LMJ886 Immediate Assistance Practitioner - Family Violence Services

LMJ886 Immediate Assistance Practitioner - Family Violence Services

21 Sep

21 Sep



About the role

- Leading community services organisation

- Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration

- Part time 0.7 FTE | Maximum term to June 2021 | Based at Dandenong

- Passionate team environment with supportive leadership

About the opportunity

In light of the COVID-19 response, we have a new opportunity for a social worker to join our Family Violence Services Program. The position is part time 53.2 hours per fortnight, and initially maximum term to 30 June 2021.

The Family Violence Services Program provides case management and counselling support to women and children impacted by family violence. The program supports clients with psycho-education, court support, navigating intervention orders,

and liaising with other services and referral pathways that assist with building safety and wellbeing.

As an Immediate Assistance Practitioner you will support women and children with:

- Immediate, short-term assistance over the phone and through outreach where appropriate

- Initial risk and needs assessments and safety plans

- Sourcing of temporary accommodation

- Funding applications and referrals to other services

View the full position description here

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description including having a relevant tertiary qualification in a field related to Social Work or Psychology.

Please address the following questions related to the person specification, to be uploaded as part of your application:

- Describe examples of how you have assessed risk to families

- Summarise your knowledge and applied use of the family-centered approach, and family strengthening and empowerment models of practice in the context of family violence

- Provide examples of your strategies for organisation and time management to demonstrate your ability to work within an immediate and short-term assistance model

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