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Walking Together Coordinator

Katherine Women's Crisis Centre

ABOUT US

The Katherine Women’s Crisis Centre (KWCC) is passionate and focused, working to support and maximise the safety of women and their children experiencing domestic, family and sexual violence in the greater Katherine region.

ABOUT YOU

As a Walking Together Coordinator, you will be required to lead and supervise a team of Outreach Workers whose role it is to provide information, education, advocacy, referral and case management support to young people aged 13 to 24 years who are experiencing and/or witnessing Domestic/Family violence. You will oversee and manage the physical resources associated with the Walking Together Program to ensure operational requirements and coverage is maintained.

You will need to be holistic, flexible and have a depth of cultural understanding and sound knowledge of domestic/family violence for the required case management.

Affective communication skills are paramount as you engage extensively with other support services and community organisations.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Development, Social Science; Human Resources or a related field.
  2. Knowledge of all aspects of Domestic and Family Violence.
  3. Minimum 2 years experience working in a Community Service setting and ability to provide effective Crisis Intervention and Case Management.
  4. Previous experience supervising and leading a team.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge and proven ability to apply trauma informed practice frameworks for interventions to clients and their children affected by Domestic and Family Violence.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of all aspects of Domestic, Family & sexual Violence.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional education of self and others.
  8. Proven knowledge of cultural and cross-cultural issues affecting people accessing services and the ability to apply this knowledge when working with clients and their families;
  9. To have current and satisfactory:
    1. Criminal History Check
    2. Ochre card – Working with Children Clearance
    3. Knowledge of relevant legislative requirements – Mandatory Reporting of DV/ Child protection
    4. Current Drivers Licence

If you are seeking a challenging, rewarding position where you can make a significant positive impact in the lives of men, women and families and believe you have the skills to work together in a team with purpose, please contact Billi-jean Smith to obtain a full position description.

Phone Billi-jean Smith on (08) 8972 1332 for more information.

KWCC is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. KWCC is a child safe organisation.

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