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Therapeutic Key Worker - Bairnsdale

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About the role

The TRAK (Therapeutic Recovery for Adults and Kids) Forward Program operates and runs in collaboration with partner agencies Anglicare Victoria, Windermere, Drummond Street and Think Grow Connect. TRAK Forward has an aim to promote the recovery of parents and children who have experienced family violence. It offers, as recommended by the Family Violence Royal Commission; therapeutic interventions for adult and child victims of family violence by using a trauma-informed, phase based treatment framework. Services for women and children include:

  • Access to a therapeutic recovery worker
  • Therapeutic safety focused pre-work
  • Evidence based group work
  • 1:1 coaching (in home or in refuge)
  • Access to ongoing peer support In addition, the program works with men who use violence, to be accountable for their behaviour and take steps to become a safe parent, including through links to programs that will address their behaviour.

Work with the family to empower them to manage to take charge of their lives, including connection and positive engagement with their community. Co-ordinate and implement the delivery of high quality services that provides genuine and positive outcomes for victim survivors of family violence.

Provide senior level practice consultation, joint planning and assessment and facilitate coordinated service responses, within a child centred, whole of family framework.

To ensure the program is operated in accordance with service and quality standards, program targets, DHHS service agreement, organisational policies and accepted standards of practice.

  • This position is .8 FTE based in the DHHS Outer Gippsland catchment
  • This position is located in Bairnsdale at the Anglicare Victoria office
  • This position is required to meet an annual performance target of 32.8
  • This position is part of a team of members constructed of a Team Leader, Therapeutic Specialists and Peer Support Workers from Anglicare Victoria, and will access services from broker partners, Drummond Street, Think Grow Connect and LifeWorks
  • This position reports the Team Leader - Family Violence, Program Manager - Family Violence

For a copy of the position description please email us at salvocare.gippsland@salvationarmy.org.au, using the subject line: Therapeutic Key Worker - Bairnsdale enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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All applications are to include a cover letter responding to the position capabilities, specialist and job competencies.

This position will remain open until filled.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

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