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Women's Advocate

Advertiser: Communicare2.5818 out of 52.6 overall rating (55 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
13 Jan 2021
Location
Perth, Fremantle & Southern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Women's Advocate

  • Leading not-for-profit organisation
  • Based in Fremantle with travel to various locations
  • Attractive employee benefits and salary packaging options

About Us

Communicare was established in 1977 and has developed into a dynamic not-for-profit organisation that aspires to create strong, safe communities; offering hope and opportunities for people to participate to their full potential by inspiring, supporting and empowering them to live a life of their choice in an inclusive community.

Our philosophy is to provide hope and opportunity for people in need and, over the years, we have distinguished ourselves as a provider and innovator of services as well as an advocate to enhance social and economic inclusion.

The Role

The Women's Advocate develops and delivers a range of services to maximise the safety and support of women who have ex/partners in Communicare's Men's Behaviour Change programs.

This role is responsible for the provision of specialist assessments, support plans, telephone interventions, in person support, information delivery, advocacy and referral for clients in the directorate, as well as identifying, assessing and responding to safety issues as they relate to victims of family violence.

This position builds respectful and effective relationships with women and program staff to build safety and connect women into appropriate services and supports and assists in the development of policy and procedures to ensure best practice delivery of interventions and case management delivered by Family Violence and Intervention Services.

Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Tertiary qualification in the human services field, and or significant experience in family and domestic violence.
  • Ability to build effective relationships at all levels, be non-judgemental.
  • Experience providing risk assessment, safety planning, individual, group work and case management at a high level.
  • Demonstrated time management and task management skills, and ability to work under limited direction.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Unrestricted drivers licence.
  • Satisfactory Police clearance (not older than 6 months from the issue date).
  • Current working with children check card.

How to Apply

To apply please forward your;

  • Current resume,
  • Cover letter,
  • Statement addressing selection criteria

Applications Friday 29th January 2021.

Before an offer of employment can be made, Communicare requires a National Police Clearance, not older than 6 months, and a Working with Children Check, where relevant, to be submitted.

Please note: Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted if short listed. Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Communicare is a White Ribbon Accredited Workplace. White Ribbon Workplaces are centres of respect and provide clear focus on building the safety and wellbeing of women in the workplace and our community.

Creating Futures | communicare.org,au

  • Leading not-for-profit organisation
  • Based in Fremantle with travel to various locations
  • Attractive employee benefits and salary packaging options

About Us

Communicare was established in 1977 and has developed into a dynamic not-for-profit organisation that aspires to create strong, safe communities; offering hope and opportunities for people to participate to their full potential by inspiring, supporting and empowering them to live a life of their choice in an inclusive community.

Our philosophy is to provide hope and opportunity for people in need and, over the years, we have distinguished ourselves as a provider and innovator of services as well as an advocate to enhance social and economic inclusion.

The Role

The Women's Advocate develops and delivers a range of services to maximise the safety and support of women who have ex/partners in Communicare's Men's Behaviour Change programs.

This role is responsible for the provision of specialist assessments, support plans, telephone interventions, in person support, information delivery, advocacy and referral for clients in the directorate, as well as identifying, assessing and responding to safety issues as they relate to victims of family violence.

This position builds respectful and effective relationships with women and program staff to build safety and connect women into appropriate services and supports and assists in the development of policy and procedures to ensure best practice delivery of interventions and case management delivered by Family Violence and Intervention Services.

Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Tertiary qualification in the human services field, and or significant experience in family and domestic violence.
  • Ability to build effective relationships at all levels, be non-judgemental.
  • Experience providing risk assessment, safety planning, individual, group work and case management at a high level.
  • Demonstrated time management and task management skills, and ability to work under limited direction.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Unrestricted drivers licence.
  • Satisfactory Police clearance (not older than 6 months from the issue date).
  • Current working with children check card.

How to Apply

To apply please forward your;

  • Current resume,
  • Cover letter,
  • Statement addressing selection criteria

Applications Friday 29th January 2021.

Before an offer of employment can be made, Communicare requires a National Police Clearance, not older than 6 months, and a Working with Children Check, where relevant, to be submitted.

Please note: Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted if short listed. Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Communicare is a White Ribbon Accredited Workplace. White Ribbon Workplaces are centres of respect and provide clear focus on building the safety and wellbeing of women in the workplace and our community.

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