Family Practitioner | Intensive Family Service (Bendigo) Anglicare Victoria


Your role:

The role involves the provision of an in-home family casework service, working in partnership with families with the aim of strengthening parenting capacity and family resilience.  The work involves taking steps to reduce risks to children’s safety and wellbeing and that of other family members, as well as working with families to empower them to enhance their parenting capacity and family functioning and therefore to improve outcomes for children.


The skills you will use day to day:

  • A good understanding of the social context of child abuse and neglect and experience in applying relevant theoretical approaches to deliver outcomes.
  • Conduct risk and needs assessments using relevant and contemporary frameworks, theory, and practice models.
  • Case recording, data collection, registration standards and other requirements
  • Partner with the family and the care team to develop and review action plans aimed at improving outcomes.
  • Active engagement of vulnerable children, youth and families and delivering a range of interventions to improve their outcomes
  • Skills in case management, including developing community linkages


What makes this such a great role for you:

  • We are the largest provider in the state so this role opens up plenty of opportunity
  • We can support your development and help you broaden your knowledge and strengthen your experience
  • You get a salary starting at around $93,860 plus super.
  • Salary packaging is available up to $15,900 plus an entertainment card.
  • SCHCADS award level 5.
  • Negotiable through the increments dependent upon experience.
  • Part time 4 days per week so it is great for those looking for a bit more work life balance.
  • Fixed term contract to June 30th 2024.
  • An opportunity to build your career at the leading provider of family services in Victoria.
  • Work from our office space in Bendigo with the option to take advantage of our flexible working culture.
  • We take the Health and Wellbeing of our people seriously offering a Well Worth It! Program, EIP and EAP.
  • Access to discounted health insurance as well!
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace for you to feel safe, acknowledged and included.
  • Our people are our biggest asset, we will support you to progress your career with a dedicated L&D team.
  • We have the Rainbow Tick.


What our people say- “AV is an organisation where if you want to challenge yourself or explore opportunities, you don’t have to leave to do that. There are so many great people, programs and services, so it’s an organisation where you have great conditions for growth and development”.


Ready to take the next step:

For a Detailed Position Description please take a look here:    Position Description Intensive FS July 2023.docx

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 motivation to apply.

The advert is only meant to be an overview, for all the details on what makes this such a great opportunity or to ask questions contact Paul Ridley, Recruitment Specialist on 03 9412 6078 or 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.