Orange Door Hub Family Violence Practitioner

Job Title: Orange Door Hub Family Violence Practitioner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$93000.00 - AU$98000.00 per annum + super, salary packaging
Start Date:
Reference: BBBH324661_1717483081
Contact Name: Heather Catterall
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 04, 2024

Job Description


  • Ongoing contracts
  • Full-time or part-time EFT available
  • Open to all levels of experience including new graduates
  • Ongoing professional development in the family violence space
  • Access to study leave and additional purchased leave
  • Relocation assistance providedif required

About the Role:

Recruiting to several Family Violence Practitioner positions in the Orange Door Hub Shepparton. You will provide screening, assessment, triage, and short-term response to incoming referrals for women and children affected by violence, or people who use violence. You will work in partnership with a multidisciplinary team of specialist practitioners and leadership towards increasing the safety of women and children experiencing family violence.

We encourage Practitioners with a range of experience to apply, including new graduates. This organisation provides extensive professional development opportunities to support your career in the family violence space.

Key duties:

  • Identify, assess, and prioritise risk and needs of all women, children, families, and perpetrators
  • Deliver services and support via phone, within the physical hub, and outreach at client's home or other sites
  • Work collaboratively with the Orange Door team to support integrated risk assessment and planning, including participating in case conferences and meetings
  • Maintain necessary client information and case notes
  • Consult with specialist practitioners and leaders to ensure safe practice

Skills & Experience:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, or a related tertiary discipline in accordance with REC 209
  • Demonstrated understanding of the drivers/causes of family violence and child family vulnerability, the social services sector, and fundamental practices and theories
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Proven commitment to work collaboratively with internal and external partners and community members
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and stressful situations

You will also have or be willing to undergo a Working with Children Check and a Police Check.

How to apply:

Email your resume to Heather Catterall at

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Heather Catterall on (03) 9081-0562


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.