We are currently seeking to appoint a full time Domestic Family Violence Specialist Facilitator to become a part of our UnitingCare Child and Family Team. This role will predominantly be based out of Kingaroy with regular outreach throughout the South Burnett.
In this role you will co-ordinate the provision of services in response to incidences of domestic and family violence (DFV), engage with affected families and develop appropriate service responses. You will provide specialist advice and interventions to vulnerable families affected by DFV to achieve safer communities, including a culturally appropriate support and counselling service to DFV affected minority groups, including ATSI and CALD peoples.
The role includes specialist advice during case discussions and reviews, providing case managers with advice, support and with engagement strategies, including to assess, monitor and minimise risk to affected family members and workers. It also supports and directs client related work including counselling, risk management and safety.
What you’ll need
You will have a demonstrated knowledge of family/domestic violence gained through substantial experience working with children and families including providing culturally appropriate advice. You will also a have Human Services tertiary qualification or similar with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in this area of work particularly specialising in family/domestic violence and a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience.
Presentation of your current driver’s license and a Working with Children blue card must be made before your appointment to the position can be confirmed. Previous experience working inclusively with or as a part of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community would be highly regarded.
Due to the housing crisis and UnitingCare not being able to provide accommodation, please ensure you would be able to obtain accommodation before considering applying for this position.
Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care’s vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care’s mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters) approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment.
Supporting you to support others
Family and Disability Services is a respected industry leader and one of Queensland’s largest community service providers, with a wide range of services that provide support to vulnerable individuals, families and communities in metropolitan, regional and remote locations across the State. We are proudly not-for-profit and offer you:
- Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
- Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
- Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
- Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
- Ongoing learning & development
Ready to work together?
Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter. Our team are available to answer any questions you may have. We’ll do our best to get back to you 2 weeks from the closing date.
Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their gender, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity.
We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.