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Applications close:
October 25, 2021 9:00 am
Contact (please send queries to):

Page Williams, Team Leader Family Violence

employment@quantum.org.au1800 243 455
Specialist Family Violence Practitioner – Brief Intervention Outer Gippsland
Collaborate with a supportive team in our Family Violence Unit. Based in Sale | Flexible working arrangements supported. (Job Security) 1EFT, ongoing. (Salary) SCHADS Award Level 5 | $84,000 P/A | + Superannuation, located in Sale 3850
About Quantum Support Services:

Established in 1987 we are Industry Leaders striving to provide services to positively improve lives within the Gippsland community. Quantum is a child safe organisation who believes the celebration of diversity makes us and the community stronger.  We are committed to embracing everyone’s individual differences so that we can help create a strong workplace and community that is empowered to reach its potential.

About the role:

The role will deliver crisis response interventions, triage new referrals, engage in service planning, coordinate referrals, and work collaboratively with the Family Violence team to support risk assessment and planning.   

  • Provide brief intervention support to clients referred by The Orange Door prior to allocation to Case Management.   
  • Provide interim support to women and women with children experiencing family violence.  
  • Educate and assist clients regarding their rights, responsibilities, including participation and empowerment strategies 
  • Establish and maintain appropriate boundaries and work effectively with clients with complex needs. 
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of exit planning and identifying ongoing supports for clients   
Employee Benefits and Skills & Experience:

BENEFITS  

  • Mobile phone and resources applicable to the role;  
  • Salary packaging| Annual indexation |Employee Assistance Program| Leave opportunities| Flexi time | Wellbeing Program | Portable long service leave.  
  • Personal Growth | Training & professional development | Supervision & support  
  • Promotional opportunities within the Organisation;  
  • Inclusive culture which embraces the diversity of its people. 

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE – what you will bring; 

  • Relevant experience within the Community Services Sector 
  • Ability to identify and assess family violence risk; to complete safety planning and prioritise safety of women and children using the MARAM framework and to implement case management frameworks 
  • Demonstrated experience in working in crisis response initial assessment, including the ability to remain calm, positive and task focused  
  • Valid Victorian Driver’s Licence/Working with Children Check/Police Check 
  • Bachelor of Social Work or relevant Tertiary qualifications appropriate to the field 

 **Quantum is exempt under section 28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 to only employ women to family violence worker roles.

**This role is considered as an ‘authorised worker’. In light of the Chief Medical Officers advice only COVID-19 vaccinated (or exempt) applicants should apply.

 

How to apply:

For further information and to review the Position Description please refer to the attached document.  To apply please submit a detailed cover letter with your current Resume and 3 referees to employment@quantum.org.au

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