Career Opportunities within Nova

 

Senior Aboriginal DFV Case Worker

Fixed Term Contract ending June 2026

Newcastle and Lake Macquarie NSW

Nova for Women and Children offers a supportive culture and attractive conditions of employment, including: 

  • above Award salary and conditions; 
  • 9 day per fortnight working pattern; 
  • weekly wellbeing hour; 
  • ongoing professional development opportunities; 
  • thank you days; 
  • salary packaging benefits; and 
  • Employee Assistance Program

About the role 

The Senior Aboriginal Case Worker provides senior level case work support to women and their children impacted by domestic violence and or experiencing homelessness to achieve housing stability, improve social inclusion and encourage participation in the community. They will mentor a junior Aboriginal Case Worker and will lead cultural community engagement and service delivery strategies to ensure Aboriginal women and children feel safe and comfortable to access our services.  

 

We are seeking someone with:
  • At least five (5) years’ demonstrated experience providing high-quality, holistic and woman focused case management.  
  • Experience and understanding of domestic violence with families and relationships, and in particular of how Aboriginal women and children experience domestic violence and homelessness  
  • Understanding of and links to our local Aboriginal communities and organisations and ability to use strategies to engage Aboriginal women and children in culturally safe ways 
  • Experience working with vulnerable woman and children and maintain strong skills in the assessment of risk and safety
  • Capacity to provide mentoring to less experienced workers 
  • Ability to work from Nova sites located in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie 
  • Participate in the on-call roster as required from time to time.  
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology and/or related behavioural sciences, or equivalent experience. 
  • National Police Check. 
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence.  
  • Working With Children Check 
  • COVID-19 Vaccination is a condition of employment in accordance with Nova's COVID-19 Management Plan. 

    Genuine Occupation Qualifications  

    This is an Aboriginal Identified Position. Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification as authorised by the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977. 

    Being female is a genuine occupational qualification as per section 31(2) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).  

     

     

    How to apply:

    You can request an information pack by emailing nova@novawomen.org.au including Senior Aboriginal Case Worker – in the subject line.  

    Applications can be submitted by emailing nova@novawomen.org.au including Senior Aboriginal Case Worker Application in the subject line.

     

    Applications must include:

    • Cover letter addressing the General Position Requirements
    • CV

    Applications via SEEK will not be accepted.

    Applications will be accepted until close of business Friday 2nd August 2024 
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.  

    Confidential enquiries can be made to Nova on (02) 4023 5620

     

    More information here

     


     

    Domestic and Family Violence Case Worker

    Fixed Term Contract ending June 2026

     

    Newcastle and Lake Macquarie NSW
    • above Award salary and conditions; 
    • 9 day per fortnight working pattern; 
    • weekly wellbeing hour; 
    • ongoing professional development opportunities; 
    • thank you days; 
    • salary packaging benefits; and 
    • Employee Assistance Program

    About the role 

    In the role of DFV Case Worker, you will work within the DVRE Project as the initial point of contact for women, with or without children, who require an immediate response to a domestic violence incident. This role will also provide case management support outside the DVRE Project. 

     We are seeking someone with:

    • Experience providing high-quality, holistic and woman focused case management. 
    • Experience and understanding of domestic violence with families and relationships. 
    • Experience working with vulnerable woman and children and maintain strong skills in the assessment of risk and safety.  
    • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. 
    • Ability to work from Nova sites located in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.
    • Participate in the on-call roster as required from time to time.
    • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology and/or related behavioural sciences, or equivalent experience.
    • National Police Check.
    • Current NSW Driver’s Licence. 
    • Working With Children Check.

      Genuine Occupation Qualifications  

      Being female is a genuine occupational qualification as per section 31(2) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).  

       

      How to apply:

      You can request an information pack by emailing nova@novawomen.org.au including Domestic and Family Violence Case Worker – in the subject line.  

      Applications can be submitted by emailing nova@novawomen.org.au including Domestic and Family Violence Case Worker Application in the subject line. 

       

      Applications must include:

      • Cover letter addressing the General Position Requirements
      • CV

      Applications via SEEK will not be accepted.

      Applications will be accepted until close of business Friday 2nd August 2024 
      Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.  

      Confidential enquiries can be made to Nova on (02) 4023 5620

       

      More information here

       

       


       

      Aboriginal DFV Case Worker

      Fixed Term Contract ending June 2026

       

      Newcastle and Lake Macquarie NSW
      • above Award salary and conditions; 
      • 9 day per fortnight working pattern; 
      • weekly wellbeing hour; 
      • ongoing professional development opportunities; 
      • thank you days; 
      • salary packaging benefits; and 
      • Employee Assistance Program

      About the role 

      The Aboriginal Case Worker provides case work support to women and their children impacted by domestic violence or experiencing homelessness to achieve housing stability, improve social inclusion and encourage participation in the community. They will work closely with a Senior Aboriginal Case Worker who will provide mentoring. Together the roles will carry out cultural community engagement and service delivery strategies that ensure Aboriginal women and children feel safe and comfortable to access our services.   

       We are seeking someone with:

      • Experience and understanding of domestic violence with families and relationships, and in particular of how Aboriginal women and children experience domestic violence and homelessness  
      • Understanding of and links to our local Aboriginal communities and ability to use strategies to engage Aboriginal women and children 
      • Experience working with vulnerable woman and children and maintain strong skills in the assessment of risk and safety.   
      • Ability to work from Nova sites located in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie 
      • Participate in the on-call roster as required from time to time.  
      • Would suit someone who is a recent graduate in Social Work, Psychology and/or related behavioural sciences, or has equivalent experience. 
      • National Police Check. 
      • Current NSW Driver’s Licence.  
      • Working With Children Check 
      • COVID-19 Vaccination is a condition of employment in accordance with Nova's COVID-19 Management Plan. 

        Genuine Occupation Qualifications  

        This is an Aboriginal Identified Position. Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification as authorised by the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977. 

        Being female is a genuine occupational qualification as per section 31(2) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).  

         

        How to apply:

        You can request an information pack by emailing nova@novawomen.org.au including Aboriginal Case Worker – in the subject line.  

        Applications can be submitted by emailing nova@novawomen.org.au including Aboriginal Case Worker Application in the subject line. 

         

        Applications must include:

        • Cover letter addressing the General Position Requirements
        • CV

        Applications via SEEK will not be accepted.

        Applications will be accepted until close of business Friday 2nd August 2024 
        Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.  

        Confidential enquiries can be made to Nova on (02) 4023 5620

         

        More information here

         


         

        Senior Case Worker

        Fixed Term Contract ending June 2026

         

        Newcastle and Lake Macquarie NSW
        • above Award salary and conditions; 
        • 9 day per fortnight working pattern; 
        • weekly wellbeing hour; 
        • ongoing professional development opportunities; 
        • thank you days; 
        • salary packaging benefits; and 
        • Employee Assistance Program

        About the role 

        The Senior Case Worker provides senior level case work support to woman and their children impacted by domestic violence and or experiencing homelessness to achieve housing stability, improve social inclusion and encourage participation in the community. The Senior Case Worker will also support the Team Leader with the day-to-day on-site operations and may act as the Team Leader when required. 

         We are seeking someone with:

        • Experience providing high-quality, holistic and woman focused case management. 
        • Experience and understanding of domestic violence with families and relationships. 
        • Experience working with vulnerable woman and children and maintain strong skills in the assessment of risk and safety.  
        • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. 
        • Ability to work from Nova sites located in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.
        • Participate in the on-call roster as required from time to time.
        • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology and/or related behavioural sciences, or equivalent experience.
        • National Police Check.
        • Current NSW Driver’s Licence. 
        • Working With Children Check.

          Genuine Occupation Qualifications  

          Being female is a genuine occupational qualification as per section 31(2) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).  

           

          How to apply:

          You can request an information pack by emailing nova@novawomen.org.au including Senior Case Worker – in the subject line.  

          Applications can be submitted by emailing nova@novawomen.org.au including Senior Case Worker Application in the subject line. 

           

          Applications must include:

          • Cover letter addressing the General Position Requirements
          • CV

          Applications via SEEK will not be accepted.

          Applications will be accepted until close of business Friday 2nd August 2024 
          Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.  

          Confidential enquiries can be made to Nova on (02) 4023 5620


          More information here