2019 Impact 25

Family Safety Contact Worker

Organisation : Uniting

Location : VIC Regional (Shepparton)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Children, Community Support Services, Families

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 3 Jan, 2020

About the role

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Family Safety Contact Worker to join our highly reputable and iconic Victorian and Tasmanian community services organisation. The role of the Family Safety Contact Worker is to support women involved in Uniting Kildonan’s Family Violence Intervention Program, including assessments of their safety, referring women exposed to Family Violence to appropriate services, provision of group work and partner contact.

About you

  • You have a strong passion and commitment to working with family violence and supporting women who are experiencing violence from their partners.
  • You will have a tertiary qualification in community services and previous experience in counselling and assessment
  • You will have a clear understanding of the feminist framework and how male privilege impacts on our current social structures.
  • Demonstrated experience in assessment, counselling and Group facilitation is critical to this position,
  • People from CALD backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

 About Uniting

At Uniting we work together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We’ve been supporting people and families in local communities across Victoria and Tasmania for over 100 years.

Learn more 


How to apply for this role

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Key/Core selection criteria as per the position description

Applications close on Friday 3 January 2020


Get in touch

T: 03 5831 6157 - Kasey Holyman, Program Manager – Child, Youth and Families


Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.



Please quote in application: Family Safety Contact Worker via Pro Bono Australia.

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