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Domestic Violence Resource Coordinator - Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service

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About the Organisation

Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service (CRDVS)is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to using its specialist knowledge and skills to prevent domestic and family violence in the community, and to empower those affected by it. Working from a gendered analysis that recognises women and children as bearing the brunt of this violence, they support clients to live life free from the impact and threat of violence in their lives, by providing space and validation of their experiences through a platform of safety and empowerment.

The service is staffed by a close-knit team of qualified professionals with experience in adult and child counselling, court support and training. Their vision is clear, and at the heart of everything they do:

"Making a difference – bringing domestic and family violence to an end"

About the Opportunity

Due to recent government funding, Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service (CRDVS) has a rewarding opportunity for a Domestic Violence Resource Coordinator to join their team in Cairns, QLD on fixed term contract until 30th June 2021. This is part-time role (38 hours/fortnight), flexible depending on your needs.

Reporting to the CEO, you will be leading the Cairns Local Support Coordinator Service to improve inter-agency collaboration and better respond to high risk individuals and families impacted by domestic and family violence, as well as providing specialist expertise or training as required, to support the professional development of workers and other services in the local area.

Your other duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Building and maintaining strong links and networks with other organisations to facilitate an effective Cairns LSC;
  • Assisting the local service sector to develop integrated case coordination, facilitate streamlined referral pathways, and increase community awareness;
  • Reporting on the delivery of integrated response work on ChilliDB and the OASIS report proforma;
  • Developing appropriate service and programs to meet identified organisational and community needs;
  • Participating in the review, evaluation and development of related organisational policies; and
  • Monitoring any legislative or policy developments related to domestic violence, maintaining knowledge of current and emerging trends or practices.

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About the Benefits

If you are looking for a challenging yet meaningful and personally satisfying role, this is it. CRDVS offers a supportive and flexible workplace, with a team of professionals that is passionately devoted to ending domestic violence in the Tablelands community.

The organisation is proud of its close-knit team culture and low staff turnover, indicative of not just how personally rewarding their work is, but also the high level of support that staff enjoy.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $49.95 - $52.07 per hour plus super, annual leave loading, and the opportunity to increase the value of your take-home pay with salary sacrifice options.

On top of a comprehensive induction to the organisation's services and management, employees are encouraged to continue their professional development, with training, conferences and other career advancement opportunities available. You will also receive regular in-house and external professional supervision.

Bring your experience to an organisation that's helping to empower women and children who have experienced domestic violence. Make a genuine difference - Apply Now.

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, as well as Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, are encouraged to apply.

CRDVS are a child safe organisation and all children who come into contact with their services will be provided with a welcoming and safe service.

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