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Specialist Domestic Violence Case Worker - Nowra

YWCA Australia
  • Support the safety and wellbeing of woman and families
  • Join a passionate and enthusiastic team
  • Attractive salary packing options - up to $15,900 tax free


YWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.

For 140 years we have stood for gender equality in all communities, transforming the lives of individual women, young women and girls. Cheered on by a fiercely passionate and supportive team, we shout loud and proud and our voices echo around the world in a global feminist movement.


YWCA Australia is currently seeking a dedicated Specialist Domestic Violence Case Worker to join our Service Delivery Team. This role is offered on a part time (15.2 hours per week) basis on a maximum term contract ending on 01/10/2021 and is based in our Nowra office.

The Specialist Domestic Violence Caseworker is responsible for the provision of crisis support, case management and client focused casework to victims of domestic and family violence (DFV).


The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:

  • Recognised tertiary qualifications (or nearing completion) in social work, psychology or community Welfare.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues related to domestic violence, the criminal justice response to domestic violence, legislation in relation to apprehended domestic violence orders (ADVOs) and an understanding of the family law system and child protection system.
  • Demonstrated experience in case management, trauma informed practice and strengths-based approaches to achieve client outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex caseloads, effectively plan and prioritise work and excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient IT skills in Microsoft Office.
  • A current NSW Drivers license.
  • This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state-based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment

Join our bold, inclusive and innovative team to make a real difference - lead the change.

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