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Caseworker

Lokahi Foundation

The Lokahi Foundation is a not-for-profit that supports and helps empower women in or leaving domestic abuse relationships through the expertise of their caseworkers. Our organisation is looking to expand its team and is seeking an energised, motivated and extremely organised caseworker to work collaboratively with our team and support women and children using our service in need of case management and ongoing support.

This is a full-time role on a 6 month provisional contract.

Applications will be assessed as reviewed.

Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in the welfare field and experience in working specifically with victim survivors of domestic and family abuse/violence
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the welfare field
  • Capacity to develop case plans with clients
  • Provide information, referral, liaison and advocacy with women and children to access appropriate services and support
  • Awareness of the impacts of domestic and family abuse on women and children
  • Awareness of Trauma Informed Care
  • Capacity to deal with women and children in crisis and prioritise their needs
  • Excellent attention to detail and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Commitment to ethical practice and clear understanding of cultural diversity
  • Understanding of child protection and relevant legislation
  • Computer literacy and comfortable with Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint and Gmail
  • Comply with WHS policies and safe work practices
  • Committed and driven to Lokahi’s cause
  • Must be prepared to undergo a Police and a Working With Children Check

Why you should be part of the Lokahi team:

  • Gain insight into the operations of an NGO aimed at supporting women in or leaving domestic and family abuse.
  • Opportunity to be part of a growing NFP, a game-changer in its industry
  • Minimum SCHADS Award Level 4

Our services are provided only to women and children. We consider being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) and sections 30 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth).

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