Weave Women and Children’s Centre
Staying Home Leaving Violence (SHLV) Caseworker

(Negotiable: Full time 5 days per week/ Part time 4 days per week/ 9 day fortnight)

  • Work with a dynamic, well-respected NGO with over 45 years experience providing place-based support alongside communities.
  • Contribute to long-lasting change for clients and the community.
  • Join a diverse and passionate team in a flexible and supportive organisation.
  • Salary + super + leave loading + generous salary packaging options available. Weave pays above the SCHCADS Award hourly rate.
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Our Women’s Centre services are provided only to women. We consider being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) and sections 30 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth).

Located at Weave Women and Children’s Centre in Waterloo. The position is either full time 5 days per week; or part time 4 days per week; or 9 day fortnight.

About Weave Youth & Community Services:

Weave is a place based non-government organisation that supports children, young people, women, families and communities who have been impacted by systemic disadvantage and intergenerational trauma. With a 45 year track record, Weave has strong connections, experience and trust across the communities it services and the systems in which it operates, including government, families, local community and local NGOs.

Weave delivers services and programs that range in purpose and intensity from tutoring for children and young people to domestic violence casework and counselling support and advocacy, a driver licensing program, post-release support for people leaving custody, community based support for young people with coexisting AOD and mental health issues, parenting support, creative events, and leadership and advocacy programs.

Weave has a deep commitment to cultural safety and to providing culturally responsive support for Aboriginal people, who represent around 70% of Weave’s client base.

Our work centres authentic relationships and client-led support that celebrates people’s strengths, self-determined success, and improved life outcomes.

About the role:

Weave Women and Children’s Centre has been operating in the Redfern/Waterloo area for over 40 years. The Centre offers support services, casework, groups and educational opportunities to women with children 0-12 years as well as casework support for women through the Staying Home, Leaving Violence initiative.

The SHLV Caseworker in collaboration with the other SHLV worker and the Program Manager, will coordinate service provision for Weave’s SHLV program.

The SHLV Caseworker will provide comprehensive case management for women residing in the Redfern Local Area Command and surrounding suburbs who are experiencing domestic violence. Supporting women to remain safely in their home or to relocate to other appropriate, safe housing.

For further information regarding the role, please refer to the Position Description available below.

How to apply:

  • Read the Position Description
  • Send us your up to date resume and a document responding to each of the selection criteria (listed in the Position Description), and outlining how you meet them.
  • Please send these documents to Patricia Vasquez, HR Manager via email: recruitment@weave.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

View the Position Description

Applications close: Friday 8 July 2022 at midnight.

**Please Note: In order for us to properly assess your application, we require both your resume and the document addressing each of the selection criteria.

If you think you are the right person for this role but you don’t fully meet all of the selection criteria, please contact us to discuss. We realise that sometimes there are factors other than qualifications that can be just as important for a particular role.

Please phone Patricia on 0401 285 169 to discuss or for further information about the role.

Due to high numbers of applicants, we will only contact those who have been successful in proceeding to the interview stage.