Opportunity to improve the safety, resilience and capability of children experiencing family and domestic violence.
- Join a family friendly organisation
- Receive generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
- Part time (22.5 hours per week) ongoing opportunity
About the role
We are looking for a part time Child Support Worker to join a multidisciplinary team of professionals that focuses on delivering a timely, coordinated, client centred and culturally appropriate response to women and children affected by family and domestic violence.
Support Workers at Albany Women’s Centre provide a 24-hour service, offering a safe refuge and support services to improve the safety, resilience and capability of vulnerable women and their children experiencing family and domestic violence and prevent homelessness. In this role, you’ll provide intake and assessment and crisis support, along with implementing case plans and safety planning for children.
This is a part time ongoing role based in Albany, initially working 30 hours across weekdays. From April 2024, the hours will reduce to 22.5 per week.
To be successful you will have:
- Certificate level qualifications in social work, psychology or related discipline, or previous relevant experience.
- Ability to engage and build strong relationships with children who have been impacted by family and domestic violence
- A developed understanding of the dynamics of family and domestic violence
- Experience providing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) clients
- Up to date knowledge of resources in the local area
- Demonstrated conflict resolution, advocacy and negotiation skills
- Ability to work in a team and independently across the local region on regular outreach
The successful candidate must possess a current National Police Clearance valid within one year, a WA Working with Children Check and a WA Drivers Licence.
Why join us?
At Anglicare WA we are all about people, placing people at the heart of our work. We are focused on strengths, believing in and amplifying the strength of people and communities. We are fiercely inclusive, making sure everyone can belong. As trusted partners we are curious and creative, always looking for new ways to do better. We are courageous and gutsy, tackling difficult issues, even when it’s hard.
But don’t take our word for it! Here is what our people think:
- “Anglicare WA has a culture which celebrates people, the communities we work for and works in innovative ways with leadership who are connected with the work, everyone feels comfortable to be their unique selves here.”
- “Anglicare WA is really great at living and breathing our values everyday across the organisation, celebrating the diversity within our workforce, doing things differently, constantly trying to break down barriers for clients and families, making new employees feel welcome, great communication!”
Impact and benefits
Sharing your knowledge skills and experience, you will make an impact to the lives of families and communities across the state. In return for your drive and commitment, we provide the support of an inclusive and welcoming community which places people at the heart of all the work we do.
- $70,196 per annum (pro rata) plus 11% superannuation
- In addition to your remuneration, you will enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits where you can package up to $15,900 per annum and not pay tax on that amount
- Additional 3 days (pro-rata) leave per year
For further information please contact Es-Mare VanWyk, Team Leader Refuge Services on (08) 9845 6070
If the opportunity excites you to develop your career in an organisation whose values align with yours then we want to hear from you. To apply, please click on the apply button and follow the prompts attaching a current detailed resume and covering letter.
Applications close Wednesday 16 August at 4pm. Suitable candidates will be shortlisted as they present themselves – don’t delay applying!
Child Safe: Anglicare WA is committed to providing safe environments where children and young people feel valued, respected and are protected from abuse and harm.
Inclusive: We actively promote a working environment that values diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and people with a disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.
Voice to Parliament: Anglicare WA is commited to walking alongside First Nations people and support the establishement of a Voice to Parliament, enshrined in the Constitition.
Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.