Working at FVREE

FVREE is the lead specialist family violence service in Melbourne’s eastern areas. Our work is focused across seven Local Government Areas including Boroondara, Manningham, Whitehorse, Monash, Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges. Some of our training, education and primary prevention programs are national.

Our staff are experienced, passionate and deeply committed to enhancing quality of life for women and children who are at risk of family violence or are currently experiencing family violence.

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Job Title: Case Support Worker

  • Looking for a change? Family violence work could be for you
  • Work in Intake and Assessment as part of our Access and Response team
  • Work effectively within an integrated team made up of a number of professional disciplines
  • Ongoing full time role available

Applications Close: Please apply by Tuesday 14th February 

About the Opportunity:

The primary role of a Case Support Worker is to undertake a range of administrative tasks and organise daily priorities which directly support the case management team to provide support to adults and their children who are responding to family violence.

Ideally You Will Have:

  • A minimum Certificate IV in Community Services or working towards tertiary qualification in a related discipline
  • Basic understanding of family violence, including knowledge of Trauma Informed Practice and Case Management
  • Competency with Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Excellent organisational, administration and time-management skills
  • Well-developed conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to foster positive working relationships and capacity to work as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated understanding and respect of the Child Safe Standards and child safety principles including the safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds as well as children who identify as LGBTI as well as children with a disability

Keen to Apply or Want to Know more?

Please review the Position Description attached for a full list of accountabilities and criteria.

For further information regarding the Case Support Worker role, please contact Irene Diamantes on (03) 9259 4200.

To submit your application, please email peopleandculture@fvree.org.au using the subject line: CSW 2623.

We will be in touch with you shortly after you have applied to discuss your application. Please include a CV and brief Cover Letter outlining the following:

  • What motivated you to apply for this role?
  • What strengths, skills and experience you could bring to FVREE?
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Job Title: Specialist Family Violence Practitioner

  • Looking for a change? Family violence work could be for you
  • Join a leading specialist service to deepen your family violence understanding and practice
  • Work in Intake and Assessment as part of our Access and Response team
  • Work effectively within an integrated team made up of a number of professional disciplines
  • Salary circa 90k plus super and generous not for profit salary packaging to increase take home pay
  • Ongoing full-time and part-time (0.8 or 0.9) roles available
  • Located in Croydon

Applications close: Please apply by Tuesday 14th February 2023

About the Opportunity:

As a Practitioner in the Orange Door, you’ll work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of people from partner agencies to engage primarily with women and children to provide screening, assessment, triage and short-term responses to all incoming referrals for victim-survivors through the Integrated Practice Framework. You’ll also connect victim survivors with other services to ensure a wholistic response.

Some travel may be required for this position in the Outer Eastern Melbourne region.

About you:  

You might be…

  • A person with lived experience of family violence wanting to help others in similar situations
  • Studying social work or hold a qualification or relevant experience in line with the minimum mandatory qualification requirements for specialist family violence practitioners*
  • A person with knowledge, experience and skills in: intake, family violence risk assessment and safety planning, case planning and referrals, and client advocacy
  • An experienced family violence practitioner wanting to join a progressive specialist service
  • Working in social services like mental health, homelessness or AOD and looking for a fresh opportunity

Following recommendations by the Royal Commission it has become a requirement for Family Violence Practitioners to have, or work towards, minimum qualifications like a social work degree, or Graduate Certificate in Family Violence. *For more information on the mandatory minimum qualifications please visit here. 

Keen to know more?

For further information regarding the Specialist Family Violence Practitioner roles, please contact Chloe Lonsdale, on (03) 9259 4200.

Apply now!

To submit your application, please email peopleandculture@fvree.org.au using the subject line: SFVP OE 2723

To apply, please include a CV and brief Cover Letter outlining:

  • What motivated you to apply for this role?
  • What strengths, skills and experience you could bring to FVREE?
SFVP OE PD

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