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Senior Intake Worker HBC

Apply Job no: 507628
Work type: Full Time Limited Tenure
Location: Regional Victoria – Gippsland
Categories: Community Development

  • Deliver high quality services to children and young people
  • Change the immediate future of at risk children and families
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders.

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:

Anglicare Victoria is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services to provide Home-Based Care for children and youth aged 0-18 in the Gippsland area. The service is funded to provide different levels of support including general, intensive and complex. The service also provides the Circle Program as part of the Home-Based Care which works in partnership with Australian Children's Foundation. 

The position within the Intake Team is a parental leave position and will be responsible for intake of placement requests, placement matching and case management of clients in the intake phase.

To be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • Sound understanding of Child Protection Legislation and knowledge of Out of Home Care placement and planning, child development, grief and loss and the impact of trauma and separation on children and young people.
  • A demonstrated ability to develop partnerships, liaise and consult effectively with a range of related services.
  • Commitment to systems maintenance and enhancement.
  • A sound knowledge of assessment skills.
  • Well developed interpersonal communication skills including experience in effective dispute resolution and diffusing and sensitivity around personal information.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the purpose and values of Anglicare.
  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work or other relevant area with demonstrated case work experience in Foster Care, Family Services or within the community services sector including assessment intervention strategies.

In joining our team you will enjoy a positive and supportive team environment, access to extensive professional development and training opportunities and, as part of one of the largest community service organisations in Victoria, outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. 

At Anglicare Victoria we understand that working in Community Services can at times be challenging; we have a strong focus on supporting the health, wellbeing and resilience of our staff.  In working with AV you will have access to a range of free wellbeing activities including Yoga and meditation, discounted health insurance and access for you and your partner to free and confidential professional counselling and support via our professional Employee Assistance Program.  

Please note:  It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and a satisfactory National Criminal History Check for all positions within Anglicare Victoria.

How to Apply:

Detailed Position Description:  Download File Gippsland - Senior Intake Worker HBC - July 2021.docx.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 Rebecca Virtue, Program Manager - Placement & Support on 03 5135 9555

Applications close: Friday 12 November 2021

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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