Statewide Manager - Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (527354)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 24, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Area:

As a Senior Professional Specialist, provide leadership to and ensure the effective management of the effective operation of the adult and children’s teams of the multidisciplinary Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (FVCSS) in accordance with the Agency Policy, and legal requirements as part of the integrated service system known as Safe at Home Initiative.

Provide leadership and direction in the provision of specialist programs that meet the support needs of individual children, young people and adults who have been affected by family violence. Ensure the provision of an integrated approach to the provision of services for children, young people and adults affected by family violence in accordance with practice standards, agency policies and protocols.

Develop and maintain highly effective and productive relationships and manage networks with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders within government and the community sector.

The Role:

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

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time, day work, position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Launceston, Tasmania

Base Salary: $143,472 to $145,043 per annum + 10.5% superannuation

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

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:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty

  2. Identification check

  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

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Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information

Paula Hyland
Deputy Secretary Community, Mental Health and Wellbeing
03 6777 4113
[email protected]

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