- Melbourne > Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne
- Job posted on: 3rd Nov 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.
This position is based at the Southern Women’s Integrated Support Service (SWISS), which is a purpose built family violence crisis refuge facility providing 24/7 support and independent accommodation for people who identify as female and children. The position requires availability for 24/7 roster including sleep overs on weekdays and weekends.
The Residential Family Violence Case Worker works with clients within a case management framework, for a period of up to 6 weeks. The position provides a crisis response which includes the provision of information, advocacy, referral and support to clients escaping family violence.
We are looking for a motivated individual who can work collaboratively as part of a team to deliver quality outcomes to clients.
Successful candidates will bring the following:
A Current Victorian Driver’s Licence, valid ‘Employment’ category - Working With Children Check Card is required. The incumbent will be required to undertake a National police check and provide a certificate of vaccination for COVID-19.
Our people are our greatest asset. Without them, we would be unable to make a meaningful impact in the lives of people facing homelessness and family violence. This is our motivation in offering a range of benefits to ensure we hire and retain great people.
Please ensure you include a covering letter, outlining your experience in relation to the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. Enquiries about the position can be directed to Jody Colquhoun, Team Leader Family Violence Refuge on 9791 6111.
The Position Description can be obtained by visiting https://www.wayss.org.au/careers-at-wayss/
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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to being an organisation that embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people of all ages and (LGBTIQ) people.