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Family Violence and Healthy Relationships Practitioner - Stawell / Ararat

Grampians Community Health

You can be more than part of your community - be someone making a difference for people in your community.

Grampians Community Health offers a diverse range of employment opportunities and is seeking qualified and experienced professionals looking for a rewarding career, who are passionate about their work and committed to improving the lives of members of the community

Grampians Community Health has generous salary packaging in addition to salary and access to ATO Remote Housing Allowance (for eligible place of residence). Salary packaging is an Australian Taxation Office approved means of restructuring your salary to reduce your taxation.

All Grampians Community Health employees are required to hold a:

  • Current National Police Check (no more than 3 months old from date of issue)
  • Working with Children Check

(These checks will be carried out at the expense of Grampians Community Health if required)

Complete a:

  • Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme application

And provide proof of qualifications before commencement

Position summary

Covering the Central Grampians and Wimmera area therapeutic interventions for victim survivors of family violence aims to provide timely and appropriate therapeutic interventions and support services to improve the safety, emotional health, wellbeing being and sense of empowerment for people and their children, experiencing or recovering from family violence. Support must be trauma informed and include enhancing an individual or family’s safety, confidence, life skills and independence and covers issues such as grief and loss, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship concerns, parenting and others.

Services provided may include assessment, information and referral, education, individual and group therapeutic support. Services also aim to break the cycle of violence for children and young people experiencing or recovering from family violence by enhancing coping skills and self-esteem and facilitating the development of non-violent life strategies. The practitioner may also provide assistance to victim survivors seeking intervention orders through, advocacy and referral services.

The target group is victim survivors of family violence, including Aboriginal victim survivors of family violence. At a state-wide level, a minimum of thirty per cent of services provided through this activity are targeted to children and young people affected by family violence.

How to apply

Note: applications that do not address the key selection criteria will not be considered for interview

To be considered for an interview all applications must include:

  • A written letter of application
  • Separately addressed key selection criteria
  • Current resume
  • Current referee list (including relationship to referee)

Completed applications for vacancies must be forwarded by 12pm of the closing date to: employment@gch.org.au, using the subject line: Family Violence and Healthy Relationships Practitioner application via EthicalJobs.

Or forwarded by mail headed with the vacancy title to: Employment, Grampians Community Health, 8-22 Patrick Street, Stawell VIC 3380

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