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Family Violence Case Manager - Outreach


Employer: Women's Health West
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Family Services, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 13 June, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

About Women’s Health West

Women’s Health West (WHW) provides specialist family violence services to women and their children. We also run prevention programs that promote equity and justice for women and girls in Melbourne’s west. WHW is one of Victoria’s only organisations that provides services and programs that encompass the family violence continuum - from primary prevention, to early intervention and response.

Our work has actively contributed to improving the health, safety and wellbeing of women and their children in the western metropolitan region of Melbourne since 1988. Due to an increase in demand for our services, WHW has experienced considerable growth over the past two years.

About the role

Currently WHW is looking to appoint a permanent part-time (3-5 days a week) Family Violence Case Manager – Outreach to join our Integrated Family Violence Services team located at Footscray.

The successful incumbent will be required to:

  • Develop safety strategies and case plans that include housing, legal, health and other assistance to support long-term safety.
  • Assess immediate and ongoing risk of family violence to clients and work with them and other agencies to manage that risk
  • Provide court support and place-based service delivery
  • Work closely with external services including Victoria Police, partner agencies and community services

The role reports to the Team Leader - Case Management. The role is paid at WHW EA 2017 Level 4, pay point negotiable ($63K to $68K ) + 9.5% superannuation.

Why join Women’s Health West?

Women’s Health West is a feminist organisation and culturally aligns to feminist values and practices. Women’s Health West’s staff enjoy numerous benefits, including working with a professional and dedicated team of women, ongoing professional development and training, flexible working conditions, and access to and Employee Assistance Program. We also offer considerable benefits through our Enterprise Agreement.

Women’s Health West has a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we work with. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of cultural diversity and social inclusion. Women’s Health West has a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), which is endorsed by Reconciliation Australia.

A full Position Description is attached below.

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