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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 27813
Position Title Support and Safety Hub Practitioner
Employment Status Limited Term Part Time, Permanent Part Time
Location All Sites
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Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

As a result of boost funding, 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 Frankston, but may be asked to work at other Bayside Peninsula sites. 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.

What You Will Need

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

New graduates are welcome to apply

Previous applicants need not apply.

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

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Selection Criteria Essential: Relevant qualification in Social Work, welfare studies, social sciences, community development or other relevant discipline
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
Essential: Familiarity with the key underpinning legislation including the Privacy Act, Health Records Act, Children, Youth and Family Act, Family Violence Act
Essential: Familiarity with the key recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.
Contact Person Kristie Evers
Contact Number 0466357520
Alternate Contact Person Laura-Jean Riley
Alternate Contact Number 0468544368
Closing Date 03/03/2021
Position Description Safety and Support Hub Practitioner 2020 new forma.pdf