Wilcannia, Far West NSW

  • Salary packaging available
  • SCHADS Level 3 Award pay rate
  • Extra recreation leave after 12 months
  • Support towards relocation costs available

About the Role

This is an opportunity to join a highly skilled and passionate team who are focused on the safety of women and children escaping Domestic and Family Violence. As an Administrative Assistant for our Wilcannia Safe House (WSH) service, you will be responsible for supporting the team across site and service aspects. The primary function of this role is to support the Wilcannia (WSH) Service Delivery Team including accurate and timely completion of WSH accounts payable activities, supporting financial reporting requirements, office and system monitoring, reception and administration work.

The position is required to support and provide an effective first response to all people contacting the WSH service in line with DVSM’s values. This includes ensuring all people contacting the service are met with a positive social response and follow up of a high standard.

The WSH service provides refuge accommodation for women and children escaping Domestic and Family Violence, in addition to outreach support.  As part of the Domestic Violence Service Management (DVSM) Team, you will be responsible for delivering person centred, strengths-based case management services within a Human Rights Framework.


Essential Criteria

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills.
  • Strong computer literacy skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use strengths-based approach.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directing, plan and prioritise workload and show initiative.

Admin Assistant WSH Position Description

To be female is a genuine requirement for the position under Section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

People who identify as First Nations people are strongly encouraged to apply.

About us

Domestic Violence NSW Service Management (DVSM) is a registered charity which aims to prevent and to provide support for people escaping/experiencing Domestic and Family Violence and homelessness.

DVSM provides support services in an urban context (Inner Sydney), in a suburban context (Western Sydney) and in remote rural NSW (Wilcannia).

How to Apply

If this sounds like the role for you, please send your resume and cover letter addressing all the essential & desirable selection criteria in the Position Description to [email protected]

We are reviewing applications as they are received.