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Family and Domestic Violence Social Worker

31 Jan, 2023

A wonderful opportunity to make a difference in a rewarding job, while enjoying the laidback lifestyle of the beautiful Kimberley.

  • Make a difference in the local community
  • Generous employee benefits and salary packaging
  • Positive and passionate workplace
  • 5 Weeks Annual Leave
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Air Fare after 12 month continues employment
  • $81,314.79 to $96,158.50 (depending on skills & Experience) | Full-Time

About Us

Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) delivers a wide range of health and wellbeing services to more than 6500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Broome region.

We take pride in providing a friendly and supportive workplace with generous salary packaging, access to a range of leave (including study leave), and opportunities for career advancement.

BRAMS has recently been accepted as a trial site to implement a project to deliver a Family and Domestic Violence program through AHCWA. The project aims to:

  • Provide a culturally responsive and holistic FDV service, including case management and wrap-around support;
  • Provide a crisis response; and
  • Raise awareness of FDV in the community through culturally responsive education.

About the Role

The Family and Domestic Violence Social Worker has a multidisciplinary focus that includes intake (in person and by phone) and short-term crisis interventions which may involve managing a small case load. Using evidence-based frameworks and the BRAMS Model of Care, the Social Worker will conduct risk and needs assessments, create individualised safety plans and develop case plans with Aboriginal women and families who are seeking support.


  • Have demonstrated experience or understanding of health and wellbeing issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of Family and Domestic Violence models and theories.
  • Have an appropriate tertiary qualification in Social Work.

Next Steps

Candidates for the position of Family and Domestic Violence Social Worker must submit their resume and cover letter addressing the following selection criteria:


  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in Social Work.


  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal communities, families and children – specifically Aboriginal women and children who are experiencing family and domestic violence.
  • A minimum of twelve months prior experience in a family violence focused role.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously in developing and managing detailed, effective family violence safety plans for multiple families simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency, including the use of Microsoft Office applications, clinical record and data management systems.
  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Effective time management skills, the ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines.
  • Effective conflict resolution skills, negotiation, mediation and decision making skills.

This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in a rewarding job that benefits the local community. Apply today!

For more information relating this position please contact Melanie Prewett via email: mprewett@brams.org.au

We reserve the right to close off this position should we have a suitable applicant pool.  

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