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Specialist Family Violence Advisor - Shepparton

Primary Care Connect
  • Part Time - 67.5 Hours per Fortnight

Primary Care Connect is a local community health centre based in Shepparton operating under the social model of health. We work with our community to create better health outcomes. Visit our website www.primarycareconnect.com.au for the organisations mission, values, journey and strategic direction.

The Specialist Family Violence Advisor is a senior practitioner with extensive knowledge of family violence. The position is responsible for providing operational and strategic advice to Child Protection Practitioners and their managers who undertake investigations of families where a child is or may be in need of protection due to family violence.

The position will assist Child Protection in the planning and conduct of investigations and support the development of plans that aim to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. The Specialist Family Violence Advisor works collaboratively with the Child Protection senior managers and practitioners to provide effective service delivery and support.

Through co-location at a Child Protection office, the position aims to strengthen and improve responses to families subject to a Child Protection investigation.

The aim of the Family Violence Child Protection Partnership is to:

  • Support and promote improved understanding of the perpetrator's pattern of coercive control and its impact on children and the ability of the protective parent to safely parent
  • Restore and enhance safe, child-centred parenting
  • Use this knowledge to assist Child Protection achieve the following improved outcomes for the service system and for the families reported to Child Protection.

The service areas for this position include Greater Shepparton and Moira Shires.

Primary Care Connect provides a supportive workplace with staff who are committed and passionate about the community that we work in. Some of the many benefits of working with PCC include:

  • Professional Development and Supervision
  • Salary Packaging
  • Work/Life Balance

A position description is attached.

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