Family Safety Worker

Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Ongoing  
Men and Family Relationships
SCHADS Level 4 + Super + Salary packaging
Closing Date:
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About the Role

The Family Safety Worker provides intake and assessment, support, case management and referral for the partners/ex-partners and children of the men attending the Men’s Behaviour Change Program, Choosing Change.

The role is responsible for identifying current and ongoing risk and safety of clients, undertaking assessment of needs, making referrals, and providing ongoing case management. 

Position Details

  • Part-time opportunity (4 days per week)
  • Base Hourly Rate $37.54 – $40.39 subject to assessment of skills and experience + super + generous salary packaging
  • CatholicCare considers being female is a genuine occupational qualification for this role

What can we offer you?

  • We support hybrid working arrangements, including flexible start/finish times and opportunities to regularly work from home
  • We value your wellbeing and offer free access to a premium mindfulness app, EAP counselling, weekly yoga sessions, yearly flu vaccinations and other regular wellbeing activities to support you through your working day 
  • We value your professional growth and provide regular supervision and internal career development opportunities to support your career aspirations
  • Access to generous salary packaging, which allows you to save on tax and increase your overall take home pay 

About You

To be a suitable candidate for this role you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Counselling, Psychology or equivalent field
    a) Completion of or willing to undertake training in DV Alert and or ECAV DV-60
    b) Practical skills in responding to people who experience domestic & family violence & DV-624
    c) Developing professional judgement in safety planning interventions for families experiencing domestic & family violence
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in providing person centred counselling support and case management services (mostly via telephone) to women and children experiencing Domestic and Family Violence
  • Demonstrated experience in:
    a) Post Separation counselling 
    b) Trauma informed practice model
    c) Responding to and intervening in Domestic & family violence impact and safety
    d) Mental health; Alcohol and other drugs and grief and loss counselling
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in working with Cultural and Linguistically Diverse Communities and with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
  • Demonstrated ability to appraise and critically reflect on clinical work and participation in clinical supervision
  • Current Working with Children Check

How to Apply

Click Apply Now to begin your online application! 

To be considered for this role, you will need to attach your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.

Applications for this position close on 26 June 2022.  Please submit your application as soon as possible as shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.

Need More Information?

Contact Anthony Hilder, Practice Manager–Men & Family Relationships Program on 0437 279 163

About Us

CatholicCare Sydney is the official social services agency of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Sydney. We are a leading not-for-profit agency providing care and support to people in Sydney across a wide range of social services: Children and families, relationships, ageing, disability, employment, mental health and youth programs.

At CatholicCare, we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers and students to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of engagement.

CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment and will also require a Working with Children Check.

CatholicCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  People of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; people living with a disability are encouraged to apply.