South West Sydney Legal Centre seeks a domestic and family violence (DFV) worker for the Sydney Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (Sydney WDVCAS) team.
The DFV specialist worker (ATSI focus) assists the Manager in service delivery. She also provides high-level expert advice regarding how to ensure the Sydney WDVCAS is relevant, accessible and responsive to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children.
Applicants must have a commitment to empowering women and children affected by DFV, demonstrated ability to engage effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients, and demonstrated ability to engage effectively with clients in crisis. Full details of responsibilities and the essential criteria for application are outlined in the position description.
This position is open to female Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants only. SWSLC considers these requirements to be genuine occupational qualifications for this position under s. 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a Working with Children Check and a National Police Records Check.