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Support and Safety Hub Practitioner - The Orange Door

Kids First Australia
  • Full Time Ongoing Role Available
  • Salary $ + Super/Pro Rata + RDO + Flexible Working
  • Kids First Australia and Australian Services Union (ASU) Enterprise Agreement 2019 - Level 5 + 11% Super + Generous Salary Packaging
  • Location The Orange Door - Heidelberg

Kids First have a prominent 120-year history of safeguarding children achieved through an unwavering commitment to people and transformation.

The Orange Door Program brings together workforces from Community Service Organisations, Aboriginal Services, Family Safety Victoria and DFFH, to deliver an integrated practice model and a consolidated intake point for:

Women, children, young people and families who are experiencing or have experienced family violence
People who use violence.

Families requiring support with the care, development and wellbeing of unborn babies, infants, children and young people

Your new role

The primary purpose of the Support and Safety Hub Practitioner position in NEMA Orange Door is to deliver quality, safe and effective responses to the needs of children, young people, and families seeking support through The Orange Door.

This will include:

  • Work as a member of a multi-agency team to deliver high quality, safe and effective responses to women, children and families seeking support.
  • Deliver screening, triage, assessment, crisis responses, service planning, targeted interventions, allocation and coordinated referrals consistent with the Integrated Practice Framework, Operational Guidelines, and relevant risk assessment tools and frameworks including MARAM and Best Interests Framework.
  • Prioritise the safety of victim survivors and children using a gendered understanding of family violence and an understanding of child and family vulnerabilities.
  • Play an active role in keeping perpetrators of family violence in view and holding them accountable through gathering and sharing information with key agencies.
  • Make an active commitment to the development of an integrated working environment and the maintenance of a cohesive multi-agency team through active participation in staff meetings, team meetings, supervision, and practice discussions.

About you

  • You have relevant experience working with women and children victim-survivors of family violence and those family's requiring assistance with the care and wellbeing needs of children and young people.
  • Knowledge and experience working in clinical roles in family violence AND child and family vulnerability.
  • Sound understanding of the MARAM framework and sector obligations.
  • Demonstrated experience in risk assessment and risk management
  • Sound understanding of the family violence and child wellbeing system, and referral options for clients.
  • Demonstrated capability to network and build productive relationships and partnerships with others both inside and outside organisational boundaries
  • Highly developed written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

How we reward you

  • An organisation that truly lives its values
  • Kids First understands the importance of flexible working and has a policy to support this
  • Be nurtured in your career, including professional development in specialist evidence-based models
  • Enjoy ‘not for profit' benefits such as salary packaging to increase your take-home pay
  • We know how important it is to spend time with family which is why you get 3 additional leave days at Christmas
  • Purchased leave and portable long service leave options.
  • Access our Staff Wellbeing Program

Don't delay, apply now!

Only applications submitted via our website will be considered.

To view a full position description or to apply, please visit the Kids First website

For inquiries about the position: Sarah Brudenell - Operations lead Kids First orange Door 0418 684 637.

Kids First is an Equal Opportunity employer that respects and values diversity and inclusion. Kids First welcomes everyone to apply, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, and physical ability.

Kids First is a Child Safe Organisation, employment is conditional on satisfactory referee checks, a current Working With Children Check, National Criminal History check, proof of the right to work in Australia and a pre-employment medical (if applicable).

Ref code: 6500111.

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