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Integrated Practice Leader - Orange Door

Apply Job no: 503928
Work type: Full Time
Location: Bendigo
Categories: Community Development

  • Join an organisation that is making a real difference
  • Innovative new position leading a new program 
  • Permanent Full Time Role at SCHADS Level 8

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

The Position:

The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care of children. The program will bring together different workforces and practices from Community Service and Government agencies, to create an integrated multi-disciplinary team. This will ensure that the community has access to a consolidated intake point that will service the six Local Government Area’s that form the Loddon catchment area, creating a new way of support the Loddon community.

The Integrated Practice Leader will work in collaboration with the Orange Door Manager, Family Violence Practice Leader, Aboriginal Practice Leader, Community Based Senior Child Protection Practitioners and Team Leaders to lead the delivery of high quality, safe and effective service responses to Victorians seeking support and services through the Loddon Orange Door.

The Integrated Practice Leader will take responsibility for driving integrated practice across the Orange Door and providing practice leadership and expert advice to the Orange Door workforce on complex cases requiring an integrated or multi-disciplinary approach.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Specialist and/or related behavioural sciences at a degree level with substantial experience; or associate diploma level with substantial experience in the relevant service stream, or less formal qualifications with skills sufficient to perform at this level.
  • Works collaboratively to drive cultural change: has a clear concept of the culture required to achieve integrated practice and clinical excellence; designs and delivers innovative practices that enhance integrated practice and promote quality clinical standards; understands how to build and establish effective practice cultures; identifies change required, describes reasons for it and engages people who can deliver the change.
  • Expert knowledge and experience working in clinical and social services management roles; has established expertise and capability to lead and embed integrated practice and quality clinical practice; has demonstrated experience in risk assessment and risk management; has demonstrated cross-sectoral expertise in relevant disciplines, including but not limited to a knowledge of the drivers/causes of family violence, child development, attachment and trauma theories; has a deep understanding of the role of the law and legal system in the context of responding to family violence and vulnerable children and families.
  • Stakeholder partnerships; identifies issues in common for one or more stakeholders and uses to build mutually beneficial partnerships; identifies and responds to stakeholders underlying needs; uses understanding of the stakeholder’s organisational context to ensure outcomes are achieved; finds innovative solutions to resolve stakeholder issues.
  • Self-management; invites feedback on own behaviour and impact; uses a new knowledge or information about self to build a broader understanding of own behaviour and the impact it has on others; understands strong emotional reactions and seeks ways to more effectively manage them.
  • Systems thinking; diagnoses trends, obstacles and opportunities in the internal and external environment; understands the linkages between natural systems and communities to inform policy; conceptualises and defines the systems working within the organisation.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

Detailed Position Description  PD_Integrated Practice Leader.pdf

Working With Us:

Anglicare Victoria are leaders in the industry, offering unrivalled career progression, professional development, training, support and a culture of inclusivity and resilience. This is backed up by our recognition as innovators, our Rainbow Tick Accreditation and a leadership team that are passionate about achieving the best possible outcomes.

As a NFP Organisation, employees also have access to discounted health insurance, free Employee Assistance, Salary Packaging and a range of other employment benefits.  

How to Apply:

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

For further enquiries contact Paula West on 0400 923 552

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.


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