4week Locum -Specialist Family Violence Practitioner

Job Title: 4week Locum -Specialist Family Violence Practitioner
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$0.01 - AU$59.37 per hour
Start Date:
Reference: BBBH323487_1707389942
Contact Name: Brisbane Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Feb 08, 2024

Job Description

This position is a short 4 week locum cover from 11/03/24 - 05/04/24 . The position will provide on-site and outreach case management support to women and women with children who have experienced and/ or are currently experiencing family violence. The role also encompasses the delivery of assessment and crisis response.

The role will be in instrumental in delivering high quality, safe and effective family violence and child well-being responses to those seeking support, safety, and recovery.

The Family Violence Services works with service users from a feminist perspective, aiming to empower and increase the safety of women and children.

  • Effective relationships are established with clients that encourage self-determination and participation and uphold the principles of the National Family Violence Model of Care.
  • Case management support is provided to clients in accordance with TSA case management models and standards of practice
  • Ongoing assessment is made of the client's issues, needs and circumstances from initial intake to exit
  • Individual case plans are developed in collaboration with clients and include a range of interventions that address the needs or goals of clients
  • Case plans are implemented and actively led by the participant
  • Clients are assisted to access holistic support services and establish community connections, and where needed are assisted through advocacy with service providers
  • Progress and outcomes of individual case plans are regularly monitored and reviewed and where needed action is taken to ensure the plan continues to meet client needs or goals
  • Accurate, up to date client records and data is maintained for all clients in accordance with TSA standards and procedures using TSA information systems
  • Risks to clients, staff and TSA are identified and bought to the attention of the Team Leader as soon as possible
  • Service gaps are identified and recommendations for service delivery improvements are made to the Team Leader
  • Key performance indicators are met in accordance with outcome measurement timeframes
  • Participation in an on-call roster is required

Requirements of the role

  • Relevant child protection requirements are obtained for example Working with children check.
  • A national police record check is required
  • Drivers Licence

Qualifications and Experience

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work/ Social Sciences is essential.
  • Experience working in the family violence sector is desirable.
  • Experience in specialist family violence and/ or child wellbeing work is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated case management experience and skills
  • Highly developed time management and work prioritisation skills with an ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision required
  • Advance computer skills including experience in data and record management

Please only apply if you meet the above qualifications and criteria

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