Why work with this Organisation?
NPY Women's Council was started by the Anangu women in 1980 and continues to be governed by the women from the NPY lands. At its core NPY Women's Council is about family and community - Walytja. Their purpose is to work with women, children and their families of the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara region in central Australia. Their role is to work side by side and help increase their capacity to lead safe and healthy lives with improved life choices. NPY Women's Council offer a positive and passionate workplace, providing you with a unique career opportunity through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community. NPYWC are offering extensive relocation assistance, generous leave entitlements and salary benefits, and visa sponsorship (if applicable).
- Extensive training and development opportunities
- Full-time, permanent contract
- Generous remuneration with salary packaging and retention bonus
- 5 weeks annual leave
- Relocation assistance provided, including 2+ weeks accommodation and travel
- Visa Sponsorship available for eligible applicants in Australia
- Provide supports to women and children who are experiencing, or at risk of, violence, including crisis response, advocacy, referrals, long-term case management, and group work.
- Complete risk assessments and safety planning in collaboration with women experiencing violence.
- Complete remote outreach via bush trips at least once a month.
- Work alongside the Community Development team as per the Strengthening Community Capacity to End Violence Framework.
- Model and facilitate effective and respectful communication that contributes to a supportive and reflective learning culture for the DFVS.
Skills & Experience:
- A tertiary or diploma qualification in Social Work, Community Services, or related field.
- Demonstrated experience working with women and families who are experiencing, or at risk of, domestic and family violence, including risk assessment and safety planning.
- An understanding of a trauma informed, holistic and relational approach to domestic violence service delivery, relevant for Aboriginal Australian cultural contexts.
- Ability to work cross-culturally, displaying strong intrapersonal and interpersonal skills and an ability to negotiate and resolve conflict.
- Hold a current drivers licence and ability to travel for regular bush trips.
You will also have or be willing to undergo a Working with Children Check and a Police Check.
How to apply:
Email your resume to the Family Services team at email@example.com
For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Heather Catterall on (03) 9081-0562
TRADEWIND AUSTRALIA AND THE ORGANISATIONS WE REPRESENT ARE PROUD TO BE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYERS.
We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.
*The Employer considers gender a genuine occupational qualification for this position under Section 27 (2), (c), (e) and (g) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 and so we ask that only female applicants apply