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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.

EXECUTIVE MANAGER – YOUTH SERVICES

Warrnambool – 1.0EFT 

 

Brophy Family and Youth Services work to build advantage in our community, to create meaningful connections and to encourage the skills, talents and dreams that exist in every person for them to create the life they want.

The Executive Manager – Youth Services actively champions with the Executive Leadership Team the strategic advancement of the Agencies’ mission, values, vision both externally and internally.

Leading the strategic development and the operational management of the Youth Services Division, this key governance role works to ensure all aspects of the Division deliver high quality, safe services in accordance with program compliance requirements and associated quality standards.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Overall management, coordination and delivery of services for the Divisions programs of Youth Homelessness, Youth Justice, Better Futures (Leaving Care), Transition to Work, L2P, Youth Foyer, School Focused Youth Services, Safe in the SW (LGBTIQA+), Healthy Relationships, Hamilton Services, specialist youth and community projects and others as required.
  • Ensuring staff can develop trusting and supportive relationships with young people, their families and friends, advocate and work with the service system partners to develop youth services in response to need across the region.

The Executive Manager will liaise closely with the senior leadership group to promote integration and seamless service delivery while maintaining effective working relationships with existing and potential partnership organisations.

Please contact Francis Broekman, CEO on 5561 8888 or via fbroekman@brophyfys.org

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

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 17 OCTOBER 2021

OoHC QUALITY & COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR

Warrnambool – 1.0EFT 

 

Reporting to the Executive Manager, Out of Home Care this newly established role will take responsibility for the operation of all compliance related actions, systems and quality related improvements across the Out of Home Care Division.

A critical outcome for the Division is to ensure delivery of safe, connected and person-centred services to our children and carers therefore responsibilities of the role include:

  • Ensuring divisional compliance with the Brophy incident management system.
  • Co-ordinating of formal investigations and case reviews in response to major incidents and in compliance with the Department of Families, Fairness, and Housing guidelines.
  • Developing and leading improvement action plans arising from investigations and case reviews in collaboration with the Out of Home Care teams.

The role will work closely with the three Out of Home Care teams to implement legislative provisions and industry best practice standards.

It is expected that this will be achieved in consultation with key stake holders and aligned with Brophy organisational policies and procedures that are at the core of operations within the Out of Home Care Division.

Please contact Angela Wheeler, Executive Manager – Out of Home Care Services on 5561 8888 or via awheeler@brophy.org.au

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

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 10 OCTOBER 2021

SENIOR WORKER – ACCESS & ENGAGEMENT

Warrnambool – 1.0EFT 

 

The Senior Worker is responsible and accountable for the delivery of a range of evidence based interventions and youth friendly models that facilitate early help seeking behaviour and seamless access to early intervention health and wellbeing services across all relevant programs and services.

Key strategies to be employed will include:

  • Undertake psycho-social assessments to identify presenting needs and formulate goals that are developmentally appropriate to young people’s needs.
  • Undertake effective mental health triaging, and facilitate seamless access to appropriate mental health services through internal and external referral systems
  • Work with the Team Leader and the headspace Clinical Lead to support clinical decision-making around assessment, risk, recommended care, and effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Use creative and assertive approaches to engage young people in early help seeking behaviour including counselling, care coordination, family work and brief interventions.
  •  Delivery of evidence-based brief interventions (within approved scope of practice).
  • Provide mentoring, support and supervision to other Access and Engagement team members as delegated.
  • Assist the Team Leader in the operational coordination of the mental health intake and allocation system.

This position is required to establish appropriate community contacts, develop and maintain professional working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and funding partners in the provision of the program’s services to achieve improved outcomes for clients.

Please contact Sharon Lenehan, Team Leader, Access & Engagement on 5561 8888 or via slenehan@brophy.org.au

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

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 10 OCTOBER 2021

ORANGE DOOR POSITIONS

The Orange Door provides a new way for women, children and young people experiencing family violence, and families who need assistance with the care and wellbeing of children to access the services they need to be safe and supported.

New social work graduates are encouraged to apply as you may be eligible to participate in the Rural & Regional Family Violence Social Work Graduate Program. This program will provide you with additional support and professional development opportunities within the first 12 months of your employment.

The Rural and Regional Family Violence Social Work Graduate Program is a 12 month intensive support program that will support graduates as they transition into the family violence sector through:

  • Monthly half-day Communities of Practice sessions, focusing on contemporary family violence issues and practice
  • Additional support including training and professional development opportunities and health, safety and wellbeing supports
  • A reduced caseload to allow time to attend training, professional development, supervision, and mentoring.

INTEGRATED PRACTICE LEADER – ORANGE DOOR

Warrnambool – 0.5 EFT

 

The Integrated Practice Leader will be responsible for driving integrated practice across The Orange Door and providing practice leadership and expert advice to The Orange Door workforce on complex cases requiring an integrated or multi-disciplinary approach.

The role will build the capability of The Orange Door workforce to deliver integrated functions and services responding to family violence, child and family vulnerability and functioning, and perpetrator interventions, in line with The Orange Door Service Model and Integrated Practice Framework.

The Practice Leader roles within the Orange Door (Support and Safety Hubs) play a pivotal role in contributing to The Orange Door leadership and providing expert practice advice utilising relevant theoretical frameworks.

The Orange Door operates within an Integrated Practice Framework reinforced by Practice Leaders working collaboratively across the various specialist roles within the practice stream. All Practice Leaders are expected to consult and collaborate with the broader leadership team within The Orange Door, and to work to build capability across all staff to work effectively with all clients.

CHILD WELLBEING PRACTITIONER – ORANGE DOOR

Heywood – 1.0EFT

 

Working within the Orange Door, the Child Wellbeing Practitioners will provide a specialist focus on the wellbeing and development of children, young people and their families including:

  • Interventions that consider children and young people as individuals in their own right, and take into consideration their opinions and wishes.
  • Early help for children, parents and families to support wellbeing, stability, development and safety.
  • Providing a point of contact for secondary consultation & advice.

Knowledge and experience working in a clinical setting, as well as the capability to embed integrated
practice and quality clinical practice is also required

Family Violence (Men’s) Practitioner – ORANGE DOOR

Heywood – 1.0EFT

 

Working with perpetrators of family violence by providing an entry point for men who use/require family violence services as well as intake and assessment and casework:

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing an entry point for Men who use/require family violence services.
  • Providing timely and responsive intake and assessment, casework to men who use violence against women and children.
  • Assisting with the prevention of further male violence through the provision of information, education
    and referrals.

As well as a focus on child wellbeing & family violence, primarily in relation to risk assessment & risk management.

For further information on ORANGE DOOR positions please contact Jenny Hand, Manager Brophy Programs (Orange Door) 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 NOW BEING TAKEN ONGOING UNTIL ROLES FILLED