The Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) as part of Micah Projects is seeking casual DV Specialist Workers for the roster pool. This position is an after-hours crisis response to domestic violence and is responsible for providing a crisis response to individuals who have been referred to Safer Lives as victims of domestic violence primarily by DV Connect and Queensland Police. In order to be considered for this position you must be able to work at short notice, overnights and weekdays. This is position is classified under the SCHADS Award at a Level 2.
About the role –
This position is an after-hours crisis response to domestic violence. The Specialist Domestic Violence Worker is responsible for providing a crisis response to individuals who have been referred to Safer Lives as victims of domestic violence primarily by DV Connect and Queensland Police. This position is based at Boundary St, West End and responds in person or connects via phone to those who have experienced domestic violence immediately following domestic violence incidents. This position forms part of an integrated response to support people affected by domestic and family violence to live free from violence.
- A current drivers’ licence.
- A current Positive Notice Blue Card for Child Related Employment, or willing to obtain.
- Ability to work across a variety of shifts within a roster.
View the position description for more details.
About the service –
Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) is a specialist domestic violence service for the Brisbane metropolitan region. The primary role of BDVS is to provide free and confidential services to women and children, partners in an intimate relationship and family members who are affected by domestic or family violence.
BDVS provides a range of services by a multidisciplinary team, in different locations across Brisbane. These include outreach and mobile services that meet people in locations which are safe and suitable to their circumstances, whether that be at home or in the community. Safer Lives (SLMS) is the after-hours support service.
About the organisation –
Micah Projects is a community based not-for-profit organisation with a vision to create justice and respond to injustice at the personal, social, and structural levels in church, government, business and society. Micah Projects believes that every child and adult has the right to a home, an income, healthcare, education, safety, dignity, and connection with their community of choice. Micah Projects provides a range of support and advocacy services to individuals and families.
How to apply –