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Caseworker - Staying Home Leaving Violence

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc

The JNC is a progressive organisation offering a range of services to communities across the Inner-City and Eastern suburbs of Sydney. The Staying Home Leaving Violence (SHLV) service supports women and families living in the Eastern Suburbs.

The JNC is a values-centred organisation with the well-being of its clients, staff and volunteers at its core. We offer a supportive working environment, above-award salaries and conditions, and access to salary packaging. In addition, our staff enjoy the benefit of on-going professional development and external supervision to enhance their skills and careers.

In this role as a Staying Home Leaving Violence Caseworker, you will support women experiencing Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) to stay safely in their own home or a home of their choice. This is done through providing case management, safety strategies and referrals to relevant social and community services. In addition to your previous experience, strong interpersonal communication skills, organisational, time management and practical administration skills are essential to succeed in this role and ensure women and their families are supported in an empathetic and supportive manner.

This is a role for you if you have:

  • Commitment to the values of The JNC
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the full range of issues relevant to working with women and children experiencing DFV.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivery of services to support women who are experiencing DFV including casework or case management, advocacy, support and referral
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Staying Home Leaving Violence Program and familiarity with the program guidelines

A position description is attached.

This part time position is an 18-month contract until 30 June 2022 with extension dependent on continued funding. You will work 28 hours per week from Maroubra and Bondi Junction.

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s.31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are encouraged to apply.

Interviews will be held on Friday 5 February.

Contact Emma Dunford on 9349 8200 for an initial chat.

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