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Case Worker - Bayside Women's Shelter


Employer: Women's Community Shelters
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Housing & Homelessness, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 05 July, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Bayside Women’s Shelter is a new crisis accommodation service for up to 6 women with or without dependent children, who are experiencing homelessness due to domestic violence, or other issues.

This post will initially be 15 hours per week, SCHADS 4.1

The Shelter will be staffed 24/7 by Support Worker staff on a casual roster (reporting to a Shelter Manager working office hours) therefore flexibility for early mornings, weekends and potential on call is essential. This post will commence as a Casual post with a view to moving to Permanent Part Time.

Bayside Women’s Shelter is dedicated to supporting and empowering women to take control and move on with their lives. Our clients are supported with client-centric case management and are encouraged to pursue opportunities to study and find financial security.

An understanding of the homelessness sector, awareness around current issues and practice in domestic violence and good knowledge of housing pathways are key skills for this role.

Essential criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience within the community services sector in a support worker capacity, preferably women's support
  • Demonstrated understanding of client-centric practice
  • Ability to think innovatively and creatively to develop tailored client solutions
  • Availability across day, evening and overnight shifts, including weekends
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to use online case management systems
  • Current first aid certificate or capacity to acquire one before commencement
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence
  • Working with Children Police Check
  • The right to live and work in Australia

Our services are provided only to women. We consider being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) and sections 30 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth).

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