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Mens Worker - Kimberley Family Violence Service - Broome

Anglicare WA
  • Make a positive contribution with West Kimberley communities
  • Join a values driven organisation and engage in men's behaviour change program
  • Full time contract until 30 June 2020 based in Broome

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

As with most regional or remote operations, working in these environments can come with a range of great experiences and challenges beyond what you might experience elsewhere. You will develop and nurture relationships with local communities while embracing the unexpected, as every day will be different.

In return for your commitment to our vision, Anglicare WA provides the opportunity to make a positive contribution, and use your creativity and innovation to really explore your passion.

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.

The Kimberley Family Violence Service provides proactive culturally inclusive intervention, support, group education and community initiatives for victims and perpetrators of family violence. This role in based in Broome.

This is where you come in…

About the role

The Men’s Worker engages men in a specific change process to support immediate, short term and long term behavioural and attitudinal change with the ultimate goal of ceasing the cycle of family domestic violence and abuse for the families involved as well as in the wider community. This behaviour change process involves both structured group programs and one-on-one counselling support as well as community development and education initiatives in partnership with other services and the community.

It is a genuine occupational requirement for this position to be male (Section 27 Equal Opportunity Act).

This is a full time fixed term contract until 30 June 2020.

About you

To achieve success in this role you will have:

  • Significant industry experience with specialist knowledge relevant to family and domestic violence and/or tertiary qualifications in Human Services
  • Knowledge and experience of intervention models appropriate to working with FDV perpetrators
  • Knowledge of the impact of family violence on adult victims, children, young people and communities
  • Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal communities
  • Ability to deliver community education and community development programmes
  • Willingness to travel regionally and work and live in the West Kimberley

The successful candidate must possess a current National Police Clearance valid within one year, a WA Working with Children Check and WA Drivers Licence.

About our values

While your qualifications and experience tell us part of your story, your values and attitude speak louder still. 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. You will embrace a culture of inclusion and have demonstrated capacity to work in cross-cultural situations, especially with Aboriginal people. You will be an excellent communicator and collaborator building and fostering long lasting relationships with your clients, the community and multiple stakeholders.

Working on the front-line, you’ll make a direct impact to the lives of families and communities in West Kimberley. This role isn’t for just anyone. It requires hard work, resilience, a creative approach and commitment to best practice in your field. 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!

Remuneration and benefits

  • Full time salary range per annum of $88,891 plus superannuation, housing and utilities allowances (T&C's apply)
  • Additional one week’s annual leave after 12 months of service
  • Generous tax-free salary packaging benefits up to $15,900 per annum
  • Regular supervision, reflective practice support and professional development opportunities

For further information please contact Vanda Francke, Senior Women's Worker on 9193 8100.

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.

A Position Description is attached. 

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