Aboriginal Specialist Worker – South West Sydney WDVCAS
South West Sydney Legal Centre Inc.
We are seeking to fill a full time Aboriginal Specialist position in SWSWDVCAS. You will be part of a team committed to eliminating violence against women and their children.
Domestic and Family Violence workers in SWSWDVCAS provide information, threat assessment, assistance, referrals, case coordination and court advocacy to WDVCAS clients before, during and after court. They work in partnership with NSW Police, Local courts, legal representatives and referral agencies to ensure safety and support for women who are experiencing Domestic and Family violence and who are going through the ADVO process at Bankstown, Fairfield and Liverpool local courts.
The Aboriginal Specialist worker exercises a high-level of expertise, providing accessible and relevant services to Aboriginal women and their children.
Applicants should have a commitment to empowering women and children affected by Domestic and Family violence, and have demonstrated ability to engage effectively with clients in crisis.
This position is open to Aboriginal female applicants only. SWSLC considers being Aboriginal and a woman to be a genuine occupational qualification for this position under sections 14 and 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
The preferred applicants will be required to undergo a Working with Children Check and a Criminal Record Check.