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Advanced Family Violence Practice Leader - Orange Door Bayside


Employer: The Salvation Army – Victoria
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Management, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 27 June, 2019.
Applications close: 21 July, 2019. (Expired)

Are you?

  • A high performing leader with direct and recent experience working with and supporting staff to manage sensitive and complex family violence cases?
  • Experienced in supporting and developing practice within a multi-disciplinary team to work effectively with victim survivors, children and perpetrators?
  • Passionate about service reform, integrated service delivery and improving outcomes for women, children and families?
  • A team player with strong stakeholder relationships and experience in maintaining partnerships?

About the role:

The Advanced Family Violence Practice Leader is a senior leadership position in The Orange Door (Support and Safety Hub) – Bayside Peninsula.

Auspiced by The Salvation Army, the Advanced Family Violence Practice Leader will work in close partnership with The Orange Door Leadership Team, within a matrix model of management, to lead family violence practice and provide secondary consultations with internal and external service providers.

The Advanced Family Violence Practice Leader will be responsible for providing leadership on risk assessment, risk management, case planning and providing expert authoritative advice to The Orange Door workforce in relation to complex family violence cases and perpetrator interventions. The Advanced Family Violence Practice Leader will proactively build specialist evidence-based family violence knowledge and capability across The Orange Door workforce in line with The Orange Door Service Model and Integrated Practice Framework.

Position Requirements:

  • Professional clinical experience and relevant qualification(s) in social work, welfare, psychology or a related discipline is essential.
  • A strong knowledge and understanding of the drivers/causes of family violence and child and family vulnerability, as well as the child and family services and/or broader social services sector and their fundamental practices and theories is required. A minimum of five years direct family violence practice preferably in a leadership role.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading family violence practice within complex service delivery contexts, particularly multi-disciplinary and multi-agency approaches to the provision of services to vulnerable children, families and diverse communities is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in the leadership of staff, who provide family violence support to women and children.
  • National Police Records Check and Working With Children Check are mandatory requirements for this position.

What we can offer you:

As a valued employee of The Salvation Army, you will have access to EAP for you and your family, salary packaging benefits and corporate rates for Private Health Insurance.

The Salvation Army is committed to workplace diversity and encourages applications by people from diverse backgrounds.

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

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