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 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, generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

As a specialist family violence agency providing services to women and children victim survivors of family violence, Emma House holds an exemption under section 89 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 to only employs people who identify as female.

In accordance with the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, pursuant to section 200(1)(d) of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic) Emma House is a mandated workplace, therefore staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID 19 and provide proof of vaccination status or evidence of exemption from the Australian Immunisation Register.

Mandatory Minimum Qualifications
As per the minimum mandatory qualifications requirements all candidates wishing to apply for clinical roles must be able to demonstrate that they:

• are considered EXEMPT under the policy OR
• hold a Bachelor of Social Work or other equivalent qualification OR
• have minimum 5 years relevant professional experience, OR a related qualification as per the mandatory minimum qualification requirements OR
• hold significant cultural knowledge and experience or lived experience, and have faced barriers to educational pathways

Mandatory minimum qualifications for specialist family violence practitioners | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)

Current Vacancies

Executive Assistant (0.8-full time) NEWLY CREATED POSITION

The Executive Assistant is a newly created position to provide executive level support to the Board and Senior Leadership Group at Emma House. We’re looking for an enthusiastic and skilled senior administrator with experience as either an Executive Assistant or proving high level administrative support to senior management.

Are you an administrative superstar with a keen eye for detail, exemplary time management skills and advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of software? If so we’d love to hear from you.

This role may include some travel and out of hours work to support Board meetings, but this is balanced with flexible working arrangements and access to time off in lieu.

For further information please contact Jo on 55611934 or email hr@emmahouse.org.au

Position Description – Executive Assistant

Applications Close 29 May 2022

Brokerage Officer (0.6 – 12 month position) NEWLY CREATED POSITION

The Brokerage Officer is is part of the team providing assistance in the administration of flexible support packages (FSPs) to women and children experiencing family violence. The role works across the agency responding to all inquiries relevant to the administration FSP including applications, procurement, payment,  implementation and reporting.

Experience in a finance team or with a not for profit organisation would be beneficial.

For further information please contact Jo on 55611934 or email hr@emmahouse.org.au

Position Description – Brokerage Officer

Applications Close 29 May 2022

Family Violence Practitioner The Orange Door Heywood – 0.4 to 0.6 EFT 

The Hub Practitioner is the first point of contact for victim/survivors at The Orange Door. The role conducts risk and needs assessments, utilising established frameworks, and requires a high level of professional judgement.

A solid understanding is required of the principles and practices relevant to the Family Violence sector, including the underpinning societal structures that perpetuate gender inequity and contributors to the ongoing disempowerment of women and children.

For further information please contact Cristie on 55611934 or email cristie@emmahouse.org.au

Position Description – The Orange Door – Heywood


How to Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and a brief statement addressing your suitability for the position to hr@emmahouse.org.au