Senior Child FIRST Intake Worker

  • Professional Services
  • Full Time
  • 5 years ago

Job Information

Job Description

  • Join a high performing, supportive team working with children and families and making a difference
  • Salary Packaging is offered with this position
  • Full time, 38 hours based in our Frankston Office, requires outreach across the Bayside Peninsula catchment

The Position:
This position will require the person to perform the intake and assessment responsibilities of a senior intake worker to ensure that vulnerable children, young people and their families are linked effectively into relevant services. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in building and maintaining strong collaborative relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders.

Anglicare Victoria is a leading organisation in supporting children, young people and families, through professional, therapeutic and practical care. Care that makes a lasting difference. It offers the most comprehensive network of services to vulnerable young people, children and their families in the state of Victoria. As an employer of choice Anglicare Victoria provides an integrated staff development process, research and development capacity, a sector position as a major advocate for those in need, and a high profile to attract funding for innovative programs.

About Us:
Anglicare Victoria offers a comprehensive network of services to young people, children and their families/caregivers living across Victoria. We 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.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct comprehensive safety and wellbeing assessments and work within the ‘Best Interests Principles’ as outlined within the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005.
  • You will have the ability to effectively engage children, young people, parents and their families and maintain strong and respectful relationships.
  • Experience working with families and children experiencing complex needs and risk issues in any of the following services areas: Family Services, Child Protection, Housing, Domestic Violence, Disability, Mental Health and/or Alcohol and Other Drugs.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills, and ability to be self-directed.

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.

How to Apply:
For a detailed position description, go to our website
Please apply in writing addressing the key selection criteria and nominating three professional referees to

For further enquiries contact Lisa Hugo on 03 9781 6700.

Applications close 29th January 2016.

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