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Senior Child Wellbeing Practitioner - Orange Door - Loddon

Anglicare Victoria
  • Exciting new Service Delivery Model
  • Permanent Full Time or Part Time Positions Available
  • Leadership Role
  • SCHADS Level 5 pay with NFP Salary Benefits

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

The Position:

The Orange Door is a free service for 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 program will bring together different workforces and practices from Community Service and Government agencies, to create an integrated multi-disciplinary team. This will ensure that the community has access to a consolidated intake point that will service the six Local Government Area’s that form the Loddon catchment area, creating a new way of support the Loddon community.

The Child Wellbeing Senior Practitioner role is a leadership role in the team. The role will have a key responsibility for modelling, demonstrating and sharing excellence in practice. The role will be required to provide mentoring and coaching to staff, support the team leader to manage performance and compliance, and undertake complex casework.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • Tertiary qualifications, preferably in social work, psychology, or behavioural sciences or equivalent, or less formal qualifications with specialised skills to perform at this level.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the child protection, placement and support services and family service system, including legislative and policy framework.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in the application of relevant theoretical approaches that underpin casework practice (including theories of child attachment, development and abuse) to vulnerable children, young people and families.
  • Skills and knowledge in delivering services within required timeframes and performance and compliance requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in coaching and mentoring of staff, and supporting the development of a positive team environment.
  • Demonstrated well developed communication and problem solving skills.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

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Working With Us:

Anglicare Victoria are leaders in the industry, offering unrivalled career progression, professional development, training, support and a culture of inclusivity and resilience. This is backed up by our recognition as innovators, our Rainbow Tick Accreditation and a leadership team that are passionate about achieving the best possible outcomes.

As a NFP Organisation, employees also have access to discounted health insurance, free Employee Assistance, Salary Packaging and a range of other employment benefits.  

How to Apply:

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

For further enquiries contact Karen Wallace, Team Leader on 03 5440 1100.

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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