Family Violence Advisor

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1409362
Closing Date: 04-Aug-2019
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MH- Family Violence Officer PD - July 2019.pdf (PDF, 231KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

In response to the recent Royal Commission into Family Violence, South West Healthcare is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced health professional (Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist) or a qualified and experienced person in the area of Project Management and Family Violence to join Community Mental Health in the temporary 40 hours per fortnight role of Family Violence Advisor. 

The role will provide expertise and support for clinicians within the mental health sector to identify and respond to family violence with their clients, whether they are experiencing family violence or perpetrating family violence. 

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers. 

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jodi Bateman (Associate Director Operations and Performance Mental Health) on (03) 5561 9100 or email   

The successful applicants must hold a current Working with Children (WWC) Check and will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy. 

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 4 August 2019.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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