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Support & Education Worker

Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Centre
  • Fixed term part-time contract
  • 60 hours per fortnight
  • SCHCADS Award Level 5.2

about the role

This position is employed by the Women’s Community Aid Association (WCAA).

The Worker is accountable on a day-to-day level to the BRISSC Collective, made up of all BRISSC workers. BRISSC provides services at 3 sites across Brisbane – Woolloongabba, Inala and Northside.

The BRISSC Support and Education Worker is expected to work collaboratively and supportively as a member of the BRISSC Collective which has responsibility for the day to day management of an effective, accountable, high quality service that reflects the philosophy, aims and objectives of the WCAA.

responsibilities

All BRISSC workers are expected to exercise high level time management skills, demonstrate initiative and work autonomously where required, implement decisions relevant to areas of responsibility, engage in self-reflective practice and ensure accountability to the BRISSC collective and WCAA.

  • Provide support to women who have experienced recent or historic sexual violence by telephone and/or face to face appointments using a feminist support framework.
  • Provide information/awareness-raising sessions about BRISSC and the development of interagency responses and referral pathways to assist women.
  • Facilitate or co-facilitate community education and training programs and contribute to the development of an annual community education and training agenda in consultation with the BRISSC Collective, women in the community and/or other services.
  • Actively participate in relevant reference groups, committees and networks as negotiated with the Collective.

BRISSC is a women’s only service and it is a genuine occupational requirement that workers be women (as permitted under Sections 25 and 104 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991).

  • Actively participate in the development, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of BRISSC services. Participate in weekly BRISSC Collective meetings and report and negotiate on work undertaken.

to apply

The BRISSC Collective encourages and supports First Nations Women to apply.

Submit your application via the Apply Now link.

We encourage any woman who would like to discuss the recruitment process, selection criteria or propose an alternative way for us to understand what you could bring to the position to send us an email with your resume attached and a contact number.

We will give you a call to talk through the options available.

Please find the complete Position Description attached below.

Applications must be received by the closing date to be considered for the position.

How to apply

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