- Melbourne > Abbotsford
- Job posted on: 10th Dec 2021
- Applications close:
Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) that works towards a future where all Aboriginal women are strong, safe, independent, healthy and positive in their lives, culture and communities. All Djirra’s work is designed by and for Aboriginal women and is deeply respectful of and connected to community. Self-determination is the foundation of everything we do: it is Our Cultural Way.
The Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service (AFVLS) is a program of Djirra and an opportunity has now arisen in our Abbotsford office for a Support Worker (officially called Paralegal Support Worker) to provide support and information who have experienced family violence. You will work closely with a Lawyer assisting clients to access a variety of legal, social, psychological, cultural, health and other support services to address their complex needs and issues.
Djirra is committed to Child Safety and as part of our screening requirements all staff must have (or are able to obtain) a Working With Childrens Check and a National Police Check.
While you are not required to have a legal background, you will gain an understanding of legal processes through your work with the legal team - support will be provided as needed.
This position is ongoing and based at our Abbotsford office. A current drivers licence will be essential for this role.
To find out more about the position (including a full copy of the Position Description) and how to apply, refer to our Get Involved page on our website www.djirra.org.au. Only applications received via clicking Apply Now will be considered. Applications must include a CV and covering letter and all applicants must answer the questions at the bottom of the application form.
If you would like to know more about the role or about the work we do, please email Teresa Kyprianou, Human Resources Advisor via email firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Support Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Applications for this position will close upon appointment of the successful candidate. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.