Tenant Advocate – Goldfields Community Legal Centre – Kalgoorlie WA

Position: Tenant Advocate
 
Organisation: Goldfields Community Legal Centre (GCLC)
 
Location: Kalgoorlie WA
 
Closing date: 3:00pm Thursday 30/06/22
 
How to apply: To be considered for this role, please forward a letter of application and current resume to Michael Montague at [email protected]
 
Contact person: Michael Montague, [email protected], 08 9021 1888

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field such as community services, community development, social work, or law/legal studies, or progress toward completion
  • Demonstrated knowledge of residential tenancies legislation and Department of Housing policies (rights and responsibilities of tenants, and human rights and social justice issues) or willingness to learn
  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to prioritize and manage multiple and competing work tasks and deliver to agreed deadlines
  • Ability to tailor presentations to suit a specific target group or age range
  • Experience in or demonstrated capacity to represent clients in a formal setting
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound professional judgment and to work independently
  • Competency in using Microsoft and electronic communication programs
  • Ability to travel, unrestricted C class driver’s license
  • National Police Clearance and Working with Children’s Check
  • Must be up to date with all vaccinations

Desirable:

  • Previous experience working in a legal environment, the Department of Housing sector, or the Real Estate industry
  • Previous experience working with legal processes or legal and/or human rights and social justice sector
  • Understanding the residential tenancies legislation, the Department of Housing policies, and human rights issues.