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2 x Anti Violence (Sexual Assault) – Gatton

The Anti-Violence Worker (Sexual Assault)primarily provides counselling and support for women prisoners in Southern Queensland Correctional Centre (SQCC/Gatton) who have experienced sexual violence.  The majority of the work is with individual women, including working with many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women prisoners. Some group work with women prisoners may also be conducted (within the confines of the prison system).    The Worker is based in Brisbane, and is required to travel to Gatton regularly each week. 

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Deadline

Application closes at 5pm on Friday 8th January 2021.

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3 x Transistion Support Worker

The Transition Support Worker primarily provides re-entry support for women prisoners in Southern Queensland Correctional Centre (Gatton).  This position contributes to breaking the cycle of criminalisation and reducing the number of women (particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women) who return to prison, through optimising women’s post-release stability, safety, and social and economic independence.   The work will focus on provision of up to 3 months’ pre-release support to women prisoners; transport to accommodation on the day of release; up to 6 months’ post-release advocacy and support; and ensuring each woman’s access to support for as long as she wants.    The Worker is required to travel to Gatton regularly each week, and may be required to work anytime between 8am and 8pm, Monday to Friday depending on each woman’s needs (and, occasionally, extended hours to service late notice releases).

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Deadline

Application closes at 5pm on Friday 8th January 2021.

Job Description

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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 Friday 8th January 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 Friday 5th February 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.