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Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesFamily Services, Mental Health and Counselling, Social Work, Womens Organisations and Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsRegional VIC
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 04 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 03 Jan 2020
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Family Safety Contact Worker - Shepparton

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited
Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesFamily Services, Mental Health and Counselling, Social Work, Womens Organisations and Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsRegional VIC
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 04 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 03 Jan 2020

  • Attractive salary packaging and benefits
  • Based in Shepparton
  • Ongoing, Part Time (22.8 hours per week)

About Uniting

At Uniting we work together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We’ve been supporting people and families in local communities across Victoria and Tasmania for over 100 years.

Learn more 

vt.uniting.org

About the Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Family Safety Contact Worker to join our highly reputable and iconic Victorian and Tasmanian community services organisation. The role of the Family Safety Contact Worker is to support women involved in Uniting Kildonan’s Family Violence Intervention Program, including assessments of their safety, referring women exposed to Family Violence to appropriate services, provision of group work and partner contact.

About You

  • You have a strong passion and commitment to working with family violence and supporting women who are experiencing violence from their partners.
  • You will have a tertiary qualification in community services and previous experience in counselling and assessment
  • You will have a clear understanding of the feminist framework and how male privilege impacts on our current social structures.
  • Demonstrated experience in assessment, counselling and Group facilitation is critical to this position,
  • People from CALD backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and well being of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

How to apply

Apply here.

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below via the above link. For any enquiries, please email careers@vt.uniting.org, using the subject line: Family Safety Contact Worker - Shepparton enquiry via EthicalJobs.

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Key/Core selection criteria as per the position description

Applications close on Friday 3 January 2020. 

Get in touch

T: 03 5831 6157 - Kasey Holyman, Program Manager – Child, Youth and Families 

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