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Overview

  • Join a progressive, true values-based organisation empowering the lives of women, children & families
  • Opportunity to join a highly experienced, supportive & stable team of Family Violence professionals
  • Full time or part time positions available
  • $94,568 + super, generous salary packaging benefits (up to $18,000/year tax – free) & gifted leave

 

The Family Violence Intake & Assessment Practitioner works as 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.

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

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • 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

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, or a related tertiary discipline is essential
  • Demonstrated knowledge and 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
  • 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 as required
    Ability to positively contribute to consultation processes, communities of practice, reflective practice and continuous improvement processes
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence
  • Evidence of being *fully Covid-19 vaccinated (*3 vaccinations in line with ATAGI guidelines), or medical exemption

 

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory reference checks, a current Employment Working with Children Check, National Police Check (International Police Check if resided overseas in the last 10 years) and proof of the right to work in Australia.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

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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.