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Elder Abuse Prevention Support Service EAPSS Practitioner (BB-864F1)

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About UsRelationships Australia Queensland RAQ is a leading provider of relationship and family support services. We believe healthy relationships are essential for the well-being of children, families and communities. We are committed to offering the best possible counselling, mediation, education and support services, and are committed to social justice and inclusion. We provide services from more than 30 centres and employ over 400 employees across Queensland. RAQ is dedicated to promoting work-life balance, and provides flexible working hours, a supportive team environment, paid parental leave and additional benefits such as medical insurance discounts and salary packaging arrangements.About the RoleWe are currently seeking applications for the full-time 37.5 hours per week role of Elder Abuse Prevention Support Service EAPSS Practitioner located at our Mackay venue.The purpose of this position is to provide a high standard of case management and counselling to the individuals, couples and families impacted by elder abuse. The role also aims to promote and raise awareness of the signs of elder abuse via community education activities.Some of the key responsibilities of this position include Provide a responsive service to EAPSS clients who are seeking to engage with the program. Ensure case management and referral processes are undertaken in a timely manner Provide accurate and timely information and advice to EAPSS clients, including access to information regarding Elder Abuse and options available. Display sensitivity in the management and coordination of cases, underpinned by a demonstrated understanding of theoretical knowledge of Elder Abuse. Provide timely risk and needs assessment with the consideration of client's capacity for decision making. Coordinate and monitor referrals for legal information, advice and support. Support clients to engage with legal services Provide empathetic and non- judgmental counselling to individuals impacted by the Elder Abuse. Develop, foster, and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders in the community as part of the case management process. Actively participate in organising meetings with key stakeholders to promote awareness of the EAPSS program and services offered through community education. Attend regular community engagement events including designated network and community meetings. About You To be successful in this position, you will hold undergraduate level qualifications the social or behavioural sciences, coupled with experience delivering counselling in a variety of settings and applying a case management framework within complex cases. Demonstrated experience in working with or having an understanding of aged care support particularly related to Elder Abuse is highly desired.The salary being offered is circa 71 760 to 85 955 per annum, to be negotiated depending upon qualifications and experience, plus superannuation and generous salary packaging options which will significantly increase the value of take-home pay. Other attractive benefits are available including additional annual leave over the Christmas period, annual leave loading and study leave. How to ApplyTo apply, send us your resume and a cover letter responding to each of the selection criteria in the position description, outlining your demonstrated experience in each area. Applications can be submitted by clicking the Apply Now button Application close date 2 PM on Thursday 8 April.Report this job advert

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