A Better Way is a community-based Perpetrator Intervention for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal fathers in the Bayside Peninsula Region delivered by Anglicare Victoria and VACCA.
The Men’s Therapeutic Practitioner will provide day to day delivery of services to Aboriginal and non- Aboriginal fathers who use, or have used, violence against their families.
The Men’s Therapeutic Practitioner will engage fathers to reduce the impact of their behaviour on their child/ren’s safety, wellbeing and family functioning, including regular professional, partner and child contact to inform an ongoing safety assessment and witness to the change process. They will develop an agreement with the father to address the concerns regarding his behaviour and work on goals to promote safety and healing in his relationship with his child/ren.
Who are we looking for?
- A Bachelor of Social Work or equivalent qualification; or working towards meeting the new mandatory minimum qualifications
- Experience in working with perpetrators of violence and fathers.
- Demonstrated experience in working with Aboriginal children and families and significant competence in culturally safe practice.
- Knowledge, experience and practice in models of contemporary approaches in the Family Violence field, with strong knowledge and skills in working with men and child and family based approaches.
- Proven interpersonal skills and excellent written communication with capacity to develop collaborative and productive working relationships with internal and external service providers and key stakeholders.
- Demonstrated experience in family violence informed risk assessments with an all of family approach.
What you need to know?
- A salary at SCHCADS level 6 which starts at around $93,000 plus super
- Full time 38 hours per week
- Based at our office in Frankston
- Max term until 30th June 2024
- Access to pool cars for travel
- Access to discounted health insurance, free Employee Assistance, Salary Packaging and a range of other employment benefits supporting your physical and mental health
- Anglicare Victoria are leaders in the industry
- Unrivalled career progression, professional development, training, support and a culture of inclusivity and resilience
- Recognition as innovators
- Our Rainbow Tick Accreditation
- A leadership team that are passionate about achieving the best possible outcomes.
Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement. AV employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 or have a medical exemption. AV will require evidence that you are compliant with these requirements.
Ready to take the next step:
The closing date for applications is Sunday August 7th
To apply click on apply now wherever you see the advert which will take you to our careers portal where you will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter that describes your interest in working with men using violence.
For a detailed position description, click here: Mens Therapeutic Practioner ABW PD – July 2022.docx
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