Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply

About the Service

Wooree Miya Women’s refuge is a 24/7 crisis service that provides safe, culturally secure, short termed accommodation for women and children who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless due to family and domestic abuse. All residents, including children, can access specialised in-house services to help address their needs around safety, advocacy, counselling, therapies, planning, future goals, training and skills enhancement.

About the role

Coordinator Package

Reporting to the Manager (Family Support), you will be responsible for guiding the delivery of an outstanding child-centred, family focused, therapeutic service to children, young people and their families.

Skills and experience

  1. A qualification in Developmental Psychology or related field.
  2. Significant (2 years or more) and demonstrated experience working with children, young people and families who have been impacted by trauma and the demonstrated ability to provide a child centred, family focused therapeutic response, utilising appropriate therapeutic approaches and interventions.
  3. Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills and an ability to work both autonomously and within a team environment.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  5. Experience working with diverse groups and communities; knowledge of, and skills to work within, diverse Aboriginal cultures, protocols and terms of reference.
  6. Ability to work some flexible hours to meet business demands.
  7. Understanding of family and domestic violence, homelessness and alcohol and other drug issues and skills to provide intervention and crisis management for women and children affected by these issues
  8. Demonstrated skills and experience working with children and/or families in crisis.

How to apply

Apply now

All applications submitted through www.seek.com.au

Contacts for enquiries

All Enquiries should be directed to [email protected] or contact Petrina Slater on 08 9221 1411

Wungening Aboriginal Corporation reserves the right to appoint this position prior to the application closing date or by invitation