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Family Violence Partner Contact Worker

Advertiser: DPV HEALTH LTDMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
12 Apr 2019
Melbourne, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services
  • Fixed Term  part time ( 6 hours a week) till June 2020
  • Social Worker grade 2

DPV Health is a Primary Health Service that provides a range of primary health, dental, disability, population health and social support services to the growing communities of the outer northern suburbs of Melbourne.

The Position

The Family  Contact worker works alongside the MBC program practitioners, Men’s Case Managers  and has primary responsibility for contact, assessment and response to all partners, ex-partners and other affected family members with a primary focus of maximising the safety of women and children who are affected by family violence

The purpose of this position is to provide a comprehensive service in order to keep Women and children safe from family violence.   

Key Selection Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Demonstrated ability working with individuals with complex needs and risk issues in Family Violence and any of the following service areas; Family Services, Child Protection, Housing, Disability, Mental Health and/or alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology Human and/or Community Service with post graduate certification experience in Male Family Violence

Benefits of working at DPV Health

  • Reduced-tax salary and other salary packaging benefits
  • On-going professional development
  • Highly supportive culture with family-friendly practices
  • Clinical and professional supervision
  • Discounted Health Insurance



  • Please send your application to by the closing date 26th of September 2018
  • To view the position description, please visit the Get Involved > Employment page on the DPV Health Website at  
  • For further enquires contact: Deme Dunston Manager of Community Development and Outreach  mob.0409443116
  • Applicants must provide their resume as well as providing a brief statement addressing the ‘Key Selection Criteria’ outlined in the position description

Applications close on 5th of May 2019

Interviews will be held during the week of 13th of May 2019

DPV Health is committed to the Victorian Child Safe Standards in policy and in practice to promote and protect the best interests of all children involved in our services.

To apply, please visit the Get Involved / Employment page at

Please email your application to  

DPV Health is an equal opportunity employer


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