Case Worker – Domestic & Family Violence Service

Applications close September 28, 2020

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 and relational understanding of violence which acknowledges the key role of family and community relationships in working effectively with indigenous clients.  The service provides holistic case management, and facilitates group work within a community development framework for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence.

The Domestic and Family Violence Service (DFVS) Case Worker is responsible for supporting and advocating with, and for, women and children who may be experiencing, or at risk of, domestic violence, in a culturally safe manner, ensuring they are provided with a comprehensive support service.  Working alongside the Community Development team is essential to the Case Worker role, as per the Strengthening Community Capacity to End Violence Framework.  The Practice Framework can be found on our website.

The successful candidate will have a relevant degree in Social Work, Community Development or related undergraduate or post-graduate qualification, or be willing to undertake social work studies following commencement.  Extensive experience in the Domestic and Family Violence context as a case manager / counsellor will be highly regarded.

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.

We provide a comprehensive orientation program, best practice supervision, professional development that includes vicarious trauma 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, generous annual leave package, 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 both a comprehensive covering letter and resume.
  • To view the full position description, please click here.
  • Closing Date: 9am, Monday 28th September, 20208
  • For initial enquiries about the role, please contact Corrina Graham, Domestic and Family Violence Service Manager, on 08 8958 2374.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only those successful for interview will be contacted.