- Program: Counselling, AOD and Family Violence Services
- 1 x fulltime EFT until end June 2018 with possibility of extension
- Location: VAC South Yarra Site with the possibility of work at other sites as required.
VAC is seeking an adaptable and empathetic leader with qualifications in Social Work or a relevant field plus demonstrated experience in the provision of crisis intervention, counselling, casework and group work with individuals and/or children.
You will be working with a range of clients who have experienced family and intimate partner violence. Case Coordinators will be working exclusively with people from LGBTIQ+ communities.
A solid understanding of the diverse nature of intimate partner violence and family violence, along with the ability to articulate and apply a recovery oriented practice framework, will also be required.
Due to the nature of the role, it is essential you have mentoring / supervisory experience, ensuring your ability to work collaboratively and guide Recovery Support Workers to use their lived experience in a positive way. For this role you will need to be well organized.
Applicants from CALD communities, LGBTI people including those living with HIV, Indigenous Australians and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.
This multifaceted role is essential to the success of the iHeal Program. You will provide direct counselling, case management and interventions to survivors who have experienced family or intimate partner violence and their families. You will also be responsible for supervising and mentoring Recovery Support Workers as they undergo an extensive training program. This includes helping them build their capacity to successfully carry out case work, peer support and deliver training.
Applications at due not later than Midnight, Wednesday 30th of August 2017 Applications should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment’, addressed to Jackson Fairchild and emailed to email@example.com.
For more information, contact Jackson Fairchild, Manager Counselling, AOD and Family Violence Services on (03) 9865 6700.