- Contract, Part Time
- Family Services, Mental Health and Counselling, Social Work
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 09 Oct 2019
- Applications close: 25 Oct 2019 (expired)
drummond street services (DS) is a not-for-profit, non-denominational agency that has over 130 years in the development and delivery of innovative services that strengthen families and communities with a strong focus on evidence-based/informed practice and across the prevention and early intervention spectrum of universal and targeted support.
Redress Services provide counselling and support to survivors of institutional child sexual abuse their families and loved ones who are making an application to the National Redress Scheme or have accepted an offer of counselling with Restore – Victorian Redress Counselling Service. Services are informed by drummond street’s learnings and the input of survivors in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The service offers a trans-disciplinary trauma informed, recovery model of support with survivors their families and loved ones that is flexible, compassionate, respectful, empowering and holistic.
drummond street is seeking a Senior Practitioner to join their Redress Support Service on a part-time, contract basis until the end of June 2020 (possibility of extension subject to funding). This role will be based in Carlton, with travel with metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria as required.
Reporting to the Team Leader Redress Support Service, this role will see you providing practice leadership for and delivery of high quality Redress Services to survivors. This is an extremely important position contributing to the success of Redress Services. You'll provide a diverse range of services relevant to each survivor's situation, harnessing opportunities to facilitate and encourage an ongoing, open dialogue.
drummond street services is welcoming applications from creative and compassionate individuals who are looking to become part of a team committed to social justice for survivors their families and loved ones. You'll be driven to promote positive change and always provide the highest level of service.
Applicants who have a lived experience are encouraged to apply.
This is an incredibly gratifying opportunity to act as a key change-agent within a passionate NFP organisation.
Upon joining drummond street services, you'll be welcomed into a hard-working, compassionate and supportive team of individuals from diverse backgrounds. You'll leave each and every day knowing you've made a positive impact on the delivery of support services and a true difference to the lives of survivors their families and loved ones.
In return for your dedication and commitment, you will be offered an attractive remuneration package (negotiable based on experience), as well as salary packaging options.
If you're looking to contribute to positive change and make a difference to the lives of survivors, Apply Now!
A full Position Description is attached below.