- Leading Community Services Organisation
- Salary packaging options to increase take home pay
- Paid parental leave + 10% discount on Kindergarten and Childcare
- Full time | Ongoing
About the opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for a Practitioner to join our multi-disciplinary team Orange Door. 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
As a Practitioner, you will work as an integrated member of the Orange Door team to deliver quality, safe and effective responses to children, young people and families seeking support through the Orange Door Support and Safety Hub. The role will deliver support to clients via phone, within the Orange Door site and at outreach visits. The Orange Door Practitioner will complete initial and ongoing assessments for children and families using the “Best Interests” framework and may develop Family Action Plans, and Safety Plans, and make referrals to other services, as well advocate and provide support to client families.
Click here to view the full position description.
What’s on offer
Join an organisation where we don’t just provide a service. We use our connections, our size, our scale, and our knowledge to push into places where we feel like we should be doing more.
In addition to a salary and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and access to the full $15,900 salary packaging benefits to increase your take home pay. We also offer paid parental leave to eligible employees (up to 10 weeks for primary carers and up to 2 weeks for secondary carers). As well as offering a 10% discount on Kindergarten and Childcare at Uniting Early Learning Services.
To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a Bachelor of Social Work or equivalent as per the mandatory minimum qualification requirements for specialist family violence practitioners.
You will also have:
- Considerable Experience within the child, youth and family welfare sector
- Well-developed risk assessment and risk management skills
- An understanding of the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005, particularly the Best Interests Framework
- Proven ability to work collaboratively with other services, agencies and professionals to achieve successful client outcomes
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability form effective working relationships and foster a positive team culture
How to apply
If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below and we’ll be in touch shortly:
- Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
- Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
Applications will be assessed as they come through and interviews may be held prior to applications closing so please do not delay in submitting your application.
Get in touch
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Rachel Wheeler – Team Leader, Orange Door on 0413 196 239.
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.
Visit us: https://www.unitingvictas.org.au/
Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.
Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.