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Senior Family Violence Practice Lead (VPSG5)

Job posted: 08/03/2022
Applications close: 24/05/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30/06/2023

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Family Violence Workers

Reference: VG/D00841

Reference: VG/D00841

Occupation: Family Violence Workers

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • An exciting opportunity within the Victim Services, Support and Reform business unit of Department of Justice and Community Safety
  • VPSG 5 Classification (Salary Range $102,637 - $124,183)
  • One (1) full time, fixed term position available until 30 June 2023

About Us

Victim Services, Support and Reform (VSSR) is a part of the Service Delivery Reform, Coordination and Workplace Safety Division of the Department of Justice and Community Safety and is responsible for coordinating a suite of services for victims of crime, including an information, support and referral service for all victims of reported and unreported crimes through the Victims of Crime Helpline (Helpline) as well as funding state-wide services to provide eligible victims with flexible case management services to meet the practical, emotional and psychological needs of victims to help manage the effects of crime.  

About the Role

Reporting to the Helpline Operations Manager, the Senior Family Violence Practice Lead (SFVPL) is  responsible for leading development and implementation of family violence best  practice across the Helpline team to ensure the delivery and provision of high quality and effective services to family violence victim-survivors. The SFVPL is responsible for practice leadership on risk management, risk assessment and providing expert advice to Family Violence Practice Leads (FVPL) and the broader Helpline team. In addition, the SFVPL will support FVPLs to monitor and coordinate the Helpline's response to L17s, including re-classification of predominant aggressors, information sharing activities and the implementation of MARAM within the Helpline.

The SFVPL will establish and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders to create, contribute to and implement evidence-based family violence best practice and provide advice within VSSR and externally on family violence related matters.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to people leadership including but not limited to managing people, developing staff capability, team management, leading and navigate change with respect to family violence best practice
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in adopting and implementing rigorous approaches to intake assessment, referral, and risk assessment and management activities within a family violence context
  • An intrinsic understanding and awareness of the nature and dynamics of family violence, the legislative context and service system in Victoria
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the provision of effective, on-going services to victim survivors of family violence informed by organisational guidelines, appropriate theoretical frameworks, and best practice models in direct service delivery
  • Ability to develop and maintain authentic and effective relationships by way of effective interpersonal skills, managing difficult conversations, stakeholder engagement and victim focused processes
  • Excellent ICT, written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats. 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening. 

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). 

Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes. 

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes: 

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account) 

  1. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or 

  1. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you. 

 

Senior Family Violence Practice Lead (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 30/06/2023

Job classification:

VPSG5

Contact:

Jennie Child | Jennie.Child@justice.vic.gov.au

Senior Family Violence Practice Lead (VPSG5)