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At its core NPY Women’s Council is about family and community – walytja. Our purpose is to work with women, children and their families of the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara region in central Australia. Our role is to work side-by-side and help increase their capacity to lead safe and healthy lives with improved life choices.
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 postgraduate qualification, or be willing to undertake studies in social work following commencement. Extensive experience in the Domestic and Family Violence context as a case manager/counsellor will be highly regarded.
There are many benefits of working for NPY Women’s Council. We are led and governed by women from the NPY region and follow 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, additional superannuation, 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.
Due to the high number of applicants, only those successful for interview will be contacted.