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Women's Advocate

Micah Projects

Micah Projects has been providing services to people who have experienced childhood abuse in institutional care for over 25 years.

Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) is the specialist domestic violence service for the Brisbane metropolitan region. Brisbane Domestic Violence Service is funded by the Department of Justice and Attorney General to provide free and confidential services to adults and children who have been impacted by domestic and family violence. BDVS has a focus on achieving safety and stability for the individuals and families that we support. 


As a Women’s Advocate you will work as part of the Family Pathways Program to support young people and protective caregivers impacted by domestic and family violence, with the aim of addressing the young person’s use of adolescent-to-parent violence.

This is a full-time, fixed-term employment opportunity to December 2024, with conditions and salary at Level 4 or 5 of the SCHADS Award depending on the qualifications and/or experience.


To be considered for this role, you’ll need to hold a relevant qualification and/or extensive experience, or a combination of experience, expertise, and competence.

You will also have knowledge of or ability to rapidly acquire technical understanding of relevant legislation and regulations specifically; The Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 Section 5A Information Sharing, the Child Protection Act 1999, and an understanding of the Family Law Act.

Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply current theory and practice relating to domestic and family violence and a gendered analysis of this issue, including using a trauma-informed approach to support and advocacy, including ability to conduct risk assessments, develop plans around safety and needs identified is essential to this position.

More information about the role and to learn more about the key selection criteria, select the link to the Position Description.


  • Join a well recognised multidisciplinary organisation
  • Salary Packaging options, so you can increase your take-home pay
  • Access to employee benefits and wellbeing hub
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities, including further training, so you can broaden your horizons and sharpen your skillset during your time with us.


Please supply a Resume/CV and a one page covering letter on how your knowledge, skills and abilities would make a contribution to the Team.

Applications will be assessed as they are received so do not delay in applying!

If you have an interest, passion, and desire to make a difference in women’s lives, please visit the Micah Projects Careers Page to apply for this position. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, with interviews scheduled soon after.

Micah Projects is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

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