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Capability Building Coordinator - Enhanced Pathways to Family Violence Work Project

Capability Building Coordinator
Enhanced Pathways to Family Violence Work Project
The Salvation Army
Location: St Kilda
Work type: 0.8 EFT 32 Hours per week - Fixed Term 12 month contract
Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Industry Award 2010
Social & Community Services Stream – Level 6 pay point 3 

An exciting opportunity:

  • To be involved in strengthening pathways for new workers into the specialist family violence and community services sector, and to build capabilities of students and graduates to be more “work-ready”.
  • To join an established community organisation dedicated to providing best practice services for women and children experiencing family violence.
  • To access generous salary packaging and flexible working arrangements.

Enhanced Pathways to Family Violence Project:
The Enhanced Pathways to Family Violence Work Project (the Project) is being led by the Department of Health and Human Services (the department) on behalf of Family Safety Victoria (FSV), and in partnership with the Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS), Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic), Domestic Violence Resource Centre (DVRC) and the Future Social Service Institute (FSSI).

What will the project achieve?

The project aims to support the development of the family violence and community services workforce through:

  • facilitating student placements in a range of community services sector organisations
  • providing training to existing workers to increase their supervision skills and confidence in working with students, in the context of family violence work
  • developing and transitioning graduates and new workers to family violence roles, through the development of a transition to practice framework.

The skills and qualification we require for this role are;

Relevant qualification(s) in social work, welfare, psychology or a related discipline

  • A knowledge and understanding of the drivers/causes of family violence and child and family vulnerability, as well as the child and family services.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop networks and with community, and related agencies and allied professionals

Please note that undertaking a National Police Records Check and Working With Children Check are mandatory requirements for this position.


Salvation Army Crisis Services Network is committed to workplace diversity and encourages applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

Application Process:
All applicants are required to submit a Covering Letter outlining their skills and experience relevant to this role and Curriculum Vitae via email to [email protected]

Applications should be received no later than Thursday 22nd March, 2018

Job contact

Name: Rosie Di Giovanni

Phone: 9536 7741