- Job posted on: 8th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
An exciting opportunity to work with Anglicare Victoria within the Orange Door program in Frankston. Do you want to make a difference? Then join us in working to help people to be safe from violence and connect vulnerable children, young people and their families to support services in the community.
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.
A key recommendation of the Royal Commission and the Roadmap for Reform was to establish a network of Support and Safety Hubs (Hubs) across Victoria. The Support and Safety Hubs are now referred to as The Orange Door.
The Orange Door delivers a fundamental change to the way we work with women, children and families and men by providing a more visible contact point so that people know where to go for specialist support. Operating as a whole of family, integrated approach including a focus on perpetrators of family violence, to keep them in view and hold them accountable for their behaviour.
The Orange Door is an accessible, safe and welcoming to people, providing quick and simple access to the support and safety they need.
Our Orange Door Practitioners will provide an initial contact point/ for women, children, young people and families experiencing family violence; perpetrators of family violence; and families in need of support with the care, development and well-being of children.
With a background in Children and Families and/or Family Violence, supported with qualification in Social Work, Psychology or related discipline you will work within a trauma-informed framework to support and empower clients.
As an Orange Door Practitioner you will support people with advice with a focus on risk assessment, engagement, provision of an initial response and as a source of information to people referred to the Hub. You will work collaboratively as part of an integrated practice approach to respond to family violence and children and family vulnerability concerns through the provision of:
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.
For a detailed position description: PD - Orange Door Practitioner BPA - part time - SOUTH - April 2021.pdf
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: Nikki Ball, Family Violence and Service Integration Manager on 03 9781 6700.
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.