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Family Violence Support Worker

Advertiser: Quantum Support ServicesMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Jun 2019
Bairnsdale & Gippsland
$70,000 - $74,999
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Community Service Organisation Position in Family Violence


Quantum Support Services strives to positively improve lives within the Gippsland Community. Our aim is to improve lives by empowering people, particularly the vulnerable, to reach their full potential. At Quantum you'll be joining a team of dedicated, likeminded people who want to prevent homelessness, ensure women and children are safe from violence and that children and youth have security and a place to call home. We are committed to building a workplace and community that encourages, supports, and values diversity.


Quantum Support Services has a strong values based culture and offers its employees many benefits including salary packaging, annual salary indexation, employee assistance program and training and development opportunities.



Family Violence Support Worker – Ongoing - SALE

1 position - SCHADS Award Level 5 full time; Salary $74,000


About the role: This role can at times be challenging, but the rewards are great. You will have the opportunity to support and empower women and children in need, and will be making a real, and vital difference in people’s lives. Within the role you will provide case management support, intake and assessment, services and respect to women and children who are experiencing, or who have recently experienced, family violence. You will be based in SALE and will provide outreach support and promote awareness of the rights of women.


About you: Are you passionate about improving outcomes for women, children and families experiencing family violence? This role is for a dedicated, experienced family violence practitioner with great communication skills. To be successful in the role you will also have an appropriate tertiary qualification (Diploma or above) and extensive experience relevant to this position.


For further information in relation to this position, contact Caroline Richards on (03) 5120 2000

To obtain a copy of the relevant position description please go to careers at:
To submit your application for this position please email to by 9am 23rd June, 2019.


Applicants applying must state the Position Title in a covering letter, address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description, include a current resume and list three professional referees. To be eligible for appointment to this position you must undergo a satisfactory National Police Records Check and a Working with Children Check and hold a current Victorian drivers licence. If you have worked overseas for more than 12 months in the past 10 years, an international police check will be required.

Applications from Aboriginal people, people from a culturally diverse background, and people with a lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply.  Quantum is committed to ensuring we are a child safe organisation.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a support worker?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?

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