Family Violence Intake Assessment Practitioner - Darwin

Job Title: Family Violence Intake Assessment Practitioner - Darwin
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$97000 - AU$100000 per annum + super + salary packaging
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH323657_1720162051
Contact Name: Leigh Rogers
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jul 05, 2024

Job Description

Family Violence Intake and Assessment Practitioner - Darwin

$97,000 - $100,000 per anum + super + salary packaging


  • Full-time, permanent contract
  • Generous remuneration + benefits
  • Continued career growth and development
  • Small supportive team
  • Opportunity to utilise your skills to support vulnerable women and children

Why work with our Client Organisation?

Our client organisation is leading not for profit whose team are instrumental in delivering high quality, safe and effective family violence responses to those seeking support, saftey and recovery. The organisation is well established, offering continued opportunity for career growth and development.

About the Role:

This position will support intake & assessment and brief intervention for all victim survivors of family violence in the Darwin and Palmerston areas. You will deliver high quality, safe and effective family violence and child well-being responses, while working closely with the refuge and outreach case management teams on allocation and specialist FV case management support.

Key Duties:

  • Deliver screening and triage, assessment, crisis responses, service planning, targeted interventions, allocation and coordinated referrals
  • Identify, assess and prioritise risk and needs of women and children who have, or are experiencing family violence
  • Provide brief Intervention/Interim case management support
  • Assess the client's issues, needs and circumstances at initial intake and coordinate a handover to the Specialist Family Violence Practitioner for further supports
  • Individual case plans are developed in collaboration with clients as required and include a range of interventions that address the needs or goals of clients during interim support period
  • Ensure accurate, up to date client records and data is maintained for all clients

Skills and Experience:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work is essential.
  • Experience working in the family violence sector is desirable.
  • Demonstrated intake and case management experience and skills
  • Highly developed time management and work prioritisation skills with an ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision required

You will also need to be willing to provide 2x professional references + undergo a Working with Children Check and Police Check.

How to apply:

  • Click 'Apply Now' and upload your CV via the appropriate link.
  • For any queries regarding the position or application process, please email or contact (03) 9081 0562 and ask to speak to someone in the Family Services Team


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.