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After Hours Outreach Practitioner - Bendigo

Anglicare Victoria
  • Casual position
  • Based in Bendigo

About Us

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults.

Anglicare Victoria are the state’s largest provider of Out Of Home Care services. You will be part of a team and will provide support of a large network of passionate and dedicated staff, provide safe and nurturing homes to young people from a variety of backgrounds.

We strive to create an environment where employees feel valued and rewarded, making Anglicare Victoria a great place to work.

The Position

We are currently looking for highly motivated, experienced and resilient person to join our After Hour Service. This role will support the current After Hours team where needed as well as providing leave relief when it's required. You will work with a larger team to promote a consistent and considered approach to the provision of direct care to young people who reside in residential care and home based care, ensuring individual needs are met.

The role includes active outreach after hours and includes support to residential houses, transport of young people, attendance at hospitals and police stations to support young people and occasional cover of shifts.

We are seeking candidates with the flexibility to take on a range of shifts throughout the week and weekends, including some Saturday and Tuesday nights.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and Out of Home Care).


  • A relevant tertiary qualification which is recognised under the Residential Care Workforce Training Initiative, and a willingness to undertake top up training to meet the qualification requirements of the Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and Out of Home Care).
  • Previous experience working with young people of all ages.
  • The ability to work effectively with young people and to promote positive attributes and work towards planned change.
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to maintain best practice under challenging circumstances.
  • The ability to work effectively with a team to achieve program goals and objectives.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.

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

Next Steps

A detailed Position Description is available below.

For further information please contact Laura Twigg: laura.twigg@anglicarevic.org.au using the subject line: After Hours Outreach Practitioner - Bendigo enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To submit your application for this position you will need to click Apply Now.

You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as detailed on the PD. Please outline you current availability within your cover letter.

We would encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible as applications will be assessed on an ongoing basis. If we identify suitable applicants prior to the posted closing date of the advert we may close the position early.

AV employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 or have a medical exemption. AV will require evidence that you are compliant with these requirements.

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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