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Senior Family Violence Practitioner - Shepparton

Relationships Australia Victoria
  • Career growth and development opportunity
  • Part-time, ongoing position
  • Based in Shepparton

Exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced family violence practitioner to take on a senior role to join Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) in this important role with staff who have been delivering effective client focused services and outcomes for over 70 years in Victoria.

About RAV

RAV is a secular, community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations who have been providing services to the Victorian community for over 70 years. Our vision is for “positive, respectful, safe and fulfilling relationships for all Australians”. Our objective is to relieve suffering, distress and helplessness and to enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of their religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

RAV provides services from centres across metropolitan Melbourne and Regional Victoria.

About the role

Reporting to the Centre Manager Shepparton, you will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality family violence support services and programs through an integrative and co-ordinated practice response when engaged with individuals, women or family that are affected by family violence. You will offer high quality clinical supervision and operational support for the family violence staff in the delivery of men’s family violence services. This includes the delivery of Men’s Behaviour Change Programs (MBCP), undertaking assessments for those seeking to enter family violence programs and risk management of participants.

This role is an ongoing position at our centre in Shepparton. This position is part-time, either three (3) or four (4) days per week, with an expectation that the successful candidate will be required to work an evening shift per week.

Skills, experience and qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in psychology, social work, or a related social science discipline.
  • Graduate diploma or graduate certificate qualification in men’s family violence.
  • 100 hours of experience facilitating men’s behaviour change (MBC) groups.
  • Completed recognised training in clinical supervision.
  • Advanced understanding of relevant legislation and practice frameworks relating to family violence practice, including but not limited to the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS), Child Information Sharing Scheme (CISS) and the Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM).

A copy of the position description is attached, or alternatively viewed via the Apply Now link. 

What we offer

A competitive salary package is on offer to the successful candidate with a base salary range of $101k to $104k (pro-rata) per annum, superannuation and access to salary packaging. We are an ‘employer of choice’ providing best practice professional development, training, clinical supervision and work / life balance conditions and benefits to our staff.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, submit via the 'Apply Now' button and attach your covering letter responding to the above job requirements under “Skills, experience and qualifications” and your current resume / CV.

For specific queries about this position contact Shelley Watson, Centre Manager Shepparton by phoning 0488 588 795. We encourage candidates to submit their application as soon as possible as we are keen to progress this recruitment in a timely manner. 

RAV is committed to building and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ communities and people with disabilities.

We are committed to the safety of our clients and staff and promote a child-safe work environment. We recognise the lifelong impacts of childhood trauma and recognise those who had children taken away from them.

All staff must undergo a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable) and Working with Children Check. RAV is a public benevolent institution.

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