Casework and Policy Officer (Fixed term position)
The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Sydney seeks expressions of interest from a suitably qualified person to work in a casework, advocacy and welfare role.
This is a fixed term position from 1st July 2016 to the 30th June 2017.
The SRC is the representative body of undergraduate students of the University dedicated to supporting our student members and social justice. The SRC is an organisation run by and for students.
Services provided by the SRC include: individual welfare and student rights advice and advocacy to undergraduate students, legal advice, interest-free loans to students, a secondhand bookshop, publications such as a weekly newspaper, and representation of students’ rights in the University and community.
The SRC employs a number of staff, including casework and policy staff, whose terms and conditions of employment are laid down in the SRC Enterprise Agreement.
The Casework & Policy Officer (Fixed term) will be part of a dynamic team providing advocacy and advice to undergraduate students in a diverse range of welfare and academic matters. The work includes providing advice and support with University progression, appeal, special consideration and misconduct matters, along with advice and support with Centrelink and tenancy rights.
You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to interpret policies and legislation and have a commitment to social justice. You will have a broad understanding of issues relevant to tertiary students and enjoy networking and working with a diverse range of people.