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DFV Support Practitioner

Advertiser: Lifeline4 out of 54.0 overall rating (61 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
5 Feb 2019
Western QLD
$70,000 - $74,999
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

The Organisation

Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Qld are an established leading not for profit employer of choice providing a suite of services to individuals and families in the thriving developing regional centre of Toowoomba and as well as providing services to South West Qld including St George, Roma, Charleville and Cunnamulla.

The role

The Domestic and Family Violence Support Practitioner (DFVSP) will be the first point of contact for victims who require domestic and family violence or sexual violence support. This will include providing direct support services as well as working closely with local service providers to ensure a strong multi-agency response to domestic and family violence and sexual violence is provided.

The DFVSP will be central to a client’s journey through the service system acting as service navigators and key conduits for information sharing.On Offer:

  • $75K+ super
  • Salary Packaging
  • Full time 

Mandatory Selection Criteria:

  • Qualifications in Human or Community Services and/or, significant experience delivering person centered services working with people whose lives have been affected by domestic and family violence and/or sexual violence.
  • Knowledge and skills in domestic and family violence and sexual violence practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing case management, emotional support, advocacy and referrals for clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong working relationships with a broad range of key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working within a professional team and also work independently.
  • Willingness to complete relevant probity checks including blue and yellow card screening.

The Position Description is available and can be obtained by emailing

Please send your resume together with a 1-2 page letter responding to the Selection Criteria contained in the position description and cover letter to:

Alison Casey

Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Queensland Limited

Applications must be submitted to this email address by no later than 5pm on Friday 15 February 2019.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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