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Coordinator - Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service


Employer: abrs
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Legal & Human Rights, Management, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 06 April, 2018.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Sydney location
  • SCHADS 7.2
  • Immediate Start

Work for an organisation that works to support and strengthen the capacity of families in the community by providing programs and services which contribute to the safety and well-being of all family members.

This role will involve;

  • Recruit, supervise and support a team of WDVCAS staff
  • Develop and administer operational policies and administrative tasks, systems, and processes for the effective operation of the WDVCAS
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key partners including NSW police, Local Courts, Legal representatives and referral agencies
  • Undertake high-level liaison and advocacy with and on behalf of WDVCAS clients
  • Provide high level advise and contribute to legal policy reform through the network, court users, and other forums.

A successful candidate will have knowledge and understanding of the dynamics, complexities and legal and social welfare consequences of domestic violence. Knowledge of the criminal justice response to domestic violence including ADVO applications and criminal prosecutions and related legal matters such as family law.

The requirements for this role include;

  • Excellent management skills
  • Ability to recruit, train, supervise and support staff
  • Ability to develop and implement service delivery strategies
How to apply for this job

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