- Job posted on: 25th Jan 2022
- Applications close:
Safe Steps is the only 24/7, family violence response centre in Victoria, providing a “state-wide entry point” for victim-survivors of domestic and family violence. Services include information and referral, crisis response, specialist family violence risk assessment, safety planning, Webchat, and access to supported crisis accommodation. We also provide specialist counselling nationally, through 1800RESPECT.
Our vision is safety, support and respect for all victim-survivors of domestic and family violence.
Our practice is trauma-informed and guided by evidence. We provide services to all victim-survivors and recognise that most of our work is dedicated to the needs of women and children which reflects the gendered nature of domestic and family violence.
The Family Violence Children and Young Person’s Practice Lead will work as part of the Victoria state-wide service, providing a specialist child focused response to infant and child clients of the service.
The role will:
It is essential that you have the following:
All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory background checks including a National Police Check (including international police check if resided continuously in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the last ten years), Working with Children Check, disclosure of previous or current disciplinary action, referee checks, proof of eligibility to work in Australia and qualification checks.
NOTE: Safe Steps holds a current exemption from the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Exemption H42/2017). While we reserve the right to exercise this exemption in certain circumstances, Safe Steps values and encourages diversity, inclusion, and equity in all our services, programs and practices.
Apply for this position by clicking "Apply Now" and submitting your CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.
Safe Steps welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, workers of all ages, people with disabilities and people who identify as LGBTIQ.
Safe Steps is a child safe organisation and is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. All Safe Steps services, programs and practices are in compliance with Victoria’s Child Safe Standards.
Safe Steps is committed to ensuring diversity, inclusion and equity are embedded throughout our organisation for the benefit of all our clients and our staff. We believe our people are our greatest asset and by supporting and incorporating their diverse talents, knowledge, perspectives and experiences, we can strengthen our relationships with the communities we work with. Our focus is on eliminating discrimination in the services we deliver and the workplace we provide. Being a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports and enables equity, goes to the very heart of our work and supports our strategic intent - ‘Building an organisation and culture that is supportive, responsive and sustainable’.