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The SARTI Women’s Safety Contact officer provides services to women and their children whose partners (or ex partners) are attending a Domestic and Family Violence Intervention program, either through custodial or community corrections arrangements. An opportunity to join the program on a full time basis has arisen. The position is a fixed term contract until 31 October 2020

  • Position Description can be found HERE

Successful applicants will hold a Degree or Diploma in Social Work, Social Sciences, Community Services, Human Services, Health Sciences and /or experience commensurate with the position.

You will also have:

  • Significant knowledge and experience in the provision of services to women and children affected by domestic and family violence.
  • Knowledge and experience of undertaking risk assessment and safety planning using standardised risk assessment tools.
  • High-level engagement skills - demonstrated ability to engage with clients in an assertive outreach capacity (i.e. clients who have not sought a service from the organisation).
  • Knowledge and experience in the provision of case work intervention, referral pathways and crisis intervention.
  • Demonstrated empathy and the ability to build relationships with a diverse range of marginalised and highly vulnerable people including ATSI and CALD.
  • Understanding of legal systems pertaining to women and children experiencing domestic and family violence.
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary team and/ or multi- agency team.
  • Ability to develop and maintain partnerships with a wide range of organisations and key stakeholders.

APPLICATIONS CONSIDERED FROM INTERNAL STAFF ONLY

Applicants should email their expression of interest and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 29 January 2020

Women’s Safety Services SA supports women and children who are experiencing domestic and family violence. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Service Delivery Lead. The position is a cross-functional role and will be based predominately at one site, but will require the flexibility to move between either site to provide support as and when required. Responsibilities will include providing direct services to clients through assessing the immediate needs of women and the provision of case management support as well as leading a number of staff.

  • Based in Northern suburbs, SA
  • Provision of direction, consultation and support to Service Delivery Staff
  • Promotion of quality outcomes for women and children
  • Provision of supervision to Service Delivery Staff in consultation with the Program Manager
  • Provision of reports relating to client services as required
  • Full time, permanent position with Salary Packaging available
  • Working within an established, supportive and well-recognised service

Successful applicants will ideally hold a degree or Diploma in Social Work, Social Sciences, Community Services, Human Services, Health Sciences and/or experience commensurate with the position as well as:

  • Experience in the provision of leadership, direction, support and supervision to staff
  • Experience in leading the provision of high quality services for women and children affected by domestic and/or family violence.
  • Significant knowledge in the provision of case management and brief intervention casework, and ability to provide case management support to clients as required (site dependent)
  • Ability to analyse problems and to formulate suitable solutions using effective communication with employees, clients and other services.
  • Demonstrated empathy and the ability to build relationships with a diverse range of marginalised and highly vulnerable people including ATSI, CALD and young people who are affected by or experiencing domestic or family violence.
  • Ability to develop and maintain partnerships with a wide range of organisations.
  • Ability to negotiate successful outcomes for clients at individual, team and service levels, as required
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise, negotiate, advocate and resolve conflict.

Applicants Must:

  • Provide Selection Criteria by fully addressing the Job & Person Specification, within the Position Description
  • Complete the Application Declaration form on the website
  • Hold/apply for a DHS Working with Children check and National Police Clearance
  • Hold a full current drivers licence

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 2 February 2020

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA THE WSSSA WEBSITE TO BE CONSIDERED, INCLUDING A COMPLETED EMPLOYMENT DECLARATION FORM

Inquiries can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Job Application Form

Declaration

Women’s Safety Services SA requires that all applicants complete a declaration before their application can be further processed. Failure to complete the whole document or failure to fully disclose all requested information may result in your application being rejected. If information disclosed by you in this form is found to be inaccurate, then your application may be rejected. If you obtain a position with WSSSA in part on the strength of this application and information is found to be inaccurate, then you may face disciplinary action up to and including termination of your position. This declaration will need to be sworn or affirmed before a Justice of the Peace, a Commissioner for taking Affidavits (a legal practitioner) or a Proclaimed Police Officer before being submitted as part of your application.

 

Download Statutory Declaration Form

This means a sex-related offence or a crime, including sexual assault, Child pornography or an indecent act involving a child

Application Files and Additional Information

Please attach your cover letter, resume, your completed declaration and a document addressing the selection criteria. All declarations must be sworn or affirmed before a Justice of the Peace, a Commissioner for taking Affidavits (a legal practitioner) or a Proclaimed Police Officer before submitting. Maximum file size 2MB. Allowed formats DOC, DOCX, PDF, JPG, PNG.

You cannot complete your application if any of these documents are missing.

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Important Note

Please note that the Women’s Safety Services SA contact email is only supervised between 9AM-5PM, Monday to Friday, and you will not receive a response outside these times.

If you are in urgent need of assistance or are concerned for your safety, please call 000 or call our Domestic Violence Crisis Line on 1800 800 098 or 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732)

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