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Careers > Senior Caseworker - Family Violence

Full Time - Ongoing Subject to Funding

This position is based in Mildura.

As part of the Community Legal Service team, the Women’s Safety Program Senior Caseworker works to support victims of family violence by coordinating and promoting the Women’s Safety Program, funded by the Commonwealth Government. The position is co-located with a Community Legal Service Solicitor at the Mallee Sexual Assault Unit/Mallee Domestic Violence Service (MSAU/MDVS) in Mildura, with hot-desking arrangements and support provided at the Community Legal Service just a few blocks away. Travel to local courts and regional courts across the MMCLS catchment may be required as well as attendance at MSAU/MDVS outreach sites as needed, along with solicitors and support workers. 
The Senior Caseworker will work collaboratively with the Mildura and Swan Hill Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence services, as well as the Murray Mallee Community Legal Service, and may at times maintain a social work client case load to support victims in the holistic service model. The Senior Caseworker will be responsible for reporting on the funded program to the General Manager.

The successful applicant will be part of a new dynamic legal approach to supporting family violence victims in the Mallee in an integrated service delivery, wrap around legal service model, and will be required to work within two organisational structures with support - the MMCLS and the MSAU/MDVS. A degree in social work which provides eligibility for membership of AASW is required, with at least two years’ experience in working in the family violence field preferred. Program coordination experience and understanding of data systems are also required.

Applicants addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description should be sent to Maree Fullgrabe, PO Box 1870, Mildura 3502 or emailed to mfullgrabe@malleefamilycare.com.au

For a copy of the position description please click here.

For more information regarding the position description please contact Ann Killen on 5023 5966 or email on AKillen@malleefamilycare.com.au 

Applications close at 5.00pm Sunday 1st July 2018.

Mallee Family Care offers a great range of employee benefits, including:
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Flexible work options
  • Genuine training and development opportunities   
Undertaking a Working with Children Check, Police Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWESS) and Disclosure of previous or current disciplinary action (employment history) is mandatory for all positions