27 September, 2022

Specialist Aboriginal Family Violence Practitioner (Orange Door)

Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-Operative – Justice & Community Services now have the following vacancy based at The Orange Door Shepparton site


Specialist Aboriginal Family Violence Practitioner – Orange Door

Full time, Ongoing – 38 hours per week


About the opportunity:

 This position is Co-located in the Orange Door which is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care of children.

  • The Practitioner will provide screening, assessment, triage and short-term response to all incoming referrals through the Orange Door Hub using an Integrated Practice Framework and ensuring the delivery of high quality, culturally safe and effective responses to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people seeking support and safety.
  • Deliver services to respond to local needs, ensuring they are delivered in a culturally safe and effective way, in accordance with self-determination and relevant legislation and government regulations and guidelines.
  • You will provide secondary consultations to internal and external stakeholders and proactively build cultural safety and competence in The Orange Door.


What you need to be successful in this role…

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal Family Violence. Has established experience and capability to deliver culturally safe and responsive practice as part of a family violence integrated service model.
  • Works collaboratively to drive cultural change: Has a clear concept of the culture required to deliver effective, culturally safe and responsive services for Aboriginal people within an integrated practice context.
  • Self – management: Invites feedback on own behaviour and impact; uses new knowledge or information about self to build a broader understanding of own behaviour and the impact it has on others; understands strong emotional reactions and seeks ways to more effectively manage them.
  • Qualifications in a Bachelor of Social Work or equivalent is preferred.  However,  a Diploma of Community Services Work/Cultural Diversity and/or a relevant discipline will be considered dependant on applicants’ willingness to further study towards a Bachelor’s Degree.


The successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference checks and will need to provide:

A National Police Check, Employee Working with Children Check and evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination


 What we offer you:

  • Extensive induction
  • Salary packaging of $15,900 available for Part or Full time employees 
  • Superannuation with choice of fund
  • SCHADS award with competitive pay and condition
  • Christmas bonus day and NAIDOC day
  • CPI increases
  • Professional development opportunities and support with CPD
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Access to free and confidential Employment Assistance Program
  • Potential for relocation allowance


How to apply:


Applications close Thursday, 6th October 2022


Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community are strongly encouraged to apply.


 Rumbalara Aboriginal Co- Operative is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.