisation. For this reason, before you can commence employment a National Police Check www.crimcheck.org.au will be conducted and a Working with Children Check must be provided (https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-working-children-check).
Essential Skills & Experience
Your application must explain how you meet the Essential skills and Experience listed.
- Relevant educational or academic qualification and experience
- Highly developed relationship management and interpersonal skills
- High level communication skills with a proven ability to engage stakeholders
- Strong organisational and planning skills and the ability to manage changing deadlines
- Demonstrated experience designing and delivering training to employees with diverse abilities and educational backgrounds.
- Community and government sector experience
- Knowledge of the NSW criminal justice system
- Understanding of trauma-informed practice and complex trauma
- Experience working collaboratively with people with cognitive impairment
Note: The position involves some after hours on-call work.
Please contact Matt French (Manager, Training & Capacity Building) via email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone during business hours Monday to Friday on 0408 535 873.
- Submit your application to email@example.com, subject line Educator JAS
- Attach your Resume and your responses to the Essential skills and Experience.
- Include names and contact details for two professional referees.
- Include your email and street addresses along with a contact telephone number.
Shortly after the closing date, all applications will be assessed against the selection criteria. If your application is shortlisted you will be contacted by phone or email to invite you to an interview. If you do not hear from us within a couple of weeks from the closing date, unfortunately it is unlikely you have proceeded to the interview stage. You are welcome to apply for future roles.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.