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Crisis Accommodation Centre Coordinator - Katherine

Katherine Women's Crisis Centre


The Katherine Women’s Crisis Centre (KWCC) is passionate and focused, working to support and maximise the safety of women and their children experiencing domestic, family and sexual violence in the greater Katherine region.

As the Crisis Accommodation Coordinator, you will be required to lead and supervise a team of Support Workers whose role it is to provide information, education, advocacy, referral and case management support to women and their children who are experiencing Domestic/Family violence. You will oversee and manage the physical resources associated with the Crisis Accommodation Service to ensure operational requirements and coverage is maintained.

The team consistently work together, to create an environment conductive to healing. Supporting women by 'walking with them' and, adhering to a strong organisational Vision, Mission and Core KWCC Values.

You will need to be holistic, flexible and have a depth of cultural understanding and sound knowledge of domestic/family violence for the required case management.

Affective communication skills are paramount as you engage extensively with other support services and community organisations.

This role requires you to have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Development, Social Science; Human Resources or a related field.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of Domestic and Family Violence.
  • Minimum 2 years experience working in a Community Service setting and ability to provide effective Crisis Intervention and Case Management.
  • Previous experience supervising and leading a team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proven ability to apply trauma informed practice frameworks for interventions to clients and their children affected by Domestic and Family Violence.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of Domestic, Family & sexual Violence.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional education of self and others.
  • Proven knowledge of cultural and cross-cultural issues affecting people accessing services and the ability to apply this knowledge when working with clients and their families;
  • To have current and satisfactory:
    • Criminal History Check
    • Ochre card – Working with Children Clearance
    • Knowledge of relevant legislative requirements – Mandatory Reporting of DV/ Child protection
    • Current Drivers Licence

KWCC is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. KWCC is a child safe organisation.

If you are seeking a challenging, rewarding position where you can make a significant positive impact in the lives of women and families and believe you have the skills to work together in a team with purpose, please contact Jo Gamble on (08) 8972 1332 or at ceo@kwcc.org.au, using the subject line: Crisis Accommodation Centre Coordinator - Katherine enquiry via EthicalJobs to obtain a full position description and then click Apply Now to submit your application addressing the selection criteria.

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