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Are you looking for a job you can be truly passionate about? 

Brophy boast an amazing team of just over 170 employees, delivering 40 plus programs and services to the south west community in the Divisions of Child and Family Services, Youth Services, Health Services (incorporating headspace), Corporate Services and our Realise Enterprises Division which is home to our social enterprise – Tasty Plate Catering.

At Brophy our Vision is not just focussed externally on our community – we feel just as passionate about our employees being meaningfully connected through their roles with us to create the life they want, and that as a workforce we achieve this together through innovation and relationships, creating new horizons towards an advantaged community.

 

KINSHIP CARE PRACTITIONER

Warrnambool – 0.7EFT

 

The Kinship Care Practitioner is responsible for the provision of case management of children and young people up to the age of 17 years who are living with a kinship family.

This role looks after children and young people when a family needs support, in cases of family conflict, if there is a significant risk of harm or abuse or assist the child/ young person and kinship family to adjust to the changes within the kinship home environment.

The Kinship Care service objectives are:

  • To enhance and build on the available informal and formal family and community supports for children living in kinship family arrangements.
  • To assist extended family networks to provide the best possible kinship care arrangements for children unable to live with their own parents with the minimum level of professional intervention from the formal service system.
  • To assist with the establishment, monitoring and support of the kinship care placements arranged for the most vulnerable children as a result of child protection involvement to ensure that they meet each child’s ongoing safety, stability and developmental needs.

For further information please contact Pam Jackson, Manager – Kinship Care Programs on 5561 8888 or via pjackson@brophy.org.au

TO APPLY:  Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria on the relevant Position Description and send along with your resume to hr@brophy.org.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 19 MARCH 2021

 

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN

Warrnambool – 1.0EFT

 

The Mental Health Clinician will be an experienced and innovative professional, with knowledge and experience of delivering early intervention youth mental health services for young people experiencing a wide range of mental health presentations.

Delivering a caseload of high quality, evidence based mental health interventions and psychological therapies across a range of funding streams operating under the headspace stepped care service model, the role will bring creative and assertive approaches to engage young people to seek help early to support their needs.

The role will provide safe, evidence-based best practice in accordance with Brophy’s clinical governance systems and service standards and deliver youth friendly, culturally appropriate and family inclusive services aligned with young people’s mental health and wellbeing needs.

For further information please contact Julia Winstanley on 5561 8888 or via jwinstanley@brophy.org.au

TO APPLY:  Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria on the relevant Position Description and send along with your resume to hr@brophy.org.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 19 MARCH 2021

Our mission is to provide community based services that promote a just society and improve the life circumstances for people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged.

WILD AoD PRACTITIONER

Warrnambool – 1.0EFT

 

Our WILD program is an early intervention group program for young people at risk of mental health, drug and alcohol harm that may impact education, training and wellbeing outcomes.

Delivered in partnership with Victoria Police and other community groups, the program integrates adventure therapies using evidence-based trauma informed practice for young people, aged 12 to 25 years old and their family and friends.

This role is responsible for delivering the WILD program in collaboration with the DARE team and key stakeholders evidence based group work models to support young people’s health and wellbeing.

The WILD AoD Practitioner position requires the successful applicant to:

  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with young people, agencies and community groups to help achieve successful outcomes in supporting young people, their family and the broader community.
  • Provide short term case management support for allocated groups of young people that include delivery in outdoor and natural environments ie: rock climbing, bush walks, etc.
  • Deliver youth AOD evidence based interventions, utilising experience in Harm Reduction, Psycho Education, and Adventure Therapy.
  • Undertake screening and assessment to identify protective and risk factors for young people and inform goal formulation and future support including building social connectedness; understanding positive risk taking strategies; independent self-care, volunteering and active engagement in community; developing practical life skills; and increasing awareness of support services available to them and their families.
  • Deliver effective case management practice through accurate and timely client record management, outcome measures and review.

For further information please contact Jess Moloney, Team Leader – Youth Specialist AoD Programs on 5561 8888 or via jmoloney@brophy.org.au

TO APPLY:  Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria on the relevant Position Description and send along with your resume to hr@brophy.org.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 17 MARCH 2021

Join our specialist Family Violence Programs Team!

FAMILY VIOLENCE PRACTITIONER

(MENS FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS)

Warrnambool – 0.8EFT

Working within Brophy’s specialist Family Violence Team, the Family Violence Practitioner (Men’s Family Relationships) delivers counselling and support services to men and their families to help them improve their relationships.

This role also includes the co-facilitation of the Men’s Behaviour Change (MBC) program for both DHHS and Corrections Victoria clients, as well as responding to L17 reports and assisting with MBC assessments.

Responsbilities of the role include:

  • Provide group facilitation to MBCP.
  • Develop education, skills and implement counselling programs for men in relation to improving family relationships which may include group counselling sessions.
  • Work with men to become better partners and fathers.
  • Provide information and secondary consultation to staff of Brophy regarding issues for clients impacted by family violence, particularly in relation to working with men who use violence and coercive control.
  • Provide high quality individual assessment of clients as per MBC standards.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and network with relevant stakeholders of the Family Relationship Service Providers (FRSP) and MBC.

For further information please contact Sharon Kenny, Team Leader – Family Violence Programs on 5561 8888 or via skenny@brophy.org.au.

TO APPLY:  Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria on the relevant Position Description and send along with your resume to hr@brophy.org.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 17 MARCH 2021

Leading a team in the delivery of the Advantaged Thinking Framework whereby we value our young people’s talents, skills and abilities and work to support them in creating the life they want.

TEAM LEADER – FOYER WARRNAMBOOL

Warrnambool – 1.0EFT

Foyer Warrnambool (The Foyer) is our 24/7 accommodation facility for young adults between ages 16-25 years undertaking education, employment or training.

A key role in the Foyer leadership team, the Team Leader supervises and mentors program staff, assisting in the improvement and continuous development of the program, leading the team in delivery of the Advantaged Thinking & Youth Development Practice Framework undertaken by the Foyer.

Working on a Monday to Friday rostered shifts basis, supporting the engagement and progress of young people in the Youth Foyer program during and post program.

For further information please contact Jenny Hand, Manager – Foyer Warrnambool on 5561 8888 or via jhand@brophy.org.au.

TO APPLY:  Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria on the relevant Position Description and send along with your resume to hr@brophy.org.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 17 MACRH 2021*

*Extended Closing Date

Join the Leadership Team of the Family & Individual Services Division.

Manager – Child FIRST & Intergrated Family Services

Warrnambool – 1.0EFT

 

Coordinating the delivery of 5 programs funded by the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Youth Justice across the South West region, the Manager of the Child FIRST & Integrated Fmaiy Services focuses on the health, safety, development, learning and wellbeing of children, young people and families in Victoria.

Program areas are:

  • Adolescent Support Program (ASP) provides outreach youth support to 12-18 year olds and their families via early intervention, mediation and specific counselling aimed at family preservation and reunification.
  • Finding Solutions is an early intervention and diversionary program for young people 12 to 16 years of age at risk of being placed in out of home care and their families.
  • Integrated Family Services aims to provide an enhanced family support service to vulnerable families. It aims to divert families from the child protection system as well as reduce re notifications.
  • Child FIRST (Child and family information referral and support teams) is a community based intake service which aims to connect children, young people and their families to the services they need to protect and promote their healthy development. This community based intake service is staffed by experienced practitioners.
  • Family Preservation and Reunification Program is an evidenced based response working collaboratively with children and families to provide a rapid, intensive and sustained intervention aimed at preventing at risk children entering or re-entering care. Brophy has partnered with Bethany Community Support (program lead), Mpower, Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative, Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation, Warrnambool City Council and the Wimmera to deliver this program.

These programs utilise assertive outreach, active engagement, case management, family work, in home support and practical and social assistance, therefore the successful applicant is expected to have a sound knowledge of the principles and processes of relevant legislation pertaining to children, young people and their families.

For further information please contact Donna Wynters, Executive Manager – Family & Individual Services on 5561 8888 or via dwynters@brophy.org.au.

TO APPLY:  Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria on the relevant Position Description and send along with your resume to hr@brophy.org.au

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST NOW BEING TAKEN.