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Specialist Domestic and Family Violence Practitioner - QPS Embedded Role - Gladstone

Gladstone Women's Health Centre

Gladstone Women’s Health Centre (GWHC) is a highly respected, not-for-profit charity organisation, overseen by a management committee comprising women with diverse skills, qualifications, and dedication to lead the organisation’s direction and success over time.

Established in 1992, the organisation has remained committed to its founding goals of empowering and improving the overall health and wellbeing of women of the Gladstone Region, while growing to be the leading support organisation for women; especially those who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing domestic and family violence, and sexual abuse.


As a Specialist DFV Practitioner you will work as part of the Gladstone Women's Health Centre, working in close partnership with QPS, to deliver a range of activities aimed at improving the safety of victim-survivors of all genders presenting to the Gladstone police station. The position will also contribute to improving service system integration between QPS and other agencies.

Note: This position is embedded within the Gladstone Police Station, some travel to and from may be required (as applicable).

You should have relevant experience and appropriate qualification such as social work, psychology, criminology or another related field, or equivalent experience.

This role is full-time SCHADS Award from Level 5 dependent upon experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply current theory and practice relating to domestic and family violence and a gendered analysis of this issue, including using a trauma informed approach to support and advocacy, including ability to conduct risk assessments, develop plans around safety and needs identified is essential to this position.

For more information, please email [email protected] using the subject line: Specialist Domestic and Family Violence Practitioner - QPS Embedded Role - Gladstone enquiry via EthicalJobs.


  • Join a well recognised multidisciplinary organisation
  • Salary Packaging option up to $15,899, increasing your take-home pay (additional meals and entertainment card option up to $2,650)
  • Access to other employee benefits
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities, including further training, so you can broaden your horizons and sharpen your skillset during your time with us.

How to Apply

If you believe that you have interest, passion, and desire to make a difference in people’s lives, please "Apply Now" to apply for this position.

Please supply a Resume/CV and a covering letter/email addressing the Key Responsibilities and Essential Criteria (maximum of 2 pages), along with any other relevant documentation.

A position description is attached.

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