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Men’s Enhanced Intake Worker

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Organisation : EDVOS

Location : Melbourne (Ringwood)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Women

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 30 Aug, 2019

About the role

About the Opportunity

EDVOS is committed to system reform, including integration. A component of our work is to respond to referrals from Victoria Police. The Men’s Intake Program primarily deals with men referred from Victoria Police following family violence incidents and has the potential to increase safety for women and children by offering an opportunity to men to take responsibility for their behaviour.

The Men’s Enhanced Intake worker will provide timely and active telephone response to men referred for using violent and controlling behaviour against women and children, and refer to men’s behaviour change programs and other men’s services.

Essential to your success will be:

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of the social and gendered context of family violence
  • Commitment to and practice of feminist principles and values
  • Experience and skills in undertaking risk assessments and evaluation of risks
  • Well-developed conceptual and analytical skills, excellent verbal communication and well- developed written and computer literacy skills
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in social work, psychology or related field, and/or extensive experience in the family violence sector.
  • Experience working with men who use violence is favourable, not essential

About the organisation

Organisation Name : EDVOS

Eastern Domestic Violence Services (EDVOS) is a not-for-profit specialist family violence service in Melbourne’s eastern metropolitan region. We provide an integrated range of support and services to empower women and children who are responding to family violence. We operate within a human rights framework and our focus is on supporting the safety of women and children and the accountability of perpetrators.  


What We Offer

  • Flexible working hours including the option of  monthly accrued day off (ADO) for full time staff
  • Generous salary packaging benefits resulting in tax savings
  • Excellent Professional Development opportunities including external training and workshops as well as EDVOS all staff training
  • Health and wellbeing programs for all staff including weekly yoga classes, walk at work, bi-monthly staff shared lunch and birthday calendar
  • Regular supervision and management support including access to EAP
  • Internal committees (e.g. Innovation & Development and Quality and Safety) working groups to support staff’s interest and expertise (e.g. Diversity, Consumer Engagement, OHS, Children and Youth)
  • A rewarding opportunity to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving quality of life for women and children experiencing family violence


EDVOS hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 9am until 8pm and Saturday from 9am until 5pm. This position would be expected to be available to work on a rotating roster across those hours of operation.

Salary for these positions will be aligned with SCHADS Level 5 + 9.5% super.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Men's Enhanced Intake Worker_2019PD

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Men’s Enhanced Intake Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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