- Job posted on: 27th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Access Community Services Limited is one of Australia's leaders in multicultural issues, with over 30 years of experience in the provision of settlement, employment, training, youth support services, housing and social enterprise opportunities for migrants, refugees and Australian born clients. Services are delivered right across Queensland with a particular focus on the South East, including Logan City, Ipswich City and the Gold Coast.
Access is a community based, not -for-profit organisation committed to community development and capacity building.
The Domestic and Family Violence Practitioner will provide counselling, case management support, information, advocacy and referral services to women and children from culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Logan/Beenleigh who are impacted by domestic and family violence. This will include intake and assessment, safety planning, trauma-informed and strengths based counselling, case management, the provision of information and referral to other services and court assistance for domestic and family violence matters. Services provided may include the provision of information and referral for perpetrators of domestic violence.
The 99 Steps team works closely and collaboratively with staff and programs across the organisation as well as with service providers within the broader community.
99 Steps is a member of the Logan/Beenleigh Integrated Services Response and all staff participate in relevant information sharing and utilise established referral pathways.
The DFV practitioner will work within the Practice Standards for Working with Women Affected by Domestic and Family Violence.
The successful candidate will ideally have:
At Access Community Services Ltd. we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.
We encourage candidates to provide a cover letter along with your resume, by submitting online. Should you be successful for the first round of shortlist, our Talent Acquisition Specialist will guide you through our process and next steps.
Access will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. If you require a reasonable adjustment, or want to update your preferred method of communication, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access Community Services Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.