Hours: 38 hours per week, 3 month maximum term
Applications close: Friday 22 February 2019 at 5pm
An exciting opportunity exists to undertake a comprehensive mapping of programs related to employment of young people who experience disadvantage, including young people with a disability.
Summary of program and its objectives
The Research and Policy Centre is one of eight divisions at the Brotherhood of St Laurence and has responsibility for seeding new approaches to social policy, programs and practice that help shape a better future for individuals, families and communities experiencing poverty, inequality and social exclusion.
Main responsibilities of the role
The Research Officer position contributes to the conduct of research and policy within the RPC’s strategic framework. The Research Officer will undertake a comprehensive mapping of programs related to employment of young people who experience disadvantage, including young people with a disability.
To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require:
- a relevant tertiary qualification with extensive relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
- demonstrated research skills and experience including undertaking literature reviews
- well-developed time organisational and time management skills with the ability to plan workload, prioritise and meet deadlines.
The position is full time at 38 hours per week. Salary will be between $76,470 to $80,373 pro-rata per annum, based on skills and experience. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available.
Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire »
Email written applications to: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au
Applications Close: Friday 22 February 2019 at 5pm
The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.
In making an application for a position at the Brotherhood all applicants must:
- read the position description
- provide a brief cover letter
- complete the application process as specified in the vacancy. Failure to complete the application process as specified in the vacancy may result in rejection of your application.
- provide a current resume outlining your work history, details of any relevant qualifications and licences and two referees, either current or most recent Manager.
- recommended applicants will be required to undertake Psychometric testing. Further assessments may include skills testing and presentations.
Applicants not shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as practicably possible.
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Police and Working With Children Checks
The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person's criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
- For more information or assistance with your application, please contact the Human Resources Team on (03) 9483 2444 or email: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au
- The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at)bsl.org.au or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.