- Melbourne • Ringwood
- Job posted on: 19th Nov 2021
- Applications close:
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.
As an EDVOS team member the Assessment and Response practitioner will provide screening, triage, risk and needs assessment, planning and crisis support to all incoming referrals for victim-survivors. This position will initially be located in Ringwood and will transfer to the Outer Metropolitan Orange Door Croydon in 2022. This position will work in close partnership with practitioners from other agencies and within an Integrated Practice Framework within the Orange Door, to increase the safety of women and children experiencing family violence through direct service provision.
The role of The Orange Door is to provide:
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 + super.
A copy of the key selection criteria can be accessed by downloading the full Position Description available below or at our website at www.edvos.org.au/get-involved.
EDVOS hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 9am until 8pm and Saturday from 9am until 5pm. This position would require availability to work on a rotating roster across those hours of operation.
For further information regarding this position please contact Lucy Taylor, Acting Team Leader Assessment and Response on (03) 9259 4200.
Applications including cover letter, CV and a separate document addressing the key selection criteria (as outlined in the PD), should be submitted by clicking the Apply Now button.
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.
All appointments with EDVOS are subject to a police records check, working with children check and reference checks.