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Support & Safety Hub Practitioner

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part time 0.8 FTE position, initially based at Frankston, based at Prahran from Feb 2020
  • Help people access coordinated support from the community, health and justice services

About Uniting:

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

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity:

We have an exciting opportunity for a social worker to join our multi-disciplinary team at The Orange Door. The position is a permanent part time working 60.8 hours per fortnight. The Practitioner will initially be based at The Orange Door Bayside Peninsula in Frankston, and will relocate to Chapel Street, Prahran from February 2020.

The Practitioner will work 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, and keep the perpetrator in view. We are seeking social workers who bring relevant experience in services such as Child FIRST, Family Services and or Family Violence.

Read more about the Support and Safety Hub program in the position description.

About you:

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a relevant tertiary qualification in a field related to Social Work or Psychology.

Please address the following questions related to the Person Specification in your cover letter to be uploaded as part of your application:

  • Summarise your knowledge and use of the Child Youth and Families Act 2005 and Best Interest Principles
  • Summarise your knowledge and applied use of theoretical approaches and frameworks relevant to working with individuals, children and families
  • Describe examples of how you have actively engaged families, over the phone and by outreach
  • Describe examples of how you have assessed risk to families, children and/or adolescents

A position description is attached.

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