Positive Shift Facilitators Baptcare

JOB DESCRIPTION

Group Facilitator + Shift 

2 Full time roles – Fixed Term – 30/06/2024

Sunshine, Victoria.

 

About the organisation:

Baptcare is a purpose driven and faith-based organisation working across Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia providing residential and community care for older people and support to children, families, and people with disability, financially disadvantaged people and people seeking asylum. Baptcare is committed to child safety.

Role Purpose:

The +SHIFT Group Facilitator role is to provide therapeutic group work and case support services to women who use force in intimate relationships. The Facilitator will work in partnership with the women, partner agencies and other stakeholders to assist the recovery of the women impacted by family violence and trauma.

Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent (essential)
  • Experience in implementing evidence-based programs (desirable)
  • Demonstrated evidence informed program/theory knowledge and application of therapeutic models and theories to develop skill- based interventions that enable positive change.
  • Experience in planning and facilitating evidence based/informed therapeutic individual and group programs.
  • Capacity to analyse complex issues, including the impact of violence and trauma, safety and risk, provide therapeutic interventions for victim survivors and assist them to achieve goals.
  • Knowledge of relevant risk and needs assessment frameworks; information sharing in the context of family violence provisions and the child information sharing scheme.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Within the +Shift protocol – provide assessment, counselling and case support to clients of the service 
  • Plan and facilitate group programs for women who use force.
  • Develop, enhance and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Engage with the day-to-day operations of the team including caseload management, performance management, professional development with guidance and support as required.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Experience in planning and facilitating evidence based/informed therapeutic group programs.
  • Sound stakeholder management and the ability to build and maintain strong, credible relationships with internal programs, local movements and networks, government associations, business leaders and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Ability to be self-directed and work autonomously.
  • Capacity to analyse complex issues, including the impact of violence and trauma, safety and risk, provide therapeutic interventions for victim survivors and assist them to achieve goals.
  • Ability to adjust to meet the changing situations of the client group while maintaining focus on delivery and follow-through
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, including, negotiation, persuasion and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to meet a changing environment and needs of staff, and/or client group while maintaining focus on delivery outcomes.

Essential Qualifications:

Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Health Promotion, Psychology or another relevant Human Services area

Other:  
The successful candidate must have the following: 

  • Experience working within Child and Family or Human Service focused environment.
  • Experience working within a funded environment
  • Current Police Check (national and international if relevant)
  • Driver’s License
  • Current Working with Children Check

Next Steps

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application addressing the selection criteria.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information, please contact:

If you have any queries, please contact Belinda Blair [email protected] 

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