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Referral & Reporting Officer - Connect and Respect Program


Employer: Anglicare WA
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Family Services, Mental Health & Counselling, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Perth

Job posted on: 10 September, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Casual contract
  • East Perth location 
  • Join an innovative men's behaviour change program,

We are connected, proud of our impact, creative, high performing, inclusive and welcoming… are you?

Connect and be connected. Be united by our commitment to our mission and our ambition to reach further. Working on and supporting the front-line, you'll make a direct impact to the lives of families and communities. This role isn't for just anyone. It requires hard work, resilience, a creative approach and commitment to best practice in your field. Every person, every family and every community is different and we need people who are proactive and flexible to adapt to these changing environments. In return for your effort and dedication, we provide the support of an inclusive and welcoming community which encourages best practice – a community that really does make a challenging job easier.

About us

Anglicare WA is a highly regarded not for profit organisation, delivering a diverse range of community services throughout Western Australia.  With over 630 staff and 320 volunteers, we are passionate about having a real and sustainable impact in the Western Australian community and to do this we need talented and engaged people who share our drive to achieve positive outcomes.

Connect and Respect (C & R), in partnership with Communicare, is a state-wide family and domestic violence intervention service delivering rehabilitation and reintegration services to male offenders through mandated men's behaviour change groups and individual delivery in community and prison settings with the ultimate aim of enabling a safe and strong community and ceasing the cycle of family and domestic violence.

About the role

Referral and Reporting Officer, C & R role provides essential support to the Connect and Respect team by conducting and overseeing the intake and assessment process and upon its conclusion compiling assessment reports and determining suitability for program participation. 

This is a casual contract and you will be expected to provide back fill on a needs basis to the existing Reporting and Referral team in the times of operational overflow. The role is based in East Perth.

About you

To achieve success in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualification – degree in social work, psychology or community services field or working toward a relevant qualification 
  • Knowledge of family and domestic violence intervention theories and practice is highly desirable 
  • Previous experience providing intake and assessment 
  • High level of written literacy especially in high level report writing with advanced skills in editing, syntax, grammar and professional/clinical vocabulary.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills in building and maintaining effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Previous experience with engagement with Aboriginal people and communities  would be a distinct advantage

The successful candidate must also possess a current National Police Clearance valid within one year, WA Drivers Licence and be eligible to obtain a Department of Corrective Services clearance.

About our values

Your relevant tertiary qualifications as well as substantial  experience, while absolutely necessary for this role, only tell us part of your story; your values and attitude speak louder still. You will have a strong alignment with our organisational values. At Anglicare WA we are all about people, placing people at the heart of our work. We are focused on strengths, believing in and amplifying the strength of people and communities. We are fiercely inclusive, making sure everyone can belong. As trusted partners we are curious and creative, always looking for new ways to do better. We are courageous and gutsy, tackling difficult issues, even when it’s hard. Do these values resonate with you? If they do and you are an excellent self-reflective communicator and facilitator, who thrives on building and fostering collaborative and respectful relationships, we would love to hear from you.

Remuneration

  • $49 per hour rate plus super, casual hourly rate 
How to apply for this job

To be considered, applications must include a current detailed resume and covering letter. To apply, please send your application to recruitment@anglicarewa.org.au, using the subject line: Referral and Reporting Officer - Connect and Respect Program application via EthicalJobs.

For further enquiries please call the People and Culture team on 9263 2033.

Anglicare WA promotes a working environment that values diversity and inclusion and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with a disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

Unsolicited referrals from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.