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Family Violence Case Manager - Shepparton


Employer: VincentCare Victoria
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time, Part Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Housing & Homelessness, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC

Job posted on: 12 September, 2019.
Applications close: 26 September, 2019.

  • Part Time Ongoing
  • Fixed Term full Time 

Enjoy the benefits of working with a growing organisation offering career development, flexibility and an attractive annual salary package within the SCHCADS Award (including leave loading and superannuation).

The Role:

VincentCare Victoria is seeking an appropriately-qualified person to take on the position of Family Violence Key Worker. As a Key Worker will contribute to a small but highly effective team of family violence support workers to provide information, advocacy, referral and case management support to single women and single women with children who have experienced Family Violence and are homeless and/or at risk of homelessness as a result.

VincentCare Victoria:

VincentCare Victoria is an award winning organisation established to provide a range of accommodation and support services to people that are facing disadvantage throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria.

Our aspiration is to be the leader in providing care, hope and advocacy for those facing disadvantage. Our purpose is to create opportunities and lasting change for the most marginalised. VincentCare is well equipped to provide a continuum of services that effectively meet the needs of people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Hume Hub was established in 2016 to incorporate the family violence support programs that have been operating in Shepparton for many years. The Hub also provides emergency relief, financial counselling and capacity building and Home Care Packages.

Working with VincentCare:

A key strategic priority is attracting and retaining skilled and committed employees aligned to our values. VincentCare has over three hundred dedicated, talented and enthusiastic staff working across a range of programs and services and offers a number of benefits including:

  • Career Development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging
  • Choice of Superannuation fund
  • Family friendly and flexibility
  • Study leave
  • The Ozanam Scholar Bursary

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to the principles of social justice and aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation or religion.

Selection Criteria:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification, and /or extensive experience in the field – Minimum diploma level.
  • An understanding of Housing and Homelessness
  • Experience in case management – preferably in Family Violence
  • An Understanding of Child and Family Services, including legislative requirements
  • An understanding of Trauma Informed Practice, experience preferred.
  • A willingness to be a part of team supporting a client centred approach
  • A willingness to participate in a 24 hour on-call roster
  • Excellent communication skills

VincentCare welcomes applications from people from diverse cultural & linguistic backgrounds including people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander.

All appointments within VincentCare Victoria are subject to satisfactory completion of a police check and character/performance reference checks.  Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed. Police checks are also undertaken on a periodic basis during the period of employment.

All appointments are subject to disclosure of any relevant employment history of formal disciplinary action for improper or unprofessional conduct taken by current or previous employers or any other integrity body within or outside Australia.

The incumbent for this position must have and maintain a current Victorian Working with Children Check or equivalent.

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

Applicants must submit their CV together with a detailed response to each of the key selection criteria in the position description which is available here.

Please submit your application through our website.

Phone enquiries may be made to Natasha G on 5821 9458.

Applications close: 5.00pm Thursday, 26th September 2019.

Supporting materials  FV Key Worker 2019 PD.pdf