• Full Time
  • Burwood 2134
  • 108 000 AUD / Year

Burwood Womens Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

Assistant Manager – Burwood WDVCAS

Short Description

Support the manager in leading a team of domestic and family violence specialists to contribute to the successful running of the Burwood  Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (WDVCAS). Full-time, permanent opportunity.

Summary points

§  Provide exemplary leadership and in an active service which supports victims/survivors of domestic and family violence (DFV)

§  Full-time, permanent opportunity to join a highly regarded, values-driven, not-for-profit organisation

§  Competitive remuneration on SCHCADS Level 6.3 ($54.19 per hour) with salary packaging available

§  Ample free parking

About the organisation

Community Action for Better Living Inc. (CABL) is a not-for-profit community service based in Burwood NSW. CABL provides community services, including the WDVCAS, Family Support and Meals on Wheels to communities in the Inner West of Sydney. CABL’s WDVCAS covers the Burwood and Bankstown Local Courts.

Our highly skilled and professional staff team provide trauma-informed, client-centred and culturally safe support to clients. Services are provided by phone, face-to-face at our centre, at the courts, through outreach services and via community engagement.

About this role

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This role will require operational oversight and clinical support to a team of domestic family violence (DFV) specialists in support of the service manager.

Your day to day will be exciting and dynamic, and include:

§  Supporting women who are the victims/survivors of DFV and their children

§  Supervision and leadership of members of the WDVCAS team

§  Providing extensive knowledge and insight to the team in relation to DFV

§  Liaising with the manager on all aspects of operations

§  Ensuring service delivery remains consistent with client needs and funding body requirements

What you bring to the role

To be successful in this role, you will need to be a strong leader who is adaptable and responsive to the constantly changing environment in the DFV space. You will require:

§  A degree qualification in Social Work or a relevant field

§  Minimum two years’ experience within DFV sector, with an emphasis on trauma-informed, client-centred support and legal aspects of DFV

§  Minimum two years’ experience supervising specialist workers, including providing learning and development support and debriefing

§  A supportive, approachable & flexible approach to supervision and team leadership

§  A valid Working with Children Check (WCCC) and Police Check are essential

§  Valid NSW driver license and access to a vehicle is desired

§  This position is open to female applicants only. CABL considers being a woman to be a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

For enquiries please email Sophie at sophie@cabl.org.au

To apply for this job email your details to sophie@cabl.org.au.