Aboriginal Family and Domestic Violence Case Worker

  • Full Time

Website Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Services

About this Job

  • Make a difference in the local community
  • Generous employee benefits and salary packaging 
  • Positive and passionate workplace 
  • Relocation Allowance
  • 6 Weeks Annual Leave
  • $80,000 to $90,000 | Full-Time

About Us

Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) delivers a wide range of health and wellbeing services to more than 6500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Broome region.

We take pride in providing a friendly and supportive workplace with generous salary packaging, access to a range of leave (including study leave), and opportunities for career advancement.

BRAMS has recently been accepted as a trial site to implement a project to deliver a Family and Domestic Violence program through AHCWA. The project aims to:

  • Provide a culturally responsive and holistic FDV service, including case management and wrap-around support;
  • Provide a crisis response; and
  • Raise awareness of FDV in the community through culturally responsive education.

 

About the Role

The Aboriginal Family and Domestic Violence Case Worker will provide specialist support and collaborative case management to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their child(ren) in accordance with the Western Australian Aboriginal Family Safety Strategy.

The Aboriginal Family and Domestic Violence Case Worker will provide targeted case management and interagency advocacy to assist the women and children to achieve goals set out in their case plan. In addition, this role will involve developing and implementing community education projects, programs and presentations and coordinating events and activities.

 

To be successful, you will:

  • Have demonstrated experience or understanding of health and wellbeing issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; and
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of Family and Domestic Violence models and theories.
  • Have a minimum Certificate IV in Community Services or related fields.

Next Steps

Candidates for the position of Family and Domestic Violence Case Worker must address the following selection criteria:

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Community Services or related fields.

Desirable   

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal communities, families and children – specifically Aboriginal women and children who are experiencing family and domestic violence.
  • Experience working within a case management model.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously in developing and managing detailed, effective family violence safety plans for multiple families simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency, including the use of Microsoft Office applications, clinical record and data management systems.
  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Effective time management skills, the ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines.
  • Effective conflict resolution skills, negotiation, mediation and decision making skills.

This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in a rewarding job that benefits the local community. Apply today! 

For more information relating this position please contact Human Resources via email: hr@brams.org.au

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.