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Manager - Domestic & Family Violence Service - Alice Springs

NPY Women's Council

People of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply

  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Relocation assistance available


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, also known as ‘Atunypa Wiru Minyma Uwankaraku’ (Good Protection for All Women) works from a ‘holistic and relational’ standpoint, and is structured so that caseworkers are supported to develop relationships in the communities in which they work using a community development approach. Casework support for women can include crisis response, support through the legal system as well as therapeutic and more long-term work supporting women’s resistance to violence.

Caseworkers are supported by the Community Programs Team (CPT), which is made up of project workers who have specialist skills in community development, legal advocacy, education and narrative therapy.


The Manager (DFVS) is responsible for management and leadership of a multidisciplinary team which delivers an innovative, best practice domestic and family violence service to women in the NPY Lands. Broadly, the Manager will have oversight of and supervise:

  • Two Regional Coordinators, a Community Program Coordinator and two Administration Officers;
  • Developing and maintaining relationships for coordinated and collaborative service delivery in all jurisdictions;
  • Participating in the management and leadership group of the DFV Service and NPYWC.


You will have relevant qualifications in Social Work, Social Policy, Health, Legal or other relevant field. You will also have extensive relevant professional management, supervisory experience and evidence of continuous professional learning and development.

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.


  • Please click "Apply Now" and you will be redirected to our website where you can complete the online application.
  • Please submit both a comprehensive covering letter and resume.
  • To view the full position description, please click here: Manager (Domestic and Family Violence)_v5
  • For initial enquiries about the role, please contact People & Workplace Services on 08 8958 2329.
  • Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and a suitable candidate may be appointed prior to closing date.

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