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Domestic Violence Specialist Safety Support and Intake Triage Worker
Tuggerah, Central Coast
  • Office is located in Tuggerah, Central Coast (close to train station)
  • Casual Position (4 days per week for up to 7 weeks)
  • Commences mid-January 2020
  • One weeks training provided
  • Weekly allocation meetings and supervision support
  • Salary packaging benefits

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is a diverse and innovative social care provider delivering children's services, education and care, disability services, a range of family support programs and therapeutic out of home care to 20,000+ children, young people, individuals and families in Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the NSW Central Coast.


We are seeking a Casual Domestic Violence Specialist Safety Support and Intake Triage Worker to join our Safe Homes Integrated Domestic Family Violence Strategy team based at Tuggerah, Central Coast. This opportunity is for a period of up to 7 weeks and is 4 days per week and commences in mid-January 2020.


This opportunity would be ideal for a 3rd or 4th year student who is close to finishing or has completed their Social Work Degree, with placement experience in Domestic Violence or with children and families.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide direct support, intake/triage, safety audits and planning, advocacy an education where required to women with or without children planning to leave or escape a violent relationship;
  • Work closely with other agencies that play a key role in responding to women experiencing domestic/family violence, including government and non-government agencies. Including referrals to relevant stakeholders; and
  • Applying evidence-based practice and drawing on theoretical frameworks appropriate for the needs of the clients within a trauma informed, time framed and client goal focused planning.

About you


To be considered for this role you will:

  • Have Tertiary qualifications (or be completing Tertiary qualifications) in an appropriate area e.g., social work, social science, welfare, psychology, health, education or related discipline;
  • Demonstrated understanding of domestic/family violence and some experience working in the field of domestic/family violence, including knowledge and familiarity with legal and other aspects of DV and child protection;
  • Have highly developed communication and time management skills.

A full Position Description will be provided at a later stage in the recruitment process.


Working with CatholicCare


CatholicCare offers a range of initiatives to actively promote your life/work balance and development of our employees through:

  • Working for a not for profit organisation who strive for a world where people are safe, happy, well and connected with each other in inclusive communities;
  • An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support.

To apply


If you are a passionate person who realises the tremendous opportunity that this role offers and want to utilise your skills and passion in a rewarding environment, we want to hear from you!


Simply complete your work history & education information on the application page and submit your resume. You are welcome to include any certificates or licences in the education section to assist us in assessing your suitability for this role.


We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 


Please apply by 8 December 2019.


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CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. All child related roles are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

Completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance is a requirement of this position

No recruitment agencies please


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