Active Outreach Practitioner Anglicare Victoria

JOB DESCRIPTION

Your role:

The role calls for experienced practitioners to work as part of AV’s after hours program, responding to complex after hours matters supporting our 28 residential units, foster carers and any other person needing support.

The is an outreach role, providing hands on services to colleagues carers and our young people when additional support is required, such as in times of crisis, providing additional staffing support in our residential youth houses, supporting young people out of hours with transport, police or medical matters. You need to be able to make complex decisions, offer expert advice, problem solve and support staff and carers, putting your expertise to use in a hands on capacity. 

This role is based out of Bendigo and will involve work supporting clients and colleagues in a number of different locations across the Bendigo Region.

About you

  • Experience is key, you are making tough decisions and support programs during difficult times
  • Previous experience working with young people of all ages 
  • Experience working with young people self harming, experiencing mental health issues or substance affected
  • Calm and resilient
  • The ability to work effectively with a team to achieve program goals and objectives

What is in it for you?

  • A high hourly pay at SCAHDS level 5 with penalty rates for after hours work
  • Part time rostered work with guaranteed weekly hours (Casual roles may also be available)
  • Access to salary packaging to increase your take home pay
  • An established team with support from colleagues and experienced team leaders 
  • A varied and challenging yet tremendously rewarding role

Ready to take the next step?

A detailed Position Description is available here:  After Hours Active Outreach Practitioner PD AH E AW5 042023 V1.0.pdf

To apply for this position all you need to do is click apply wherever you are and attach a resume and a brief cover letter that describes your availability.

The advert is only meant to be an overview, for all the details on what makes this such a great opportunity contact Emily Flett on 03 9412 6007, email [email protected] or Mark Huson on 03 9412 6013, email [email protected]

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.

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.