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Family and Domestic Violence - Senior Case Worker

Womens Health & Family Services
  • Full time opportunity, located in our Northbridge office
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging
  • Benefit from ongoing Learning and Development Opportunities and flexible working hours

Womens Health & Family Services is an independent for purpose organisation that promotes the social model of health. Located across the wider Perth Metro we offer a wide range of services to women and their families.

About the opportunity

We are seeking a Senior Case Worker to join our Family and Domestic Violence Service. The service focuses on providing support and advocacy – free of charge – to victim survivors of family and domestic violence, with consideration made for the unique needs of those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. With your experience in working with victim survivors of Family and Domestic Violence, you will provide meaningful case management support and advocacy. Ideally you will have experience with CaLD communities and knowledge of trauma informed best practice to contribute in ensuring the ongoing safety and improvement of wellbeing in our clients.

You will be required to manage the Intake and Triage operations and provide overarching support and guidance to the FDV team.

To succeed, you will need

  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent experience in social work, cultural studies, family studies or related fields.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in working with and advocating for women and their families affected by FDV.
  • Proven understanding of family and domestic violence issues, community development, outreach work and cultural issues.
  • Experience of working with CaLD communities, particularly CaLD women and children.
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills and experience.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective partnerships and linkages with other relevant stakeholders and communities of interest to ensure better outcomes for target group.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Working with Children Check & COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • Fluency in a language other than English is desirable.

What next?

If you are passionate and wanting to make a difference in this much needed service, we want to hear from you. Applications with a cover letter and resume are to be submitted by Friday 3rd June.

For confidential discussions regarding this position, please email HR@whfs.org.au, using the subject line: Family and Domestic Violence - Senior Case Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

It is the policy of WHFS that all employees undergo national criminal record screening. The cost associated with the screening is the responsibility of the employee.

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on upholding the organisation's vision and purpose. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. Applicants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, CALD communities, disabilities, LGBTQIA+ backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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