Family Violence Senior Specialist The Salvation Army


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ABOUT US The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

Why this role matters The Salvation Army Australia’s Family Violence Stream provides a wide range of services around the country to support women and women with children impacted by family and domestic violence. We offer refuge, children’s and parenting services, counselling, support, men’s programs, accommodation and advice to women and children who are experiencing, or who have experienced, family violence.

About the role This position will supervise and participate in the delivery of Family and Domestic Violence Services. This will include oversight of practice with a focus on risk and safety, trauma informed practice and client-centred approach to service delivery to assist victim-survivors in increasing safety, moving towards independence and building strong connections within the community to enhance lives.

You will successfully To offer appropriate and high-quality mentoring and support through a gendered lens to ensure development of community support, advocacy/upholding of client rights and the development & review of risk assessments and safety plans. Maintain case record documentation, adherence to and data collection of client information relating to funding agreements and compliance.

Maintain, update and implement the service documentation to maintain quality service delivery and consistency Ensure training of new and current processes are undertaken across the team. Provide supervision and support to the Family Violence team and work in conjunction with the Regional Manager to ensure high quality best practice support can be attained. Client interventions are in adherence to program policy and procedures as well as state and national legislation and guidelines.

Individuals rights are upheld, interactions are respectful and free from discrimination. Cultural needs are respected and catered for as shown by interpreter usage and documentation provided in appropriate language relative to the client. This is a full-time, Max-term (30/06/2024) position located in Noosaville, QLD.

Salary and conditions in accordance with the SCHADS Level 6. You will have A degree qualification in social work, welfare (social sciences), community development or related field is essential Experience in specialist family violence and/ or child wellbeing work is highly desirable Demonstrated case management skills and experience Demonstrated experience supervising and coaching teams Demonstrated experience in effectively dealing with the impact of trauma Highly developed time management and work prioritisation skills with an ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision Advance computer skills including experience in data and record management Relevant child protection requirements are obtained for example Working with children check.

A national police record check is required Current Queensland Drivers Licence First Aid Certificate and CPR or willingness to obtain What we offer Flexible working conditions (Maybe eligible to) NFP salary packaging ($15,900 tax free) plus meals and entertainment benefits Employee Assistance Program – Independent confidential counselling service Financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits Discounted health and fitness programs through Fitness Passport

Up to 8 weeks leave per year through our purchase leave scheme Generous Parental Leave offering of 12 weeks Up to 5 days paid leave per year to support a TSA program or activity An inclusive culture of dedicated, passionate, and professional team members Positively supporting and impacting the lives of others through your career contribution

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check.

Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check. We are committed to providing a safe environment for our people. Please note that

The Salvation Army has a mandatory vaccination procedure in selected functions. You may be required to provide evidence of Vaccination depending on the role you are applying for. We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration

The Salvation Army is a Christian movement dedicated to sharing the love of Jesus. We share the love of Jesus by: Caring for people Creating faith pathways Building healthy communities Working for justice

When you work with the Salvos, you help make a real difference to the community and the lives of others. About Us: We have a range of employment and volunteering opportunities across our organisation including community and caring professions, aged care, retail, employment services, legal, corporate and support services.

Our employees have access to a range of opportunities that deliver real and meaningful benefits such as career diversity and professional development, generous salary packaging opportunities and flexible working arrangements. Our volunteers have access to opportunities that deliver community connections and skills, besides professional development and a way of giving back to the community.