Domestic & Family Violence Support Worker

Employer: Maybanke Association Inc

Region: Redland

Closing Date: 15 January 2020

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 Domestic & Family Violence Support Worker

A detailed Job Description is attached.

Maybanke Assn Inc. is a Supported Accommodation Service for Women & Children escaping domestic & family violence. We have a position available for a twelve month contract as;

Domestic and Family Violence Support Worker and this position will:

·      Provide practical support to women and accompanying children accessing the service.

·      Operate within a feminist/social justice framework concerning domestic violence

·      Develop client focused goals for each woman and individual children

·      Understand a strengths based approach to practice

·      Ensure all verbal and written communication is congruent with a strengths-based approach

·      Respond immediately and appropriately to any situation where a client or anyone’s safety is threatened.

·       Basic information and education on women’s rights and options, and Domestic Violence and its impact.

The Domestic &Family Violence Support Worker is required to work as a member of a team, supporting and empowering women and their children who are in crisis as a result of domestic violence.

Maybanke has a designated Child Support worker, however, all workers are expected to engage with children and be responsive to their needs.

The successful applicant will possess:

·     Tertiary qualifications in Human Services and/or experience working in the Domestic Violence sector.

·     Ability to work flexible hours when required.

·     Current (or eligible for) Qld Working with Children Check – Blue Card 

·     Current driver’s License 

Please email Expression of Interest and resume to the [email protected] by COB 15th January 2020 


Address: PO Box 524
Suburb: Capalaba
Postcode: 4157


Name: Barb Long

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