Japanese Speaking Case Worker (Domestic Violence) Bonnie Support Services


Japanese Speaking Case Worker (Domestic Violence)


Position available until 31 March 2024, with possible extension.



Employer: Bonnie Support Services Ltd

Work Type/s: Part time 20 hours per week worked over 3 days.

Classification/s: Women’s Organisations & Services, Family Services, Social Work

Sector/s: Not for Profit (NFP)

Location: South-west Sydney


Job posted on: 11 August 2023


Applications close: Monday, 28 August 2023 COB



  • Remuneration: SCHCADS Award, Level 4, year dependent upon experience.


Bonnie Support Services is a Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) providing support and accommodation services to women and their accompanying children, who are experiencing domestic/family violence.  We are located in south western Sydney.

We currently have a position available for a female, domestic violence specialist who is proficient in written and spoken Japanese and English.  The position is funded via the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide case management support and advocacy to Japanese women nationals who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking and are living in Australia.  The support will be provided in person and via the telephone.

The successful applicant will have an extensive knowledge of the gendered nature of domestic violence, the legal framework.

SCHCADS Award Level 4 with above award conditions; year dependent upon experience.


Being a female is a genuine requirement as specified under section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)




  1. Commitment to feminist philosophy.
  2. Relevant qualifications and case management experience in the area of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of trauma and how this impacts mental health & well-being, addictions, cycles of homelessness, poverty, child development and  the mother-child relationship.
  4. Ability to identify and assess significant risk of harm and enact mandatory reporting responsibilities.
  5. Ability to work collaboratively with other agencies and in particular legal services.
  6. Fluency in written and spoken Japanese
  7. Strong advocacy skills
  8. Ability to work effectively in a team
  9. Computer literacy in MS Word and MS Office products.
  10. Current Driver’s licence




1. Skills and understanding of how to facilitate group work and community education and other capacity-building workshops and programs for woman and for children.


To apply for the position please send a covering letter detailing how you meet the above criteria; with your resume and any other relevant material that demonstrates your suitability for the role.

A Working with Children Check and a National Police check are requirements of the role.

Enquiries:  Please call Admin Officer, 9729 0939 or email: [email protected]





Bonnie Support Services

Job Salary

Part time