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Intake Active Hold Worker - Wimmera South West

Anglicare Victoria

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, and Empower. We 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.

About the role:

An exciting opportunity exists for in our Navigator program for a Intake/Active Hold role to provide short term interventions and supports for young people. The primary aim of the position is to provide support for young people 12-17yrs to reengage them in education. 

This position is expected to work collaboratively within a team, and work closely with schools, families and other service providers across the geographical location of service delivery, to allow for optimal responsiveness to the young person’s needs.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Have:

  1. Relevant qualification and experience in Youth and Community services with experience and a great understanding of the Intake process with knowledge and understanding on how to make referrals to other services
  2. Demonstrated experience in working with young people, families and/or significant others especially in relation to school re-engagement.
  3. Ability to engage with young people over the phone to identify barriers to education and provide initial assessments in relation to their current circumstances.
  4. Knowledge of relevant Youth Mental Health services in the Wimmera South West.
  5. Excellent organisational and time management skills, and ability to be self-directed.
  6. Knowledge of school environments and educational policy.
  7. Excellent written and oral communication, negotiation and liaison skills and the ability to work with government and non-government organisations, community groups and clients’ families/networks.
  8. Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, and to contribute to program development, implementation and evaluation.                                   

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.

That on Friday 7 October the Victorian Government’s Chief Health Office issued COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions  As an Employer AV is required to comply with the terms of these Directions. AV employees are required to be fully vaccinated (first and second vaccination) by 26 November 2021 to work outside of their ordinary place of residence or have a medical exemption. Please be aware that in order to perform this role you will be required to adhere to the Directions issued by the Chief Health Officer and provide evidence of your vaccination status in order to perform the inherent requirements of this role.

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.

Position Description: Download File Intake & Active Hold Worker - North Central Region (Wimmera South West) November 2021.pdf

For further inquiries contact Matthew Martin, Team Leader Navigator on 0457127824

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honor their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusive 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.

Please note that on 7 October 2021 the Victorian Government’s Chief Health Officer issued the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. As an Employer, Anglicare Victoria is required to comply with the terms of these Directions.

Anglicare Victoria employees are required to be fully vaccinated (first and second vaccination) by 26 November 2021 to work outside of their ordinary place of residence or to have a medical exemption.

Anglicare Victoria will require evidence that you are compliant with these requirements.

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