Social Policy & Advocacy Officer
The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) is the professional representative body of social workers in Australia, with more than 14,000 members. AASW sets the benchmarks for professional education and practice in social work and have a strong voice on matters of social justice, human rights and issues that impact upon the quality of life of all Australians.
This opportunity presents for a skilled social policy and advocacy officer to join our small team. You will be experienced in social policy and advocacy, and will preferably have knowledge of the key social policy spaces in which social workers work.
Your key responsibilities will include [not limited to] the following:
Please refer to the position description for a detailed outline of the position responsibilities.
Key selection criteria:
Social Policy and Advocacy
Stakeholder Engagement and Relationship Management
The AASW is committed to equal opportunities in employment and embraces diversity and inclusion in its workforce. We encourage applications from culturally and ethnically diverse communities, particularly those underrepresented in the social work profession including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a disability.
To be considered for this role, your application must include your résumé, a cover letter outlining why you wish to be considered for the position, and no more than two pages responding to the key selection criteria listed above.
Applications close 30 September 2021.