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Team Leader - Integrated Family Violence Program


Employer: Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 13 September, 2019.
Applications close: 26 September, 2019.

  • Leading Community Services organisation
  • Salary packaging, competitive sector remuneration and benefits offered
  • Ongoing, Part Time (22.8 hours per week)
  • Based in Broadmeadows

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
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

Uniting Kildonan delivers an integrated whole of family approach to family violence, including responding to men who perpetrate family violence and the women and children who experience it.

The Integrated Family Violence Program (IFVP) provides a case management and support service to women and children who have experienced family violence, prioritising the safety of women and children at all times. The work is cutting edge and innovative, working with culturally diverse communities across the Hume-Moreland catchment and engaging with policy, research and practice developments across the family violence sector.

The Program is strongly integrated with Hume Moreland Child FIRST/Integrated Family Services, and works closely with the Courts, Police, Family Violence Services and other Community Organisations to address the risk, safety and support needs of women and children experiencing Family Violence.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Demonstrated staff management experience, including practice supervision, recruitment and managing individual key performance indicators.
  • Extensive skills and experience in working women and children impacted by family violence, as well as men who perpetrate family violence.
  • Expert knowledge and experience in a range of intervention strategies and frameworks in working with family violence.
  • Strong ability to network and establish sound working relationships with related services.
  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Welfare or a related discipline.
  • Post graduate training in supervision and/or reflective practice (highly regarded).
  • Advanced CRAF Training (highly regarded).
How to apply for this job

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to careers@vt.uniting.org using the subject line: Team Leader - Integrated Family Violence Program application via EthicalJobs. 

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the key/core selection criteria as per the position description

Applications close on Thursday 26 September 2019.

Get in touch

Contact Monse Stewart, Program Manager, on 9351 3644 for a confidential discussion.

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. Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

Supporting materials  Team Leader Integrated Family Violence Program Final Sept 2019 - Final.pdf