Team Leader – Specialist Men’s Family Violence Intake – Barwon Orange Door

About the role:

This is a full time ongoing role, responsible for leading and providing a practice response for the Specialist Men’s Family Violence Intake response at the Barwon Orange Door and access points across the Barwon area. This role will provide staff management and leadership in accordance with the relevant industrial instruments, regulations and agency policies and procedures ensuring alignment with Bethany’s Strategic and Operation plans.

This Team Leader role is located within the Family Violence area, which sits within the Access, Support and Family Safety Division and is responsible for the day to day operation of the Specialist Men’s Family Violence Intake response.  This role plays an active role in the Barwon area’s front entry point for family violence and child and family wellbeing, working closely with other program areas, particularly Child FIRST, specialist women and children’s family violence (delivered by Barwon Sexual Assault and Family Violence Centre), Aboriginal family violence response (delivered by Wathaurong) and Community Based Child Protection Service to ensure service continuity and seamless access for families requiring support.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Lead the Specialist Men’s Family Violence Intake service operation, including individual and team management, program implementation, monitoring and review.
  • In conjunction with the Team Leader of the Specialist Men’s Services and Manager of Family Violence, coordinate the distribution, prioritisation and allocation of referrals to a secialist men’s family violence response or other appropriate service.
  • Actively manage and undertake all intake functions for male family violence perpetrators who are referred to the Barwon Orange Door, including initial screening, triage, assessments, crisis response, service planning, targeted interventions, allocation and coordinated referrals consistent with the Integrated Practice Framework, Operational Guidelines, Service Specifications and relevent risk assessment tools and frameworks.
  • Management of short-term responses and active hold of clients awaiting allocation to a longer-term specialist men’s family violence response.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Integrated Practice Leader, Advanced Family Violence Practitioner, Service System Navigator and the Barwon Orange Door Centre Manager to ensure that an integrated and safe response is provided to all clients who access the Barwon Orange Door.

Skills and attributes:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work or equivalent or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience in the specialist family violence field, particularly in provision of intake, risk assessment and case planning and in working with male perpetrators of family violence.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the gendered nature of family violence and the impact for women, children and families.
  • Advanced risk assessment and management skills as they relate to male perpetrators of family violence.
  • Demonstrated understanding of men’s accountability work.
  • Demonstrates commitment to social justice and social inclusion and advocates for clients to achieve
  • Maintains a positive approach to change and adapts to new or different ways of working

What we offer:

  • A diverse and inclusive environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to apply:

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please follow the steps below:

  1. Download a copy of the position description for this role. The position description includes the Key Selection Criteria that must be addressed in your application.
  2. Send your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria to: employment@bethany.org.au by 9:00am, Friday 17 December 2021.

You must address the Key Selection Criteria to be considered for this position.

In order to comply with mandatory Child Safety Standards, all employment is subject to a valid and current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Please note, Bethany Community Support is an essential service, and all employees are classified as essential workers. In order to comply with the CHO directions, all employees must provide evidence of their Covid-19 vaccination.

Bethany celebrates diversity and encourages applications from people of all cultures, backgrounds and identities to apply.

Position Description

Intake Support Officer – Barwon Orange Door

About the role:

Bethany is excited to advertise for the role of Intake Support Officer (Bethany SIT Support Officer). This role is part time (25 hours per week), fixed term for 6 months, starting in January 2022.  The role is situated within the Barwon Orange Door and will work closely with the Practitioners and Team Leaders in processing referrals for the SIT function and with the Integrated Practice Leaders to processing brokerage payments in the Orange Door.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative assistance relating to referrals and the processing of invoices using MS Office programs and CRM systems.
  • Work closely with the Team Leader (including Child FIRST, Specialist Mens Service and other Hub Team Leaders) in processing referrals based on prioritisation of need and management of systems to ensure a seamless and efficient intake system.
  • Review, process and record sensitive client information relating to family violence and child wellbeing concerns accurately on the Hub Client Relationship Management (CRM) system.
  • Review and maintain effective administrative, data and client filing systems that is in line with policies and procedures, and accreditation standards.
  • Provide administrative support for brokerage in the Orange Door including monitoring the inbox, liaising with Bethany Finance and Integrated Practice Leaders (IPLs), and processing invoices for payments of goods and services.

Skills and attributes:

  • Efficient and effective administrative skills.
  • Process driven and adaptable.
  • Contributes to a culture of respect and positive behaviours.
  • Creates and sustains dynamic and productive relationships to maximise outcomes.

What we offer:

  • A diverse and inclusive environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to apply:

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please follow the steps below:

  1. Download a copy of the position description for this role. The position description includes the Key Selection Criteria that must be addressed in your application.
  2. Send your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria to: employment@bethany.org.au by 9:00am, Friday 17 December 2021.

You must address the Key Selection Criteria to be considered for this position.

In order to comply with mandatory Child Safety Standards, all employment is subject to a valid and current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Please note, Bethany Community Support is an essential service, and all employees are classified as essential workers. In order to comply with the CHO directions, all employees must provide evidence of their Covid-19 vaccination.

Bethany celebrates diversity and encourages applications from people of all cultures, backgrounds and identities to apply.

 

Position Description

Graduate Family Violence Intake Practitioner (Specialist Men’s)

About the role:

Bethany is excited to advertise for the Graduate Family Violence Intake Practitioner role – Barwon Orange Door. This position is responsible for the provision of a practice response for a Family Violence (Specialist Men’s) Family Violence Intake response at the Barwon Support and Safety Hub and access points across the Barwon Area. This role plays an active role in the Barwon area’s front entry point for family violence and child and family wellbeing, working closely with other program areas to ensure service continuity and seamless access for families requiring support.

This graduate position is a full time, twelve month role and will be reporting to the Team Leader.

The core purpose of this role is to provide intake screening, triage and assessment of all male family perpetrators who are referred to the Barwon Family Violence Support and Safety Hub. This is a key component of the statewide integrated family violence reforms and has been designed to ensure that men who choose to use violence have timely access to a full range of services through earlier intake and assessment.

This position is part of the Rural and Regional Family Violence Social Work Graduate Program.  The Program will support graduates as they transition into the family violence sector through:

  • monthly half-day Communities of Practice sessions, focusing on contemporary family violence issues and practice
  • additional support including training and professional development opportunities and health, safety and wellbeing supports
  • a reduced caseload to allow time to attend training, professional development, supervision, and mentoring.

With this graduate position there is funding available to contribute towards any moving costs. At the end of the twelve months, opportunities to continue working in the family violence service response with Bethany are likely.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Respond to intake enquiries including but not limited to telephone, self and L17 portal referrals and secondary consult.
  • Deliver screening and triage, assessment, crisis responses, service planning, target interventions, allocation and coordinated referral.
  • Deliver services and support via phone and outreach at client’s home or other sites.
  • Access (as required) information from the Central Information Point (CIP) to enable a stronger risk assessment of male perpetrators of family violence.
  • Support the delivery of coordinated and integrated responses to children and families in need of support and to perpetrators of all forms of family violence, drawing on the Integrated Practice Framework, Hub Operational Guidelines, Service Specifications and relevant risk assessment tools and frameworks.

Skills and attributes:

  • A tertiary degree in Social Work

What we offer:

  • A diverse and inclusive environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to apply:

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please follow the steps below:

  1. Download a copy of the position description for this role. The position description includes the Key Selection Criteria that must be addressed in your application.
  2. Upload your resume and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria, via the following link by 9:00am, Monday 3 January 2022.

You must address the Key Selection Criteria to be considered for this position.

In order to comply with mandatory Child Safety Standards, all employment is subject to a valid and current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Please note, Bethany Community Support is an essential service, and all employees are classified as essential workers. In order to comply with the CHO directions, all employees must provide evidence of their Covid-19 vaccination.

Bethany celebrates diversity and encourages applications from people of all cultures, backgrounds and identities to apply.

Position Description