- Contract, Full Time
- Family Services, Mental Health and Counselling, Social Work
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 16 Oct 2019
- Applications close: 03 Nov 2019 (expired)
Be part of a new role, new team to support women and children build recovery and resilience in a dedicated and integrated team with TRAK Forward Program (Therapeutic Recovery for Adults and Kids) team.
We are looking for an experienced Family Violence Practitioner - (TRAK Forward Therapeutic Key Workers) to work as part of the Inner East TRAK Forward Program (Therapeutic Recovery for Adults and Kids) team.
The TRAK Forward Program is part of a collaborative partnership between Anglicare Victoria, drummond street, Lifeworks and Eastern Access Community Health. TRAK Forward Therapeutic Key Workers support the therapeutic recovery of parent / carer and children survivors of family violence using a trauma informed approach focused on safety, empowerment and connection.
The Inner East ‘TRAK Forward’ Program (Therapeutic Recovery for Adults and Kids), offers a range of therapeutic interventions to support the recovery of women and children from the impacts of Family Violence.
This position will be employed by drummond street services and be embedded as part of the Inner East TRAK Forward team in Anglicare’s Box Hill office. The drummond street practitioner will also spend some time at drummond street sites (Head office; Carlton) or one of our other Northern region sites; Epping or Coburg).
This position is an ongoing position until 30 June 2022 for 1 EFT full-time position.
drummond street services delivers a range of programs that support wellbeing, including supportive counselling, therapeutic support, case support, group programs, including programs that promote recovery and resilience across Metro-Melbourne and Geelong. We deliver programs based on evidence, co-design, co-production principles, family oriented, person-centred that improve wellbeing.
The TRAK Forward partnership combines the skills, expertise and diverse knowledges across the different services as part of an integrated support service that includes;
drummond street delivers a range of therapeutic, evidence-based and trauma informed approaches, across the spectrum of interventions; including early intervention, informed by queer feminist gendered response to family violence, and provide ongoing individual and family risk and safety assessments, therapeutic case planning, management and review, warm referrals to appropriate local services and relevant interventions for women who have enacted violence and those who have been harmed, including children.
We are recruiting a qualified and experienced practitioner to be part of the establishment of this program.
The Senior Practitioner position will:
Participate in intake and duty roster systems, ensuring families and service providers receive a professional, timely and supportive response to service entry.
SCHADS Level 6 - Senior Practitioner
Salary packaging is available