- Job posted on: 20th Nov 2020
- Applications close:
The Tangentyere Family Violence Prevention Programs approach is underpinned by the Northern Territory’s Domestic, Family & Sexual Violence Reduction Framework 2018–2028 Safe, respected and free from violence Framework principles and the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 (the National Plan). Both Frameworks guide our approach and responses to Domestic, Family and Sexual violence with Aboriginal community members who live in the Town Camps of Alice Springs.
The Strong Parents, Strong kids, strong communities’ program is funded by the Department of Social Services in response as part of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 (the National Plan). The program will be co-designed with the expertise of the Tangentyere women and men’s Family Safety groups, aiming reduce the harm to children experiencing Family and Domestic violence.
The successful candidate will have completed tertiary studies in Social Work, Welfare Studies, Psychology or a related discipline with a theoretical knowledge of the dynamic and context of Family and Domestic violence, a demonstrated knowledge of childhood development and an understanding and commitment to trauma informed practice.
You will work as part of a team of the Tangentyere Family Violence Prevention program providing outreach support, group work and referral for community members, their children and communities living in the Town Camp and urban Alice Springs. Importantly you will ensure the program is culturally safe and accepted by individuals, families and communities. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills who is committed to reducing violence against women and children and assisting in creating safety and wellbeing for children.
This position requires a satisfactory Police Check and Ochre Card. Please provide a copy with your application.