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Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service Assistant Co-Ordinator (21 hours)

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Reference No: 102

Burwood Community Welfare Services

Applications Closing: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 17:00

Employment basis: Permanent Part Time (3 months probation)

Be part of a vital service that makes a real difference to women’s lives and children’s wellbeing. The Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service, under the auspice of Burwood Community Welfare Services Inc. is seeking to recruit a WDVCAS Assistant Co-ordinator.

Category: Social Work
Field: Women
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Inner West Sydney
About us

Burwood Community Welfare Services Inc. has a long history of delivering quality services in the community, with an emphasis on women and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Position details

Tertiary Degree or post-secondary qualifications


Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the dynamics, complexities and legal and social welfare consequences of domestic violence;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice response to domestic violence including ADVO applications.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Legal Aid NSW policies in relation to domestic violence matters;
  • Good organisational, administrative, financial and management skills;
  • Ability to implement service delivery strategies aimed at ensuring the relevance, accessibility and responsiveness of WDVCAS services to a diverse range of women and children;
  • Good communication skills, particularly in negotiation, advocacy and conflict resolution;
  • Knowledge of and an ability to work effectively with interpreter services; and
  • Good networking skills.
  • Unrestricted driver’s license and comprehensive insured vehicle;


Other Information:

This position is offered on a 12 month fixed term contract. The position is in accordance with the SCHADS award.

All employed staff of WDVCAS are female designated positions.  Being a woman is considered a genuine requirement of these positions and are exempt under Section-14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.


Contact details
Contact Name: Christine Strachan
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 02 9744 1866
How to apply

For information package ring (02 ) 9744 1866. Only written applications addressing the Essential Selection Criteria with 2 current referees will be accepted  by the Management Committee of Burwood Community Welfare Services Inc., 2 Wyatt Avenue  Burwood. NSW 2134.

Date posted: 31 May 2017

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