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Anti Violence Case Worker

Liverpool Women's Health Centre

Conveniently located in Liverpool CBD across the road from Westfield, Liverpool Women's Health Centre has a proud 45 year history providing quality services to the women of South West Sydney. Liverpool Women's Health Centre operates from a feminist perspective under a social model of health.

Generous above SCHADS Award conditions apply, including 35 hour work week (pro rata), additional leave entitlements and Salary Sacrifice available to the successful applicant with parking on site. Liverpool Women's Health Centre is seeking to fill two positions ranging between 14 to 28 hours a week. There will also be an opportunity to work with our sister centre, Fairfield Women's Health Service. The role is offered on a 12 month contract basis.

The Anti Violence Case Worker role is responsible for providing case management and/or case coordination, support, advocacy, information and referral services to women affected by domestic and family violence (DFV). This includes initiating and implementing strategies to improve the health and well-being of women affected by DFV in South Western Sydney, including facilitating access to Liverpool Women's Health Centre and its services and to other appropriate mainstream services. All work will be undertaken in accordance with the Centre’s philosophy, standards, policies and procedures and relevant legislation.

Selection Criteria – Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate discipline such as social welfare, community services, social sciences
  • Demonstrated experience in working with victims of DFV and/ or case management
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with vulnerable women from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds and all ages
  • An understanding of the NSW Justice System and Safer Pathways which is a new model of service delivery for DFV services users developed as a part of the NSW Government DFV Framework for reform
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, deliver, evaluate and report on projects.
  • Strong interpersonal communication ability, including well-developed written and oral communication/ facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work holistically and effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • High level of energy, enthusiasm, reliability, resilience and flexibility.
  • Demonstrated administrative and organisational skills including computer literacy, data entry and record keeping
  • A demonstrated commitment to feminist principles and practice and knowledge of women’s health issues
  • Driver’s licence and own vehicle.

For further information please see the attached position description and/or call 02 9601 3555 and speak to Kate Meyer, Manager LWHC or email kate.meyer@health.nsw.gov.au using the subject line: Anti Violence Case Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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