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Women's Settlement Worker

Western Sydney MRC
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Work type: Full-Time (38 hours per week)
  • Salary: SCHCADS level 4 with salary sacrifice options available and above award conditions
  • The position is until June 2022 with the possibility of an extension

For further information or questions please contact Kim on Kim@wsmrc.org.au, using the subject line: Women's Settlement Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

ABOUT WESTERN SYDNEY MRC:

Western Sydney MRC is a not-for-profit organisation working with newly arrived migrants, refugees, and diverse communities. We champion our diverse community to be empowered, informed, and connected. ​

We provide a range of programs including settlement support, family services, playgroups, disability and mental health supports, youth activities, and a variety of information-based sessions community leadership programs.​

Further information about the organisation can be found at www.wsmrc.org.au.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

This is a new position working as part of a dedicated settlement team. We are looking to welcome a values-driven individual who can lead the program to success and have a significant impact in the local community.

In this role you will:

  • Deliver casework services to CALD clients experiencing domestic and family violence (DFV) as part of an integrated and person-centred approach that prioritises the needs of survivors and their children
  • Develop and deliver early intervention programs to increase community understanding of DFV and gender equality.
  • Establish and maintain effective referral pathways to specialised DFV, emergency housing and legal services.
  • Attend external interagency meetings, forums, committees, conferences, consultations, and community events.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Qualifications in a relevant field such as community services or social work; at minimum Cert IV in community services or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in domestic and family violence service delivery including casework and early intervention programs
  • Experience in organising and facilitating group-based sessions and projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice system including the child protection system.
  • Understanding of social and settlement issues affecting refugees and CALD communities living in South Western Sydney
  • Strong administrative, organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills alongside skill and experience in utilising electronic databases
  • Proven effective written and verbal communication skills in a community language is desirable

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