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Domestic and Family Violence Specialist Worker (Aboriginal focus) - Queanbeyan

Molonglo Support Services

Do you have a passion and experience for helping women and their children experiencing domestic and family violence? Do you identify as an Aboriginal woman? A role in our friendly team as the Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) Specialist Worker (Aboriginal Focus) might be just what you are looking for.

The Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service is a support service for Women and their children who have experienced or are experiencing domestic and family violence. Our service assists women to obtain effective legal protection through applications for Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVOs) from NSW local courts. SEWDVCAS is a frontline service that works collaboratively with NSW Police and other Community Service Partners to provide support to women and children. Molonglo Support Services is the service provider for SEWDVCAS and manages Louisa Domestic Violence Service, Your Place Housing Support Service & South Eastern Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service. More information available at molonglo.net.au.

The DFV Specialist Worker (Aboriginal Focus) is a new 35 hours per week position in SEWDVCAS with training provided. It exercises a high degree of autonomy and provides high-level advice regarding how to ensure the WDVCAS is relevant, accessible and responsive to Aboriginal women and their children. Being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s.31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

If this sounds like a role for you, please apply.

How to apply

To apply you need to review the Position Description for details about this role and its duties/responsibilities and then send us:

  • Your current resume
  • Your response to the selection criteria with examples that show you have the skills and knowledge for this role and why you are the best person for this role

Current driver’s licence, ability to provide a NSW Working with Children Check and current police check are essential.

SCHCADS Level 4 including paid lunch breaks + PBI Salary Packaging available

If you have any questions or would like a copy of the Position Description/Selection Criteria, please contact Julie on 0414 946 544 or email julieh@molonglo.net.au, using the subject line: Domestic and Family Violence Specialist Worker (Aboriginal focus) application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close on Tuesday 9th June by close of business.

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