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Practice Leader - Family Violence 24-7 Women's Refuge & Specialist Family Violence Program - Morwell

Quantum Support Services
  • 1EFT (38 hours) full-time
  • SCHADS Award Level 7
  • This position is based in Morwell

Quantum Support Services strives to positively improve lives within the Gippsland community. Quantum is a child safe organisation who promotes a working environment that values diversity and inclusion and celebrates people of all backgrounds, abilities, sexuality and cultures. There are exciting job opportunities for dedicated and likeminded people to join our organisation.

Quantum Support Services offers its employees many benefits including salary packaging, annual salary indexation, employee assistance program and training and development opportunities.

About the role:

The Practice Leader Family Violence operates within the Family Services Stream and is responsible for a direct service delivery to women and children in the community who are experiencing or escaping from family violence.

To provide an accommodation service which is accessible to all women regardless of age, race, culture, sexual preference, class and ability. To provide outreach services to women in the Latrobe catchment areas and to facilitate community awareness of the rights of women and the prevention of Family Violence. This service is 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

About you:

Are you an excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills with which to communicate effectively with clients and have an understanding of the social and political issues impacting on women and children escaping family violence? You will need experience in case management practices and the ability to engage people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence. Have you any previous experience in crisis intervention and assessment with strong conflict resolution skills and the knowledge of available resources in the region. Do you have the inspiration, drive and leadership skills to support staff and encourage a positive team environment?

To be successful you will need to have the ability to work with minimal direction and supervision, excellent time management and interpersonal skills and the appropriate tertiary qualifications (Diploma or above) and/or extensive experience relevant to this position.

For further information in relation to this position, please phone Carolyn Richards on 5120 2000.

Quantum is committed to ensuring we are a child safe organisation. Quantum is exempt under section 28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 to only employ women to family violence worker roles.

Quantum believes the celebration of diversity makes us and the community stronger. We are committed to embracing everyone’s individual differences so that we can help create a strong workplace and community that is empowered to reach its potential. We celebrate diversity of gender, sexuality and spiritual or religious belief along with all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Quantum recognises that we all have diverse life experiences that may be influenced by age, ability, social and financial status. Quantum support everyone’s right to feel respected, safe, welcome and valued.

To be eligible for appointment to this position you must undergo a satisfactory National Police Records Check and an international criminal history check if you have resided continuously in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the last 10 years; and hold a valid Working with Children Check and hold a current Victorian drivers licence.

A position description is attached.

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