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Specialist Family Violence Case Worker - RAMPs


Employer: Berry Street Victoria
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Social Work, Youth, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 03 September, 2019.
Applications close: 17 September, 2019. (Expired)

  • Eaglemont location
  • Part time (0.8EFT), fixed term position until 30 June 2020
  • Salary package full time equivalent to $101,000pa (inclusive of super and salary packaging)

For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision. Together.

The Opportunity:

The Northern Family & Domestic Violence Service (NFDVS) is the lead provider and access point for the integrated family violence service system in the Northern Metropolitan sub-region, providing a range of support services to women and their children who have experienced family violence.

The Risk Assessment Management Panel (RAMP) is a key initiative from the Royal Commission into Family Violence (2016) to improve responses to women and children at high risk of serious injury or death from family violence. This role is solution/action focused short term case management.

Key Responsibilities:

The role and primary function is to work closely with the RAMP Coordinators to assess the safety interventions and their effectiveness in reducing risk. The Case Worker will be an initial point of contact for case managing of RAMP referrals, monitoring and assessing until a point at which the case can be referred to longer term case management as required.

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About You:

You will be a tertiary qualified professional in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare or related discipline with a comprehensive understanding of the Integrated Family Violence Service System. You will have knowledge of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 and the Common Risk Assessment Framework, MARAM and the ability to share this knowledge and model systems advocacy.

Experience in the provision of crisis intervention and casework with women and children from diverse backgrounds who have experienced family violence or other social crisis is required.

The Benefits:

  • Additional salary packaging available for meals/accommodation
  • Flexible work arrangements and generous leave conditions
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including access for staff members’ immediate family
How to apply for this job

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