Senior Child Wellbeing Practitioner
Job no: 503956
Work type: Full Time
Categories: Community Development
- Opportunity to be part of a new service delivery model
- Leadership position
- Ongoing role
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 Orange Door will bring together different workforces and practices from Community Service and Government agencies, as stakeholders, to create an integrated multi-disciplinary Orange Door team. This will ensure that the community has access to a consolidated intake point that will service the six Local Government Area’s across that form the Loddon catchment area, creating a new way of support the Loddon community.
The Child Wellbeing Senior Practitioner role is a leadership role in the team. The role will have a key responsibility for modelling, demonstrating and sharing excellence in practice. The role will be required to provide mentoring and coaching to staff, support the team leader to manage performance and compliance, and undertake complex casework.
To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:
- Tertiary qualifications, preferably in social work, psychology, or behavioural sciences or equivalent, or less formal qualifications with specialised skills to perform at this level.
- Demonstrated understanding of the child protection, placement and support services and family service system, including legislative and policy framework.
- Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in the application of relevant theoretical approaches that underpin casework practice (including theories of child attachment, development and abuse) to vulnerable children, young people and families.
- Skills and knowledge in delivering services within required timeframes and performance and compliance requirements.
- Demonstrated knowledge in coaching and mentoring of staff, and supporting the development of a positive team environment.
- Demonstrated well developed communication and problem solving skills.
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_Senior Child Wellbeing Pracitioner.pdf
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 Karen Wallace, Team Leader on 0354 401100
Applications close 7th June 2020
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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