Case Worker – Domestic and Family Violence

Applications close January 29, 2019

Due to the nature of this role, applicants are required to be female. In this position an applicant’s gender is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by division 2, section 14 & 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1997, as amended.

Atunypa Wiru Minyma Uwankaraku’ Service is a domestic and family violence support and advocacy service for Aboriginal women and children living in the NPY region. The service is informed by a holistic relational understanding of violence which acknowledges the key role of family and community relationships in working effectively with indigenous clients.

We are now recruiting for a Case Worker to participate in community development and engagement Domestic and Family Violence programs whilst maintaining a caseload of clients. The role will be split between working out in the communities and at the central Head Office in Alice Springs.

The ideal person will have previous experience working in Domestic and Family Violence, a relevant qualification such as Social Work, Community Development or Law with an interest in working for a community service organisation. Ideally, you will also have knowledge or an interest in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and across cultural environments.

The right person will have the ability to reflect and develop their reflective practice skills. We’re looking for someone who is open, not afraid to ask questions and seeks support from their colleagues and manager.

There are many benefits of working for NPY Women’s Council. We are led and governed by women from the NPY region and follow strong values and high principles that guide our work.

You will work within a supportive, trauma informed framework and have the opportunity to learn community development and intercultural liaison from highly skilled, experienced professionals.

We provide a comprehensive orientation program, best practice clinical supervision, professional development that includes vicarious trauma and case management training along with critical incident de-briefing and a range of counselling services to support you.

In addition to this we offer a generous remuneration package. You will receive an above award salary, additional superannuation, salary packaging benefits, 6 weeks of annual leave, 3 weeks of personal leave (to care for you and your family) and a retention bonus. We also provide use of a company vehicle when travelling remotely along with travel allowance.

  • To apply, please complete the online application form and submit a comprehensive resume
  • Closing Date: Tuesday 29 January 2019
  • For initial enquiries about the role, please contact: Melissa Lindeman, Manager on 08 8958 2374
  • Full position description: Case Worker Position Description
  • This position may be eligible for the Welcome to the Territory Incentive Program. For more information, visit