Casework and Policy Officer (Casual)

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 casual position from 15th July 2019 for 8 weeks.

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.

The SRC provides services to University of Sydney Undergraduate students including individual welfare and student rights advice and advocacy to undergraduate students, legal advice, interest-free loans, publications such as a weekly newspaper, and representation of students’ rights in the University and community.

The SRC employs a number of professional staff, including casework and policy staff, whose terms and conditions of employment are laid down in the SRC Enterprise Agreement. This is a casual position working 5 days per week. The rate of pay is $58.14 per hour.

The Casework & Policy Officer (Casual) 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 issues including progression, appeals, special consideration and misconduct matters, along with advice and support with Centrelink and tenancy matters.

You will have excellent written and oral communication and advocacy skills, be able to interpret policies and legislation and have a commitment to social justice. You should have a broad understanding of issues relevant to tertiary students and enjoy networking and working with a diverse range of people.

How to apply

The information pack: Application Info Kit.

To be considered, applications must address the full selection criteria listed in the pack and include a current resume.

Closing date: 9am Monday July 8, 2019.