Do you have what it takes to guide men to critically reflect on their behaviour, attitudes and beliefs? We are looking for a Court and Intake Worker with a person-centred approach to men who have used violence, abuse and control tactics in relationships.
You will work alongside men to increase their knowledge of the court process and understand their domestic violence order. You will also provide appropriate referrals including to YFS’ Responsible Men intervention program, to enhance safety and accountability, and achieve positive behavioural change.
You’ll be part of a collaborative, well-respected team that focuses on staff wellbeing. We support your learning and development, so if you are looking to expand your career in the sector, this could be the ideal role for you.
About the job
Role location: Slacks Creek
Role type: Part time 30hrs week, maximum term until 30 June 2024
Pay range: $82,306 a year (pro rata) with salary sacrificing available
In this role you will:
• attend the Beenleigh Magistrates Court and provide respondents who attend for domestic violence with information on court processes, domestic violence orders and conditions, and the Responsible Men program
• provide information about and referrals for other related issues, such as mental health, drug and alcohol services, parenting, financial, employment support, legal, and other counselling needs
• provide intake and risk assessment for men referred to the Responsible Men program with a clear focus on the safety of women and children, upheld through perpetrator accountability
• work closely with Behaviour Change Facilitators and Women’s Advocates to enable on-going assessment of risk and safety
• benefit from working in an innovative team, with a strong practice framework that increases safety for women and children and holds men accountable for violent and abusive behaviours.
Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related role description available from https://www.yfs.org.au/work-for-us/, you’ll be a great fit if:
• bring an understanding of gendered violence and the deep impacts of domestic violence
• have a collaborative team approach
• can work in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
Read Advice for Job Applicants and check out our Organisational Chart at https://www.yfs.org.au/application-process/
Send your resume and a one-page covering letter outlining what you will bring to the job to [email protected].
Contact Brodie on 07 3826 1500 if you want to talk about the role.
Closing date: Thursday 21 September 2023 at 12pm
Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 27 September 2023.
People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people who identify as part of the LGBTIQA+ community, are encouraged to apply.
At YFS, we make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people living in the Logan and surrounding area. And we want our staff to thrive, too. So we offer great opportunities to develop your career.
We’re serious about your professional development. Half of our managers have been employed from within. And we empower each other to make decisions and try new ways of working.
We know that a happy workplace thrives. We recognise that staff have their own needs, so we encourage you to bring the entire you to work. Depending on your role, we support a number of flexible work arrangements.
Also, we offer great employment benefits including above-average pay rates, generous salary packaging (exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax), portable long service leave, counselling support, and free parking.
To find out more about working with us, head to https://www.yfs.org.au/work-for-us/.