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Specialist Family Violence Practitioner - Shepparton

Nexus Primary Health
  • Full-time position with an ADO - Fixed term with the likelihood of extension
  • Shepparton Based
  • $88k per annum plus super and salary packaging

Nexus Primary Health (Nexus) is a not-for-profit organisation and is committed to excellence in the delivery of holistic, accessible, community-based health services that meet quality and safety standards. Nexus is a health promoting workplace that actively celebrates and promotes diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees. We are supportive of people who have been out of the workforce for an extended period. We encourage job applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTI community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

What we offer:

  • Working for a respected and sustainable organisation.
  • Salary commensurate with skills and experience.
  • Salary Packaging for employees (incl. $15,900 tax free annually).
  • Secure hours and pay.
  • Become part of a collaborative and dynamic team.
  • Flexible work arrangements, including purchased leave - family friendly.
  • Professional development opportunities and supervision.
  • Onsite parking and access to work vehicles.
  • Opportunities to work from home.

About the opportunity

The Orange Door is a new way of working, providing family violence and child wellbeing support for adults, children and young people. The Specialist Family Practitioner Violence provides screening, assessment, triage and short-term response to all incoming referrals for women and children through an Integrated Practice Framework.

In the role, you will work in close partnership with other Practitioners to work towards increasing the safety of women and children experiencing family violence whilst complying with the Information Share Legislation and utilising the MARAM Framework. The Orange Door team includes a mix of staff employed by FSV and staff employed by CSOs, Aboriginal services and DHHS.

Each day you spend with us will demonstrate your commitment to the safety of women and children in our community. And best of all, you'll be making a difference, every single day, to families going through some of their most difficult times.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Welfare studies, Psychology, Counselling, Family Therapy or similar (essential).
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Social Science - Family Violence stream or similar training in working with Family Violence (desirable).
  • A knowledge and understanding of the drivers/causes of family violence and child and family vulnerability, as well as the child and family services and/or broader social services sector and their fundamental practices and theories is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in family violence practice within complex service delivery contexts, particularly multi-disciplinary and multi-agency approaches to the provision of services to vulnerable children, families and diverse communities is required.
  • Be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
  • Passionate about your work.
  • Positive, can-do attitude.
  • Willingness to learn and work in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask.

If you are interested in the opportunity or have any questions please call to speak with Kathryn, FV Manager or Samantha, FV Team Leader on 1300 77 33 52.

Only those who meet the Selection Criteria will be eligible to apply for this vacancy.

Nexus is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All successful applicants will undergo rigorous compliance screening prior to their appointment. Successful candidates are required to have a current Police Check, a Working with Children's check and an NDIS Worker Screening clearance.

To apply for this job, click Apply Now. Ref code: 5718136.

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