- Job posted on: 15th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
KWY is a leading South Australian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation and Not for Profit delivering services and providing knowledge to families and communities. KWY has developed a highly specialised and customised suite of programs focusing on domestic and family violence, child protection and social and emotional well-being.
KWY’s priority is promoting the safety and welfare of women and children. We aim to improve the safety of women and children by providing specialist knowledge and culturally appropriate services to break the cycle of domestic violence and stem the flow of Aboriginal children into the child protection systems across Australia.
We are a rapidly growing organisation that double in size in the past 12 months. You will have the opportunity to be part of a unique and growing organisation that offers competitive remuneration.
KWY are currently seeking Practitioners. We are looking for Women’s Practitioners and Men’s Practitioners.
Women’s Practitioner engages women experiencing domestic violence or child protection concerns in the family. The Women’s Practitioner focuses on the women’s wellbeing and safety.
Men’s Practitioner works closely with men to provide safety assessments, safety planning and support the wellbeing of the man.
All Practitioners working collaboratively within multi-agency teams to collaboratively assess risk and act as a first point of contact for clients seeking support. Practitioners provide intensive and therapeutic support, advocacy, and information. Engagement takes place in a variety of settings including phone calls, face to face meetings and home visits (if assessed as safe and appropriate). This role is critical in keeping women and their children safe.
These roles sit within a specialised team which is responsible for the implementation of a holistic, culturally informed, therapeutic case management model.
The successful applicant will possess skills, experience and knowledge in working with Aboriginal people to address Child Protection and Domestic and Family Violence concerns. The Practitioners will operate within a therapeutic, trauma informed framework. The applicant would have demonstrated knowledge of case management and working with Aboriginal families.
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A position description is attached.