Orange Door (Support and Safety Hub) Practitioners
- Attractive Salary $78,800 - $82,400 + Super + Salary Packaging
- Bayside Peninsula Lifestyle, Frankston location
- Flexible working arrangements on offer
Innovative positions available within the newly established Orange Door (Support and Safety Hub) in Frankston to provide a new way for women, families and young people in need of support to access coordinated support. The Hubs will deliver a fundamental change to the way we work with women, children and families, and men. The role of the Hubs is to provide:
- a more visible contact point so that people know where to go for specialist support
- advice based on contemporary risk assessment tools and guidance
- specialist support and tailored advice for victims, families and children, and perpetrators
- connection and coordination of access to support
- a system-wide view of service capacity, client experience and outcomes
More about the Role
- Deliver intake, screening, triage and assessment to clients providing service planning, targeted interventions, allocation and coordinated referrals consistent with the Orange Door Integrated Practice Framework
- Identify, assess and prioritise risk and needs of women and children, drawing on the expertise of different practitioners in a multi-disciplinary team.
- Contribute specialist skills and knowledge in the context of family violence
- Participate in training and development activities designed to build capabilities to work effectively in the Hub environment.
Successful Candidate must have following attributes
- A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, or related tertiary qualification relevant to Child & Family Welfare
- Experience working with families and children experiencing Family Violence utilising the utilising the Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF) to conduct family violence risk assessments, supporting the woman to manage risk and safety whilst holding perpetrators to account for their behaviour
- Make recommendations and referrals to appropriate services based on the needs and risk assessment which takes into account client choice and the range of service options available Ability to work effectively within a multi-skilled, multi-disciplinary team valuing expertise from different sectors applying various lenses to complex problems
- A sound understanding of Integrated Family Violence Services and Child Protection systems
- A satisfactory police check, clear Working with Child Check and a current Victorian Driver's Licence are required.
Around the world the Good Shepherd network is working to create just and equal communities where women and girls can live full, safe lives. We have been committed to our mission for nearly 200 years, working strongly for social change. All of our services are informed by the latest evidence and research and adopt a best practice approach. We are committed to continuous improvement, innovation and delivering measurable outcomes. GSANZ is an equal opportunity employer.
To find out more about Good Shepherd and download a copy of the position description please go to https://www.goodshep.org.au/join-us.
To apply please send a brief cover letter addressing the requirements of the role along with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment Working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage people who identify as Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander or other diverse backgrounds to apply.