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Family Violence Key Worker
VIC - Shepparton
Fixed Term - Part time
Family Violence Key Worker
VincentCare Victoria is seeking an appropriately-qualified person to take on the position to provide information, advocacy, referral and case management support to single women and women with children who have experienced Family Violence and are homeless and/or at risk of homelessness as a result.
VincentCare Victoria is an award winning organisation established to provide a range of accommodation and support services to people that are facing disadvantage throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria.
Our aspiration is to be the leader in providing care, hope and advocacy for those facing disadvantage. Our purpose is to create opportunities and lasting change for the most marginalised. VincentCare is well equipped to provide a continuum of services that effectively meet the needs of people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Hume Hub was established in 2016 to incorporate the family violence support programs that have been operating in Shepparton for many years. The Hub also provides emergency relief, financial counselling and capacity building and Home Care Packages.
Working with VincentCare:
A key strategic priority is attracting and retaining skilled and committed employees aligned to our values. VincentCare has over three hundred dedicated, talented and enthusiastic staff working across a range of programs and services and offers a number of benefits including:
Career Development opportunities
Employee Assistance Program
Choice of Superannuation fund
Family friendly and flexibility
The Ozanam Scholar Bursary
Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to the principles of social justice and aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation or religion.
Relevant Tertiary Qualifications;
Experience working in Housing and Homelessness;
Experience working Family Violence, Children or Family Services;
Knowledge/Experience in Trauma Informed Practice;
Experience providing Crisis and Case Management Services;
Excellent communication skills.
How to apply:
Applicants must submit their CV together with a detailed response to each of the key selection criteria in the position description which is available below.
Please submit your application by clicking 'apply'function below.
Phone enquiries may be made to Nicole Robinson on 58 219458.
Applications close: 27/12/2017
All appointments within VincentCare Victoria are subject to satisfactory completion of a police check and character/performance reference checks. Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed. Police checks are also undertaken on a periodic basis during the period of employment.
All appointments are subject to disclosure of any relevant employment history of formal disciplinary action for improper or unprofessional conduct taken by current or previous employers or any other integrity body within or outside Australia.
Applications for this role are open to female candidates only under Section 28 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.
The incumbent for this position must have and maintain a current Victorian Working with Children Check or equivalent.