Family Violence Counsellor / Case Manager

Job Title: Family Violence Counsellor / Case Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Redfern
Industry: Social Work
Salary: Salary packaging + Superannuation
Start Date: 01/02/2024
Reference: BBBH323338_1715662500
Contact Name: Sydney Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2024

Job Description

Family Violence Counsellor / Practitioner - Sydney region

Salary - $75000-$95,000 (depending on experience) + Super + Salary packaging

Job Summary: Counsellors with experience working within the domestic and family violence sector with a focus on providing counselling advisory and a referral service to local and longer-term support services

1. Permanent contract and casual locum opportunities available

2. CV and application assistance provided

3. Work with leading not for profit organisations or local councils

· Additional leave including bonus leave, career break and paid parental leave
· Flexible working arrangements
· Portable Long Service Leave
· EAP for employees and family

Our client is a part of a fulfilling and passionate workplace who are industry leaders in working to end the use of family violence by developing and advocating for change in the community. They provide you with a range of training and professional development to help you progress your career through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

About the Role:
The organisation we are representing is looking for a Family Violence Counsellor / Practitioner based in the Sydney region.

Recruiting experienced counsellors to join a multi-disciplinary team. This role will support the incoming referrals as well as self-referred individuals, assessing risk and triaging appropriately for the Intake and Assessment team. There are both permanent ongoing and casual locum positions available.

Key duties:
· Provide professional family violence counselling and advisory support services
· Provide referral information to enable clients and others to access other local, community-based support services where required.
· Provide secondary consultation services to frontline workers seeking secondary consultation and support.
· Use professional risk assessment and best practice when engaging with clients and engage appropriate risk management follow-up
· Ensure all cases are managed professionally, are accurate and the records up-to- date and entered into the relevant CRM data base

Skills & Experience:
· A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Counselling or Psychology.
· Specialist knowledge and skills, including intake and risk assessment. Prior experience providing family violence services is highly desirable.
· A demonstrated understanding of the social and gendered context of family violence and the impact of violence on women and children.
· Understanding of legislation, risk management and reforms pertaining to the family violence sector.
· Experience in the delivery of counselling or case management services either face to face or over the telephone.
You will also have or be willing to undergo a Police Check and in some cases a Working with Children Check.

Desired Skills & Experience:
· Legal entitlement to work in Australia.
· Excellent written and verbal communication.
· Problem Solving Skills.

How to apply:
Email your resume to Samantha Wright at
For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Samantha Wright on 02 9000 4093.

We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.

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