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Caring Dads Clinical Practitioner

Apply Job no: 509505
Work type: Part Time Limited Tenure
Location: Western Suburbs
Categories: Family Services

Your role:

Our Caring Dads program is an early intervention program developed in Canada by the University of Toronto and Changing Ways, for fathers who have physically abused, emotionally abused or neglected their children, or exposed their children to domestic violence or who are deemed to be at high-risk for these behaviours.

The Caring Dads Clinical Practitioner is responsible for joint facilitation of the Caring Dads program, undertaking individual assessments of men undertaking the program, contacts with mothers and collaboration with services involved with the client to manage the risks associated with the participants.


You will bring to the role:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Specialist and/or related behavioural sciences at degree level with substantial experience; or associate diploma level with substantial experience in the relevant service stream, or less formal qualifications with specialised skills sufficient to perform at this level.
  • Experience facilitating group work particularly with male perpetrators of violence
  • Extensive experience in undertaking risk assessments and working with high risk statutory clients.  Demonstrated understanding and skill in applying the relevant case practice models, decision-making, planning and interventions to respond to the client's needs.


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. AV employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 or have a medical exemption. AV will require evidence that you are compliant with these requirements.


The important stuff

  • A salary at level 7 SCHCADS which equates to $81,885 at 4 days per week plus super plus salary packaging
  • Office locations: Western Melbourne, Werribee
  • Part time maximum term till June 28th 2022
  • Access to discounted health insurance, free Employee Assistance, Salary Packaging and a range of other employment benefits supporting your physical and mental health
  • Professional development, training, support and a culture of inclusivity and resilience
  • Our Rainbow Tick Accreditation


How to Apply:

Applications close January 30th 2022.

To apply for this position please click apply and submit your application.

You will also be requested to attach your resume and a cover letter that describes your passion and motivation to apply

For a detailed position description, Download File PD_Clinical Practitioner_Caring Dads_West_Jan 2022.pdf

For further enquiries contact: Deb Ireland at: 


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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