Manager, Sydney Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service – South West Sydney Legal Centre – NSW

Position: Manager, Sydney Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service 

Organisation: South West Sydney Legal Centre

Location: Sydney NSW

Closing date and time: 9:00am Monday 8/02/21

How to apply: Visit https://swslc.org.au/contact/work-with-us/ for a copy of the position description, essential criteria and instructions on how to apply. 

Contact person: Yvette Vignando, CEO, yvette@swslc.org.au

The Centre is seeking an experienced Manager to lead its Sydney Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (WDVCAS) team and the associated Sydney Family Advocacy Support Service (FASS). The Manager exercises a high degree of autonomy in managing the daily activities of the services and is part of the leadership team of South West Sydney Legal Centre (SWSLC), reporting to the CEO. 

The Manager is responsible for all management activities of the Sydney WDVCAS including managing the budget, preparing reporting and ensuring compliance with the funding agreement and related policy and procedure manuals. She is required to work closely with other members of the leadership team and the CEO to provide guidance and input on key operational matters affecting the whole organisation.

Applicants must have expert knowledge and understanding of the dynamics, complexities and legal and social welfare consequences of DFV, and have knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice response to DFV including ADVO applications, criminal prosecutions and related legal matters such as family law, care and protection, migration and victim’s compensation.

The successful applicant will have excellent organisational, administrative, financial and management skills, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.