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Mission Australia


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Family Violence Outreach Worker - Carnarvon


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Job ID:

10570

Location:

WA, Australia 

Category:

Community
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Job Views:

133

Posted:

14/10/2020
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Job Description:

About Us

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian organisation that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years. Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more. We are generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

Mission Australia is committed to keeping children and young people safe with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment. 

Job Requirements:

Your key responsibilities will be to:
  • Liaise with the Murchison Family Violence Coordinated Response Service and respond to incidents of reported family violence in Carnarvon as well as provide outreach to outlying and remote communities;
  • Work with officers from WA Police, the Department of Communities and other external agencies to adopt a coordinated response to local referrals;
  • Conduct risk assessments and safety planning to manage identified safety concerns and increase wellbeing;
  • Provide advocacy, referral, information, support and case management to families experiencing violence;
  • Work collaboratively to raise community awareness of family violence.
Requirements for Success

To be successful in this role, you will need:
  • Prior experience in engaging with and supporting people who experience family violence;
  • Ideally, a formal qualification in social work, health, human services or other social science discipline but not essential;
  • Experience engaging with and adopting a woman focused and child-safe approach;
  • Experience and skills in risk assessment, safety planning, case management, counselling, referral and/or advocacy;
  • Experience working within a regional or remote community;
  • Ability to network and develop effective working relationships at all levels of community;
  • Drivers Licence.
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people. 

 

How to Apply:

Culture & Benefits  

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.

To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:

NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via Advantage)
Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers
Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP
Discounted health care with Medibank Private

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email talentattraction@missionaustralia.com.au

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

For more information, feel free to click here to view the position description. For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Please send through your application as soon as possible as shortlisting will commence before the closing date.


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Mission Australia
WA, Australia
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Family Violence Outreach Worker - Carnarvon

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Job ID:

10570

Location:

WA, Australia 

Category:

Community
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Job Views:

133

Posted:

14/10/2020
col-wide   

Job Description:

About Us

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian organisation that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years. Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more. We are generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

Mission Australia is committed to keeping children and young people safe with zero tolerance of harm or abuse, and expect all our employees and volunteers to reflect this commitment. 

Job Requirements:

Your key responsibilities will be to:
  • Liaise with the Murchison Family Violence Coordinated Response Service and respond to incidents of reported family violence in Carnarvon as well as provide outreach to outlying and remote communities;
  • Work with officers from WA Police, the Department of Communities and other external agencies to adopt a coordinated response to local referrals;
  • Conduct risk assessments and safety planning to manage identified safety concerns and increase wellbeing;
  • Provide advocacy, referral, information, support and case management to families experiencing violence;
  • Work collaboratively to raise community awareness of family violence.
Requirements for Success

To be successful in this role, you will need:
  • Prior experience in engaging with and supporting people who experience family violence;
  • Ideally, a formal qualification in social work, health, human services or other social science discipline but not essential;
  • Experience engaging with and adopting a woman focused and child-safe approach;
  • Experience and skills in risk assessment, safety planning, case management, counselling, referral and/or advocacy;
  • Experience working within a regional or remote community;
  • Ability to network and develop effective working relationships at all levels of community;
  • Drivers Licence.
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people. 

 

How to Apply:

Culture & Benefits  

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.

To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:

NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via Advantage)
Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers
Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP
Discounted health care with Medibank Private

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email talentattraction@missionaustralia.com.au

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

For more information, feel free to click here to view the position description. For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Please send through your application as soon as possible as shortlisting will commence before the closing date.