- 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.
- 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