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The Domestic Violence Crisis Line has expanded to provide 24 hour phone support service for people experiencing domestic and family violence. We have part time roles for experienced counsellors.

DFV Counsellors will engage in coordinated approaches to assist in alleviating the effects of domestic, family and sexual violence by providing counselling, support and short-term crisis intervention to people that contact the service.

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 be able to:

  • Work to a 24/7 roster
  • Have significant knowledge in the provision of telephone counselling and brief intervention casework utilising counselling skills and creative problem solving,
  • Able to work sensitively and empathetically with women from a diverse range of backgrounds and make sound professional assessments promptly and communicate these clearly,
  • Promote and implement quality service responses which are underpinned and informed by Women’s Safety Service SA values and delivery model

This position comes with an attractive package with the ability to salary sacrifice.

Interested applicants, please fully address the job and person specification, which is available on the Women's Safety Services website link below. Successful applicants may be contacted for interview during the recruitment period.

Applications that are not submitted via this website may not be considered.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5.00 PM Friday the 21st December 2018.

For further information please contact Jody Koerner on 08 8152 9268  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Kathrine Cock on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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We have a Full time vacancy as a Children’s and Young People's Advocate located within our Northern Domestic Violence Service at Elizabeth and Willaston.

This role is responsible for:

  • Case management and coordination of group programs to support and facilitate parent/child relationships and build resilience and capacity to deal with the effects of Domestic Violence.
  • Building community to respond to the children and young people affected by domestic and family violence.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of good practice in service delivery across the team.
  • Promote and provide educative-based programs within the region that enhance service responses to children and young people.

This position comes with an attractive package with the ability to salary sacrifice.

Interested applicants, please fully address the job and person specification, which is available on the Women's Safety Services website link below. 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5.00 P.M. Friday the 14th of December 2018.

For further information, please contact Emily Adcock, Clare McKay or Meredith Keage on

(08) 8255 3622 or Jody Koerner on 08 8152 9268 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply please visit our website at www.womenssafetyservices.com.au/About/Careers

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Womens Safety Services SA  have a Full time vacancy as a Womens Support Worker located within our Northern Domestic Violence Service at Elizabeth and Willaston.

The position operates as part of the case management team and has responsibility for:

  • Providing crisis intervention and case management services to women and children in motels
  • Facilitating access into Womens Safety Service SA crisis and short term accommodation
  • Facilitating access into other forms of post motel accommodation
  • Undertaking client risk and needs assessments
  • Commencing case management plans in preparation for handover to case managers

This position comes with an attractive package with the ability to salary sacrifice.

Interested applicants, please fully address the job and person specification, which is available on the Women's Safety Services website link below. 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5.00 p.m. Friday the 14th December 2018.

For further information, please contact Emily Adcock, Clare McKay or Meredith Keage on

(08) 8255 3622 or Jody Koerner on 08 8152 9268 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply please visit our website at www.womenssafetyservices.com.au/About/Careers

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We have a Part time vacancy (0.8) as a Domestic Violence Case Manager located within our Northern Domestic Violence Service at Elizabeth and Willaston for a 6 month Contract.

The Domestic Violence Case Manager will contribute to alleviating the effects of domestic and family violence experienced by women and children through the provision of both crisis intervention and case management services.  This is done through the provision of case management and coordination of support services to at risk families.

The Domestic Violence Case Manager will contribute to the development of coordinated approaches to service delivery across key stakeholders groups.

This position comes with an attractive package with the ability to salary sacrifice.

Interested applicants, please fully address the job and person specification on the Women's Safety Services website link below. 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5.00  p.m. Friday the 14th of December 2018.

For further information, please contact Emily Adcock, Clare McKay or Meredith Keage on

(08) 8255 3622 or Jody Koerner on 08 8152 9268 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply please visit our website at www.womenssafetyservices.com.au/About/Careers

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Women’s Safety Services SA 1800 RESPECT Trauma Specialists

Are you a qualified and experienced counsellor with a passion for trauma informed care with minimum 3 years full time equivalent experience?

Exciting opportunities exist for experienced trauma practitioners to provide therapeutic trauma services, based just outside the Adelaide CBD. The multiple positions are part of a dynamic women’s domestic and family violence service that offers a range of interventions to support people experiencing domestic and family violence. The 1800 RESPECT program provides therapeutic interventions for people seeking telephone and web-based support across Australia.

 

Counsellor Roles (full time, part time or casual positions considered):

  • Multiple roles available
  • Must commit to participating in a roster system that provides 24/7 national coverage
  • Predominately late afternoon and overnight shifts available with 12-15% shift loading (start 2.45pm, 5.15pm 9.00pm finish, 11pm, 2am, 7am)
  • Must commit to participate in rotational shift arrangements as required
  • Limited morning shifts available (earliest start from 6.15am)
  • Shifts range from 5 to 7.5 hours in length and 10 hours for overnight shift
  • Must be available to work public holidays and weekends as per regular rostered hours

Applicants must address the job and person specification available on this website and applications must be submitted through this website.   

Applications close on 5.00 P.M. on Monday the 17th December 2018.

Applications will be processed and considered upon receipt of delivery. 

Only applicants progressed to interview stage will be contacted. Previous applicants need not apply.

 For further information please contact Jodie Sloan Trauma Specialist Manager on 08 8152 9264 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Jody Koerner People and Culture Advisor on 8152 9268.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

 


 Download Job and Person Specification Below

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Job Application Form

Declaration

This means a conviction, finding of guilt, on-the-spot fine for, or court order relating to:

  • an apprehended violence or protection order
  • one or more traffic offences involving speeding more than 30 kilometres over the speed limit, injury to a person or damage to property;
  • a crime or offence involving the consumption, dealing in, possession or handling of alcohol, a prohibited drug, narcotic or other prohibited substance;
  • a crime or offence involving violence against or the injury, but excluding the death of, a person; or
  • a minor crime or offence involving dishonesty,

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 Covering Letter, Resume, and a document addressing the selection criteria. 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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