Research Officer in Youth

at Brotherhood of St Laurence

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, candidates 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.

This is a 3 month maximum term, full-time position working 38 hours per week. Salary will be in the range of $76,470.83 to $80,373.21 per annum based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.

A copy of the position description and screening questionnaire can be downloaded at . For further information about the role email Deborah Keys at

As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration.

How to Apply for this job

To apply: Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire. Applicants who do not complete the screening questionnaire will not be considered for shortlisting. Email written applications to:** Applications close:** Friday 22nd February 2019, 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.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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