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Men's and Women's Practitioner

Kornar Winmil Yunti Aboriginal Corporation
  • Men's and Women's positions required
  • Located in Metro Adelaide

About us…

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.

About the job...

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. 

About you...

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. 

About the pay...

  • Position is classified Level 4.1 – 4.4 under the SCHCADS award;
  • Salary range is $72,362 - $77,859 plus 9.5% superannuation
  • In addition, as a registered Not for Profit/Charity, we offer excellent salary packaging options through CBB which can significantly increase your take home pay.

About the benefits...

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Salary packaging tax benefits, meal entertainment benefit, novated leasing and more.
  • Fantastic workplace culture
  • Strong values-based organisation
  • Excellent professional development options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Growing organisation with great career opportunities
  • Work in a caring & collaborative team environment with people who are passionate about delivering a good service that supports the community.

Other requirements…

  • Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check (Police Clearance), Working with Vulnerable People Check and Working with Children Check.

for more information...

For further enquiries please email admin@kwy.org.au using the subject line: Men's and Women's Practitioner enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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