Specialist Family Violence & Primary Prevention Workers

Specialist Family Violence & Primary Prevention Workers

From social workers and educators, to communicators and researchers, the family violence sector needs people with different skills, experiences and backgrounds.

Become a Specialist Family Violence and Primary Prevention Worker

Be part of a team working to make positive change and end family violence. Visit the new Family violence jobs hub. From social workers and educators, to communicators and researchers, the family violence sector needs people with different skills, experiences and backgrounds.

What they do

  • Intake and assessment to ensure clients have access to the information and support they need to stay safe. 
  • Crisis intervention and support to provide immediate psychosocial and emotional support.
  • Case management to secure resources and supports required to address safety and wellbeing.
  • Perpetrator services to hold men to account for their violence and keep women and children safe.
  • Court advocacy and therapeutic support and counseling.
  • Prevention of family violence initiatives and policy across different settings.
  • Training, and policy and research.

Qualifications or experience

Some roles may require formal qualifications, such as a Bachelor of Social Work or equivalent.

However, a range of other roles available within the sector would suit people with broader skills and experiences.

Personal qualities

  • Are you empathetic with great communication skills, and committed to ending family violence in Victoria?
  • Do you want to change the story for people affected by family violence?

The Victorian family violence sector wants to hear from you.

How to search and apply for jobs

For more information, visit the Family violence jobs hub 

To apply for jobs currently listed, visit the Family violence jobs portal