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

Nesli Cassar, Stream Manager - Family Violence

cheryl.fulton@quantum.org.au03 5120 2000
Practice Leader Family Violence 24-7 Women’s Refuge & Specialist Family Violence Program
1EFT (38 hours) full-time – SCHADS Award Level 7, 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:

The Practice Leader Family Violence operates within the Family Services Stream and is responsible for a direct service delivery to women and children in the community who are experiencing or escaping from family violence.

To provide an accommodation service which is accessible to all women regardless of age, race, culture, sexual preference, class and ability.   To provide outreach services to women in the Latrobe catchment areas and to facilitate community awareness of the rights of women and the prevention of Family Violence. This service is 24hours a day /7 days a week.

About you:

Are you an excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills with which to communicate effectively with clients and have an understanding of the social and political issues impacting on women and children escaping family violence?

 

You will need experience in case management practices and the ability to engage people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence.  Have you any previous experience in crisis intervention and assessment with strong conflict resolution skills and the knowledge of available resources in the region.

 

To be successful you will need to have the ability to work with minimal direction and supervision, excellent time management and interpersonal skills and the appropriate

tertiary qualifications (Diploma or above) and/or extensive experience relevant to this position.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Interviews will be held on the 31st January 2020.

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