About the service

The Barn Doyintj Doyintj Team is an outreach and case management program working with women and children whose safety has been further compromised by COVID-19. The service is provided by two Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCO’s), Wungening and Noongar Mia Mia, and works with all stakeholders, including family and community, to improve the safety of Aboriginal women and children. The Barn Doyintj Doyintj program’s primary target are Aboriginal families, and people connected to our existing services, however, we are committed to a whole of community response to FDV and a ‘No Wrong Door’ approach. 

About the role

Case Worker Package

Reporting to the Coordinator Barn Doyintj Doyintj, this position will provide support to Aboriginal women and children within a flexible FDV and culturally informed three-tiered outreach case management model – Identify and Engage, Collaborative Support and Maintaining Safety. 

Supports will include: 

  • Outreached Case Management: Going to people where they need support and want to feel safe, in housing or homelessness through the pandemic. 
  • Continuity of care: Ensuring continuity of service through lockdown(s). 
  • Building awareness: Ensuring understandable, and necessary information is available to clients, e.g. lockdown rules, access to testing/vaccine, etc. 
  • Risk assessment and safety planning: Supporting clients to assess risk and safety plan, including issues related to Covid-19, building clients and their supports ability to assess and respond effectively to risk. 
  • Intersectionality: Leveraging existing relationships across the community and services sector to improve responses to women and children seeking support 
  • Addressing Covid-19 resource issues: Supplying COVID-19 resources as needed for clients, e.g. sanitizer, food, accessing Covid-19 testing and vaccination etc. 
  • Brokerage: Funds will be used to provide rapid access to essential resources, including accommodation, counselling, health, transport, Covid-19 resources, etc. 

How to apply

Applications Close Wednesday 16th July 2021 

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Contacts

For further information about this position please contact Edel O’Neill on (08) 92211-411

Wungening Aboriginal Corporation is committed to improving employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As a measure to achieve equality and support, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) will apply to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

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