- Melbourne > Ringwood
- Job posted on: 5th Apr 2022
- Applications close:
As an EDVOS Specialist Family Advocate you will work collaboratively and holistically with adult victim survivors, their children, pets and animals and young people to provide: risk assessment and safety planning; emotional support; needs assessment and case planning; systems navigation; advocacy; psychoeducation and referrals while ensuring accurate and timely case noting and data entry into the client management system.
Eastern Domestic Violence Service (EDVOS) is a leading specialist family violence service in Victoria. Our work is focused across seven Local Government Areas including Boroondara, Manningham, Whitehorse, Monash, Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges. Some of our training, education and primary prevention programs are national. EDVOS is predominantly funded to work with women and children. It is recognised that being female is the biggest risk factor for experiencing family violence.
EDVOS acknowledges that family violence can take many forms such as intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse, carer abuse, parental abuse and sibling abuse. Our specialist family violence response services are mostly directed towards women, including women from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) communities, children, pets and other animals, who are responding to any form of family violence.
EDVOS is committed to assisting all people, regardless of ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age and ability within our community and can also provide access to other family violence services that are most suitable to the individual’s unique needs and goals.
We are looking for someone who:
Please review the Position Description for a full list of position accountabilities and key selection criteria.
*For more information on the mandatory minimum qualifications please visit https://www.vic.gov.au/mandatory-minimum-qualifications-specialist-family-violence-practitioners
Salary for these positions will be aligned with SCHADS Level 5 + legislated super.
For a copy of the key selection criteria and a full outline of the position please see below or visit our website at https://www.edvos.org.au/get-involved/.
A position description is attached.
For further information regarding these positions please contact Gina Kennard, Senior Manager Support and Recovery, on (03) 9259 4200.
This is a Rolling Recruitment, no deadline, please apply as soon as possible.
Due to the specialist nature of the work and services EDVOS provides EDVOS predominantly employs women, including women from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) communities, as per the findings of Equal Opportunity exemption H327/2017 and by special measure.
EDVOS actively promotes a safe and inclusive workplace where workers are free from discrimination and are afforded dignity and respect. We encourage applications from women of all abilities, as well as from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ,women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTI.
EDVOS is a child-focused and child safe organisation and is committed to promoting and protecting the safety and interests of children.All appointments with EDVOS are subject to a police records check, working with children check and reference checks.