Published September 4, 2019
Last Modified September 4, 2019
Grampians Community Health
Location
8-22 Patrick Street, Stawell, Australia
Job Type
Category
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
September 23, 2019

Job Description

The Male Perpetrator Support Worker will aim to increase the perpetrator’s motivation to change and to develop strategies and skills to achieve their goals, negotiate the service system and to take responsibility for their behaviour and for the goals within their case plan. This position also supports men to access independent housing where required.

Key Selection Criteria

You can be more than part of your community - be someone making a difference for people in your community

Grampians Community Health offers a diverse range of employment opportunities and is seeking qualified and experienced professionals looking for a rewarding career, who are passionate about their work and committed to improving the lives of members of the community

Grampians Community Health has generous salary packaging in addition to salary and access to ATO Remote Housing Allowance (for eligible place of residence). Salary packaging is an Australian Taxation Office approved means of restructuring your salary to reduce your taxation

All Grampians Community Health employees are required to hold a:

  • Current National Police Check (no more than 3 months old from date of issue)
  • Working with Children CheckComplete a:
  • (These checks will be carried out at the expense of Grampians Community Health if required)
  • Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme applicationAnd provide proof of qualifications before commencementNote: applications that do not address the key selection criteria will not be considered for interview
  • To be considered for an interview all applications must include:

How to apply for a position

  • A written letter of application
  • Separately addressed key selection criteria
  • Current resume
  • Current referee list (including relationship to referee)Completed applications for vacancies must be forwarded by 12pm of the closing date to: employment@grampianscommunityhealth.org.au
  • Or forwarded by mail headed with the vacancy title to: Employment, Grampians Community Health, 8-22 Patrick Street, Stawell VIC 3380

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Social/Welfare Work

Mandatory:

  • Experience working in the Family Violence field

Desirable

  • Completion of ‘No to Violence’ Graduate Certificate in Male Behaviour Change Group Facilitation
  • Training in CRAF (Comprehensive Risk Assessment Framework) or MARAM (Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework
  • At least two years’ experience in provision of assessment, case management or counselling

Demonstrated skills, experience and/or understanding of:

  • A comprehensive understanding of Family Violence and the implications on individuals, families and the community
  • A demonstrated understanding of the men’s behaviour change process and the gendered nature of family violence
  • Commitment to advocating for non-violence, and to living non-violently
  • Clear understanding of the mandating process and an ability to work effectively with involuntary clients.
  • A demonstrated ability to undertake comprehensive needs assessments within the Comprehensive Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF)
  • Possess proficient and empathetic interviewing skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail with well-developed administrative and organisational skills to effectively manage high volumes of work and determine priorities, meet targets and deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Well-developed organisational skills with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of computer software, including Microsoft Office and the Internet.
  • High level verbal and written communication skills that enable effective and appropriate communication with a broad range of people at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to positive workplace cultural and practices.

 Licences and registrations

  • Current Victorian driver licence
  • Current National police check (less than 3 months old)
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Disability Worker Exclusion check

 Personal attributes

  • Ethical and inclusive
  • Self-disciplined
  • Collaborative and supportive
  • Flexible and resilient

For further information contact Caleb Lourensz