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Family Violence Advocate

Tradewind Australia
  • Part-time opportunity 0.6EFT (3 days per week)
  • Based in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs
  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Family Violence Advocate working in the Maroondah City Council area.

You will provide information, advice, assistance, advocacy and referral to expectant mothers or mothers of newborns who are early in their experience of family violence.

You Will:

  • Provide specialist family violence information and advice to a team and Maternal and Child Health Nurses
  • Work independently to provide advice, advocate and develop appropriate plans for women and children
  • Provide crisis response and support services to women and children who are experiencing family violence
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Assist women and children to determine their options and identify service pathways
  • Conduct risk assessment, safety planning, case planning and short-term client coordination to women who have/are experiencing family violence

You must have:

  • A minimum diploma qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Community Services or related
  • 2 years’ minimum experience working in family violence or with women and children in crisis
  • Experience conducting assessments
  • A client-focuses, autonomous, and accurate way of working

You will also have or be willing to obtain a Police Check, a Working with Children’s Check, and be able to provide 2 professional referees.

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's leading agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

We Provide:

  • Your own consultant who will work hard to secure you the right roles for your skill set
  • Access to roles offered exclusively through Tradewind
  • Flexible hours improving your work/life balance
  • No joining fees

Contact the office directly if you have any queries regarding your application however, please allow some time for your application to be processed

If you would like more information about the roles, please email teamfam@twrecruitment.com, using the subject line: Family Violence Advocate enquiry via EthicalJobs or phone (03) 9081 0562 and ask for one of our family services consultants.

Join the Tradewind team and apply now!

Tradewind Australia is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

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