- Job posted on: 19th Oct 2023
- Applications close:
The Women’s Centre is a feminist organisation providing trauma-informed, evidence based, support to women. We are currently recruiting experienced women to work across our Sexual Assault Support Service and Women’s Health Service.
The Women’s Centre provide a broad range of services to women including:
Our team is highly skilled, experienced, supportive and dedicated to challenging systems that condone and perpetuate gender-based violence.
The Women’s Wellbeing and Sexual Assault Support Specialist provides a holistic, wrap-around response to women within a trauma-informed framework. This dynamic role requires skills in counselling, case management, advocacy and collaborative community education. The role offers a unique opportunity to participate on a 24 hour roster in a Sexual Assault Response Team providing immediate support to victim-survivors of sexual violence. There are no other roles like this in Queensland, The Women’s Centre is recognised across Queensland as an innovative and progressive service offering best practice responses to sexual violence. Participation on this roster is required, however is flexible and can be discussed at the interview stage according to your unique circumstances.
Come and work with us at a purpose-built facility that prioritises the safety and support of women; a women’s only space where women can access services that respond to their unique needs and which emphasises women’s rights, choices and control.
You will have access to formal and informal internal supervision, including peer supervision with a highly skilled and diverse team, external supervision, professional development and purposeful support structures that prioritise learning and wellbeing.
As a valued team member, you will be supported in your role. We offer:
Remuneration is in accordance with the Level 4 or Level 5 of the SCHCADS Award 2010 (relative to qualifications and experience).
All employment is subject to the successful candidate holding or obtaining a current satisfactory National Police and Working with Vulnerable People check.
A current Drivers Licence is essential.
For more information about our centre and the team that work here, check out our website www.thewomenscentre.org.au. See our resources page to view the videos “What is trauma-informed counselling” and “The Sexual Assault Response Team” showing the space we work in and the services we provide sasstr.org.au/resources.
It is a genuine occupational requirement of this position that it be filled by a woman as permitted by, and arguable under Sections 25, 104 and 105 of The Anti-Discrimination Act 1991. First Nations women are encouraged to apply.
A position description is attached.