Coordinator Family and Domestic Violence Anglicare WA


As with most regional or remote operations, working in these environments can come with a range of great experiences and challenges beyond what you might experience elsewhere. You will develop and nurture relationships with local communities while embracing the unexpected, as every day will be different.

In return for your commitment to our vision, Anglicare WA provides the opportunity to make a positive contribution, and use your creativity and innovation to really explore your passion.

About us                                        

Anglicare WA is a highly regarded not for profit organisation, delivering a diverse range of community services throughout Western Australia.  With over 700 staff and 200 volunteers, we are passionate about having a real and sustainable impact in the Western Australian community and to do this we need talented and engaged people who share our drive to achieve positive outcomes.

About the role

As the Coordinator FDV Coordinated Response Service, you will provide a person-centred, trauma informed, comprehensive and coordinated response to individuals and families impacted by family and domestic violence.   

As the Coordinator FDV Coordinated Response Service you will provide a person-centred, trauma informed,  comprehensive and coordinated response to individuals and families impacted by family and domestic violence. You will respond through a coordinated response with the Department of Communities (Child Protection and Family Support) and WA Police, improving the safety of child and adult victims of family and domestic violence. Some of the duties will include: participating in the joint triage of FDV incident reports, providing risk assessments and culturally appropriate and secure responses for families and individuals affected by FDV and advocating with and on behalf of clients with a strengths based and child inclusive approach.

This is a part-time maximum term opportunity (26.25 hours per week) until 30 June 2024 with the possibility of extension based in Kununurra. 

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:                         

  • Tertiary degree in Social Work, Psychology, Social Science, Counselling or in a related discipline
  • Eligibility for professional association membership
  • Experience in assessing and managing risk and counselling clients affected by FDV, ideally including with individuals and families in indigenous communities
  • Skills to build effective relationships with a range of stakeholders, especially Aboriginal people, including ability to communicate sensitively and effectively
  • Knowledge of current theories, practice and literature in the area of FDV, including an understanding of the impact of inter-generational trauma and ‘Best Practice’ models of intervention for FDV
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture and communities, history and context, including knowledge of local community infrastructure and networks

The successful candidate must possess a current National Police Clearance valid within one year, WA Working with Children Card and a WA Drivers Licence.


  • $101,876 full time salary (includes 10% remote allowance) + 11% superannuation.
  • Generous weekly rent subsidy (T & C’s apply)
  • In addition to your remuneration, you will enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits

To apply, please click on the apply button and follow the prompts.

For further information please contact Emma Venables, Service Manager, East Kimberley on 0417 087 052.

Shortlisting will commence immediately.  If this role sounds like you apply now!    

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 committed to walking alongside First Nations people and support the establishment of a Voice to Parliament, enshrined in the Constitution.

Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.