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Social Worker – Female Focus

ADRA Australia Limited

Commitment: Part-time – One year Fixed Term Contract (8 hours week)

ADRA Australia is seeking a qualified Social Worker with experience in related field work. This position requires a dedicated professional who thrives in a dynamic environment and is committed to making a positive impact in the community.

About us

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the official humanitarian agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  As part of the global ADRA network which reaches into more than 118 countries, we are motivated by our faith, to enable people and communities in Australia, the South Pacific, Asia and Africa to improve their health and livelihoods and assist people to prepare for and recover from disasters around the world. 

What will you do? 

Some of the duties include:

  • Provide social work services to the Centre’s female clients.
  • Support staff and social work students in delivering case management services to female clients.
  • Build and maintain networks to enhance service delivery.
  • Embody ADRA’s values of Connected, Courageous, and Compassionate in all interactions, working efficiently and professionally to support female clients.

Essential Criteria

  • Commitment to the purpose of ADRA, and to the achievement of our overall strategy and priorities with demonstration of our ADRA values and desired team culture lived out in all aspects of work practice.
  • Willingness to work within a Christian ethos and show respect for the beliefs and practices of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the workplace or when representing ADRA Australia.
  • Proven experience in related field work, demonstrating competency in case management, collaboration, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal relationships.
  • Registered member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) or a similar agency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication Skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to both professional staff and volunteers of various backgrounds and ages;
  • Confidence in managing data accurately and confidentially using various software programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team, facilitate administrative processes.
  • Commitment to industry enhancements, professional growth and improving work processes.

Desirable Criteria

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with women from diverse cultural backgrounds, including sensitivity to cultural differences and experience in culturally appropriate service delivery.
  • Prior experience working with women’s services or programs, particularly in providing support to female clients facing issues such as domestic violence, mental health challenges, or social isolation.


Hybrid office and remote working model
NFP salary packaging options, plus meals and entertainment benefits
Employee Assistance Program
How to Apply

The Job Description that will give you more specific information on this exciting and challenging role can be found at

To apply, candidates should address the selection criteria in their application letter providing examples of past experiences and qualifications. Please forward your application letter, resume and the completed Employment Application form along with the names of three work related referees to: [email protected].

If you have questions or need further information, please contact:
Gianina Coutts, Human Resources Coordinator for ADRA Australia,
Phone +61 2 9473 9525 or email: [email protected]

ADRA Australia is a child safe, PSEAH committed and inclusive EEO employer.

ADRA Australia reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion at any time.


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