Domestic Violence Advocate / Case Worker Highland Recruitment Pty Ltd


Our client—a provider of wide-ranging supports to women and their children impacted by domestic violence—is seeking an experienced Domestic Violence Advocate/Case Work to join their professional and dedicated team on a full time basis.
Essential criteria 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Community Services, Child and Family Services, Youth Work or a related discipline (eg, Early Childhood or Education) 
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with children and families
  • Demonstrated experience working with women and children who have experienced domestic violence
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting client assessments
  • Demonstrated experience in managing incidents and responding to crisis 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of trauma and the drivers and impacts of domestic and family violence 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of case work skills and principles 
  • Commitment to social justice, ethical practice, cultural diversity and EEO 
  • Demonstrated commitment to reflective practice 
  • Experience working with women and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds 
  • Competency in utilisation of IT 
  • Current NSW unrestricted Class C Drivers Licence 
  • Working with Children Check (WWCC) and National Criminal History Check clearance 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills

Desirable criteria 

  • Experience in child protection work 
  • Experience working with Aboriginal women and their families 
  • Understanding of childhood development 
  • Knowledge of the domestic violence and child and family service systems in the Wingecarribee catchment area
  • Knowledge of current best practice approaches to child welfare and domestic violence 
  • Qualifications or experience in Early Childhood Education or Youth Work

If you’re an empathetic active listener, who ticks all of the above boxes, you could be the person our client’s looking for to join their dedicated team. 
Please click on the link to apply.



Highland Recruitment Pty Ltd

Job Salary

Full time