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Family Violence Counsellor

Advertiser: UnitingCare GippslandMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
9 Jan 2019
Location
Bairnsdale & Gippsland
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Family Violence Counsellor

Family Violence Counsellor

Max Term Position until 30 June 2019 | 0.8 FTE (negotiable)

Based in Sale

  • Rewarding short term vacancy
  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration

 

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

Uniting have a challenging but rewarding short term vacancy for a Family Violence Counsellor.

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced individual who will provide group work and therapeutic family violence counselling to women and children that are/have experienced family violence.

If you are a proactive and responsible individual with excellent interpersonal and networking skills with a capacity to work independently and as part of a team we would like to hear from you. 

About you

  • Appropriate qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated skills in providing counselling and therapeutic group work.
  • Strong skills in needs and risk assessment and safety planning.
  • Knowledge of a range of theoretical frameworks relevant to working with women and children, especially those related to family violence.
  • Cultural awareness and previous experience in working with differences in culture, religion and sexual orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in a multi-skilled learning environment.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. When applying, please address the person specification in the Position Description outlining your suitability and attach a current resume. Please submit your application to human.resources@ucgipps.org.au or post to Human Resources C/- Uniting Gippsland PO Box 454 Bairnsdale 3875.

Applications close on 29 January 2019

 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Family Violence Counsellor

Max Term Position until 30 June 2019 | 0.8 FTE (negotiable)

Based in Sale

  • Rewarding short term vacancy
  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration

 

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

Uniting have a challenging but rewarding short term vacancy for a Family Violence Counsellor.

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced individual who will provide group work and therapeutic family violence counselling to women and children that are/have experienced family violence.

If you are a proactive and responsible individual with excellent interpersonal and networking skills with a capacity to work independently and as part of a team we would like to hear from you. 

About you

  • Appropriate qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated skills in providing counselling and therapeutic group work.
  • Strong skills in needs and risk assessment and safety planning.
  • Knowledge of a range of theoretical frameworks relevant to working with women and children, especially those related to family violence.
  • Cultural awareness and previous experience in working with differences in culture, religion and sexual orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in a multi-skilled learning environment.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. When applying, please address the person specification in the Position Description outlining your suitability and attach a current resume. Please submit your application to human.resources@ucgipps.org.au or post to Human Resources C/- Uniting Gippsland PO Box 454 Bairnsdale 3875.

Applications close on 29 January 2019

 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?
  • Have you completed a qualification in community services?

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