Case Workers, Staying Home Leaving Violence Service – Justice Support Centre – Bankstown NSW

Justice Support Centre’s 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 SHLV 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 applicants 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. Applicants must have a commitment to empowering women and children affected by DFV, an understanding or willingness to learn the principles of a trauma-informed approach to service delivery, have demonstrated ability to engage effectively with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and have demonstrated ability to engage effectively with clients in crisis. Proficiency in a language other than English is desirable. These positions are open to female applicants only. SWSLC considers being a woman to be a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s. 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

How to apply

1. Visit for a copy of the position description, essential and desirable criteria and instructions on how to apply. 2. Send your covering letter, resume and a document detailing how your skills and experience meet the essential and desirable criteria to – please identify if you are interested in a full time and/or part-time role 3. You must address the essential criteria in full. Applications that do not address the essential criteria will not be considered