Women and Children’s Family Violence Counsellor Latrobe Community Health Service


Located in Morwell, x1 permanent part time position available

  • Join a not-for-profit health care provider who is getting back to what matters
  • Opportunity to provide counselling for women and children who are victim survivors of family violence that is client-centered, strength-based and trauma-informed
  • Hourly rate at a minimum of $42.9423 per hour

At Latrobe Community Health Service you’ll be part of a positive and passionate workplace. We’re dedicated to providing you with career opportunities through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

Reporting to the Manager Behavioural Health Programs (BHP), the Women and Children’s Family Violence Counsellor provides evidence-based counselling support with the wellbeing and development of themselves and their children. They help connect people directly to services and provide coordinated response to a range of different needs, and where required a whole-or-family violence response, including holding perpetrators to account. All counselling provided for women and children is client-centered, strength-based and trauma-informed.

Counsellors will have advanced knowledge of risk assessment, safety planning, and the MARAM framework and information sharing guidelines to minimise risk with victim survivors of family violence.

To be successful, you will require;

  • Meet the Mandatory Qualifications Requirements for Specialist Family Violence Practitioners.
  • Current Victorian driver licence.
  • Latrobe Community Health Service complies with infectious disease control and immunisation requirements under legislation. This position is classified as a Health Care Worker B. Evidence of immunisation history must be provided prior to confirmed appointment.
  • A valid employee Working With Children Check will be required to be obtained and or supplied before appointment.

For more information about this position please contact Jasmine O’Shea, Acting Clinical Lead – Child & Family Practice, on 0429 533 368.

At Latrobe Community Health Service we want to help you get back to what matters. To see the full position description and to apply, click the Apply Now button.

We are an equal opportunity employer and therefore, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment. We are partnered with Job Access and pledged to Soldier On. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people, people with a lived experience of disability and service personnel and their families to name a few. We will make reasonable adjustments when required. We are a child safe organisation. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and an Employee Working with Children Check before we can make any offer of employment.



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