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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 26612
Position Title Safety and Support Hub Practitioner
Employment Status Limited Term Part Time
Location All Sites
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Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Position Summary

An exciting opportunity exists for a Men's Family Violence Services Intake Worker to work within the Men's Family Violence team.

The work is primarily focused on the assessment and triaging of referrals for the Men's Family Violence team, and will be based in the Orange Door in Prahran, but may spend a short period of time at commencement in Frankston. Regular clinical support and a developed team structure are features of the role.

Key Responsibilities

This position assesses and triages referrals delivering active and timely referral responses in accordance with No To Violence Guidelines. This role specifically provides:
• Manage the intake of referrals, coordinating their assessment, and triaging according to priority guidelines, together with the rest of the Support and Safety Hub team.
• Liaise with relevant agencies and workers both within the Support and Safety Hub, as well as external to the Support and Safety Hub, in order to build safety and timely responses to families affected by family violence.
• Ensure effective and appropriate, clinically informed support and service options are provided to clients at all times.
• Promote and practice respectful relating and non-violence
• Demonstrate positive workplace behaviours and relationships at all times.
• Build and expand personal skill levels and ensure that clients receive service reflecting up to date, evidence based professional practice.

Essential Criteria

Applications are sought from suitably experienced candidates with appropriate qualifications and experience. Knowledge of family violence is essential.

Please see the position description for a full list of criteria for the role


• Generous Salary Packaging - maximise an employee’s net salary by directing some of their pre-tax salary to pay for certain benefit items, such as rent, personal loan or mortgage
• Parking – On-site, low cost parking facilities at all sites
• Beautiful Mornington Peninsula location
• Career development opportunities
• Supportive team environment

How to apply

To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

Existing Account Users:
1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

New Account Users:
1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Relevant qualification in Social Work, welfare studies, social sciences, community development or other relevant discipline
Essential: Familiarity with the key underpinning legislation including the Privacy Act, Health Records Act, Children, Youth and Family Act, Family Violence Act
Essential: Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as member of a high-functioning multi-disciplinary team, both within the Peninsula Health Family Violence team as well as the Support and Safety Hub team.
Essential: Experience and/or capacity to work with diverse communities including Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islanders, Disability and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex communities.
Essential: Current Victorian drivers licence, Working with Children Check and a satisfactory police check
Desirable: Familiarity with the key recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.
Contact Person Mari Barry
Contact Number 0466350557
Closing Date 12/12/2019
Position Description Safety and Support Hub Practitioner (Prahran) PD.p.pdf