Orange Door Practitioner- multiple roles Anglicare Victoria


The Orange Door

A key recommendation of the Royal Commission and the Roadmap for Reform was to establish a network of Support and Safety Hubs across Victoria to provide a new way for women, children and young people experiencing family violence, and families who need assistance with the care and wellbeing of children to access the services they need to be safe and supported. These Hubs are known as The Orange Door. The Orange Door delivers a fundamental change to the way we work with women, children and families, and men.

The positions we are recruiting to:

We currently have positions available based out of our brand new satellite services located in Yarra Junction and Belgrave as well as the main site at Croydon. Anglicare Victoria deliver to service streams and are looking for:

  • Practitioner – Men’s/Perpetrator Services
  • Practitioner – Child Wellbeing

All positions are full time, permanent roles at SCHADS level 5 and, as a Practitioner, you will support people with advice with a focus on risk assessment, engagement, and provision of an initial response and as a source of information to people referred to the Hub. You will work collaboratively as part of an integrated practice approach to respond to family violence and children and family vulnerability concerns through the provision of:

  • Screening and triage, assessment, crisis responses, service planning, targeted interventions;
  • Allocation services and coordination of referrals;
  • Collaborative working with the Hub team to support integrated risk assessment and planning, including participating in case conferences, meetings and the resolution of stakeholder issues.

For more specific information, please review the Position Descriptions available here:

 PD – Practitioner (Child Wellbeing) – Outer East TOD.docx

 PD – Practitioner (Men’s) – Outer East TOD.docx


What makes an Orange Door Practitioner?

You are someone with:

  • Experience working within a family violence setting supporting either men/fathers or Children, depending on the position of interest;
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Early Childhood Specialist and/or related behavioural sciences at degree level with substantial experience; or associate diploma level with substantial experience in the relevant service stream 
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and families and/or family violence where there are complex needs and risk issues;
  • Resilience to work with and support clients who have been exposed to trauma;
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, assess and prioritise risks and needs of clients in a whole of family approach;
  • The ability to recognise and identify limits of own expertise and to seek advice or refer clients to other specialists.


What you get in return:

  • A salary around $86,000-$90,000 plus super plus salary packaging (Level 5 SCHCADS)
  • Office locations: Yarra Junction, Belgrave or Croydon
  • 9am-5pm hours based at The Orange Door
  • Access to discounted health insurance, free Employee Assistance, Salary Packaging and a range of other employment benefits supporting your physical and mental health
  • Professional development, training, support and a culture of inclusivity and resilience
  • Our Rainbow Tick Accreditation
  • Support from Practice Leaders, Team Leaders and Senior Practitioners to support your growth and develop your skills


Ready to take the next step:

We have one advertisement running for ALL locations, apply to this advert if you want to be considered for any location.

To apply for this position please click apply and submit your application which will take you to our career portal.

We would like you to attach your resume and a brief cover letter that describes your passion and motivation to apply as well as your preferred location and service stream Men’s or Child Wellbeing.

We would like to have all applications in by 12pm Wednesday 20th July so we can begin booking interviews for week commencing 25th July


For further enquires or to ask a question about the role or the way in which The Orange Door functions please pick up the phone and give us a call or drop us an email- you want to speak to Paul Ridley, Recruitment Specialist on 03 9412 6078 or [email protected]


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.



Anglicare Victoria

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SCHCADS level 5 plus super plus salary packaging

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