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Specialist Family Violence Practitioner – The Orange Door

Part time or full time Geelong location 

About the Orange Door

The Orange Door provides a new way for women, children and young people experiencing family violence, and families in need of support with the care, development and wellbeing of children and young people, to access coordinated support from community, health and justice services. The Orange Door also focuses on perpetrators of family violence to keep them in view and plays a role in holding them accountable for their actions and changing their behaviour. The Orange Door team members are an integrated, collaborative team from The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre, Bethany Community Support, Colac Area Health and Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative. The Government has recently identified the need for additional resourcing within The Orange Door and therefore has provided additional funding for multiple positions.

About the Role

As a Specialist Family Violence Practitioner, you will work within the multi-disciplinary Orange Door team and deliver high quality, safe and effective service responses to Victorians seeking support and services through The Orange Door.

You will receive and manage all family violence referrals for women and children to The Orange Door including the delivery of client screening, assessment, crisis responses, service planning, targeted interventions, allocation and coordinated referrals consistent with the Orange Door operational and practice guidelines, relevant risk assessment tools and frameworks. This is a fast paced, short term case management role. This position is full time or part time 4-5 days per week, fixed term 12 months and based in Geelong.

About You

You will be a values driven person, motivated to make a difference and you hold the client at the centre of everything you do. You are an experienced family violence specialist with qualifications in social work or a related field. You have experience providing professional, high quality case management, advocacy and support to clients.

About The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre 

We are a client-centred organisation, supporting the community throughout Barwon, Wimmera, and the South West regions, offering a specialist range of support services to all people impacted by sexual and family violence, encompassing 24 hour crisis response, case management, therapeutic counselling and group programs, early intervention programs, refuge and housing support, legal services, professional training and primary prevention initiatives, along with the delivery of the Victims Assistance Program for Barwon South West.

Why work for The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre?

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre takes pride in being an employer of choice; we are passionate about the wellbeing of our team members and we celebrate diversity and inclusion in all we do. We have a high level of employee engagement and satisfaction and provide a number of complementary benefits to our staff, some of our benefits include:

  • Hybrid working environment
  • Generous above award Enterprise Agreement entitlements
  • Flexible and part time working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 12 weeks Paid parental leave
  • Salary packaging
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Social initiatives
  • Positive workplace culture

The SAFV Centre acknowledges and respects the traditional Aboriginal custodians of the land.

How To Apply

To apply, please send your resume and response to the key selection criteria to  [email protected]All applications must address the key selection criteria outlined in the PD. 

For a confidential discussion about the position please contact Chantale Recruitment and Student Program Coordinator on 0487 546 939.

Applications close 5:00pm Sunday 14 April 2024

The successful candidate will be required to maintain a current Working With Children’s check and National Police Check.

The SAFV Centre is a registered Child Safe Organisation; committed to safeguarding children and young people.

This position description is subject to review and may change in accordance with the needs of The SAFV Centre and The Orange Door, our operation, our clients and our stakeholders.

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of the land we stand on. We are committed to working toward creating a community where all people indigenous and non-indigenous are safe, connected and empowered to live well. The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre recognises the diverse needs of our community and we ensure our services are inclusive of all children, young people and their families including those who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, those who identify as LGBTIQ and persons living with disability. We work collaboratively with people and partner organisations who also support our diverse client group. Interpreter and translator services are available to all our clients upon request.

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