Team Leader – Domestic & Family Violence Service

Applications close August 16, 2022

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Permanent position in the Domestic and Family Violence Services team
  • Based in Alice Springs with some travel to the NPY Region
  • Generous salary packaging and leave benefits 

At its core NPY Women’s Council is about family and community – Walytja. Our purpose is to work with women, children and their families of the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara region in central Australia. Our role is to work side by side and help increase their capacity to lead safe and healthy lives with improved life choices.

ABOUT THE TEAM

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 that acknowledges the key role of family and community relationships in working effectively with indigenous clients.

ABOUT THE ROLE

In this role, you will be responsible for the supervision and support of a small team of caseworkers. You will oversee client services, integrated case management and actively assist caseworkers within your team with the management of complex clients in the broader service system. This position will also participate in the leadership group within the service so experience in managing people and collaborating with peers on projects and strategic initiatives would be desirable.

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.

ABOUT YOU

The ideal person will have knowledge and previous experience working in Domestic and Family Violence or closely related human services context, a relevant qualification such as Social Work, Community Development or Leadership and an interest in working for a community service organisation.

This is your opportunity to make a real impact alongside a dedicated, skilled and supportive group of people. The organisation is committed to working within the NPY lands for the benefit of Anangu people in the region and you will work in an environment and landscape unique to Australia.

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, salary packaging benefits, 5 weeks of annual leave plus additional leave benefits and 15 days of personal leave (to care for you and your family). We also provide use of a company vehicle when travelling remotely along with travel allowance.

TO APPLY

  • Please complete the online application form below, and submit both a comprehensive covering letter and resume
  • For a full position description please click here: Team Leader (DFVS) PD
  • For initial enquiries about the role, please contact People & Workplace Services on 08 8958 2329

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