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Domestic and Family Violence Practitioner - Jimboomba


Are you a highly skilled, innovative and agile professional who wants to make a difference to the lives of women experiencing domestic violence?

We are looking for a Domestic and Family Violence Practitioner to join our dedicated domestic violence team servicing Scenic Rim, Jimboomba and surrounding areas.

In this job, you’ll walk alongside women experiencing domestic and family violence, abuse and coercive control to enhance their safety and wellbeing. Through crisis response, court support, immediate case work, and education you will resource women to thrive in a future free of violence and abuse.

We have an exciting and innovative approach to the work we do, and you will benefit from a shared learning environment. You will be part of an energetic, positive team and a supportive organisational culture that looks out for your wellbeing as you undertake this challenging work.

About the job

  • Role location: Jimboomba
  • Role type: Full-time – 9 day fortnight
  • Pay range: $94,160 to $96,182 a year based on experience, with salary sacrificing available

In this role you will:

  • Provide immediate case work to increase the safety of women and children within our program logic and practice framework
  • Identify and assess risk and resource women to develop and follow their safety plans
  • Link women and children to relevant services to address health, parenting, financial, employment support, legal, and other counselling needs
  • Undertake Court Support at Beaudesert Court

About you

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related role description available here, you’ll be a great fit if you have:

  • a deep understanding of gendered perspective of men’s violence against women, and the impacts of domestic violence, abuse and coercive control on women and children
  • a team approach to enhancing the safety of women and children
  • reflective practice and cultural awareness
  • well established self-care practices.

About us

At YFS, we make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people living in the Logan and surrounding area. And we want our staff to thrive, too. So we offer great opportunities to develop your career.

We’re serious about your professional development. Half of our managers have been employed from within. And we empower each other to make decisions and try new ways of working.

We know that a happy workplace thrives. We recognise that staff have their own needs, so we encourage you to bring the entire you to work. Depending on your role, we support a number of flexible work arrangements.

Also, we offer great employment benefits including above-average pay rates, generous salary packaging (exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax), portable long service leave, counselling support, and free parking.

To find out more about working with us, head to https://www.yfs.org.au/work-for-us/.


Read Advice for Job Applicants and check out our Organisational Chart at https://www.yfs.org.au/application-process/

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

Contact Alana on 07 3826 1500 if you want to talk about the role.

Interviews are scheduled for times agreed with applicants.

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people who identify as part of the LGBTIQA+ community, are encouraged to apply.

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