Project Officer – SA Domestic and Family Violence Alliance Women’s Safety Services SA Inc


  • Part time position, working 37.5 hours per fortnight (0.5FTE) with working days and times negotiable
  • Flexible working options, including remote working considered. 
  • Rural and regional applicants encouraged to apply
  • Fixed term until 30/06/2023
  • Level 4 – SCHADS Award

Women’s Safety Services SA (WSSSA) is a leading South Australian provider of support services for women and children experiencing domestic & family violence. 

Recent industry reform of the homelessness sector, by The South Australian Government has resulted in the creation of the SA Domestic & Family Violence Alliance (The Alliance).  The Alliance brings together multiple partners across the domestic violence sector to work collaboratively in combining knowledge and experience to create a coordinated, coherent and “whole of system” approach to the provision of services across South Australia.

The Work

The Safe at Home Program (SAH) assists victim-survivors who are experiencing, or have experienced domestic and family violence to remain safely in their home, through the provision of safety planning and property security upgrades. 

The Project Officer is a newly-created role, working 0.5FTE (37.5 hours per fortnight, days and times to be negotiated with the successful candidate) on a fixed term basis until 30 June 2023.  The Project Officer will focus on the State-wide Family and Domestic Violence Alliance expansion of the Safe at Home service, working with specialist DFV services across the state.  Key responsibilities include the development of relationships and partnerships with key service partners across South Australia, program reporting and data management (including client feedback and reporting), leading continuous improvement actions, and supporting communications and marketing.

What you need:

Only applicants meeting the following essential criteria below will be considered:

  • Demonstrated experience of administrative and/or project management skills  with the ability to coordinate activities in a high pressure environment
  • Capability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Skills in establishing and maintaining monitoring and reporting processes, and developing evidence-based continuous improvement activities and recommendations
  • Experience in drafting and delivering timely, high quality reports for a range of audiences
  • An understanding of domestic and family violence and the impacts for women and children
  • Minimum TAFE diploma in welfare, community services, project management, administration or experience commensurate with the position
  • A current drivers licence, and be eligible for, or hold a DHS and National Police Clearance;
  • Able to provide evidence of either being fully vaccinated (including booster when eligible) with TGA approved COVID-19 vaccination or hold a valid medical exemption authorised by the Chief Public Officer

What we offer:

Funded by the SA DFV Alliance, this position is contracted and supported by WSSSA.  We are proud to offer the following benefits to our valued staff:

  • Wellbeing Leave – Work within an organisation that values self-care with 5 annual Wellbeing days – in addition to your personal leave.
  • Salary Packaging Options – to increase take home pay – up to $15,900 tax free, and other incentives available.
  • A flexible working environment – work from home and office, flexible working hours and time in lieu 
  • Paid Pandemic Leave 
  • Generous remuneration & leave entitlements – 4 weeks paid leave, On-Call leave, additional annual leave for shift workers, 6 weeks paid parental leave, Domestic & Family Violence Leave, First Nations, First Nations Ceremonial, and Cultural leave
  • Career Development Opportunities – promotion opportunities, on the job and in-house training. 
  • Women’s led organisation – client-centred, strengths based, diverse, trauma-informed, supportive and responsive.
  • Specialist Trauma-informed Employee Assistance Program

Apply Now

To apply for this rewarding role, include a cover letter with your resume, addressing the person specification within the position description. 

Note, applicants who do not apply via our career page or respond to the person specification will not be further considered. 

Submit your application via the careers page

Inquiries can be emailed to [email protected]


WSSSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building our strengths through a diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants, applicants of culturally diverse backgrounds, those with disability, and gender diverse applicants are strongly encouraged apply.






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