Family Violence Practitioner and Case Manager – Sunshine Relationships Australia Victoria


This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, experienced family violence practitioner at our Sunshine centre to join Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV).  RAV is a secular, community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations who have been providing services to the Victorian community for over 70 years.  Our vision is for “positive, respectful, safe and fulfilling relationships for all Australians”.  RAV provides services from centres across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria. 

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Manager Western Melbourne, you will work in a collaborative manner with the Family Violence (FV) team across centres and external partners to deliver high quality services across RAV’s FV programs. This includes the delivery of Men’s Behaviour Change Programs (MBCP), Men’s Case Management (MCM), undertaking assessments for those seeking to enter family violence programs, risk management of participants and providing risk assessment and support to women and children.

This role is based at our Sunshine Family Relationship Centre. It is a full-time position until 30 June 2024 and will include one evening shift per week.

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work, or a related social science discipline.
  • Completion of ‘No to Violence’ Graduate Certificate in Client Assessment and Case Management (Male Family Violence), Swinburne University (preferred) or significant relevant group work experience.
  • Experience in the provision of high-quality risk assessments of individuals and families, where family violence is an identified risk.
  • An understanding of the gendered nature of family violence and the ability to articulate a practise framework including engagement and assessment.
  • Candidates with demonstrable skills from previous experience with organisations and/or culturally diverse client groups, staff and workforces or stakeholders are highly valued at RAV.
  • Knowledge of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 and the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Management (MARAM) Framework and safety planning would be considered highly desirable.

Why join us?

RAV offers hybrid working arrangements, competitive salary conditions and benefits with a base salary range per annum of $91k-$95k.  Your professional development is important to us. We provide best practice training, clinical supervision, and work/life balance benefits.  

How to apply

Using the Apply Now button, please include your resume and a brief cover letter broadly outlining your experience and how it relates to this position. 

A copy of the position description is available in the application box
above. For SEEK candidates, please find the position description at

For confidential enquiries please contact Rose Byrnes, Senior Manager Western Melbourne by phoning 0419 774 905.

Applications will close on 28 November 2022.

candidates must complete the Minimum Qualifications
Self-Assessment form and
attach this with their application.

COVID-19 compliance

Candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status or medical exemption during their application process.

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RAV is committed to building and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ communities and people with disabilities. We are committed to the safety of our clients and staff and promote a child-safe work environment. We recognise the lifelong impacts of childhood trauma and recognise those who had children taken away from them. All staff must undergo a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable) and Working with Children Check. RAV is a public benevolent institution.



Relationships Australia Victoria

Job Salary

$91,748 tp $95,656