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Family Violence Practice Leader

Organisation : VincentCare

Location : VIC Regional (Shepparton)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Women

Salary type : Hourly

Salary : $42-$43 per hour, under the SCHADS Award 2010, based on experience.

Application closing date : 23 Sep, 2019

About the role

Family Violence Practice Leader

(Permanent Part Time 0.4-0.6FTE)

VincentCare is looking for an experienced Practice Leader who will provide clinical supervision to a small but highly effective team of Family Violence Case Managers in our regional Victorian office in Shepparton. The successful candidate will also enjoy the benefits of working with a growing organisation offering career development, flexibility and an attractive annual salary package (including leave loading and superannuation). 

The Role:

The Family Violence Practice Leader is responsible to provide clinical supervision and facilitating reflective practice for the Family Violence Key Workers at the hub.  As a senior worker in this team you will also be available for on call for clients and critical incident debriefing of staff. Your role would be to care for staff and promote best practice. The role would be part time 2-3 days a week (negotiable). You would be expected to carry a small caseload of clients within the context of direct service delivery. 

VincentCare:

VincentCare Victoria is an award winning organisation established to provide a range of accommodation and support services to people that are facing disadvantage throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria.

Our aspiration is to be the leader in providing care, hope and advocacy for those facing disadvantage. Our purpose is to create opportunities and lasting change for the most marginalised. VincentCare is well equipped to provide a continuum of services that effectively meet the needs of people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. 

Hume Hub was established in 2016 to incorporate the family violence support programs that have been operating in Shepparton for many years. The Hub also provides emergency relief, financial counselling and capacity building and Home Care Packages. 

Working with VincentCare:

A key strategic priority is attracting and retaining skilled and committed employees aligned to our values. VincentCare has over three hundred dedicated, talented and enthusiastic staff working across a range of programs and services and offers a number of benefits including:

  • Career Development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging
  • Choice of Superannuation fund
  • Family friendly and flexibility
  • Study leave
  • The Ozanam Scholar Bursary 

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to the principles of social justice and aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation or religion. 

Selection Criteria:

  • Social Work tertiary qualification and extensive experience in the field (minimum 4 years required)
  • Qualifications in clinical supervision in a social and community service setting preferred
  • Mental Health qualifications preferred
  • Experience in case planning and support in a community based setting
  • Computer literacy is essential
  • Demonstrated capacity to build effective relationships with colleagues, clients, and external stakeholders
  • Experience in clinical supervision practise and facilitation of reflective practise forums
  • Willing to contribute to a team supporting a client centred approach
  • Excellent communication skills 

How to apply:

Applicants must submit their CV together with a detailed response to each of the key selection criteria in the position description which is available at https://hcm613.peoplestreme.net/vincentcare/erec_external.asp.

Please submit your application through our website at https://hcm613.peoplestreme.net/vincentcare/erec_external.asp.

Phone enquiries may be made to Michelle Turner, Acting Hume Hub Manager on 9611 9236 or 0419 630 752.

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday, 23rd September 2019

VincentCare welcomes applications from people from diverse cultural & linguistic backgrounds including people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander.

All appointments within VincentCare Victoria are subject to satisfactory completion of a police check and character/performance reference checks.  Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed. Police checks are also undertaken on a periodic basis during the period of employment.

All appointments are subject to disclosure of any relevant employment history of formal disciplinary action for improper or unprofessional conduct taken by current or previous employers or any other integrity body within or outside Australia.

The incumbent for this position must have and maintain a current Victorian Working with Children Check or equivalent.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : VincentCare

How to apply for this role


Please quote in application: Family Violence Practice Leader via Pro Bono Australia.


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