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Team Leader Child Wellbeing The Orange Door - Wangaratta

Upper Murray Family Care

An overview

UMFC - a proud partner of The Orange Door - currently has the above full-time position available. This new position will work as part of the integrated leadership team within the Ovens Murray Orange Door and will primarily work from the Orange Door location but will also remain connected and involved with UMFC and the CaFS Service.

UMFC Child and Family Services (CaFS) provides an entry point for vulnerable children and families to access the range of services and supports they need to build the capacity of the family to support their children's healthy development. It also provides intensive casework and case coordination with the aim of strengthening the capacity of families to promote the safety, stability and development of their children and young people.

Support and Safety Hubs (The Orange Door)

A key recommendation of the Royal Commission on Family Violence and the Roadmap for Reform was to establish a network of Support and Safety Hubs (The Orange Door). The Orange Door will bring together different workforces and practices to create an integrated The Orange Door team.

The safety of victim-survivors and children is The Orange Door's first priority. The Orange Door also recognises that a gendered understanding of family violence and an understanding of child and family vulnerability are critical to effective services and systems. The Orange Door is accessible, safe and welcoming to people, providing quick and simple access to the support and safety they need. They will also engage perpetrators and plan interventions to hold them to account.

The Orange Door provides a safe and welcoming contact point to people, providing quick and simple access to the support and safety they need. The Orange Door Team will include a mix of staff employed by FSV and staff employed by Community Service Organisations, Aboriginal services and DFFH.

Team Leader Child Wellbeing

The Team Leader Child Wellbeing will provide the day-to-day coordination, supervision, practice oversight and support to an integrated team as well as providing oversight of the screening, assessment, triage and response to referrals in relation to concerns for a child's wellbeing and development. The role will be responsible for exercising managerial responsibility in line with UMFC and Cafs goals, legislative requirements and funding requirements for The Orange Door and will lead the development of strategies to develop and expand quality services and identify current and future opportunities for quality outcomes for Victim Survivors, children, young people and families. The role will require active and continued participation in collaborative practice activities between the cohort of specialist Team Leaders within the Orange Door to ensure effective and meaningful development of a seamless service system that meets the needs of the families and individuals supported by the Orange Door.

Along with other important qualities, the successful applicant will have a tertiary qualification such as social work, psychology, welfare studies or a related discipline.

If you are passionate about the work of the support and safety hubs and align with UMFC Mission

'Strengthening families and individuals to build vibrant communities'

and strongly share our values of

'Participation, Respect, Excellence, Justice and Honesty',

then please apply now!

Don't miss this opportunity to join a vibrant and diverse organisation dedicated to empowering vulnerable children and their families.

Further enquiries to the Service Manager, Child & Family Services, Kath Kerin on 0260 558000 or to kkerin@umfc.com.au, using the subject line: Team Leader Child Wellbeing The Orange Door - Wangaratta enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Your application must include:

A cover letter AND responses to the key selection criteria (as one document), a current curriculum vitae including qualifications, professional affiliations and employment history; the names and contact details of three recent referees.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are successful, you will need to go through the following:

  • Undergo and pass a National Police Check prior to commencement (completed and paid for by UMFC).
  • International Police Check if relevant
  • Provide evidence and maintain a Victorian Working with Children Check (WWCC)

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