About the role:
The position will work collaboratively as part of the integrated practice approach in The Orange Door, responding to children, young people and families experiencing family violence and other areas of vulnerability and risk. The Orange Door Child Wellbeing Worker will be the point of initial contact and engagement for families seeking support. They will work within a specialist women’s, children and families discipline to provide information, advice and an initial assessment with a focus on risk assessment for those seeking assistance.
We have multiple full-time opportunities based in Sunshine VIC within our Family Services Program. The position reports to the Orange Door Coordinator.
Key Selection Criteria:
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- Relevant tertiary qualification(s) and experience that meet or are working towards the Victorian Government’s Mandatory Minimum Qualification Policy for the family violence workforce. At least 2 years’ experience in the Child and
- Family services sector, and experience working with the family violence service stream is preferred.
- Knowledge of issues that children and families face, including those impacted by family violence. Well-developed need, risk and safety assessment skills and high-level engagement skills with vulnerable children and families.
- Demonstrated level of self-awareness relating to their own practice and relationships with others that supports both independent practice and effective team membership.
- A demonstrated understanding of, and capability in, working with families from diverse backgrounds.
Please address the full Key Selection Criteria outlined in the PD as part of your application.
For a full listing please view Position Description.
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You must have a:
Valid and current Driver’s Licence;
Satisfactory Criminal History Check (paid for by MacKillop);
Valid Employee Working with Children Check;
Valid and current NDIS Workers Screening Check (for risk assessed / client facing roles). MacKillop can assist successful candidates with their application.
How to Apply: Click ‘Apply‘ where you will be prompted to proceed with your application via the Seek website.
MacKillop celebrates and draws strength from diversity and respects the dignity of all people. Every person at MacKillop has the right to be safe and to be treated justly. We value every person’s ability, cultural or linguistic backgrounds, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, intersex status, relationship status, religious or spiritual beliefs, socio-economic status, and age.
It is our goal that MacKillop Family Services continues to evolve as a culturally safe, culturally competent, and welcoming organisation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people, families, and communities.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
Shortlisting for this position may commence immediately so please submit your application as soon as possible.