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Senior Practitioner - Men's Behaviour Change Program - Mount Isa

54 Reasons - Save the Children

Are you passionate about supporting Men?

54 reasons is searching for a Senior Practitioner for our Men's Behaviour Change programs in the Gulf communities including Normanton, Doomadgee and Mornington Island. We are looking for someone just like you: a champion of men's services, innovative, creative, and compassionate.

54 reasons is Australia's leading child rights organisation - no ordinary not-for-profit.

A place where your purpose matters. Proudly part of the Save the Children Australia Group and global movement, we're here to make sure that children and young people have their rights met and thrive, in all their diversity.

With the child's voice at the centre, we provide quality services to children and their caregivers, advocating with them so that children develop, learn, and are connected, safe and confident. Our people are proudly local, reflective of the communities we serve - in every state and territory, and across regions, remote areas and capital cities.

It takes all types of personalities and talents to drive our organisation- yours included. We value a healthy work-life balance and ensure our people feel connected to each other and our impact. Learn from inspiring people and grow from a connection to our strong local and global networks. From our programs to our support services - this is the place to realise your purpose. 

A place to make a difference:

Here you're empowered to make a difference in children's lives by learning, sharing and collaborating to find new ways to solve problems. 
You will be based in Mount Isa, Normanton or in the lower Gulf communities. You will be a part of our Domestic and Family Violence team, working fulltime, reporting to the DFVSS Team Leader.

You will make a difference by:

  • Maintaining effective stakeholder relationships by liaising and consulting with local communities, professionals, service providers and referral services to ensure our services are meeting client demands
  • Role model and facilitate a learning culture by proactively maintaining knowledge of relevant research, network's programmatic themes and opportunities to enhance team skills and capability
  • Identify, manage and monitor risks to program/service delivery, quality, staff wellbeing and Child Safeguarding
  • Maintaining a caseload of clients
  • Supporting the facilitation of Men's Behaviour Change programs in a weekly group setting

A place to feel valued

We recognise your contribution and provide you the support to ensure you can bring your best, knowing here you have the space and opportunity to grow.

Bringing your best every day, means:

  • Demonstrated experience in working with men using violence; families experiencing family and domestic violence; and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities
  • Degree in human services and/or significant equivalent experience
  • Experience in rural and remote community work
  • Ability and willingness to travel.

A place to belong:

54 Reasons is proudly part of Save the Children Australia. We are a learning organisation that invests in the development and wellbeing of our people. Our workforce is approximately 1100 people strong, and proudly diverse, whether in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, cultures and beliefs.

It takes all types of people to do the challenging work we do. We are diverse personalities, backgrounds and talents, embracing our differences as one strong and united team. We see and celebrate the unique value you bring to our organisation, and offer a range of rewards for your effort, including: 

Other benefits include:

  • Award rate salary (Level 5.1 - $47.50 per hour) plus full salary packaging benefits - use this link to see how much this benefit could mean to you!
  • Monthly supervision sessions
  • Health and wellbeing support, including EAP as well as internal networks to support our diverse workforce,
  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Extra leave to use in a range of ways to ensure you're able to perform at your optimum

For more information regarding the employee benefits of the Save the Children Australia group, please follow this link.

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button.

Position Description: Senior Practitioner

For any enquiries, please contact Elvene Whitbread on 0432 053 909 or [email protected] using the subject line: Senior Practitioner - Men's Behaviour Change Program - Mount Isa enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure its straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn't quite hit the mark for you, please let us know at [email protected] using the subject line: Senior Practitioner - Men's Behaviour Change Program - Mount Isa enquiry via EthicalJobs. We're dedicated to ensuring Save the Children Australia is a place where everyone can feel supported - no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

Save the Children is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment for its employees and client groups, consistent with our obligations under OH&S legislation.

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