Specialist Men’s Family Violence Practitioner Meli


About the Role

Meli is excited to advertise 2x Specialist Men’s Family Violence Practitioner positions, based at our South Geelong office. These roles are reporting to the Team Leader, Family Violence.

The core purpose of the Specialist Men’s Family Violence Practitioner is to provide preparation, coordination and facilitation of group work programs for men who perpetrate violence. Assessment, risk assessment, case management and secondary consults with male perpetrators is also part of the role. This role requires regular after hours work and provides support to lower classified staff and students.

Vacancy Details

  • 2x vacancies available
  • Full-time positions, working 38 hours per week
  • Fixed term to 30 June 2025
  • $102,791 p/a + super + salary packaging
  • To view the Position Description, please go to ‘Careers’ at www.meli.org.au

What We Offer

  • Flexible working options
  • Meli is a not-for-profit organisation, so you can salary package up to $15,900 each Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) year for general living expenses
  • Extensive learning and development calendar, including a structured orientation and induction plan
  • Employee Assistance Program – independent confidential counselling service
  • An inclusive culture of dedicated, passionate and professional team members
  • Paid parental leave program, in addition to the government parental leave scheme
  • Ability to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave

About You

  • Holds a degree in Social Work (or equivalent); or be working towards in line with recommendation 209 of the Royal Commission into Family Violence. Click here for more information: https://www.vic.gov.au/mandatory-minimum-qualifications-specialist-family-violence-practitioners
  • A graduate diploma of graduate certificate qualification in Client Assessment and Case Management (Men’s Family Violence) or willingness to undertake this course.
  • Experience in the specialist family violence field, demonstrated particularly in provision of intake, risk assessment and case planning and working with male perpetrators of family violence.
  • Understanding of the gendered nature of family violence and the impact upon women, children, and families, as well as identifying and working against collusion and minimisation of male family violence.
  • Demonstrated experience in complex problem solving, attention to detail and displays accuracy in program development, data collection and evaluation.
  • Ability to lead projects and participate in working groups; and provide support to lower classified staff and students.

Application Process

  • Applicants must address each of the Qualifications, Skills and Experience listed in the following questionnaire and provide a current resume in order to be considered.
  • Successful applicants will be required to provide a current Working with Children Check and undergo a National Police Check prior to commencement.
  • Meli reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date of this position, so please don’t delay in applying.

Contact Details

For a confidential discussion about the position please contact Kristy Berryman, Acting Family Violence Manager, on 0455 510 993.

Meli is committed to providing a child safe environment. We have zero tolerance of any abuse or maltreatment of children.

Meli values and celebrates diversity and are working to create a team of people who reflect the diverse community we support. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQIA+, culturally diverse people, those living with a disability, and those looking to return to the workforce following a break in their career are encouraged to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Recruitment team via email at [email protected]

Applications close 9:00am Thursday 7 September 2023.

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