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Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre is Victoria’s state-wide 24/7 service for women and their children experiencing family violence. We are the central point of contact for the specialist family violence service system across Victoria, providing immediate support, risk assessments, safety planning, emergency accommodation, information, advocacy and referrals to women and children experiencing abuse.

Safe Steps holds a current exemption from the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Exemption H42/2017). While we reserve the right to exercise this exemption in certain circumstances, Safe Steps values and encourages diversity, inclusion, and equity in all our services, programs, and practices.

Safe Steps is an organisation that is committed to an inclusive and accessible workplace to all. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, those from diverse cultural, linguistic, and religious backgrounds, all ages, LGBTQIA+ people and those with a diversity of experiences

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory background checks including a National Police Check (or an international police check if resided continuously in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the last ten years), Working with Children Check, disclosure of previous or current disciplinary action, referee checks, proof of eligibility to work in Australia and qualification checks.

Safe Steps is a child safe organisation and is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. All Safe Steps services, programs and practices are in compliance with Victoria’s Child Safe Standards.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Please be aware that in line with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction, all workers at Safe Steps regardless of role, will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All applicants will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.