Men & Co. Services Intake & Court Support Worker
About Us and Our Team Culture
Men & Co. Services (MACS) is a specialist domestic and family violence providing programs and support to men across the Redlands region. MACS is a subsidiary organisation of The Centre for Women & Co. which is a specialist domestic and family violence service and women’s wellbeing service providing programs and high quality and holistic service responses to the Logan and Redland communities. We have 5 sites operating across these regions: Beenleigh, Logan Central, Cleveland and Capalaba. Our organisation is underpinned by the values of integrity, compassion, and respect and our practice is inclusive, trauma-informed and centered on evidence-based responses. Read more about our vision, values, feminist philosophy, and programs on our website: www.centreforwomen.org.au.
Purpose of Role
The primary role of the Intake and Court Support Worker at Men & Co. Services is to provide timely and high-quality client focused support to men upon their initial request for service and when attending court.
You will work collaboratively with team member members and other agencies and organisations to develop appropriate and innovative practices within the Redlands Community.
Salary and Benefits
- SCHADS Level 4.1 ($41.52 p/h) | Full-Time (38 Hours Per Week) | September 2023 – September 2026
- A supportive induction process and in-house training about the meaningful work we do to support our clients through DFV and improve their wellbeing.
- Salary Packaging up to $15,900 (superannuation can be paid in addition to this, subject to any ATO limit if any).
- A supportive and warm team culture and working environment where we help one another out, learn from one another and have a lot of fun and laughs
Experience and Qualifications
Essential Tertiary Qualifications
Completed or working towards tertiary qualification in counselling, social work, psychology, or human services (alongside relevant experience) received from a recognised university.
Demonstrated experience in case management, risk assessment, psychoeducation, and counselling support.
Experience in working with persons using or experiencing violence, and experience in risk assessment and management practices.
Selection Criteria (Mandatory in Application)
Please note, applications without responses to the selection criteria will not progress.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of contemporary DFV risk assessment and safety frameworks and trauma informed practice and the complex issues affecting women who have experienced domestic and family violence and demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge
- Demonstrated experience working with women who have experienced complex domestic and family violence and the skills to assess risk and safety and provide appropriate interventions within a Court setting including provision of support to make applications and throughout the Court process
- A working knowledge of current legislation relevant to the protection of victims of domestic and family violence, or the ability to acquire knowledge
- Demonstrated professional verbal and written skills, including the ability to record case notes on a database, prepare monthly reports on activities, prepare correspondence to clients and communicate appropriately with internal and external stakeholders
- Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise workload. High-level initiative and strong organisational skills, with attention to detail and the ability to identify improvements.
- Ability to work in a community based organisation, to participate in a team in a collaborative and supportive manner, and the capacity to work both independently and as part of a team.
Values and Qualities
- We believe in ending violence against women and children; a future where safety and wellbeing are paramount.
- We believe clear is kind; honesty and transparency are vital to our team culture.
- We respect one another; we talk to people, not about them.
- We work with integrity and take time to reflect on our work.
- We practise self-care and accept help when we need it.
- We are in this work for the right reasons, not for ego.
If you want to step into our world and you feel that you are our next CFW team member, we’d love to meet you.
How to Apply – We Want to Meet You!
To apply, please include a cover letter, resume and responses to the selection criteria to be considered. Applications without selection criteria will not progress. Please email [email protected], applications close on Monday 11th September.