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WDP/ WDO - Community Justice Officer/Supervisor & Para-Legals, Social Workers, and Psychologists

  • Location: Across: Melbourne VIC, Sydney NSW, Hawthorn VIC, Geelong VIC, Heidelberg VIC, Prahran VIC, Doncaster VIC, Docklands VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Human Rights
  • Time Required

    Minimum 10 hours per week, negotiable

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Online & Remote Volunteers
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Work Experience
  • Type of work
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Counselling & Help Line
    • Disability Support
    • Education & Training
    • Governance, Boards & Committees
    • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Training

    Yes, e-learning courses - FWO - QCOSS - Mandate Report Training - WDO/WDP Training

  • Reimbursement


  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    - First aid certificate or willingness to gain
    - Australian Citizenship or Permanent Resident
    - Relevant Skills, Qualifications and Experience

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Responsibilities • Establish the eligibility of a person on whose behalf the organisation will submit an application for a WDP • Keep abreast of the types of activities our organisation proposes to provide under the WDP scheme (for example, unpaid work, courses, counselling, mentoring) and advise clients accordingly • Calculate and propose the work-off rate for satisfaction or part satisfaction of an infringement penalty based on details of infringement or details of outstanding penalties • Evidence the participation of an eligible person in WDP activities • Handle all collection, use and disclosure of information relating to a person applying for a WDP scheme including their consent, in a confidential and professional manner • Keep record of all information relating to the organisation’s involvement in WDP scheme as required by WDP guidelines • Providing specialist interventions, if required and support for people with in/out of LGBTIQ community

Skills, Qualifications and Experience • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Social Welfare, Psychology or related discipline • Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds and ages • Ability to work as a part of a team and independently • Demonstrated ability to write reports to a professional standard • Experience in Case Management • Working knowledge of the various legislations that govern WDP*