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April

Support & Safety Hub Practitioner

Uniting (Victoria & Tasmania) - Frankston, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: Family violence jobs

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part time 0.9 FTE | Ongoing opportunity
  • Based at Frankston

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced social worker to join our multi-disciplinary team at The Orange Door. The Orange Door supports adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence, and families who need extra support with the care of children.

The Practitioner works as part of a team to deliver high quality, safe and effective responses to Victorian women, children and families seeking support and safety through the Hub. The Practitioner will also focus on the perpetrators of family violence, assessing risk and holding their behaviour to account.

We are seeking social workers who bring relevant experience in services such as Child FIRST, Family Services and/or Family Violence Services.

View the full position description here

About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a tertiary degree in social work, psychology or a child & family welfare related discipline

You will also have:

  • Extensive experience as a practitioner in the child, youth and family welfare field
  • An understanding of the Best Interests Principles, Children, Youth & Families Act 2005, and Family Violence Protection Act 2008
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging individuals and families through outreach services
  • A family-centered and strengths based case practice approach
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover letter (outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current resume (no more than 3 pages)

You will also be asked to address key selection criteria questions on the application form.

Applications close Monday 3 May 2021

Get in touch

Kelly McGrath – Team Leader, Orange Door
Robyn Barton – Manager, Child FIRST & Family Violence Services
T: (03) 9704 8377

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

Frankston, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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