Staying Home Leaving Violence Caseworker – Wagga Wagga NSW Linking Communities Network Ltd

JOB DESCRIPTION

Female Case Worker (2 positions)

Staying Home Leaving Violence Program

Part Time – 30 Hours Per Week

Position Location: Wagga Wagga NSW

Linking Communities Network Ltd considers being a woman a genuine occupational specific qualification for this position under s. 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

Linking Communities Network Ltd (LCN) is the lead agency in homelessness and Domestic and Family Violence in Western Murrumbidgee. The service operates in a geographically isolated part of NSW, with distances across the region spanning 110,000 square kilometres. Our vision is for “all people to have access to safe, secure, affordable housing, live free from violence, have equal rights, opportunities for participation and the freedom to reach their potential.” We also operate programs for domestic and family violence victim survivors across the Murrumbidgee District including in Wagga Wagga and Albury.

We are currently seeking 2 Staying Home Leaving Violence (SHLV) Caseworkers for our Wagga Wagga and Junee SHLV Program .The SHLV caseworkers support women and children escaping domestic violence to remain safely in their homes, or to leave safely.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Have, or be working towards the completion of, a formal qualification in Social Work, Social Welfare, or related discipline and / or prior experience in working within the community sectors
  • Experience in the provision of domestic violence case management services for women and children will be a significant advantage.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in case management
  • Experience networking with multidisciplinary services and agencies
  • Passionate about the local community and working with people and their families.
  • Strong commitment to personal and professional development
  • Demonstrated high level communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of domestic violence, social policy and issues that face women and children
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills including the ability to establish rapport, engage with and motivate others
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Have, or willing to obtain a Working With Children Clearance and National Police Check
  • Current full NSW drivers licence
  • Full COVID19 Vaccination Status and be willing to participate in any booster programs required

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge of appropriate referral agencies in service area.
  • Knowledge of and an ability to work effectively with interpreter services.

Please include your resume, detailing your employment history (including a brief statement of duties), education history; your current contact details and contact details for 2 professional referees (at least one current).

 

Applications, including a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and a resume must be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 9th December 2022. 

  • If the selection criteria is not addressed the application will not be considered.

All applications MUST include a cover letter addressing the essential criteria and MUST include a current resume.

Interviews will be held in Wagga Wagga on 14th and 15th December 2022.

Email all enquiries to [email protected] or phone 0427 634300

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Linking Communities Network Ltd

Job Salary

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