Coordinator, Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIAYWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.Our evidence-based programs and services aim to be inclusive of all women and offer support with housing, homelessness, safety and wellbeing. We aim to positively impact the lives of more than two million women, young women and girls by the end of 2023.ABOUT THIS ROLEYWCA Australia is currently seeking a dedicated Coordinator to join our Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service Team. This role is offered on a full time basis on a maximum term contract ending on 30 June 2020 and is based in our Nowra office.Coordinate the development and delivery of the Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service and Safer Pathways program including proactive, integrated and holistic advice, referral, advocacy and support for women experiencing domestic and family violence, supporting them to navigate the justice system to secure their safety. Work closely with stakeholders and service providers to provide integrated and timely support for women at high risk of harm, ensuring the Safety Action Management process is resourced and working effectively.ABOUT YOUThe ideal applicant we are seeking will have:Tertiary qualifications in a social sciences or humanities discipline, and/or proven ability in a similar program coordination roleDemonstrated ability to recruit, lead by example, supervise and develop a teamDemonstrated knowledge and understanding of the dynamics, complexities and legal and social welfare consequences of domestic violenceDemonstrated knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice response to domestic violence including Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders applications and criminal prosecutions and related legal mattersDemonstrated ability to coordinate the delivery of services in accordance with funder service agreements, and Legal Aid NSW principles, policies, and operational requirementsDemonstrated ability to ensure the WDVCAS provides relevant, accessible and responsive services to a diverse range of women and childrenDemonstrated organisational, administrative, financial, informational technology and management skills appropriate for the coordination roleDemonstrated ability to develop and maintain stakeholder relationshipsHigh level communication skills including negotiation, advocacy and conflict resolutionCurrent drivers licenceA valid NSW working with children or working with vulnerable people check. This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment View position description here:https://www.ywca.org.au/job-details/query/coordinator-womenand39s-domestic-violence-court-advocacy-service/in/new-south-wales/7726830/ INTERESTED? APPLY ONLINE TODAY! Please address the selection criteria in a Cover Letter to be considered for this position. APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday, 16 September 2019Position Description 40 AUD Nowra 2541

Coordinator, Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

  • Be part of a national feminist organisation
  • Make a significant difference to the community
  • Positively impact the lives of women, young women and girls!

ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIA

YWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.

Our evidence-based programs and services aim to be inclusive of all women and offer support with housing, homelessness, safety and wellbeing. We aim to positively impact the lives of more than two million women, young women and girls by the end of 2023.

ABOUT THIS ROLE

YWCA Australia is currently seeking a dedicated Coordinator to join our Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service Team. This role is offered on a full time basis on a maximum term contract ending on 30 June 2020 and is based in our Nowra office.

Coordinate the development and delivery of the Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service and Safer Pathways program including proactive, integrated and holistic advice, referral, advocacy and support for women experiencing domestic and family violence, supporting them to navigate the justice system to secure their safety. Work closely with stakeholders and service providers to provide integrated and timely support for women at high risk of harm, ensuring the Safety Action Management process is resourced and working effectively.

ABOUT YOU

The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a social sciences or humanities discipline, and/or proven ability in a similar program coordination role
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, lead by example, supervise and develop a team
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the dynamics, complexities and legal and social welfare consequences of domestic violence
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice response to domestic violence including Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders applications and criminal prosecutions and related legal matters
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate the delivery of services in accordance with funder service agreements, and Legal Aid NSW principles, policies, and operational requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure the WDVCAS provides relevant, accessible and responsive services to a diverse range of women and children
  • Demonstrated organisational, administrative, financial, informational technology and management skills appropriate for the coordination role
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • High level communication skills including negotiation, advocacy and conflict resolution
  • Current drivers licence
  • A valid NSW working with children or working with vulnerable people check.

 

This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment

 

View position description here:

https://www.ywca.org.au/job-details/query/coordinator-womenand39s-domestic-violence-court-advocacy-service/in/new-south-wales/7726830/

 

INTERESTED? APPLY ONLINE TODAY!

 

Please address the selection criteria in a Cover Letter to be considered for this position.

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday, 16 September 2019