- Applications Closing: Thursday 29th June 2017 - 17:00pm
- Category: Community Welfare
- Field: Domestic Violence
- Employment basis: Permanent Part-time (3 months probation)
- Job Location: Inner West Sydney- Burwood 

Be part of a vital service that makes a real difference to women’s lives and children’s wellbeing. The Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service, under the auspice of Burwood Community Welfare Services Inc. is seeking to recruit a WDVCAS Assistant Co-ordinator. 

Burwood Community Welfare Services Inc. has a long history of delivering quality services in the community, with an emphasis on women and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

Essential Selection Criteria: 

  • Tertiary Degree or post-secondary qualifications 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the dynamics, complexities and legal and social welfare consequences of domestic violence; 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice response to domestic violence including ADVO applications; 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Legal Aid NSW policies in relation to domestic violence matters; 
  • Good organisational, administrative, financial and management skills; 
  • Ability to implement service delivery strategies aimed at ensuring the relevance, accessibility and responsiveness of WDVCAS services to a diverse range of women and children; 
  • Good communication skills, particularly in negotiation, advocacy and conflict resolution; 
  • Knowledge of and an ability to work effectively with interpreter services; • Good networking skills; 
  • Unrestricted driver’s license and comprehensive insured vehicle. 

Other Information: 

This position is offered on a 12 month fixed term contract. The position is in accordance with the SCHADS award. 

Appointments are subject to a satisfactory relevant criminal record check and Working with Children Check. 

All employed staff of WDVCAS are female designated positions. Being a woman is considered a genuine requirement of these positions and are exempt under Section-14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. 

How to apply: 

For a information package please ring (02) 9744 1866. 

Only written applications addressing the Essential Selection Criteria with 2 current referees will be accepted by the Management Committee of Burwood Community Welfare Services Inc., 2 Wyatt Avenue Burwood. NSW 2134. 


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