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FSU Job Vacancy: Advocate - Full-time - SA/NT Branch
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ADVOCATE

SOUTH AUSTRALIA/NORTHERN TERRITORY BRANCH

PERMANENT FULL-TIME

THREE TIER ORGANISER STRUCTURE

We have an exciting opportunity in our South Australia/Northern Territory Branch, based in Adelaide for an Advocate.

Job Description

Working as part of the Advocacy team, our Advocates are responsible for providing members with high quality advice and support in disputes, including representing members to management and negotiating solutions to problems.

Selection Criteria:

Essential experience and qualifications

1.       A tertiary qualification in Law, Employee Relations, Human Resources or extensive work experience in a trade union or similar not for profit organisation.

2.       Demonstrated experience appearing before the Fairwork Commission and an understanding of issues facing the finance industry would be an advantage.

3.       Represent members’ grievances directly with employers.

4.       Provide accurate information and/or advice to members on industrial rights and entitlements.

5.       Excellent presentation, interpersonal, negotiation, written and verbal communication skills.

6.       Demonstrated strategic thinking and planning and the ability to problem solve and come up with creative solutions.

7.       Strong time management and personal organisational skills, including the ability to perform work within specified timeframes.

8.       The ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment

Desirable

9.       Demonstrated experience representing employees with workplace grievances’

10.   Knowledge of contemporary industrial relations issues and practices

 

Applications must address all the above selection criteria.

 

Salary

As stipulated in the FSU Staff agreement 2015 the salary shall be set at tier 1 of the organiser pay scale, currently $64,628 per annum with 1 RDO per month. The FSU also offers other excellent working conditions including employer superannuation contributions of 15%.

 

The Finance Sector Union is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

For further information, contact Jason Hall on (08) 8229 6543 or jason.hall@fsunion.org.au   

 

Applications to

Jason Hall

Local Executive Secretary

GPO Box 9893

Adelaide

SA 5001

 

Email: jason.hall@fsunion.org.au

 

Closing date

5pm Friday, 3 March 2017

 

Contact Details
Jason Hall
Ph: (08) 8229 6543
jason.hall@fsunion.org.au
www.fsunion.org.au

Authorised By: Jason Hall, Local Executive Secretary SA/NT

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