Specialist Men’s Family Violence Practitioner

Full time or part time ongoing position based at Barwon Orange Door in Geelong.

This position is responsible for the provision of a practice response for the 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.

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.

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.
  • Work within a specialist discipline to deliver Hub services and develop an understanding of capabilities to work safely across other areas of specialization.

Skills and Attributes:

  • 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
  • Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal skills, actively participates in all aspects of the role, supports colleagues and values diversity in the team.
  • Models and promotes organizational values including self-awareness, self-management and social awareness in communications, problem solving and conflict resolution and promotes code of conduct.

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.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria and close 5pm Wednesday 4th September 2019.

Bethany celebrates diversity and seeks to engage respectfully with people of diverse experiences and backgrounds.

 

 

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Senior Family Services Worker

Bethany is excited to advertise for the role of Senior Family Services Worker within the Newpin Program. This position is full time and reports to the Coordinator Early Engagement. The Senior Family Services Worker undertakes key worker case management responsibilities for individual clients and group work for the wider NEWPIN client group to deliver high quality response for families and young children.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver a high quality centre based and outreach program responsive to the specific needs of children and parents
  • Develop and deliver therapeutic and educative group work programs and play based learning experiences to the specific needs of parents and their preschool children.
  • Support and proactively encourage parents’ active participation in the Newpin program ensuring that the wellbeing and developmental needs of their children are met
  • Undertake case management responsibilities by having responsibility for individual clients.

Skills and Attributes:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Early Years, Social Work, Psychology or other related behavioural science at degree level.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, risk and needs assessment frameworks and appropriate application of these.
  • Experience in the provision of direct case work and case management including the ability to actively engage families through assertive outreach and home visiting.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social inclusion and social justice.
  • Ability to self-manage and to work both individually and as a member of a team to achieve program goals and objectives.

Application close 5pm Wednesday September 4 2019.

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.

Bethany celebrates diversity and seeks to engage respectfully with people of diverse experiences and backgrounds. 

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Senior Occupational Therapist

With a commitment to excellence and quality, Bethany has developed a strong reputation as a leading provider of community support services.  Our diverse range of programs, a focus on innovation, strong community partnerships, and financial stability ensures that Bethany is well-placed to effect positive change well into the future. Our vision is to be a recognised leader in providing services that work in new ways to support children, families and individuals to be the best they can, develop secure relationships, and participate in their community.

Bethany is excited to advertise for the role of a Senior Occupational Therapist with a minimum of two years’ experience to join our expanding disability services team based in Warrnambool.

This position is available full time or part time and will report to the coordinator of the disability services program. The core purpose of this role is to provide therapy support to Participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) across Warrnambool, Portland and Hamilton.

Flexible working arrangements are available with the option to work from Warrnambool, Portland or Hamilton.

Key Duties:

  • Provide Occupational Therapy Services for participants of the NDIS within the South West Regions of Victoria (Warrnambool, Portland & Hamilton)
  • Provide evidence based, person focused and family centred occupational therapy  assessment and interventions to assist participants and their families achieve the goals identified in individual plans
  • Prepare evidence based occupational therapy reports, case notes and progress updates as required by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)
  • Provide occupational therapy within a fee for service delivery model. A key requirement of this role will involve the ability to claim a set number of hours of occupational therapy service per day.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Advocates and champions to achieve positive change
  • Demonstrates commitment to social justice and social inclusion
  • A knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Competent in self-management and a solution focused approach

What we offer

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

For further information contact Chris Dann on (03) 52788122

Bethany celebrates diversity and seeks to engage respectfully with people of diverse experiences and backgrounds. 

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