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Specialist Family Violence Practitioner - Women's Refuge - Latrobe Valley

Quantum Support Services
  • Work Life-Balance –Based in Latrobe Valley
  • Job Security – 1EFT ongoing
  • Salary – SCHADS Award Level 5| $84,000 P/A | + Superannuation

This pivotal role provides support to Women and Children in our community who are escaping from Family Violence.


  • Provide direct service delivery to women and children residing in the refuge who are experiencing or escaping from family violence.
  • Provide a safe residential service for women and women with children.
  • Ensuring that service users and their children have access to community resources.
  • Undertake comprehensive risk assessments and develop, monitor and review safety plans.
  • Contribute to an integrated approach to service delivery for clients accessing the service.

BENEFITS – What Quantum offer;

  • Mobile phone and resources applicable to the role;
  • Salary packaging| Annual indexation |Employee Assistance Program| Leave opportunities| Flexi time | Wellbeing Program | Portable long service leave.
  • Personal Growth | Training & professional development | Supervision & support
  • Promotional opportunities within the Organisation;
  • Inclusive culture which embraces the diversity of its people.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE – what you will bring;

  • An understanding of the social and political issues impacting on women and children escaping family violence.
  • The ability to identify and assess family violence risk, safety plan and prioritise safety of women and children.
  • Previous experience in crisis intervention and assessment with strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Valid Victorian Driver’s Licence |Working With Children Check |Police Check
  • A minimum Bachelor degree in Social Work (Psychology, Family Therapy or Trauma Related Fields) and experience relevant to this position. Family Safe Victoria Recommendation 209 will apply to this position.

Quantum is exempt under section 28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 to only employ women to family violence worker roles.

About Quantum Support Services

Established in 1987 we are Industry Leaders striving to provide services to positively improve lives within the Gippsland community. Quantum is a child safe organisation who 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.

To review the Position Description please refer to our website here.

This role is considered an ‘authorised worker’. In light of the Chief Medical Officers advice only COVID-19 vaccinated (or exempt) applicants should apply.

For further information in relation to this opportunity please contact Carolyn Richards on 1800 243 455.

A position description is attached.

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