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Orange Door Men's Support Practitioner

Family Life
  • Be part of transforming lives for stronger communities
  • Full Time, Fixed Term (12 month contract)
  • $82,774.64 - $86,529.04 per annum, (negotiable depending on skills and experience) plus superannuation
  • Frankston, with some travel to other sites

Who we are

Family Life is a specialist family services organisation known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach. Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

Family Life is a child safe organisation. We value, respect and listen to children and young people. We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a skilled, passionate individual who embodies the Family Life Way principles to deliver trauma informed support to our clients and achieve positive outcomes for communities.

What we offer

Family Life team members have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including RDO’s and Purchased Leave), Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services, and training and professional development opportunities

The position

The Orange Door Men’s Support Practitioner is a Full Time, Fixed Term role based in the Bayside Peninsula area, with a central office located at Frankston and provides liaison support with Men’s Behavioural Change Programmes and Magistrate and Family Law courts.

A day in the life of this position includes:

  • Liaising with Men’s Behavioural Change Programmes, Magistrate and Family Law courts, cross-referencing families identified at risk with in-coming referrals to the Orange Door.
  • Sharing information under the FVISS and CISS with relevant services to identify, assess and manage risk to vulnerable children and families.
  • Assessing the needs and risks of children utilising both the Best Interests Framework and MARAM Framework.
  • Receiving and processing referrals from a variety of resources, prioritising risk, safety and wellbeing for all clients within the orange door
  • Working in an Integrated Team model that requires consultation amongst colleagues on a regular basis.

Why apply?

This is an exciting opportunity for a practitioner who is passionate about Victorians living free from violence and working as a part of an interdisciplinary team with experience in working with children and families, as well as a sound understanding in relation to Family Violence Risk Assessment.

How to Apply

For a full position description, please visit the Family Life careers page at www.familylife.com.au.

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria via our Application Portal by clicking apply now. Please note: applicants who do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered.

For further information regarding the position please contact Amarlie Lilley, Team Leader – Orange Door on 0412 441 858.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

All offers of employment are subject to the Family Life Safety Screening process, including a Working with Children Check and Police Records Check. Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with Family Life.

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