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  • SCHCADS Level 6
  • Full Time ongoing
  • Bayside Peninsula Location
  • Join a team dedicated to innovation and change in the Family Violence sector

This position will form part of an integrated team within the Support and Safety hub, providing women, families and young people with coordinated access to the information and support they require to be safe, strong and connected.


  • 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.
  • Deliver services and support via phone, within the physical hub and outreach at client’s home or other sites.
  • Identify when a Central Information Point (CIP) request is required and refer request to the Advanced Family Violence Practice Leader.

Qualifications and Experience

• Appropriate tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, or a related tertiary discipline is essential in
accordance with REC 209
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the diverse range of referral and support options
available to women and children who have experienced family violence, vulnerable families presenting
with complex needs and perpetrators of family violence within the Bayside Peninsula region
• Demonstrated knowledge of the Best Interest Principles and the ability to undertake Best Interest
Assessments of children
• Knowledge of cultural safety requirements and ability to develop cultural safety action plans with clients
when required
• Demonstrated knowledge or experience within Women and Children’s Family Violence Services,
Integrated Family Services, Men’s Referral Services, DHHS Child Protection and/or Aboriginal Community
Service Organisations
• Ability to positively contribute to consultation processes, communities of practice, reflective practice
and continuous improvement processes
• 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

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