Applications close:
January 27, 2020 9:00 am
Contact (please send queries to):

Liz Cox, Stream Manager - Family Violence

employment@quantum.org.au03 5120 2000
Early Years Specialist Family Violence Advisor
1EFT (38 Hours week), SCHADS Award Level 6, fixed term for 8 months., located in Morwell
Quantum Support Services:

Quantum Support Services strives to positively improve lives within the Gippsland Community. Our aim is to improve lives by empowering people, particularly the vulnerable, to reach their full potential. At Quantum you’ll be joining a team of dedicated, likeminded people who want to prevent homelessness, ensure women and children are safe from violence and that children and youth have security and a place to call home. We are committed to building a workplace and community that encourages, supports, and values diversity.

Quantum Support Services has a strong values based culture and offers its employees many benefits including salary packaging, annual salary indexation, employee assistance program and training and development opportunities.

About the role:

About the program:

This Early Years Specialist Family Violence Advisor Capacity Building Pilot has been developed to contribute towards The Royal Commission into Family Violence which identified that Family Violence can have profound short and long-term effects on children and young people that may or may not be immediately apparent.

About the role:

The Advisor will support capacity building within the antenatal and early childhood sectors through access to specialist family violence expertise and advice in identifying, recognising and responding to family violence; collaborate between agencies and across the three sectors; enhance referral pathways; earlier recognition of and intervention into family violence situations for clients of antenatal and early childhood services in the Latrobe and Baw Baw catchment area.

About you:

Are you passionate about improving outcomes for women, children and families experiencing family violence? This role is for a dedicated, experienced family violence practitioner with great communication skills. To be successful in the role you will have a degree in social work or a related community services discipline, minimum two years’ experience in the specialist family violence sector including working knowledge of the MARAM, and an in-depth knowledge of the landscape of family violence and other health and human services.

To obtain a copy of the relevant position description and to submit your application please send an email to cheryl.fulton@quantum.org.au

To apply please ensure you include in your application a cover letter stating the position title,  your key selection criteria (as outlined in the position description), current resume and 3 referee’s.

To be eligible for appointment to this position you must undergo a satisfactory National Police Records Check and an international criminal history check if you have resided continuously in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the last 10 years; and a Working with Children Check and hold a current Victorian drivers licence.

Requirements:

Applicants applying must state the Position Title in a covering letter, address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description, include a current resume and list three professional referees. To be eligible for appointment to this position you must undergo a satisfactory National Police Records Check and an international criminal history check if you have resided continuously in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the last 10 years; and a Working with Children Check and hold a current Victorian drivers licence.

Quantum is committed to ensuring we are a child safe organisation. Quantum is exempt under section 28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 to only employ women to family violence worker roles.

Applications from Aboriginal people, people from a culturally diverse background, and people with a lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply.  Quantum is committed to ensuring we are a child safe organisation.

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