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Family Violence Practitioner

Anglicare Victoria

Full time Limited Tenure position until April 2022 Exciting new role with a specialist family violence focus SCHADS Level 6 pay with Salary packaging available About Us: At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

About the Program: We understand family violence and offer safe and confidential help for both the victims and the adults or adolescents who perpetrate it. Our experts are trained in working with families impacted by family violence, and we provide safe environments for all individuals that have experienced it. We also offer tailored programs for those who have been involved in violence in the home.

We use an approach that emphasises the need for behaviour change, and that accountability for the impacts of violence must be placed on those that perpetuate the violence, not the victims. About the Role: This varied role includes co-facilitating Men's Behaviour Change Program, conducting assessments and providing tailored and structured solutions for each individual client, predominantly men. The role will also involve acting as a Key Worker and Case Manager, helping develop a man's internal motivation to complete a Men’s behaviour change program to address behaviours, accept responsibility, manage feelings safely and maintain strong, nurturing and caring relationships.

There are opportunities to offer individual therapeutic counselling that will follow men through personalised interventions, on an individual basis and in group work, online and in person. This variety allows the workers to use their strengths and a range of different skills and techniques. To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need: Qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Welfare Studies or equivalent area, or Graduate Certificate specialising in male family violence Practical experience in AOD, Family Violence or Mental Health.

Group leadership skills and a sound knowledge of violence and abusive behaviours, and its effect on family members as required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. An understanding of the Children and Young Persons Act and the Department of Human Services - Protective Services Working With Us: Anglicare Victoria are leaders in the industry, offering unrivalled career progression, professional development, training, support and a culture of inclusivity and resilience.

This is backed up by our recognition as innovators, our Rainbow Tick Accreditation and a leadership team that are passionate about achieving the best possible outcomes. As a NFP Organisation, employees also have access to discounted health insurance, free Employee Assistance, Salary.


Date02 October 2021

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type Full Time

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