Position Details
Reference Number 12407
Position Title Family Violence Case Manager
Employment Type Maximum Term Full Time
Entity Community Services - Management /Admin
Location Dandenong
Award Classification Social, Community , Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - Social and Community Services Employee Level 6
Hours 76
Position Summary
  • Bring your Social Work professionalism and Family Violence expertise
  • Work directly with families impacted by Family Violence
  • Help to implement the Family Violence Royal Commission recommendations
  • Talented, friendly team ready to welcome you
  • Supportive leadership
  • Dandenong base
  • Reputable Not for Profit – well-resourced and growing

Uniting Connections is a community organisation supporting over 2000 people every week. We work on family strengthening and early intervention services for people in need. We make a practical difference in people’s everyday lives, giving them a better chance in life now and in the future.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Family Violence Case Manager to join the new Southern Family Violence Case Management Program, based in our Dandenong office.


The Family Violence Case Management Program:

  • Is based on recommendations from the Royal Commission into Family Violence
  • Aims to address the impact and well-being for women and children experiencing family violence
  • Is an eight (8) week intervention model, based on risk and need


As a case manager you will work with families and children across:

  • Risk assessments
  • Family and safety action plans
  • Short term case management
  • Referrals, advocacy and support
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other key agencies


Connections offers employees:

  • A comprehensive range of professional development opportunities
  • Reflective practice and supportive supervision
  • Career options through a wide range of programs and locations
  • Family friendly workplace practices
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum via Advantage salary packaging (www.salary.com.au).


Please see the position description attached for more information about this opportunity and for details of experience, competencies and personal attributes appropriate to this position.  To be successful in your application you will meet the Selection Criteria in the position description, including having a relevant tertiary qualification in a Social Work or Psychology related field, 


Please address the following Key Selection criteria in a separate document to be uploaded as part of your application:

  • Summarise your experiences and provide examples of your abilities as a practitioner in the family violence and child, youth and family welfare field
  • Summarise your knowledge and applied use, in the context of family violence, of the family–centred approach, and the family strengthening and empowerment models of practice.
  • Summarise your knowledge and use of the Common Risk Assessment framework, the Best Interests framework, the Family Violence Act 2008, and the Child Youth and Families Act 2005


Connections is a proud organisation that takes child protection very seriously.  All candidates are subject to child safety screening and assessment against child safety standards as part of our thorough recruitment process.  Current Working With Children Check, Police Check and a Victorian drivers licence will be required for the successful applicant.


Contact us for more information about this role and how Connections might be a good fit for your career and work life in 2017:

  • Maria Gullaci - Team Leader - 8792 8999


Connections has joined together with 21 UnitingCare agencies to form a new organisation; called Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited. From 1 July 2017 all ongoing UnitingCare employees transferred to employment with Uniting. Uniting is now one of the largest community service providers within Victoria and Tasmania. Uniting to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.



Application Information

  • Applications to be lodged via our careers page on our website at http://www.connections.org.au/work-with-us
  • You will be asked to upload your resume and a covering letter with your responses to the key selection criteria detailed above.  We recommend that you provide examples that show the range, scale and complexity of your experiences.
  • Uniting (Victoria-Tasmania) applicants – please advise your direct manager of your interest and also send a short email to the contact to alert them to your application, after you have lodged it on eRecruit
  • Application closing date: Thursday 21 September 2017 
Contact Person Rabia Sikander
Contact Phone 9704 8377
Alternate Contact Person Maria Gullaci
Alternate Contact Phone 8792 8999
Closing Date 21/09/2017
Position Description
Family Violence Case Manager - Max Term Full Time - PD - Aug 2017.pdf Open
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