Employment with Centre Against Violence

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Information Sheet for Applicants Letter to Candidates

 

Current Position Vacancies

DUE TO MAJOR GROWTH & EXPANSION, CENTRE AGAINST VIOLENCE HAVE EXCITING SPECIALIST ROLES AVAILABLE IN WANGARATTA & WODONGA

We are pleased to offer highly skilled and specialist positions at CAV’s Wangaratta and Wodonga locations due to many of our wonderful workers becoming part of our new Orange Door team.

Position:    Family Violence Crisis & Recovery Advocate
EFT:             1.0 EFT (full-time)
Location:   Wangaratta or Wodonga

ABOUT CENTRE AGAINST VIOLENCE (CAV)

We are a leading community-based organisation offering a comprehensive suite of services to clients and the community across the Ovens & Murray district. We provide specialist sexual assault and family violence programs and services. We have offices in both Wangaratta & Wodonga and provide outreach services to smaller towns in the district.

ABOUT YOU

Candidates must hold a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, or related discipline. You are required to understand the gendered nature of violence and impacts of trauma across the life course, have a sound understanding of the complexities of the service system and a demonstrated ability to provide services that include clinical and risk assessments, therapeutic interventions, and advocacy.

Applicants must demonstrate exceptional professionalism, accountability and communication including the ability to liaise with a range of stakeholders; working collaboratively to make quality decisions.

  • Minimum 2 years in the human services field preferred (Graduates may apply for the Crisis & Recovery position)
  • Eligibility for registration with their peak body ie: AASW
  • WWCC and National Police Check required

WHY WORK FOR THE CENTRE AGAINST VIOLENCE?

Centre Against Violence takes pride in being an employer of choice; we are passionate about the development and well-being of our team members with access to leading specialists and training that will support you in your role. We provide many complimentary benefits to our staff, some of our many benefits include:
  • Relocation assistance
  • Above award conditions
  • Generous professional development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Positive workplace culture
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flu vaccinations
At CAV we celebrate differences such as gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation, family/caring responsibilities, religion and spirituality. These are all valued, respected and celebrated.

 

For full position descriptions click the links below:
For all enquiries, please contact Jessica Reardon on 03 5722 2203
Forward all applications to ryounger@cav.org.au

 

ORANGE DOOR – FAMILY VIOLENCE CRISIS CARE ADVOCATE POSITIONS

GRADUATES WELCOME TO APPLY

THE ROLE

The Family Violence Crisis Care Advocate is a position auspiced by Centre Against Violence and working in the Ovens Murray Orange Door.

The main purpose of the position is to respond to L17’s (Family Violence Referrals), undertake intake, risk assessment, immediate safety planning and to provide an out of hours face to face response for victim survivors and children/families affected by family/domestic violence.
Responsible through the Family Violence Team Leader who coordinates and reports to the Family Violence Services Manager.  All staff are ultimately accountable to the CEO and through the CEO to the Board of Management of Centre Against Violence (CAV).

ABOUT CENTRE AGAINST VIOLENCE (CAV)

We are a leading community-based organisation offering a comprehensive suite of services to clients and the community across the Ovens & Murray district.  We provide specialist family violence and sexual assault programs and services.  We have offices in both Wangaratta & Wodonga and provide outreach services to smaller towns in the district.  At CAV we celebrate differences such as gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation, family/caring responsibilities, religion and spirituality.  These are all valued, respected and celebrated.

FAMILY VIOLENCE SOCIAL WORK GRADUATE PROGRAM AVAILABLE

Are you a recent graduate in social work or a related field?

The Rural and Regional Family Violence Social Work Graduate Program provides a meaningful, challenging and rewarding graduate year for new and recent graduates.

The program will recruit over 50 new or recent graduates with social work (or similar) qualifications to work in a range of family violence roles across regional Victoria. Graduate roles include victim support, perpetrator, sexual assault and Aboriginal family violence services.

The Program will support graduates as they transition into the family violence sector through:

  • monthly half-day Communities of Practice sessions, focusing on contemporary family violence issues and practice
  • additional support including training and professional development opportunities and health, safety and wellbeing supports
  • a reduced caseload to allow time to attend training, professional development, supervision, and mentoring.

These positions are for 12 months, with funding available to contribute towards any moving costs.

For further information (including eligibility), please visit familyviolence.vic.gov.au/graduates

ABOUT YOU

  • You hold a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or related discipline.
  • You have an understanding of the gendered nature of violence and impacts of trauma across the life course.
  • You understand the complexities of the service system and can demonstrate your ability to provide services that include clinical and risk assessments, therapeutic interventions and advocacy.
  • You possess exceptional professionalism, accountability and communication including the ability to liaise with a range of stakeholders; working collaboratively to make quality decisions.
  • You are a new graduate or have worked up to two years in the human services field, are eligible for registration with peak body ie:  AASW and hold a WWCC and National Police Check.

WHY WORK FOR THE CENTRE AGAINST VIOLENCE?

Centre Against Violence takes pride in being an employer of choice; we are passionate about the development and well-being of our team members with access to leading specialists and training that will support you in your role.  We provide many complimentary benefits to our staff, some of our benefits include:

  • Relocation assistance available
  • Fabulous graduate program
  • Above award conditions
  • Generous professional development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Positive workplace culture
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flu Vaccinations

For a full position description please click the link below:

If you wish to enquire about the role, please contact:

Jessica Reardon on Ph: 03 5722 2203

 or, email applications to  ryounger@cav.org.au