Male Specialist Domestic Violence Worker


The Safer Families Initiative (SFI) is a cluster of services available to families that have experienced domestic and family violence. Within SFI, BDVS has partnered with Carinity Community Care, funded by the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women for 18 months, to provide intake and assessment for young people and carers into the ReNew Program. Griffith University will be working with the Initiative as an external evaluator.

The ReNew Program is designed to support the whole family whilst assisting young male children to understand and address behavioural issues (use of violence), arising from the impact of domestic and family violence within their family and home.


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. We believe 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.

Micah Projects is seeking a skilled Male Specialist Domestic Violence Worker who will be responsible for psycho-social education with individuals and groups of young boys, as part of a case management plan, and where appropriate, opportunities may emerge to involve fathers and other members of the family. The focus is on respectful and healthy Relationships and being accountable for not using violence in the home.

This is a fixed term, full time position for a period of 18 months with a minimum of 38 hours of work available per week and is classified under the SCHADS Award as a Level 5.

To be considered for this position, you must follow these steps:

  1. Copy and paste the following link in to your web browser: http://micahprojects.applynow.net.au/jobs/MICAH121  
  2. Enter your Personal Details and answer the questions that make up the Selection Criteria.
  3. Upload your resume and cover letter when prompted.


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Applications close Thursday, 20 February 2020 at 5pm.