- Family Services, Social Work, Womens Organisations and Services
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 27 Nov 2019
- Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible
Around the world the Good Shepherd network is working to create just and equal communities where women and girls can live full, safe lives. We have been committed to our mission for nearly 200 years, working strongly for social change. All of our services are informed by the latest evidence and research and adopt a best practice approach. We are committed to continuous improvement, innovation and delivering measurable outcomes.
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to staff wellbeing. We offer a supportive work environment, ongoing professional development for staff and a competitive remuneration package. We encourage flexible working arrangements and provide access to salary packaging.
The Casual Family Violence After Hours Response Worker is an integral member of the family violence team and delivers high quality face to face crisis responses to women and her children who are experiencing family violence across the Bayside Peninsula Region. The responses will be to locations within the region and may include motels, police stations, hospitals or other locations.
The role contributes extensive knowledge and understanding of family violence to crisis responses delivering valued services and outcomes during evenings, weekends and public holidays on an individually negotiated basis and in response to service needs.
Utilising the Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM) this role will conduct a comprehensive risk and needs assessment of women and children through trauma informed, systems and developmental frameworks and provide safety planning, material aid and emotional support bringing about outcomes which promote safety and service access for immediate needs.
The Casual Family Violence After Hours Response Worker will work in partnership with a Primary Family Violence Case Manager in delivering the response and share the reporting and administrative requirements. This role is classified at level 5 SCHADS 2010. There are a variety of weeknight and weekend shifts to be covered. An on-call allowance is offered, and a 3 hour minimum recall at casual rates.
To find out more about the role and the work of Good Shepherd please explore our website: www.goodshepherd.com.au.
To apply please review the attached position description and submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Family Violence Response Worker application via EthicalJobs. Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.
Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be considered as they are received.
We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia.