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Family Safety Advocate - Men's Behaviour Change Program

Grampians Community Health

About the business

You can be more than part of your community – be someone making a difference for people in your community

Situated in the heart of the picturesque Grampians and Wimmera regions, Grampians Community Health employs over 200 staff at three sites located at Stawell (main office), Horsham and Ararat.

We provide a safe, inclusive and respectful environment that values culture, beliefs, values, gender identity and capacity. We are compassionate, inclusive, professional, courageous and empowering.

Grampians Community Health offers a diverse range of employment opportunities and is seeking qualified and experienced professionals looking for a rewarding career, who are passionate about their work and committed to improving the lives of members of the community.

About the position

Covering the Central Grampians and Wimmera area, the Family Safety Contact Worker within The Men’s Behaviour Change Program (MBCP) provides responses to partners and/or ex partners of perpetrators of family violence who are participating in the MBCP, with the aim to reduce violence and enhance the safety of victim survivors experiencing or recovering from family violence.

Men’s Behaviour Change Programs aim to promote the safety of victim survivors by holding perpetrators accountable for their use of violence towards family members and by changing their attitudes and behaviour. Services for men include case management, individual intake assessments, individual counselling, family safety contact and Men’s Behaviour Change group work provided in the evenings at our offices in Stawell, Horsham and in future will be held in Ararat.

Contact with women and children is integral to men's behaviour change programs. Program providers have a responsibility and duty of care to ensure that a man's participation does not endanger his family or exacerbate abuse. Furthermore, providers also have a duty to provide information and support that can enhance women's and children's decision making and recovery.

Employee benefits

Salary packaging

Grampians Community Health has generous salary packaging benefits up to $15,900 for personal expenses and meal and entertainment expenses in addition to salary and access to ATO Remote Housing Allowance (for eligible place of residence). Salary packaging is an Australian Taxation Office approved means of restructuring your salary to reduce your taxation.

Working from home

Grampians Community Health is progressive with offering the capacity for many of our staff to work remotely from their homes where the service delivery allows for it. Access to information technology is provided to allow you the flexibility of working from home while remaining connected to Grampians Community Health staff, supervision and management.

Professional development

Grampians Community Health values our employees by supporting professional development to develop the knowledge and skills of our staff to better meet the needs of our clients. Clinical supervision is provided for all staff who require it for their professional practice.

Purchased leave

Eligible staff may purchase up to 20 days additional leave in a financial year.

Employee Assistance Program

Grampians Community Health recognises the importance of providing support for staff members experiencing personal or work related issues and concerns to maintain a safe and healthy working environment. Support is provided through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which offers free confidential, professional assistance to staff members.

To download a position description and key selection criteria form see the attachments below.

For more information visit our website Get Involved – Grampians Community Health (gch.org.au)

Note: Applications that do not complete the key selection criteria form will not be considered for interview.

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