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Family Violence Case Worker

Advertiser: Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited3.4 out of 53.4 overall rating (32 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
30 May 2019
Location
Melbourne, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Family Violence Case Worker

  • Use your passion for social justice to support women experiencing family violence and are at risk of homelessness
  • Leading community services organisation
  • Part Time (45.6 hours per fortnight)Parental Leave contract (until April 2020)
  • Salary packaging, competitive sector remuneration and fantastic benefits offered

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
vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

Families@Home is a partnership between Uniting (as lead), Crossroads and Launch Housing. It is an early intervention, holistic, multi-disciplinary program that aims to prevent women and children becoming homeless because of their experience of family violence. The position will predominantly undertake the case management of women and children that have, or are, experiencing family violence and will work closely with the housing worker, financial counsellor and men’s worker (if appropriate). There may also be the opportunity to undertake co-work with internal programs and deliver group-work activities.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Minimum tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare or a related discipline is essential
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in working with disempowered and vulnerable people, including;
    • capacity to engage clients and establish effective helping relationships,
    • undertake strength-based assessments, needs analysis, development of  intervention plans
    • work with clients to bring about change
  • Demonstrated experience working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
  • Understanding the issues involved in casework with women and children experiencing Family Violence
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of relevant intervention strategies and frameworks including;
    • young people’s developmental needs,
    • parent skill development,
    • working with diversity,
    • drug and alcohol recovery,
    • mental health issues,
    • crisis planning and family and broader systems

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to careers@vt.uniting.org

Applications close on Wednesday 19 June 2019

 

Get in touch

03 8401 0100 - to speak with Kayti Franklin or email: KFranklin@vt.uniting.org

 

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.

  • Use your passion for social justice to support women experiencing family violence and are at risk of homelessness
  • Leading community services organisation
  • Part Time (45.6 hours per fortnight)Parental Leave contract (until April 2020)
  • Salary packaging, competitive sector remuneration and fantastic benefits offered

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
vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

Families@Home is a partnership between Uniting (as lead), Crossroads and Launch Housing. It is an early intervention, holistic, multi-disciplinary program that aims to prevent women and children becoming homeless because of their experience of family violence. The position will predominantly undertake the case management of women and children that have, or are, experiencing family violence and will work closely with the housing worker, financial counsellor and men’s worker (if appropriate). There may also be the opportunity to undertake co-work with internal programs and deliver group-work activities.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Minimum tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare or a related discipline is essential
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in working with disempowered and vulnerable people, including;
    • capacity to engage clients and establish effective helping relationships,
    • undertake strength-based assessments, needs analysis, development of  intervention plans
    • work with clients to bring about change
  • Demonstrated experience working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
  • Understanding the issues involved in casework with women and children experiencing Family Violence
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of relevant intervention strategies and frameworks including;
    • young people’s developmental needs,
    • parent skill development,
    • working with diversity,
    • drug and alcohol recovery,
    • mental health issues,
    • crisis planning and family and broader systems

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to careers@vt.uniting.org

Applications close on Wednesday 19 June 2019

 

Get in touch

03 8401 0100 - to speak with Kayti Franklin or email: KFranklin@vt.uniting.org

 

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.

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