Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people 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

Refuge Support Worker Package

  • Commitment to high-level quality service for all clients.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal people along with a comprehensive knowledge of Aboriginal culture.
  • Knowledge of family and domestic violence and skills to provide intervention and crisis management for people affected by these issues.
  • The ability to work out of office hours on a 24/7 roster basis, a willingness to work flexible hours to meet operational requirements that includes morning, afternoon, sleep overs & weekend work.
  • A genuine interest and enthusiasm for working with women & children in crisis in a manner that will best support their needs and strengthen their well-being.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and work effectively in a team.
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with people at all levels.
  • Current ‘C’ class WA drivers licence, Working with Children Check (WWCC) and Current National Police Clearance.

How to apply

Apply now

All applications submitted through www.seek.com.au

Contacts for enquiries

Enquiries should be directed to Trina Slater on 08 9221 1411 or via email [email protected]

Applications close Friday 11th June 2021

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.

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