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Children & Young Person's Practice Leader - Orange Door - Bendigo

Anglicare Victoria
  • Join an organisation that is making a difference
  • Ongoing role, based in Bendigo with travel to other offices
  • Strategic leadership position within the Orange Door

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

The Position: 

The Children and Young Person’s Practice Leader position will be employed by Anglicare Victoria. The position work in collaboration with the Orange Door leadership team to in the delivery of high quality, safe, inclusive and effective service responses to Victorian’s seeking support and services through the Orange Door.

The Children’s and Young Peron’s Practice Leader role will be responsible for leading clinical practice and decision making in relation to Children & Young People within the Orange Door. The role will also be responsible for building capability of practitioners to respond to infants, children and young people impacted by family violence and/or wellbeing issues in line with the Orange Door Service Model, Best Interests Case Practice Model, MARAM, Integrated Practice Framework and relevant legislative frameworks.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Specialist and/or related behavioural sciences at degree level with substantial experience; or associate diploma level with substantial experience in the relevant service stream, or less formal qualifications with skills sufficient to perform at this level.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the ability to strengthen the capacity of others through modelling, communication, coaching and mentoring. Working collaboratively with individuals, groups and communities to drive cultural change.
  • Highly developed skills in providing expert case consultation in relation the application of relevant theoretical approaches that underpin practice when working with vulnerable children, young people and their families.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the delivery of high quality clinical and integrated practice; along with the ability to provide expert case consultation relating to children and young people 0-17 years of age in relation to safety and wellbeing
  • Demonstrated excellence in building, managing and maintaining strategic stakeholder partnerships that are mutually beneficial and strengthen outcomes for clients.  
  • Highly attuned and developed self-awareness and self –management skills. Including the ability to utilise feedback to build a broader understanding of own behaviour and the impact it has on others.
  • Highly developed skills in the ability to diagnose trends, obstacles and opportunities and subsequently design and implement system changes that strengthen client outcomes.
  • Demonstrated excellence in data entry, report writing and delivering on projects within required timeframes

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

Detailed Position Description: Download File Children & Young Person Practice Lead North Central May 2021_full_time.docx

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

For further enquiries contact Paula West on (03) 54401 100.

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.

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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