Employment Opportunities

Exciting career opportunity to work in an innovative, professional, specialist Domestic and Family Violence organisation.

Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) is a community organisation providing crisis intervention, follow-up and case management supports and services to all people affected by intimate partner, domestic and family violence in the ACT. The priority of our Service is for the safety of the people who have been subjected to domestic or family violence, recognising that the majority are women and children.

DVCS is undertaking its biannual recruitment process. We are currently seeking applicants for roles in both crisis intervention and case management. There are full time, part time and casual positions available.

Case Management roles include case management with men and case management with women (partner contact).

Crisis Intervention roles work with all people affected by intimate partner, domestic and family violence within the ACT.

All applicants must meet the following Eligibility Criteria

  • Tertiary or other relevant training in social/ human services and/ or a minimum of three years demonstrated experience in direct client case management and/or crisis intervention
  • Demonstrated high level of written and verbal communication skills.
  • Conceptual skills, with sound analytical and problem solving ability
  • Knowledge and understanding of domestic violence and the issues that face people who are affected
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • Current driver’s licence

Applicants interested in Crisis Intervention must also meet the following Eligibility Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in crisis and referral work including telephone crisis work and the ability to make sound judgements and appropriate referrals in crisis situations
  • Well-developed crisis counselling skills
  • Availability to work on a rotating shift roster including weekends and evenings.

Applicants interested in Case Management must also meet the following Eligibility Criteria

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in case management of people with complex support needs including outreach and advocacy
  • availability to work outside of standard business hours if required

Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the SCHCADS Award levels 5 to 6 plus super and salary packaging. Salary commensurate with qualifications, demonstrated skills and experience.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. Men are also encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should forward their resume and an expression of interest letter addressing the eligibility criteria as referred to above to admin@dvcs.org.au by 12.00pm Monday 23 July 2018.

Contact person: Linda Vincent (02) 6280 6999.