Family Safety and Wellbeing Practitioner – Female practitioner

Relationships Australia Queensland (RAQ) is a leading provider of relationship and family support services.  We believe healthy relationships are essential for the well-being of children, families and communities.About the RoleUnder section 26 of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975, Relationships Australia Queensland invites First Nations Peoples - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples - to apply for the for a Family Safety and Wellbeing Practitioner to join our team. Townsville basedNegotiable part time hours (30 hours per week)Fixed term with the possibility of extension (to June 2022)Individual counselling and support, referral and group workProvide the Townsville First Nations community affected by family violence with culturally informed interventions that support healthy relationship patterns, change violent and abusive behaviour patterns, and ensure safety. The role focusses on specialist Family Violence (FV) service delivery, including:Community development strategies that increase awareness about what Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) is and its impact on people, relationships and cultureMaintaining a strong understanding of intergenerational trauma relevant to First Nations people Increasing safety and wellbeing for men, women and children within these communitiesThe service has been co-designed by the community and is for people who use patterns of power and control in relationships, and those who are experiencing the impact of domestic and family violence. This includes:Complex case managementDelivery of community development strategiesA strong understanding of intergenerational trauma relevant to Australia’s First Nations peopleWork within cultural frameworksImprove safety and empowerment for people who experience family violence, including childrenThe full time equivalent base salary band (therefore this role is paid 80% of) is $73,000 to $88,000, to be negotiated based on relevant experience. About YouTo be considered for this, ideally you will have an undergraduate level qualifications in Social or Behavioural Sciences, in addition to:Extensive experience applying frameworks to build healthy relationships with Australia’s First Nations peopleAn understanding that workers, based on their gender, may work in the areas of men’s business and/or women’s business in accordance with cultural expectationsAn Understanding of trauma-informed practice, family and ecological systemsDue to professional practice standards and the requirements of this role, being a female practitioner is a necessary requirement of the role.What We Can Offer YouSupportive and flexible cultureprofessional developmentgain invaluable skills and experience through formal fortnightly supervisionAdditional annual leave over the Christmas period, annual leave loading and study leaveSalary packaging options available of up to $15,900, which will significantly increase the value of take-home payPaid parental leave and additional benefits such as medical insurance discountsNot from Townsville? Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7in_MHcx0Uw&t=2sHow to applyClick Apply to send us your application. We will be reviewing applications as they’re received, so we encourage you to get your application in as soon as possible.HR - PD - Family Safety and Wellbeing Practitioner 71000 AUD Townsville