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Orange Door Practitioner - Wimmera Region

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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Are you looking for a career change?

Do you have lived experience that could assist you in this role?

Do you have a willingness to learn on the job and have a commitment to study if needed?

Do you enjoy the rewards of supporting children and young people and making a difference?

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Opportunity to be part of the implementation of The Orange Door, a new integrated service delivery model
  • Benefit from ongoing training and mentoring to improve your skills and knowledge
  • Work within an organisation that has a compassionate and imaginative view on work/life balance
  • Access salary packing and pay less tax!
  • Multiple Full time Maximum term positions available
  • Based at various locations in the Wimmera
  • Re-location costs negotiable

About the program

We have an exciting opportunity for a number of Practitioners to join our multi-disciplinary team at the new Wimmera Orange Door. The Orange Door Program brings together workforces from Community Service Organisations, Aboriginal Services, Family Safety Victoria and DFFH, to deliver an integrated practice model and a consolidated intake point for:

  • Women, children, young people and families who are experiencing or have experienced family violence
  • People who use violence
  • Families requiring support with the care, development and wellbeing of unborn babies, infants, children and young people

Uniting will be focusing specifically on the provision of services to vulnerable families who require extra support with the care, development and wellbeing of unborn babies, infants, children and young people.

About the opportunity

As a Practitioner, you will work as an integrated member of the Orange Door team to deliver quality, safe and effective responses to children, young people and families seeking support through the Orange Door Support and Safety Hub. The Practitioner will be responsible for screening, triaging and assessing clients, offering crisis intervention, and coordinating referrals in accordance with program guidelines and relevant risk assessment frameworks. The role will provide support to clients via phone, within the Orange Door site and at outreach visits.

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How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover letter (outlining your suitability according to the person specification in the position description)
  • Current resume
  • Address Core Selection Criteria, describing any relevant skills, knowledge or experience which meets the criteria

Please submit your application as soon as possible as interviews will be held immediately.

Get in touch

For more information or questions regarding the role, please contact Kara Johnson – Orange Door Team Leader on (03) 5362 4000.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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