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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.

 

CALLING EARLY CAREER SOCIAL WORKERS!

SOCIAL WORKER (YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH)

Warrnambool – 1.0EFT

 

An exciting new opportunity is now available in Brophy’s headspace team for an early-career social worker with a passion for youth mental health to develop the skills and competencies required to apply for credentialled Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW) status.

The team consists of Accredited Mental Health Social Workers, Clinical Psychologists, Provisional Psychologists, and Youth Mental Health Workers, providing evidence-based mental health services for 12 – 25 year olds within the headspace stepped-care model.

The position will undertake psychosocial assessments, care planning, case management and provide 1:1 counselling and group work under the supervision of an AMHSW, within a supportive team with a strong culture of professional development.

For further information please contact Julia Winstanley, Clinical Lead 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 23 APRIL 2021

Supporting young people, their family and the broader community.

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 23 APRIL 2021

 *Readvertised position, previous applicants need not apply.

Housing Support and Linkages programs are delivered across the region and include various roles that support youth, adults, families and people with disabilities.

HOUSING SUPPORT & LINKAGES WORKER

Warrnambool – 0.8EFT

Our Housing Support and Linkages Workers support those who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and with people who live in Social/Public Housing properties or local Supported Residential accommodation (SRS) for people with disabilities.

The role involves working across various programs, connecting services to wrap around clients through developing immediate access points into housing, mental health, alcohol and drug treatment, family violence, disability, income and primary health services.

The Supporting Accommodation for Vulnerable Victorians Initiative (SAVVI) Program is required to establish appropriate community contacts, work with proprietors and staff to increase their skills and capacity for identifying the needs of their residents, improve resident support planning to meet those needs, and better manage challenging behaviours.

Improvement of the health and support needs of people who are homeless, those who live in insecure low-cost accommodation or pension level supported accommodation are key components of this role.

In this role, the worker is expected to have a sound knowledge of the principles and processes of relevant legislation pertaining to youth, adults and families.  Experience working with people with disabilities would be advantageous.

In summary, dependent on program requirements, the key interventions required of a HSL worker include:

  • Assertive outreach
  • Key worker engagement
  • Supporting people residing at Themar Heights Warrnambool, identify unmet health and social needs and work with them to obtain supports.
  • Participation on a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Brief interventions.
  • Case coordination and referral.
  • Flexible brokerage to overcome a crisis or pressing need
  • Outcomes Star.
  • Result Based Accountability.

For further information please contact Leah McDonald, Team Leader – Housing Support & Linkages Team on 5561 8888 or via lmcdonald2@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 23 APRIL 2021

 

The Engagement Services (Hamilton) Team is a key to ensuring welcoming, safe and quality access to services delivered by Brophy and others in the Hamilton region.

HAMILTON SERVICES COORDINATOR

Hamilton – 0.6EFT

Brophy Family and Youth Services recognises that a  strong responsive access system is central to reducing barriers to service entry  and providing clients with a timely  response to their requests. 

The aim is to ensure a “No Wrong Door” approach which facilitates an appropriate service response as early as possible. The Brophy Service Access Model has evolved over time, adapting to changing needs of clients and the organisational structure, size and geographical coverage.  

The Engagement Services (Hamilton) Team is a key to ensuring welcoming, safe and quality access to services delivered by Brophy and others in the Hamilton region.

The Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of operations of the Hamilton Office – including developing and providing a quality first point of enquiry to customers to identify presenting needs and assist with information, referral options and links to Brophy programs operating in Hamilton and/or  contact with other relevant external agencies.

For further information please contact Kathy Sanderson, Executive Manager – Youth Services on 5561 8888 or via ksanderson@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 23 APRIL 2021

 

Join our Customer Service Team!

CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT

Warrnambool – CASUAL

Supporting the efficient operations of our reception areas through the provision of accurate and efficient administrative services and excellent customer service.

Responsibilities include receiving and directing phone calls as required, welcoming clients and visitors, processing incoming/outgoing mail and word-processing.

The Customer Service Assistant will maintain working relationships and appropriate community contacts through the administration and reception duties at the relevant premises of Brophy.

A commitment to providing excellent customer service to a range of stakeholders including clients, team members and staff from other agencies is required.  As a result, this role requires the ability to make sound decisions, in some instances in crisis or stressful situations, whilst maintaining confidentiality and professional boundaries. 

For further information please contact Carly Maher, Customer Service Coordinator on 5561 8888 or via cmaher@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 23 APRIL 2021