Domestic Violence Support Worker

Employer: Maybanke Association Inc.

Region: Redland

Closing Date: 8 January 2021

Job Description:

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This position is for a  full time, permanent support worker, who will:

  • Provide practical support to women and accompanying children accessing the service
  • Operate within a feminist/social justice framework
  • 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 strength-based approach
  • Respond immediately to any situation where a persons safety is threatened
  • Supply basic information and education on women’s rights and options and on the impacts of domestic violence
  • Work as part 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 and experience working in the domestic violence sector
  • The ability to work flexible hours when required
  • Current Queensland Working with Children Blue Card
  • Current driver’s license
  • The ability to work on-call on a rotating roster

 

Location

Address: PO Box 524
Suburb: Capalaba
Postcode: 4157

Contact

Name: Barb Long

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