- Job posted on: 11th Jan 2021
- Applications close:
People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply.
Atunypa Wiru Minyma Uwankaraku’ Service is a domestic and family violence support and advocacy service for Aboriginal women and children living in the NPY region. The service is informed by a holistic and relational understanding of violence which acknowledges the key role of family and community relationships in working effectively with indigenous clients. The service provides holistic case management, and facilitates group work within a community development framework for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence.
The Domestic and Family Violence Service (DFVS) Case Worker is responsible for supporting and advocating with, and for, women and children who may be experiencing, or at risk of, domestic violence, in a culturally safe manner, ensuring they are provided with a comprehensive support service. Working alongside the Community Development team is essential to the Case Worker role, as per the Strengthening Community Capacity to End Violence Framework. The Practice Framework can be found on our website.
The successful candidate will have a relevant degree in Social Work, Community Development or related undergraduate or post-graduate qualification, or be willing to undertake social work studies following commencement. Extensive experience in the Domestic and Family Violence context as a case manager / counsellor will be highly regarded.
NPY Women’s Council is led and governed by women from the NPY region and follows strong values and high principles that guide our work. We provide a comprehensive orientation program, best practice supervision, professional development that includes vicarious trauma and a range of counselling services to support you.
In addition to this we offer a generous remuneration package. You will receive an above award salary, salary packaging benefits, generous annual leave package, 3 weeks of personal leave (to care for you and your family) and a retention bonus. We also provide use of a company vehicle when travelling remotely along with travel allowance.
Please review the position description prior to applying to ensure you meet the criteria.