- Excellent rate of pay
- Work within our shelter that follows best practice for trauma informed care
- Be supported by a network of sister shelters across NSW, with additional training on offer to support your professional development
Bayside Women’s Shelter is a best practice women’s shelter in South East Sydney responding to women and families in crisis, and working with the community towards education and prevention of domestic and family violence.
Various shifts are available, salary dependent on experience but minimum SCHADS 4.1 with 25% loading if staff are employed on a casual basis.
Our shelter is staffed 7 days a week therefore flexibility for early mornings, weekends and potential on call is essential. This post will commence as a Casual post with a view to moving to Permanent Part Time.
Women’s Community Shelters are dedicated to supporting and empowering women to take control and move on with their lives. Our clients are supported with client-centric case management and are encouraged to pursue opportunities to study and find financial security.
An understanding of the homelessness sector, awareness around current issues and practice in domestic violence and good knowledge of housing pathways are key skills for this role.
- Demonstrated experience within the community services sector in a support worker capacity, preferably women’s support
- Demonstrated understanding of client-centric practice
- Ability to think innovatively and creatively to develop tailored client solutions
- Availability across day, evening and overnight shifts, including weekends
- Excellent written and communication skills
- Ability to use online case management systems
- Current first aid certificate or capacity to acquire one before commencement
- Current NSW Drivers License
- Working with Children Police Check
- The right to live and work in Australia
- Experience of using CIMS vacancy management database
* Our services are provided only to women. We consider being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) and sections 30 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth).