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Specialist Family Violence Practitioners

  • Full or part time permanent positions available
  • Sandringham and Frankston site locations
  • Some evening work required
  • SCHACDS Level 6

Who we are

TaskForce is a not-for-profit organisation providing community programs and services to those most in need. TaskForce focuses on the social issues of addiction, youth disengagement, unemployment, mental health and high risk taking behaviours.

Family Life is a specialist family services organisation known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach. Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

Family Life and TaskForce are both child safe organisations who value, respect and listen to children and young people, and do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for skilled, passionate individuals to deliver trauma informed support to our clients and achieve positive outcomes for communities.

The position

The Specialist Family Violence Practitioners are full time or part time permanent roles based at Sandringham and Frankston, providing client-centred, trauma informed services to men, women and children who have perpetrated or experienced family violence.

The positions will provide counselling, case management and support to families experiencing relationship difficulties who have or are currently experiencing family violence. In addition, the roles will provide accountability and behaviour change services for perpetrators via individual and group work, for both voluntary and court mandated clients.

A day in the life of these positions includes; attending and participating in reflective practice groups, co-facilitating Men’s Behaviour Change Program (MBCP) groups, providing individual support to men, women and children, and conducting intake and assessments and case management.

Why apply?

This is a great opportunity for a practitioner who enjoys providing holistic family violence support service to join the Family Life/TaskForce team. Do you enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team and making a genuine impact to the community and your clients? If this sounds like you, we would love to receive your application!

As an Employer, we are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where our people are our most valued resource. TaskForce employees have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including 48/52 purchased leave), and training and professional development opportunities.

TaskForce and Family Life value diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria irrespective of their cultural and linguistic background, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability status, health status or religion. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. People with disability who apply can ask for reasonable adjustments at any time during the application process. Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed.

For a full position description, visit our website at www.TaskForce.org.au. For further information regarding the position please contact Kate Forer, HR Manager on (03) 9532 0811.

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