Family Violence Practitioner

Job No: Berry2351
Location: Eaglemont, VIC

  • Eaglemont Location

  • Full time fixed term contract until 8 February 2019

  • Salary Packaging Benefits and work life balance



Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

The Northern Family & Domestic Violence Service is the lead provider and access point for the integrated family violence service system for women and children in the Northern Metropolitan sub-region.

The Family Violence practitioner will:

  • Provide a responsive service to women and children experiencing family violence.
  • Work from a feminist perspective to ensure a partnership approach to supporting women from crisis to safety.
  • Be supported by the expertise of the Berry Street Northern Family & Domestic Violence Service team

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified professional with an understanding of the effects of violence and trauma on women and their infant/ children and an understanding of contemporary responses to these issues. Experience in case work, and a qualification in Social Work or a related discipline is essential. For further information please view the position description.



Queries to Pauline Wright – Senior Manager Family Services Program on (03) 9450 4700

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be submitted by 11pm Sunday, 25 March 2018

To download the Position Description, please click here

To download the Key Selection Criteria, please click here


Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.



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