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Sexual Violence Transistion Worker

The Sexual Violence Transition Worker primarily supports women with lived experience of sexual violence, following their release from prisons throughout South East Queensland (SEQ), including many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.  The majority of the work is with individual women, with the possibility of some group work.  

This position is part of the Sisters Inside (SIS) Anti-Violence Program, which has received funding since 1994.  The Worker will primarily provide continuity of care for women identified as requiring transition support by our Anti-Violence Workers inside prisons.

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Deadline

Application closes at 5pm on Wednesday 24th March 2021.

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Please download the full Position Description here and send your responses to the Key Selection Criteria along with a copy of your resume to:  [email protected]

Child & Parenting Support Worker

The Child & Parenting Support Worker is primarily responsible for increasing the parenting capacity of  criminalised mothers living in the community in South East Queensland, and improving the development and  wellbeing of their children. This includes work with women and children from a variety of cultural  backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children. The Worker mainly  provides intensive support to a small number of women. 

This program is funded by a Children and Parent Support Services grant, from the Commonwealth  Department of Social Services (DSS). 

In all their duties, the Worker is expected to work in accordance with the Mission; Values & Vision1; model of  service2; and policies and procedures3of SIS. 

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Deadline

Application closes at 5pm on Monday 22nd March 2021.

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Please download the full Position Description here and send your responses to the Key Selection Criteria along with a copy of your resume to:  [email protected]

Health Support Worker – Townsville

The Health Support Worker primarily provides intensive support to improve the health and wellbeing of women and their children following women’s release from women’s prisons in NQ (mainly the Townsville Women’s Correctional Centre (TWCC)).  Whilst the majority of participants will be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, the program will also work with women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) backgrounds and/or women with disabilities.  The program will mainly offer support to access health (medical, dental, social, emotional and mental health) and substance abuse services, and to address wider issues impacting women and children’s wellbeing (e.g. housing, income, cultural, education, sexual assault, child protection, parenting and/or employment).   The program will also provide health support to other criminalised women and girls involved with Sisters Inside Inc. (SIS).  This position will primarily provide post-release face-to-face outreach services to women living in Townsville. 

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Deadline

Application closes at 5pm on Monday 22nd March 2021.

Job Description

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Please download the full Position Description here and send your responses to the Key Selection Criteria along with a copy of your resume to:  [email protected]

Children’s Violence Prevention Worker NQ – Part Time

The position aims to reduce the rates of violence affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.  Violence prevention education and support will be delivered through art-based healthy relationships playgroup with mothers and their children in prison or the community.  The Children’s Violence Prevention Worker is responsible for coordinating the playgroup, seeking out sessional staff to run the group, and providing individual resourcing and support to mothers and children outside group activities.  Whilst the activities will be located in Townsville, the Worker may be required to provide outreach support to families throughout North Queensland and (if resources allow) more widely.

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Deadline

Application closes at 5pm on Monday 22nd March 2021.

Job Description

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Please download the full Position Description here and send your responses to the Key Selection Criteria along with a copy of your resume to:  [email protected]

Supreme Court Bail (SCB) Support Worker – SEQ

The SCB Support Worker is responsible for reducing the number of women on remand in women’s prisons in SEQ (mainly Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC) through supporting appropriate women to make applications for bail to the Supreme Court, and ensuring successful women have access to the supports required to maintain their bail conditions.   This includes Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and CALD women.  The SCB Support Worker will work closely with other Sisters Inside (SIS) staff in accordance with the Mission, Values & Vision, model of service, and policies and procedures of SIS.  This program is funded by a grant from Queensland Corrective Services (QCS).

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Deadline

Application closes at 5pm on Monday 22nd March 2021.

Job Description

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Please download the full Position Description here and send your responses to the Key Selection Criteria along with a copy of your resume to:  [email protected]

How can you help?

The Sisters Inside Fund for Children supports children of women in the criminal justice system to choose their own future free of the burdens so commonly felt while their mother is in prison.

#Free Her Campaign

This campaign has been set up by Debbie Kilroy, CEO of Sisters Inside Inc.  The funds raised will be used to release people from prison and pay warrants so they are not imprisoned.