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Overview

  • SCHCADS Level 6
  • Full Time Ongoing position
  • Location TBC (South East Melbourne & Mornington Peninsula)
  • Join a team dedicated to innovation and change in the Family Violence sector

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Deliver intake, screening, triage and assessment to clients providing service planning, targeted interventions, allocation and coordinated referrals.
  • Identify, assess and prioritise risk and needs of women and children, drawing on the expertise of different practitioners in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Contribute specialist skills and knowledge in the context of family violence
  • Participate in training and development activities designed to build capabilities to work effectively in the Hub environment.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, or related tertiary qualification relevant to Child & Family Welfare
  • Experience working with families and children experiencing Family Violence utilising the Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF) to conduct family violence risk assessments, supporting the woman to manage risk and safety whilst holding perpetrators to account for their behaviour
  • Make recommendations and referrals to appropriate services based on the needs and risk assessment which takes into account client choice and the range of service options available
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-skilled, multi-disciplinary team valuing expertise from different sectors applying various lenses to complex problems
  •  A sound understanding of Integrated Family Violence Services and Child Protection systems
  • A satisfactory Police Check
  • A current Employee Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)

Position Description

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Why Good Shepherd?

Salary Packaging

Development & Learning Opportunities

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Study Leave

Long Service Leave

Flexible Working Arrangements

How to Apply

To apply please review the hyperlinked position description and submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV to recruitment@goodshep.org.au. Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.