Support Coordinator Ruah Community Services


Ruah aims to promote measures to achieve equality. Section 51 of the Equal opportunity Act applies to this role.

Our mission is open hearts and bold strides.

We have an exciting opportunity to work as a Support Coordinator in our Safe at Home team. We have two full time, permanent positions available. Hours of work – 38 hours per week based in the Perth Metro area.

The Safe At Home Support Coordinator provides a service in conjunction with WA Police and DCPFS to families and individuals who are experiencing family and domestic violence. This role is responsible for providing assessments, interventions and recovery support interventions to women affected by family and domestic violence in order to assist them in improving safety options, connection to healing and recovery programs and safety planning to improve their quality of life, maximising self management, independence and participation in the community.


What do we offer?

  • A supportive team
  • Level 4 of the social home care and disability services award – $77,826 – $83,754 pro rata per annum.
  • An opportunity to work with a passionate and highly skilled team.
  • A chance to work alongside supportive human beings who genuinely want the best for you and your career. 
  • Salary packaging, 5 weeks annual leave, leave loading.
  • Our technology is pretty awesome.
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave, with flex to take at 32 weeks half-pay (uniquely, new staff can access 4 weeks paid parental leave after just 6 months’ service).
  • 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave.
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900.
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5% (for award-based staff).
  • Flexible working hours and office locations (if applicable).
  • An extensive learning and development program.
  • Opportunities to be active in the Ruah Community such as participating in a wide range of working groups, joining us at Pride events, being a part of a range of cultural events to promote and support reconciliation and much much more!

Who are we looking for?

It is expected that the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Relevant qualifications in a related discipline at degree, diploma, or certificate level/less formal qualification with work or lived experience to perform sufficiently at this level/or demonstrated work experience at the level.
  • Personal goal planning skills that contribute to the achievement of client goals in line with the Model of Care.
  • Skills in reflective practice and highly developed report writing using analytical reasoning.
  • Ability to support, mentor and work alongside supporting staff members.
  • Advanced computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office and client reporting system.
  • Ability to engage and maintain professional relationships with clients, and their wider formal and informal supports, with multiple needs and challenges.
  • Demonstrated understanding of complex issues facing people who experience chaotic life circumstances such as homelessness, AOD use, family/domestic violence and mental health issues.
  • Willingness and ability to work within and contribute to the vision, mission, core values and the guiding principles of the organisation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of diversity, gender and social inclusion, particularly Aboriginal culture.

Please refer to the JDF for selection criteria. To apply for this position, please click apply at the top of the page and attach your cover letter and resume.

Closing date for applications- 4pm Friday, 14 October 2022

For further information about the position please contact:

Deb Murray

Service Lead – Family and Domestic Violence

[email protected] [link removed]

We are building a workplace where difference is embraced and encouraged – and to do this, we need people on our team who are representative of the clients we work with, who are passionate about change and courageous enough to stand up for what is right.

Everyone is welcome. Everyone belongs.



Ruah Community Services

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