Family Violence Counsellor - Children and Young Person's Program (515202)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 22, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:


You may have heard that the Department of Communities Tasmania will be disbanded by 30 September 2022. Please be assured that the services that Communities Tasmania provides to the Tasmanian public will be ongoing and dispersed between existing Tasmanian Government agencies and a new Housing Tasmania statutory authority. Any advertised roles and contracts will be honoured in line with current Tasmanian State Service legislation.

**This role, currently with Communities Tasmania, will be transferred to the Department of Health, as part of the transition of services**

Conditions of Employment

About the Team

Children, Youth and Families (CYF) provides integrated programs that support all children, young people, and their families in Tasmania. Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (FVCSS) provides a professional and specialised service to assist children, young people and adults affected by family violence. We work with a range of services across government and the community sector. FVCSS is part of the Safe at Home initiative: a Tasmanian whole of government response to family violence.

About You

In addition to meeting the essential requirements, to succeed long term in this role you should possess the following skills and attributes:

Duties Include

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for ALL selection criteria of this position. Please address the criteria in your application.

Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable: Current Driver's Licence

How to Apply

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the workplace, duties, and selection criteria. Your written application should address the Selection Criteria (listed in the SOD) and be no longer than 3 pages.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to log in/create an account and submit the application form.

Statement of Duties (PDF): Generic Family Violence Worker - Children and Young Person's Program HP1-2 (December 2019) HPRNL WWC_CSO.pdf

Statement of Duties (Word): Generic Family Violence Worker - Children and Young Person's Program HP1-2 (December 2019) HPRNL WWC_CSO.docx

Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2020.pdf

Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2020.docx

For more information

Contact Officer

Name: Nicole Mainwaring


Phone: (03) 6477 7598

For support or assistance in submitting your application, please email us at

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