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Intensive Case Manager - Domestic and Family Violence - Mount Isa

Save The Children

Join Save the Children Australia as part ofthe Mount Isa and Gulf High Risk Team. In this challenging and varied position, you'll drive integrated multiagency case management responses to individuals, children and their families in the region, who are at imminent risk as a result of domestic and family violence. Help us to give children the opportunity to thrive in a life free from violence.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We've been working with families and communities in Queensland as a trusted support for children for nearly 70 years. More information on our work in Queensland is available here.

Where you come in:

In this full-time permanent position, you will drive the Mount Isa & Gulf High Risk Team (HRT) and as a partner facilitate multiagency risk assessment and safety strategies. The HRT comprises of representatives of Government Partners (including Qld Police Service, Community Corrections, Department of Justice and Attorney General, Department of Housing, Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women, Department of Youth Justice, Department of Education and Department of Health), with Save the Children as the lead NGO. As part of the Service System Integration team, you'll report to the Regional Manager, Service System Integration.

You will make an impact by:

  • Increasing agency accountability and delivering coordinated, consistent and timely responses to prevent serious harm or death
  • Increasing the safety of victims and their children assessed as being at high risk
  • Managing the high risk posed by perpetrators and increasing the accountability of perpetrators

Does this sound like you?

… Your excellent communication skills will enable you to foster partnerships and work effectively with our High Risk Team partners and other service providers to ensure that the safety of people (and children) experiencing domestic violence is prioritised at all times. You can confidently communicate your knowledge of DFV to a wide range of audiences, and your experience in case management roles and ability to think on your feet will help you develop mutual solutions to complex situations.

This role requires:

  • Demonstrated case management and outreach experience
  • Experience in conducting safety and risk assessments, family support and intervention services; focusing on child neglect and domestic violence
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection and the child protection system in Queensland
  • Experience working within Aboriginal communities with high-risk families and complex scenarios
  • Current valid driver's licence
  • Diploma in Community Services or similar is desirable

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.

It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same.

What we offer you:

  • Award rate salary plus full salary packaging benefits
  • Professional supervision training and monthly supervision sessions
  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Additional annual leave options
  • Learning and development opportunities

At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment.

Position Description - Intensive Case Manager - Domestic and Family Violence.

How to apply

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your CV and cover letter by clicking here.

Applications close Monday 1st June 2020.

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