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Family Violence Career Insights

Are you curious about what it’s like working as part of a team helping to end family violence in Victoria? Our panel of family violence experts will answer your questions about career paths, roles and opportunities in a growing sector.

  • Are you empathetic, a good listener and communicator, and committed to ending family violence in Victoria?
  • Do you want to work in a busy, dynamic and evolving sector that is receiving more government investment than ever before?
  • Do you want to change the story for people affected by family violence?

If this sounds like you, the Victorian family violence sector wants to hear from you.

Right now, there are opportunities across Victoria for people with diverse skills, experience, backgrounds and qualifications.

Family violence roles are incredibly diverse - from case management and counselling, to policy and research, to training and communication. 

We welcome people from all walks of life - people who want to make a real difference to ending family violence.

For career changers who want to work in family violence

Slot gameDo you work in the community services sector? Are you looking for opportunities to grow your skills in another, related part of the sector?

Then you could be exactly what the family violence sector is looking for.

Slot gameYou can bring in your skills as a social or community services worker and transfer your skills and experience from other, related fields, such as psychology, housing and homelessness, drug and alcohol, mental health, child and family services, disability services, criminal justice and so on.

Slot gameYou will learn and grow through the support of your colleagues, on-the-job training and best practice approaches.

Working in family violence

Working with Aboriginal communities

Types of roles

Find more information on the types of roles that exist within the Victorian family violence sector.

Specialist response roles

Primary prevention roles

Other types of roles

Slot gameReviewed 11 December 2020

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