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Family Advocate - Geraldton

Aboriginal Family Legal Services

We are seeking an experienced and qualified Social Worker who is interested in being part of the AFLS team in our small regional office in Geraldton on a fixed term contract. As an AFLS Family Advocate, you will be responsible for delivering comprehensive case management and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander clients within remote and local communities.

We are committed to creating a environment that is culturally safe for our clients. As such, we are actively seeking applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates for this position.

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Bachelor of Social Work degree or equivalent
  • Trained in trauma informed practice
  • Ability to interact with Aboriginal people in remote and rural communities
  • Demonstrated case management experience of one on one support to clients
  • An understanding of family/domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Able to travel on outreach to remote communities
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Good communication and computer skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work within a legal service

Essential Eligibility Requirements

  • Current ‘C’ Class WA Driver’s Licence
  • Current Police Clearance Certificate
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Covid 19 Vaccination

A competitive salary package including allowances based on location and salary sacrifice are available for the right candidate, along with 5 weeks’ annual leave.

Relocation assistance would also be considered depending on individual circumstances.

Housing is not included.

AFLS reserves the right to fill this position prior to the closing date

AFLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

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