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  • SCHCADS Level 6, $97,026.97 + Super + Salary Packaging
  • 1 x Part Time 0.8FTE (6 Month Contract) in Frankston
  • 1 x Part Time 0.8FTE (Permanent) in Hastings
  • Join a team dedicated to innovation and change in the Family Violence sector


This position will form part of an integrated team within the Support and Safety hub, providing women, families and young people with coordinated access to the information and support they require to be safe, strong and connected.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be considered as they are received. Submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV through the Seek portal.


  • Deliver screening and triage, assessment, crisis responses, service planning, targeted interventions, allocation and coordinated referrals consistent with the Integrated Practice Framework, Operational Guidelines, Service Specifications and relevant risk assessment tools and frameworks.
  • Identify, assess and prioritise risk and needs of women and children who have, or are experiencing family violence, drawing on the expertise of different practitioners in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Deliver services and support via phone, within the physical hub and outreach at client’s home or other sites.
  • Work collaboratively with the Orange Door team to support integrated risk assessment and planning, including participating in case conferences and meetings.
  • Recognise and identify limits of own expertise and when to seek advice or refer client to specialist Orange Door Practitioners or Integrated Practice Leaders to ensure safe practice.
  • Identify when a Central Information Point (CIP) request is required and refer request to the Advanced Family Violence Practice Leader.
  •  Submit requests with Orange Door Team Leader for allocation into core services for clients.
  • Apply for brokerage on behalf of clients in accordance with Brokerage Guidelines.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, or a related tertiary discipline is essential in accordance with REC 209
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the diverse range of referral and support options available to women and children who have experienced family violence, vulnerable families presenting with complex needs and perpetrators of family violence within the Bayside Peninsula region
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Best Interest Principles and the ability to undertake Best Interest Assessments of children
  • Knowledge of cultural safety requirements and ability to develop cultural safety action plans with clients when required
  • Demonstrated knowledge or experience within Women and Children’s Family Violence Services, Integrated Family Services, Men’s Referral Services, DHHS Child Protection and/or Aboriginal Community Service Organisations
  • Ability to positively contribute to consultation processes, communities of practice, reflective practice and continuous improvement processes

Position Description


Why Good Shepherd?

Salary Packaging

Development & Learning Opportunities

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Study Leave

Long Service Leave

Flexible Working Arrangements

We encourage all candidates to review the hyperlinked position description before submitting an application.

To apply please submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV through the portal, the hyperlink is displayed for each individual role.

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Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.