About the role
We are seeking to fill a full time Multicutural Specialist position in SWSWDVCAS. You will be part of a team committed to eliminating violence against women and their children.
Domestic and Family Violence workers in SWSWDVCAS provide information,threat assessment,assistance, referrals,case coordination and court advocacy to WDVCAS clients before, during and after court. They work in partnership with NSW Police, Local courts, legal representatives and referral agencies to ensure safety and support for women who are experiencing domestic violence and who are going through the ADVO process at Bankstown, Fairfield and Liverpool local courts.
The Multicultural Specialist worker exercises high-level of expertise providing accessible and relevant services to women and their children from multicultural backgrounds.
Applicants should have a commitment to empowering women and children affected by Domestic and Family violence, and have demonstrated ability to engage effectively with clients in crisis.
The Domestic and Family Violence Multicultural Specialist worker position is open to female applicants with a multicultural background. Applicants with language skills other than English especially Arabic and Vietnamese are encouraged to apply.
This position is open to female applicants only. SWSLC considers being a woman to be a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s.31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
The preferred applicants will be required to undergo a Working with Children Check and a Criminal Record Check.
About the organisation
South West Sydney Legal Centre (SWSLC) is a not-for-profit organisation, delivering innovative, multi-disciplinary and diverse strategies aimed towards facilitating access to justice in our local communities.
SWSLC auspices several domestic violence programs, including the South West Sydney Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (SWSWDVCAS).
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Multicultural Specialist Worker – South West Sydney WDVCAS via Pro Bono Australia.