- Job posted on: 10th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
Wayss is the largest provider of housing and family violence services in the South East Melbourne area.
We exist so that people have access to safe, sustainable and affordable housing and our vision is to be the major provider of social housing services and leading-edge client support programs in the Southern Melbourne Metropolitan region.
Wayss is a leading service provider which delivers support to those experiencing family violence in the home. Our family violence programs provide support and assist women and their family to access the services they need. Our integrated approach has transformed the lives of many thousands of people and families, assisting them to live free from family violence.
Wayss is funded to respond to Victoria Police Family Violence Referrals (L17's) and is the primary Intake and Assessment point for family violence case management. With the establishment of The Orange Door in the Southern Melbourne region, this role will transition to The Orange Door In October 2021.
The position responds to Family Violence Reports (L17’s) by addressing the immediate needs of women and their children experiencing family violence. A point of initial contact and engagement for women and their children seeking support, the position works within a specialist women’s, children and families discipline to provide information, advice and an initial assessment with a focus on risk assessment for those seeking assistance.
You will have:
This role requires a current Driver’s Licence and valid ‘Employment’ category - Working with Children Check Card. The candidate will need to have successfully completed Wayss pre-employment screening and a police check.
To find out more about the role please call, Rhea Campbell/Trudy Kirk, Advanced Family Violence Practice Leader on 97916111.
Please ensure you include in your covering letter your skills and experience in relation to the key selection criteria contained in the Position Description.
The Position Description can be obtained by visiting https://www.wayss.org.au/careers-at-wayss/
What is important to Wayss must be important to you.
Wayss is proud to be an inclusive and child safe organisation. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and possess a valid Working with Children Check.
Wayss is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to being an organisation that embraces a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion within our workforce and approach to service delivery. We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people of all ages and LGBTIQ people.