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Senior Practitioner - Home Based Care - Bendigo

Anglicare Victoria
  • Bendigo based
  • 24th January 2022 start dates

Your role

A Senior Practitioner working in home based care. You will join the home based care team, made up of 5 teams, 41 people, 6-8 people on each team. A caseload of up to 6 more complex young people, plus support and guidance to case managers which includes you reviewing plans and supporting case notes.

  • Work on the most complex placements
  • Support the leadership team
  • Mentor and guide level 5 case managers

For more specific information about the program, position and key responsibilities, please view the position description attached here:

Download FilePD_Senior Practitioner HBC Nov 2021.pdf

About you

  • Experience at a high level within children and families or ideally foster care
  • Ability to lead, develop and mentor others
  • Experience or knowledge of Best Interest Principles as outlined within the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
  • Ability to provide children and young people with supportive placements whilst maintaining safety
  • A commitment to working with vulnerable children young people and families who have experienced trauma


  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work or related discipline at degree level or diploma level with experience relevant to child welfare

The important stuff

  • Salary $92,964 to $96,804 plus super plus salary packaging (Level 6 SCHCADS)
  • Office location: Bendigo
  • Step in to a role that allows you to develop and improve your leadership skills
  • Access to discounted health insurance, free Employee Assistance, Salary Packaging and a range of other employment benefits supporting your physical and mental health
  • Professional development, training, support and a culture of inclusivity and resilience
  • Our Rainbow Tick Accreditation
  • A leadership team that are passionate about achieving the best possible outcomes for children, young people and families

How to Apply

Please apply straight away though as we will be moving candidates through the process immediately to ensure interviews are conducted before Christmas.

To apply for this position please click "Apply Now" below.

You will also be requested to attach your resume and cover letter that describes your motivation to apply for this role and any skills and experience relevant to the role.

For further enquiries contact Paul Ridley on 09 9412 6078 or email paul.ridley@anglicarevic.org.au using the subject line: Senior Practitioner - Home Based Care - Bendigo enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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.

Please note that on Friday, 7 October 2021, the Victorian Government’s Chief Health Officer issued COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. As an employer, AV is required to comply with the terms of these directions.  Workers covered in these directions are required to have their first COVID-19 vaccine dose by Friday 15 October 2021 in order to perform work outside of their ordinary place of residence. Further, such workers will also be required to have their second dose by 26 November 2021.

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