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Integrated Practice Leader – The Orange Door

Organisation : Child and Family Services Ballarat

Location : VIC Regional (Ballarat)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Children, Community Support Services, Families, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : SW 8.1-8.3

About the role

  • Exciting new role and program
  • Full Time Ongoing Contract
  • Based in Ballarat

About the role

The Integrated Practice Leader is a practice leadership position in each Support and Safety Hub. The Integrated Practice Leader will work in collaboration with the Hub Manager, other Practice Leaders (Senior Child Protection Practitioner/s, Advanced Family Violence Practice Leader and the Aboriginal Practice Leader), and Team Leaders to lead and drive the delivery of high quality, safe and effective service responses to Victorians seeking support and services through The Orange Door. The role will build the capability of The Orange Door workforce to deliver integrated functions and services responding to family violence, child and family vulnerability and functioning, and perpetrator interventions, in line with The Orange Door Service Model and Integrated Practice Framework.


Professional clinical experience and relevant qualification(s) in social work, psychology or a related discipline is essential.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Child and Family Services Ballarat

CAFS is proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunity organisation. We embrace it, value it, celebrate it and support it for the benefit of our employees, our volunteers, our service users and our community. We welcome applications from a range of people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, People with disabilities, LGBTIQ+ people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

About The Orange Door

The Victorian Government has committed to implementing all 227 recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence and to delivering on the vision described in Roadmap for Reform: Strong families, Safe children. A key recommendation of the Royal Commission and the Roadmap for Reform was to establish a network of Support and Safety Hubs (The Orange Door). The Orange Door will deliver a fundamental change to the way we work with women, children and families, and men. The Orange Door will bring together different workforces and practices to create an integrated Orange Door team and a consolidated intake point in each of The Orange Door areas to create a new way of support.

The Orange Door Team will include a mix of staff employed by local private Community Service Organisations (CSO’s) for the Central Highlands region together with Family Safety Victoria and DHHS. These organisations include Cafs, Berry Street and Ballarat & District Aboriginal Cooperative (BADAC) working collaboratively to provide and deliver services for The Orange Door across the breadth of the Central Highlands region.

How to apply for this role

Further information and how to apply:

As this recruitment process is a collaborative approach across the 3 CSO’s within the Orange Door network, shortlisted applications will be shared across the 3 organisations and the interview panel will consist of representatives from the 3 partner CSO’s.

 Please submit your application though CAFS online portal by selecting the “apply now” button on our careers webpage  You will need to prepare a current resume and a cover letter to upload.  The cover letter should specify which position you are applying for and a response to each of the following questions: 

  1. Tell us your interest in this specific role and what you would bring to this role?
  2. How would you work collaboratively with the other partner agencies in the new setting?
  3. How your values align to the Cafs Values?

All applicants are encouraged to read the position description and apply via our website. Please note applicants are not required to address the Key Selection Criteria in their application.

Please note all applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and will be subject to a satisfactory Police Check outcome and an employment Working with Children Check.

For a confidential discussion please call Sharon Fecteau, Program Manager on (03) 5337 3333.

Applications close midnight Sunday 1st September 2019.

Please quote in application: Integrated Practice Leader – The Orange Door via Pro Bono Australia.

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