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Are you an experienced case worker?

 

Do have a passion for women’s services?

 

Are you confident in networking and marketing?

 

Then this might be the job for you…

 

 

About the employer…

The Women’s Activities and Self Help (WASH) House is a community-based information and resource centre for women that envisages a community in which women exercise equal rights, choose their own destiny and have a safe environment for themselves and their children. They work towards this by providing information and referral, advocacy, capacity building and support services.

 

The organisation has been established in the area for over 35 years as a support and resource centre for women. Over this time, the WASH House has grown and evolved to run a range of programs including Staying Home Leaving Violence, Counselling, Case Work, Group Work and Information Services.

 

Leave work each day feeling part of making a difference to the local community! Find out more about WASH via www.washhouse.org.au

 

 

About the opportunity…

The National Redress Scheme is in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, you can find more information here https://www.nationalredress.gov.au/

 

This role provides information and support on understanding clients rights to make informed decisions and take them through the Redress process. You will also coordinate a programme of targeted community engagement and consultations and awareness raising which may include social media, events, marketing tools and resources.

 

The position is Part Time at 35hrs per week. Salary is classified at level 5 in the NSW SCHADS Award and the position is located in Mt Druitt.

Details

Reference No.022WHI
Job Board
Job CategoryCare & Support Work
Job FieldWomen
Employment BasisPart Time
LocationWestern Sydney

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Essential Criteria

About you…

You will be a highly motivated woman with feminist principles and a passion for supporting women. An experienced case worker, you will have a strong understanding of trauma and trauma informed practice.

 

You will also be confident in networking and public speaking and strong skills in marketing.

 

Selection Criteria…

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications e.g.: social work/community development/public policy/public relations
  • Knowledge of trauma informed techniques
  • Demonstrated experience of 3 years’ experience in community development/ project management
  • Demonstrated high level communication and negotiation skills including ability to produce written reports and public speaking
  • Superior computer skills, including the ability to create graphic and text content for the development of quality information and promotional materials fit for a range of purposes
  • Experience and confidence using the internet, social media, multimedia and audio-visual equipment
  • Knowledge and understanding of social policy and issues that face women in Western Sydney
  • Conceptual skills, with sound analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Networking skills and capacity to engage others and build effective partnerships
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Current driver’s licence

 

Please note, this workplace has committed to keeping their staff and vulnerable clients safe so have a mandatory COVID vaccination policy for all employees in place so the person in this role would be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

The WASH House considers being a woman a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s.31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

Other Information

What you’ll get in return…

  • Some above Award conditions
  • Opportunities for multi skilling and up-skilling
  • High level of diversity in role
  • Excellent working environment

How to Apply

What to do now…

Recruitment of these roles is being managed by an external recruitment agency – Total Workforce Services.

 

You can find an Applicant Information Pack (including the Full Job Description) here or call us on (02) 4555 4634 if you’d like to discuss this more.

 

To apply, please send us your resume and a cover letter (either written or video) that tells us:

  • What motivated you to apply for this position?
  •  What experience do you have community development?
  • What experience do you have in public speaking?
  • About your ability to produce promotional material and use social media?
  • The skills and experience you have that will make you successful in this role.

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

Closing date: COB (5pm) Friday 30 September 2022

 

All applicants will be required to provide current clearance of an NSW Working with Children Check and undergo a Police Check.

WASH House

Recruitment of these roles is being managed by an external recruitment agency – Total Workforce Services.

 

You can find an Applicant Information Pack (including the Full Job Description) here or call us on (02) 4555 4634 if you’d like to discuss this more.

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ContactAngela
Phone number (02) 4555 4634
Email address jobs@totalworkforceservices.com.au