Support and Safety Hub Practitioners

  • Full Time
  • 1 year ago

Job Information

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    Category Professional Services
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    Posted On Apr 25 ,2018

Job Description

  • Attractive Salary $76,000 – $79,000 + Super + Salary Packaging
  • Bayside Peninsula Lifestyle
  • Flexible working arrangements on offer

Innovative positions available within the newly established Support and Safety Hubs in Frankston to provide a new way for women, families and young people in need of support to access coordinated support. The Hubs will deliver a fundamental change to the way we work with women, children and families, and men.  The role of the Hubs is to provide:

  • a more visible contact point so that people know where to go for specialist support
  • advice based on contemporary risk assessment tools and guidance
  • specialist support and tailored advice for victims, families and children, and perpetrators
  • connection and coordination of access to support
  • a system-wide view of service capacity, client experience and outcomes

More about the Role

  • Deliver screening and triage, assessment, crisis responses, service planning, targeted interventions, allocation and coordinated referrals consistent with the Integrated Practice Framework
  • Identify, assess and prioritise risk and needs of women and children, families and perpetrators, drawing on the expertise of different practitioners in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Deliver services and support via phone, within the physical hub and outreach at client’s home or other sites.
  • Apply for brokerage on behalf of clients in accordance with Brokerage Guidelines.
  • Navigate the broader service system for clients by referring clients to services and providing clients with information and support.
  • Participate in training and development activities designed to build capabilities to work effectively in the Hub environment.

Successful Candidate will have following attributes

  • A relevant degree level qualification in Social Work, Psychology, or related discipline
  • Experience working with families and children with complex needs and risk issues
  • Experience in conducting comprehensive safety, risk and wellbeing assessments and working within the ‘Best Interests Principles’ as outlined within the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
  • A sound understanding of the Integrated Family Services and Child Protection systems and/or Family Violence Womens and Childrens Services
  • A satisfactory police check, clear Working with Child Check and a current Victorian Driver’s Licence are required.

Around the world the Good Shepherd network is working to create just and equal communities where women and girls can live full, safe lives. We have been committed to our mission for nearly 200 years, working strongly for social change. All of our services are informed by the latest evidence and research and adopt a best practice approach. We are committed to continuous improvement, innovation and delivering measurable outcomes.  GSANZ is an equal opportunity employer.

To find out more about Good Shepherd and download a copy of the position description please go to https://www.goodshep.org.au/join-us.

To apply please send a brief cover letter addressing the requirements of the role along with your CV to recruitment@goodshep.org.au .

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment Working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage people who identify as Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander or other diverse backgrounds to apply.

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