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Support and Safety Hub Practitioner - SIT - Morwell

The Salvation Army

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ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Orange Door (Support and Safety Hubs) is a new way for women, children and young people experiencing family violence and families in need of support with the care, wellbeing and development of children and young people, to access the services they need to be safe and supported.

The Family Violence services and programs operate in a manner that is consistent with the aims, objectives and values of The Salvation Army and the guidelines provided by Department of Health and Human Services, Family Safety Victoria, Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria and No to Violence.

The Support and Safety Hub provides support and assistance to victim survivors of Family Violence and keeping male perpetrators of family violence in view and making them accountable for their actions. The Support and Safety Hub also assists families who need extra support with the care of children.

THE ROLE

The primary purpose of this position is to complete Screening, Identification and Triage (SIT) responsibilities for the Support and Safety Hub and Perpetrator response services.

This position is primarily based in Morwell, location may vary between Morwell, Leongatha, Wonthaggi and Warragul. Training location may vary from employment location.

Initial operating hours for the Support and Safety Hub will be 9.00 - 5.00 pm Mon - Fri with the likelihood of service hours being made flexible and requests for overtime.

Responsibilities include:

  • Screening, Identification and Triage
  • Perpetrator Services
  • Service Delivery
  • Maintain requirements for the release of information between services and keep accurate records as required by the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme, and Children's Information Sharing Scheme
  • Engage with internal and external partners as required and support in the development and maintenance of effective working relationships

HOURS AND SALARY

This is a full time position, 38 hours per week fixed term for 12 months.

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, level 6.

ABOUT YOU

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Social work, Psychology, Early Childhood Specialist and/or related behavioural sciences at degree level (highly desirable) or relevant education and experience in a social service environment. Advance literacy and computer skills
  • Working with Children Check
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence is required
  • Proof of Eligibility to Work in Australia is required

Sector knowledge:

Understanding of the MARAM Framework, The DV Vic Code of Conduct for Specialist Family Violence Services for Victim Survivors (the Code), Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme, Children's Information Sharing Scheme Knowledge of the Department of Human Services funded program requirements under the Human Service Standards and Child Safe Standards Knowledge of general models of intervention in Social Work.

Family and Domestic Violence:

Understanding of the human rights, social justice and intersectional feminist frameworks of Family Violence. Understanding of the strengths-based approach to case management. Expertise/experience in working with victim survivors with multiple vulnerabilities and trauma histories.

Client Assessment:

Uses appropriate information, tools and techniques to gather and analyse information; Identifies and prioritises appropriate actions including referral.

TSA Social Mission embraces diversity and encourages applications from:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
  • People who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex
  • People with a culturally or linguistically diverse background

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND ENQUIRIES

JoJo Naughton on jojo.naughton@salvationarmy.org.au, using the subject line: Support and Safety Hub Practitioner - SIT - Morwell enquiry via EthicalJobs.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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