Women’s Advocate

Employer: Micah Projects

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 20 February 2020

Job Description:

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The Safer Families Initiative (SFI) is a cluster of services available to families that have experienced domestic and family violence. Within SFI, BDVS has partnered with Carinity Community Care, funded by the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women for 18 months, to provide intake and assessment for young people and carers into the ReNew Program. Griffith University will be working with the Initiative as an external evaluator. 

The ReNew Program is designed to support the whole family whilst assisting young male children to understand and address behavioural issues (use of violence), arising from the impact of domestic and family violence within their family and home.

Micah Projects is a community based not-for-profit organisation with a vision to create justice and respond to injustice at the personal, social, and structural levels in church, government, business and society. We believe that every child and adult has the right to a home, an income, healthcare, education, safety, dignity, and connection with their community of choice. Micah Projects provides a range of support and advocacy services to individuals and families.

Micah Projects is seeking a full time Women’s Advocate to join the Safer Families Initiative for a period of 18 months. This role will provide specialist assessment of appropriate referral pathway into ReNew program delivered by Carinity (group program for young males using violence towards Mum or female care giver). This position will provide case management responses including psycho-education and support and advocacy for mothers and female care givers of boys and young males either being assessed for the ReNew program, attending BDVS Psycho-educative program or who have been referred and attending the ReNew program.

This is position is classified under the SCHADS Award as a Level 5.

Applications close Thursday, 20 February 2020 at 5pm. 

To be considered for this position, you must follow these steps:

1. Copy and paste the following link in to your web browser: http://micahprojects.applynow.net.au/jobs/MICAH122

2. Enter your Personal Details and answer the questions that make up the Selection Criteria.

3. Upload your resume and cover letter when prompted.

 

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Name: Annabel Nichols