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Restart Practitioner

Summary

  • Join our passionate team at MCM to make a positive impact on young people using violence in the home those experiencing 
  • Be part of an engaging team that thrives on challenges
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available

 

About MCM

MCM is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to safety. MCM embraces differences because we know that diversity and inclusion help us to attract, recruit, engage and retain talented people. 
We are a leading for profit-for-purpose organisation that offer a broad range of services in Early Years, Disability, Homelessness, Palliative Care and Education.

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Restart Senior Practitioner, MCM and CMY’s Restart Program is a trauma-informed, healing-focused and flexible program designed to support young people using violence in the home to recognise the violence and adapt their behaviours; to deal with the triggers and reasons they are using violence; and support their family members to be safe. Restart recognises that the drivers of the use of family violence by young people is different to those of adults, and that young people require different approaches to managing this behaviour.

Duties of this role may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide effective early intervention strategies for young people using family violence in the home and their families in partnership with CMY, collaboration with care teams and service providers.
  • Provide effective case management utilising best practice principles whilst working with the young people we support to recognise the violence and adapt their behaviours; to deal with the triggers and reasons they are using violence; and support their family members to be safe
  • Work collaboratively with The Orange Door, welfare and teaching staff in local schools, and community-based youth and family support services to identify and support young people using violence in the home
  • Develop and maintain collaborative, effective, and integrated working relationships with other service providers and community agencies and provide advocacy where required.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of multidisciplinary youth support programs including services that provide family mediation and therapy, mental health, AOD, legal and family violence responses to young people

What's in it for you?

  • Purpose driven work and job fulfillment
  • Flexible working environment
  • Competitive salary package
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits

About you

Our ideal candidate will be able to successfully demonstrate the following key skills and attributes:

Essential:

  • Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Youth Work, or a related discipline.
  • Significant experience in working with and providing case management to young people and their families, particularly within the context of early intervention and family violence.
  • An understanding and experience with the family violence service sector including knowledge of patterns, trends and systemic issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other organisations in formal and informal partnerships to achieve outcomes.
  • Demonstrated capacity to deliver group work programs.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships and communicate with people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Desirable:

 

  • Experience working with young people who use violence in the home
  • Good knowledge of the youth justice sector 

Please refer to the position description for the full duties and key selection criteria

How to apply

Applications should include a current resume, cover letter briefly addressing the key selection criteria in the Position Description. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. If you are a current MCM employee, please submit your application via the myHR job board. Applications close 11:59pm on 16 November 2022. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

 

For more details or assistance with application submission please email: recruitment@mcm.org.au

Other Relevant Information

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work visa
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have or be willing to obtain a WWCC and NDIS screen check
  • Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process as part of the MCM selection process. 
  • MCM employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

MCM is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to safety. MCM embraces differences because we know that diversity and inclusion help us to attract, recruit, engage and retain talented people. We are passionate about all our employees, with the skills that they bring, realising their full potential through ongoing learning and development and through embracing the positive impact that we make through our work and to the young people that we support. 
We are a leading for profit-for-purpose organisation that offer a broad range of services in Early Years, Disability, Homelessness, Palliative Care and Education.
 

Position details

  • Date posted

    16 November 2022
  • Closing Date

    16 December 2022
  • Location

    Braybrook
  • Work type

    Part-time
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