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Specialist Family Violence Advocate

Advertiser: KLC Recruitment Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
2 Sept 2019
Melbourne, Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services
  • Melbourne’s eastern suburbs
  • must have family violence experience

We are currently seeking Family Violence Social Workers to aid women and children escaping family violence through developing care plans and offering referral pathways. Candidates will have experience within the sector, with an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of women and children experiencing family violence

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • A tertiary education in social work, psychology or related tertiary qualification
  • Working with Children Check
  • Demonstrated ability as a practitioner in the child, youth, and family welfare, with a focus on women and children
  • Experience in managing caseloads of clients who are experiencing family violence
  • Thorough understanding of the ‘Best Interests framework’, and family strengthening empowerment models of practice

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage a caseload of whole families with a focus on the perpetrator
  • Delivering screening and triage, assessment, and crisis response
  • Deliver services via phone, in person, and outreach support
  • Record client information via the CRM
  • Apply for brokerage on behalf of clients


If this sounds like the perfect role for you, please APPLY NOW or call KLC on 9857 6756

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