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Senior Project Officer - Research - Domestic and Family Violence Service - Alice Springs


Employer: NPY Women's Council
Work Type/s: Contract
Classification/s: Family Services, Indigenous, Policy & Research, Project Management, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NT

Job posted on: 12 September, 2019.
Applications close: 30 September, 2019.

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Due to the nature of this role, applicants are required to be female. In this position, an applicant's gender is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by division two, section 14 & 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1997, as amended.

About Us: 

At its core, NPY Women’s Council is about family and community – Walytja.

Our purpose is to work with women, children and their families of the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara region in central Australia. 

Atunypa Wiru Minyma Uwankaraku’ Service is a domestic and family violence support and advocacy service for Aboriginal women and children living in the NPY region. The service is informed by a holistic relational understanding of violence that acknowledges the key role of family and community relationships in working effectively with indigenous clients. 

About the Role: 

We are now recruiting for a Senior Project Officer in Research to join the Domestic and Family Violence Service (DFVS) on a short, nine month fixed term contract.

The role of the Senior Research Project Officer is to increase knowledge and understanding of women’s use of violence within intimate relationships. 

This position will explore, research and help develop an understanding of women’s use of violence within the NPY region, to ultimately increase the knowledge and skills of DFVS staff.

It will also assist in developing DFVS staff capacity and skills to advocate for women charged with assault in response to intimate partner violence.

About the Candidate: 

This is your opportunity to make a real impact alongside a dedicated, skilled and supportive group of people. The organisation is committed to working within the NPY lands for the benefit of Anangu people in the region and you will work in an environment and landscape unique to Australia.

This position may be eligible for the Welcome to the Territory Incentive Program. For more information, visit www.theterritory.com.au/incentive.

How to apply for this job

To apply, or find out more information, please go to our website https://www.npywc.org.au/jobs/; complete the online application form and submit a comprehensive resume.

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday, 30 September 2019.

For initial enquiries about the role, please contact Corrina Graham, Manager (DFVS), on 08 8958 2345.