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Organisation : Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service (BWAHS) via BigSplash

Location : Victoria (Lilydale)

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Indigenous

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 9 Sep, 2018

About the Role

Working in collaboration with other service providers to ensure a comprehensive integrated service delivery, you will be responsible for ensuring that the goals identified in the case plan are met.

  • Fixed Term Position – 12 months
  • Full or Part Time (0.8EFT) Position
  • Eastern Suburbs Location

 

About the Role:

The Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service (BWAHS) is seeking a person who has a good understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and society, who is qualified and/or has experience working in the family violence field, to work as part of a diverse team of professionals to deliver quality care to the community in the Eastern Metropolitan Region. The case management trial program is an initiative of the Victorian State Government for the provision of case management for men who use violence. Using a strengths-based, trauma informed approach, the case manager will provide individual case management to enable men to take responsibility for their violent behaviors and address them.

Working in collaboration with other service providers to ensure a comprehensive integrated service delivery, you will be responsible for ensuring that the goals identified in the case plan are met.

 

About You:

The successful candidate will have demonstrated case management skills and experience working in the family violence sector. You will have a clear understanding of the dynamics of family violence in the context of contemporary Aboriginal culture and the history of intergenerational trauma.

To be successful in this role you will have relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or a related social science discipline.

Are you:

  • Committed to case management that aims to reduce the risks associated with men who use violence by providing individual responses that address the barriers to change?
  • Able to develop and maintain strong and effective working relationships with a wide range of relevant agencies, services and sectors?
  • Continually improving your skills and knowledge to further develop your professional practice?
  • Interested in working in a vibrant, supportive workforce that enjoys strong partnerships with other services?
  • A practitioner with experience working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples?

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.

Why You Should Apply?

  • Join a vibrant and innovative not for profit organisation committed to an integrated approach to service, and help make a positive difference in the lives of over forty thousand people each year.
  • Values and the way we interact with each other and our customers are extremely important to us. We Care, We Listen, We Engage, We Deliver.
  • We strive to provide seamless coordinated care. Whilst we are not there yet, we are constantly working on our processes with a commitment to service, advocacy and innovation to achieve this.
  • We are situated within the community and in most cases close to major shopping precincts
  • We offer a family friendly workplace
  • Not For Profit Salary Packaging Available

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service (BWAHS) via BigSplash

Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service (BWAHS) provides culturally safe services that assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, children and men from the Eastern Metropolitan Region (EMR) in their healing journey to address the impacts of trauma and family violence.


We recognise that not everyone experiences life equally, due to a range of factors including gender, socio-economic status, cultural background and education level.


Our focus therefore, is about creating opportunities for equitable outcomes. No matter what someone's starting place, we will support them to achieve their hopes and aspirations.


We embrace diversity in all its forms and respect everyone's strength and contributions irrespective of gender, ethnicity, culture, religious beliefs, sexual orientation and political views.

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