Emma House

Careers at Emma House Domestic Violence Services

Emma House Domestic Violence Services is a feminist organisation, which culturally aligns to feminist values and practices and prides itself on being an employer committed to equal opportunity, diversity and social inclusion. Emma House strives to create a workplace environment that focuses on flexibility and building the skills, capacity and opportunity for our employees.

Emma House actively values and promotes diversity, and is committed to being inclusive and respectful to all. We welcome applications from women who are Aboriginal, members of the LGBTIQ+ community, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and women of all abilities.

Working at Emma House can be very rewarding and you will work with great people who all have the same goal – to change the culture of violence in our community and achieve gender and social equality. We offer ongoing training and development opportunities, salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Family Violence Practitioner – Full Time

Emma House is currently looking for a Specialist Practitioner with proven experience providing support to women and children who have experienced, or are currently experiencing family violence. The role provides a tailored case management response to women and children escaping domestic and family violence, which focuses on ongoing assessment of risk and safety planning. The work also aims to empower and support victims’ safety and wellbeing as they recover from the impact of abuse.

To download a copy of the Position Description, please click on the link below:

Position Description

The successful applicant will hold a tertiary level Degree in Social Work, Health or other related social science or a willingness to upgrade to a Degree from a Diploma, and be able to demonstrate the necessary skills required for the role as detailed in the position description. Emma House will generously support staff who are willing to upgrade their qualifications to a Bachelor level.

For more information on this position, please contact Kate Harrington, Manager – Client Services on 5561 1934 or kateh@emmahouse.org.au

Applications are to include a cover letter and comprehensive resume which clearly details the required skills and level of experience required for the position, along with appropriate referee contacts. These documents are to be directed to: corporateservices@emmahouse.org.au

Applications close Sunday 18th October 2020