About The Organisation:
The Centre for Non-Violence (CNV) is a leading and innovative specialist Family Violence organisation with a vision of gender and social equality for all. 

Benefits of working at CNV:

  • Above award wages on offer with the ability to salary package (you can earn up to $15,900 tax free).
  • Enjoy our generous leave entitlements which includes 4 weeks annual leave, 1 week of bonus leave, cultural leave, and above award personal leave entitlements. 
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
  • Excellent work/life balance, with a commitment to providing a flexible, supportive, and diverse working environment.
  • Strong commitment to health and wellbeing. 

About the role:
A number of vacancies are available within our Program and Services team in our Bendigo office, these opportunities are offered with various contract lengths, on either a part-time or full-time basis, with 0.8 – 1.0 FTE (30.4 – 38 hours) negotiable for the right person. 
Integrated Practice Workers work within multi-disciplinary teams of practitioners at our CNV home office and the Orange Door.  

The duties of role can include: 

  • Providing high quality, safe and effective responses to women and children seeking support and safety, whilst keeping the perpetrator in view.
  • Engaging with perpetrators who have been referred to or who contact the service due to concerns they have about the impact of their behaviour, developing and planning interventions and working towards increasing the safety for the family members.
  • Conducting risk assessments, developing safety plans, and coordinating with other services within the integrated family violence system.

About you:

  • A minimum of Diploma level qualification in social work, psychology, community services and/or a related human services field (for further information regarding Victorian Government mandatory minimum qualification requirements visit our website https://www.cnv.org.au/mandatory-minimum-qualification-requirements
  • At least two years’ experience in a family violence or related role is desirable.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of family violence including impacts on children and young people and young homeless women’s issues in accordance with service philosophies.
  • Experience in providing case work to individuals and/or families experiencing complex needs and risk issues including a sound knowledge of referral pathways.
  • The ability to work with limited supervision and exercise judgement and initiative in a fast paced and changing environment where practices and processes may not be clearly defined.

Application Process:
To be considered for this role applicants must follow the application process, outlined on our website https://www.cnv.org.au/job-application-process.  
Employment will be subject to a satisfactory WWC clearance and satisfactory criminal record history check prior to commencement.
For more information about this role, please contact People and Culture on 03 5430 3000.

Applications for this position will be assessed as received. If we identify a suitable applicant prior to the posted closing date for this role we may close this position sooner, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

CNV is a child safe organisation. 
CNV is an equal opportunity employer.