South West Sydney Legal Centre seeks an experienced caseworker for the Bankstown Domestic Violence Service. You will be part of a team delivering a best practice, specialist, trauma-informed model of service delivery to women affected by domestic and family violence (DFV) and committed to empowering women and children to break the cycle of DFV.
Case workers collaborate with colleagues to provide an effective and streamlined service to adult and child victims of domestic and family violence with support to recover from abuse. The BDVS team provides practical and emotional support to women who are affected by domestic and family violence, including those who are still living in an abusive relationship. Child clients are considered as clients in their own right and direct services are provided to children. Services to children are negotiated and agreed on by the parent client of the service.
The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal and organisational skills, demonstrated understanding of the dynamics, complexities and legal and social welfare consequences of domestic violence and experience supporting people impacted by domestic abuse. Responsibilities include face to face consultation, home visits and facilitation of client group work.