Support Worker – Refuge The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre

JOB DESCRIPTION

About The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre

We are a leading organisation offering a comprehensive suite of services to clients and the community across the Barwon, West Melbourne and Wimmera Regions. Providing specialist sexual assault and family violence programs and services, including 24 hour crisis care support, crisis accommodation, case management, therapeutic counselling, early intervention and professional education and training, we continue to grow and develop our offerings.

About The Role

We currently have an opportunity for a proactive Support Worker to provide individualised and tailored practical supports for women, children and young people in refuge and crisis accommodation, who have experienced and/ or are currently experiencing family violence.

This position is instrumental in delivering high quality, safe and effective family violence and child well-being responses to those seeking support, safety, and recovery. The role consists of a rostered hours of work including sleepover, days, weekends and public holidays. This position part time ongoing and has a set roster of Tuesday 5.30pm -9.30am and Thursday 5.30pm -9.30am.

About You

With degree or working towards a qualification in social work, welfare or psychology, you have demonstrated experience in assessment and risk management, safety planning and crisis accommodation support.  You thrive working autonomously and in a dynamic team environment, with the ability to prioritise competing demands. You will be a values driven person, motivated to make a difference and hold the client at the centre of everything you do.

If you share our vision for a community free from family violence and sexual assault and are motivated to make a difference, we would like to hear from you.  We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. You care for our clients and we care for you, including by investing in your development and wellbeing. You will have access to leading specialists and training and development that supports you in your role and in your longer term career journey. 

Why work for The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre?

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre takes pride in being an employer of choice; we are passionate about the wellbeing of our team members and we provide a number of complementary benefits to our staff, some of our benefits include:

  • Career pathway opportunities
  • Generous above award Enterprise Agreement entitlements
  • Flexible and part time working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Up to 2 weeks additional leave through purchase leave
  • 10 weeks Paid parental leave
  • Salary packaging
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Social initiatives
  • Positive workplace culture

How To Apply

Applications close 5:00pm Thursday 28 July 2022

To apply, please go to our website at www.safvcentre.org.au/careers to view the position description and submission requirements. All applications must address the key selection criteria outlined in the PD. Applications should be sent to [email protected]

For a confidential discussion, please contact Chantale White on 0487 546 939.

The successful candidate will be required to maintain a current Working With Children’s check and National Police Check at their own expense.

The SAFV Centre complies with the Chief Health Officer directions that employees and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants and students must therefore be able to comply with this requirement.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre

Job Salary

$77,584 -$83,479 pro-rata plus super & packaging

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