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Senior 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 Youth Early Intervention & Homelessness Operations Manager, 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:

  • Ensure the provision of effective early intervention strategies for young and their families in partnership with CMY, collaboration with care teams and service providers.
  • Exercise a high level of responsibility for the work undertaken by all employees within Restart; including undertaking the planning, direction, management, recruitment and evaluation of team operations.
  • Manage critical incidents safely, provide support and direction to employees and young people in times of crisis.
  • 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
  • Provide leadership and expert advice to employees working with young people with multiple and complex needs, and support employees to develop comprehensive care plans and risk assessments for all young people.
  • Provide high quality leadership, supervision, support and development for employees in Restart Program and as directed by line management. 

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 Youth Work, Social Work, Psychology or a related discipline.
  • Experience in leading a team of professionals working with and providing case management to young people and their families, particularly within the context of early intervention, family violence or youth homelessness.
  • An understanding and experience with the family violence sector and/or mainstream services, including knowledge of patterns, trends and systemic issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other organisations in the education and welfare sectors, in formal and informal partnerships, to achieve client outcomes.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead, guide, supervise and support employees with a sound understanding of supervision guidelines and best practice principles 

Desirable:

  • Experience in family mediation and conflict resolution 
  • demonstrated knowledge of AVITH (Adolescents using violence in the home)

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
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