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DFV Educator and Support Workers x2 - Coffs Harbour & North Coast

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • 2 x part-time roles available - 7.5 hours per week.
  • Learning and development programs to grow your career
  • Amazing opportunity to use your previous experiences to make a real difference to people's lives
  • The St Vincent de Paul Society considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission it is to shape a more just and compassionate society.

The role:

This role is best suited to a person who is culturally and linguistically diverse. You will be helping the local community; providing advice and support to women affected by domestic and family violence and referring them to other services where appropriate. You will also be assisting people who have been affected by social isolation, where your deep understanding of and being from a refugee or CALD background will help establish and support this program.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Deliver high-quality services in a timely manner, including mandatory reporting to the Department of Social Services and SVDP.
  • Address client needs through casework and share information at community events that align with the priority areas identified in the Activity Workplan for DFV.
  • Have conversations with people covering topics relevant to reduction/prevention of DFV among newly arrived communities
  • Ensure appropriate records are kept covering clients, services provided, telephone queries and group-work as per DSS and SVDP reporting requirements

This role will report to the Manager, North Coast Settlement Services

To be successful, you will need:

  • The St Vincent de Paul Society considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)
  • A CALD or refugee background
  • English is your second language.
  • Experience with or understanding of maintaining records of service delivery, or ability to acquire the knowledge.
  • Excellent oral communication skills in your first language
  • High-level interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a multifunctional team and to interact with a broad cross-section of people.
  • Certificate of completion for DV ALERT or willingness to obtain Certificate of completion.

If this sounds like you,don't wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume and cover letter telling us a little bit about yourself.

For more details on the role please see position description.

If you have questions about this role, please email Rachel Richardson (Service Manager, North Coast Settlement Services) rachel.richardson@vinnies.org.au, using the subject line: DFV Educator and Support Worker (VIN2536) enquiry via EthicalJobs.

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.

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