About the role
About the Orange Door
The Orange Door in Geelong provides a new way of supporting women, children and young people experiencing or at risk of family violence and has changed the way services work with women, children, young people, families and perpetrators of violence. The Orange Door team members are an integrated, collaborative team from The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre, Bethany Community Support, Colac Area Health and Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative.
About the Role
This role is based in Geelong, however you will initially commence working remotely from home due to coronavirus (COVID-19). You must have a confidential space within your home and reliable internet connection to work remotely. No face-to-face appointments will be required with clients whilst working from home unless otherwise specified.
The Specialist Family Violence Team Leader will provide leadership to a team of Specialist Family Violence Practitioners who receive and manage all family violence referrals for women, children and young people to the Orange Door, including the delivery of client screening, assessment, crisis responses, service planning, targeted interventions, allocation and coordination of referrals. As the Team Leader, you will be accountable for team performance outcomes. You will manage, support and develop team members to build a culture of high performance, collaboration and innovation.
You will be a values driven person, motivated to make a difference and you hold the client at the centre of everything you do. You thrive working both autonomously and collaboratively within a dynamic, team environment. A highly qualified and experienced family violence specialist, you will have qualifications in psychology, social work or a related field and have proven experience in practice leadership and building capability. The successful candidate will be required to maintain a current Working With Children’s check and National Police Check at their own expense.
About The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre
As an employee of The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre, you will join a leading organisation offering a comprehensive suite of services to clients and the community across the Geelong, West Melbourne and Wimmera Regions. Providing specialist sexual assault and family violence programs and services, including case management, therapeutic counselling, early intervention and professional education and training, we continue to grow and develop our offerings.
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. You care for our clients and we care for you, including by investing in your development and wellbeing. You will have access to leading specialists and training and development that supports you in your role and in your longer term career journey. We offer a variety of career pathway options, leading salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements that help you manage your work and your life.
Why work for The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre?
The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre takes pride in being an employer of choice; we are passionate about the wellbeing of our team members and we provide a number of complementary benefits to our staff, some of our benefits include:
Generous above award Enterprise Agreement entitlements
- Flexible and part time working arrangements
- Professional development opportunities
- 10 weeks Paid parental leave
- Salary packaging
Health and Wellbeing initiatives
- Flu vaccinations
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Weekly delivery of fruit
- Pet friendly environment
- Internal book exchange program
- Social initiatives
- Positive workplace culture
During COVID 19, The Sexual Assault and Family Violence is providing numerous engagement opportunities for staff to ensure they feel supported whilst working from home, These engagement opportunities include:
- Regular communications such as a weekly staff newsletter and fortnightly CEO update
- Organisation wellness channel; virtual afternoon teas, walking meetings, care packages and social initiatives
About the organisation
How to apply
To apply, please go to our website at www.safvcentre.org.au to view the relevant position description and submission requirements. All applications must address the key selection criteria outlined in the PD. Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org For a confidential discussion, please contact People and Culture on 03-5222 4318.
In line with the Government's coronavirus (COVID-19) health and safety requirements, The Sexual Assault and Family Violence Centre’s application assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using various online platforms, where possible. Induction processes will be completed online for those who are successful in securing a position with our organisation
We are currently accepting applications from direct applicants only, no recruitment agency applications accepted.
5:00pm Sunday 27th September 2020
Please quote in application: Specialist Family Violence Team Leader - The Orange Door via Pro Bono Australia.