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  • Excellent rates of Pay
  • Work within a shelter that follows best practice for trauma informed care
  • Be supported by a network of sister shelters across NSW, with additional training on offer to support your professional development

Various shifts are available, salary dependent on experience but minimum SCHADS 2.1 with 25% loading if staff are employed on a casual basis.

The Shelter will be staffed 24/7 by Support Worker staff on a casual roster (reporting to a Shelter Manager working office hours) therefore flexibility for early mornings, on-call shifts and potential weekend work is essential. This post will commence as a Casual post with a view to moving to Permanent Part Time.

An understanding of the homelessness sector, awareness around current issues and practice in domestic violence and good knowledge of housing pathways are key skills for this role.


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Job CategorySocial Work
Job FieldFamily, Children and Youth, Women
Employment BasisCasual
LocationWestern Sydney

Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience within the community services sector in a support worker capacity, preferably women's support 
  • Demonstrated understanding of a case management framework
  • Demonstrated understanding of client-centric practice 
  • Ability to think innovatively and creatively to develop tailored client solutions
  • Availability across day, evening and overnight shifts, including weekends.  On-call is a regular component of the weekly roster.  
  • Excellent written and communication skills 
  • Ability to use online case management systems 
  • Current first aid certificate or capacity to acquire one before commencement
  • Current NSW Drivers License 
  • Working with Children Police Check
  • The right to live and work in Australia
  • Experience of using CIMS vacancy management database

How to Apply

Please send your resume and a covering letter which explains how your work experience addresses all essential criteria to:

Our services are provided only to women. We consider being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) and sections 30 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth).

Parramatta Women’s Shelter

Parramatta Women’s Shelter is a crisis accommodation service for women with or without dependent children, who are experiencing homelessness due to domestic violence, or other issues.

Parramatta Women’s Shelter is dedicated to supporting and empowering women to take control and move on with their lives. Our clients are supported with client-centric case management.

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