SEXUAL ASSAULT COUNSELLING AND SUPPORT WORKER – Fixed Term Position

Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre Inc are now recruiting for an 11 month fixed term part time position of Sexual Assault Counselling and Support Worker – Camp Hill / Brisbane North within our Sexual Assault Program. This position has been made possible with additional one – off Commonwealth COVID funding received from the Queensland Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women for the period January 2021 – December 2021. The fixed term contract position is for 32 hours (4 days) / week and is paid at a QCSCA Level 5. Zig Zag offers above Award employment conditions and salary sacrifice is available.

The Sexual Assault Counselling and Support Worker – Camp Hill / Brisbane North position will work collaboratively to deliver high-quality, responsive sexual assault counselling and support services to young women survivors of sexual violence who are residing in the Wider Brisbane and Brisbane North region.  This position will ensure flexible service delivery and will include intake and early intervention support; counselling, advocacy, and assertive follow up support and referral; outreach assistance through some mobile outreach services; and some therapeutic group work. The Sexual Assault Counselling and Support Worker – Camp Hill / Brisbane North position will be based at Zig Zag’s Nundah service site for two days per week and at Zig Zag’s Camp Hill service site for two days per week.

Zig Zag employs women only (EEO exempt). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Bachelor degree qualification in Social Work, Social Science, Psychology, Behavioural Science, or other relevant discipline, a minimum of two years’ experience of working therapeutically with women or young people who are survivors of trauma, and a clearly defined practice framework that incorporates intersectional feminist and social justice perspectives.  Remuneration is QCSCA Award Level 5 with above award conditions.

Expressions of Interest for this position will close at 9am on Monday 11 January 2021.  Please view the position description and selection criteria here: COVID Cth Funding – Sexual Assault Counselling and Support Worker – Camp Hill Brisbane North PD 2021, and recruitment process information here: Recruitment Information – COVID Cth Funding Sexual Assault Counselling and Support Worker – Camp Hill Brisbane North 2021. Please note in advance: if you do not follow the directions provided in the recruitment process information you will not be considered for the position.  for more information about the position please contact Stephanie (Manager, Zig Zag) by email manager@zigzag.org.au.