About the role
Your new role
As a Victims Support Worker (Intake & Response), you will be responsible for:
– Undertaking initial needs assessment with victims of violent crime, including urgency of need, risk, appropriate referrals (internal & external) and follow-up assessments & actions.
– Providing centre-based, outreach and co-located practical supports for victims of violent crime including: assessment, case plan development, advocacy, education and referral, including the use of brokerage funds as directed and appropriate.
– Providing of a range of mental health and well-being supports on a continuum that include psychological first aid, safety planning or risk assessment through to assisted referral and formal therapeutic interventions.
– Liaising with internal and external services to maintain relevant links and networks to strengthen services to victims of violent crime.
About the organisation
Your new organisation
At Merri Health, we strive to enrich diverse communities through the provision of quality health care and support services. A career at Merri will see you contributing to a culture that affects change for our clients and the wider community. We are committed to supporting the talent and skills of our employees because we know their capability is the key to our success.
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Victims Support Worker via Pro Bono Australia.